Katie Vella
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Katie Vella

Graphic DesignerUnited Kingdom
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Katie Vella
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Katie Vella

Graphic DesignerUnited Kingdom
About me
I am a graphic designer and creative from the South West of England, currently studying my Masters in Graphic Design at the Florence Institute of Design International for 1 year. I am looking for remote freelance and virtual assistant work to help support my studies abroad for a year. I have a range of experience across the media industry so lets chat how i can help!
Projects
  • ILLUSTRATION / INVISIBLE CITIES
    ILLUSTRATION / INVISIBLE CITIESI've always wanted to learn illustration and to develop my own style so, during my masters in graphic design, I worked hard to include illustration! These pieces are from my illustration module where we had to illustrate one of the 'invisible cities' from Italo Calvino and also a character who would live there. My city was Anastasia and I loved this project.
  • Safe Spaces App design
    Safe Spaces App designFor my Master's in Graphic Design, a task we were given for our Interactive Media was to design an app that solved a real-life problem. I chose to design an app that helped people get through panic attacks and manage/navigate their anxiety in immediate real-world situations. The app uses the user's location to find them nearby 'safe spaces' to go to away from the overwhelming public space when experiencing a panic attack. Unfortunately, we don't always experience panic attacks or anxiety in the
  • Book cover design
    Book cover designThis year, I decided to move to Italy to pursue my Masters in Graphic Design. For our Design Studio module, we were tasked with redesigning the covers of a book series. I chose the thriller books by Rosamund Lupton which I have read and loved. I wanted to create a range of covers that better resembled the mystery genre and the stories with a modern collage design.
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Work history
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    Editorial InternBritish American Group
    Birmingham, United KingdomInternship
    For two months I have been an editorial intern at British American Group where I have been writing content for their website, articles and researching features for their Gap Year Travel Guide publication.
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    Graphic DesignerABC Service
     - United KingdomPart Time
    I work as the head web and graphic designer for the print company, ABC Service. I design branding material for local businesses including logos, business cards, stationery, posters, flyers and other business materials and also, I design and build websites on Wordpress.
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Skills
  • Journalism
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Deisgn
  • Content/copywriting/writing/editorial/advertising
  • Research
  • Creative Arts
  • Indesign
  • Digital Online Design
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Branding Design
Education
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    MastersFlorence Institute of Design International
    Florence, Italy
    I am studying my Master's in Graphic Design in Florence Italy.
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Birmingham CIty Univeristy
    Birmingham, United Kingdom