Karen Cazabon

Designer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

Multi disciplinary designer and DJ with a diverse range of experience in the creative industry. Skilled in graphic design, content creation, social media marketing, email marketing, event management, djing, radio hosting. Currently working part time at Haberdashery Ltd

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Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Photo Editing
  • Video Editing
  • Typography
  • Copywriting
  • Cover Art
  • Poster Design
  • Pattern Design

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Haberdashery

    Haberdashery

    • Design
  • Audio Network

    Audio Network

    • Music
  • Tamassy Creative

    Tamassy Creative

    • Design
  • C

    Celia Birtwell

    Work history

    Currently

    Graphic Designer

    Equiknoxx Music

    Jun 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • I work on a project by project basis with the critically acclaimed Jamaican based record label to design and deliver digital and print artwork for releases from multiple label artists e.g. cover art, social media banners, 12” label and sleeve design.

    Currently

    Creative Studio Assistant

    Haberdashery

    May 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • - Day-to-day social media planning and execution across all Haberdashery channels - Photography, image editing and retouching - video editing - Maintenance of website using wordpress - Design and build of email marketing campaigns using Mailchimp

    Currently

    Graphic Designer

    Swing Ting

    Dec 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • I work with the Swing Ting label to design and deliver assets for their digital and physical releases e.g. cover art, animations for social media, 7” label designs and poster designs. Highlights include developing a custom typeface for a series of digital singles which has now become a signature of the labels’ aesthetic, and designing the label for Swing Ting’s first vinyl release which has been so popular it has sold out of two limited edition pressings.

    Currently

    Co-Founder / DJ / Designer

    Hipsters Don't Dance

    Nov 2009
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • In addition to djing and hosting a monthly radio show on NTS as part of Hipsters Don’t Dance, I lead on club and event promotion, designing print and digital assets for radio shows, events and social media, and manage and update the wordpress website and social media channels. I have managed sold out events with attendances ranging from 200 - 1000+. I’ve handled the budgets, finances, resources and ticketing as well as artist bookings through liaising with high profile artists and venues. As a DJ I have supported Major Lazer, Konshens, Bunji Garlin and Ms Dynamite, and have played to crowds at Glastonbury, Lovebox, Wireless, Notting Hill Carnival and Boiler Room. I have curated and recorded guest mixes for BBC Radio 1, Foot Patrol x Nike, Wray and Nephew, and Smirnoff.

    2016

    Design Intern

    Tamassy Creative

    Jan 2016 - Feb 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Updated client’s wordpress websites, optimised images for web and prepared assets for the Tamassy portfolio and website.

    2017

    Design Assistant

    Celia Birtwell

    Aug 2014 - Dec 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Assisted textile designer Celia Birtwell on a variety of projects including her prints for Valentino’s Pre Fall 2015 collection and her Funky Dragon print which featured in Valentino’s Fall 2015, Ready to Wear Menswear Spring 2016 and Resort 2016 collections. I helped Celia translate her painted work to digital form, assisted with pattern repeats and print placements, and designed presentation layouts in accordance with brand guidelines.

    2013

    Freelance Graphic Designer

    Audio Network

    Apr 2013 - May 2013
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance

    2014

    Retail & Design Assistant

    Hawick Cashmere

    Jul 2012 - Aug 2014
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Assisted in the day to day running of the flagship store in addition to designing promotional material e.g. adverts, branded tissue, swing tags I also designed two collections of printed scarves to complement the ladies cashmere collections which were sold in Hawick Cashmere’s UK and European stores.

    2011

    Showroom Manager

    Celia Birtwell

    Aug 2007 - Dec 2011
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • I worked my way from design intern to managing an international fabric showroom. I managed the day to day running of the showroom in addition to working on a number of varied design projects. During my time at Celia Birtwell I styled, photographed and retouched products for the e-commerce site, designed web banners and backgrounds for the website, designed promotional EDM using Mailchimp, assisted Celia in developing a collection of cashmere scarves and designed props and decals for window displays. order was completed to a high standard.

    Education

    2015

    Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
    • London, United Kingdom

    2005

    Aug 2001 - May 2005
    • Dublin, Ireland

    Awards

    2005

    Arnotts & IDI Graduate Designer Award

    Irish Design Institute

    • The Graduate Designer Awards are organised by The Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI), and are sponsored by Arnotts department store. I was awarded the award in the Fashion and Textiles category.

    2004

    • This award is issued by the staff of NCAD Dublin and given to the student deemed as having the most potential and who