Kelsey Freeman

Art Director

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

Kelsey is a creative focused on empowering women, driving social change and facing politics head on. Whether it be designing a manifesto for climate change, art directing an accessories shoot to platform an all-female skate collective, illustrating nipples to show that all women's bodies are different and equally beautiful, or making a zine about how to start a subculture in the digital age, Kelsey’s bold inventiveness always stands out. Her recent work at Refinery29 has ranged from the identity for an editorial tentpole week exploring female pleasure, to directing a documentary to spotlight creative women within the music industry. P.s. Thanks Nina Joyce for this description of me!

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Typography
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Dazed Media

    Dazed Media

    • Publishing
  • Refinery29

    Refinery29

    • Publishing
  • MagCulture

    MagCulture

    • Publishing
  • E

    ELLE UK

    Work history

    Currently

    Art Director / Designer

    Refinery29

    Aug 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • The 29th is Refinery29’s UK-based creative consultancy. I am responsible for ideation, development and design of global creative content platforms for six skincare and makeup brands under Walgreen Boots Alliance; with a primary focus on the UK and US market. This includes: developing 360 creative platforms, concepting still and moving digital campaign, brand content for brands’ owned and paid channels and co-branded and editorially integrated content for Refinery29 channels.

    Currently

    Jan 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance

    2018

    Designer

    ELLE UK

    Jan 2017 - Aug 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • I designed and typeset pages, created my own collages to illustrate features and art directed shoots in keeping with the ELLE brand aesthetic. I had the opportunity to step beyond my role to lead the design of ELLE magazine alongside the Creative Director for four months. This gave me invaluable experience in multitasking and helped to build my management skills, as I was leading a team of freelancers, working on the redesign of the magazine.

    2016

    Creative Designer

    Topshop

    Apr 2016 - Dec 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    2016

    Junior Designer

    MagCulture

    Oct 2015 - Apr 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    2015

    Intern & Assistant

    Dazed Media

    Jul 2015 - Nov 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    2015

    Web Designer

    Wet Satin Press

    Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance

    Education

    2015

    (BA hons) Graphic Design

    Central Saint Martins

    Sep 2012 - Jun 2015
    • London, United Kingdom