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Kyla Wilkinson

Graphic Designer & IllustratorBournemouth, United Kingdom
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Kyla Wilkinson

Graphic Designer & IllustratorBournemouth, United Kingdom
About me
kylawilkinson@me.com
Projects
  • Superdry CollaborationOne off Superdry Graphic Hoodie (2019) In collaboration with design manager Matty Charman Last summer I interned in the graphics dept at British clothing brand, Superdry, at their head office in Cheltenham. During my time at Superdry, I collaborated with the head designer Matty, to create a graphic for a men's hoodie. Working with industry professionals has given me an insight into what it's like to work in a professional environment, and gave me the opportunity to develop my skills in hand-let
  • Empowered Chick'n Pop-Up RestaurantAn unlikely combination of a pop-up chicken shop crossed with a women’s empowerment event. The event has a tongue ‘n cheek approach, mocking the animalistic names ‘bird’ and ‘chick’ used in reference to women. Throughout my research, I discovered that animalistic names such as these can have a damaging impact on the perception of women, which can cause a negative bias/impact on hiring and promotional decisions. The event aims to educate and raise awareness of the potential long-term effects t
Projects credited in
  • Arts University Bournemouth, BA (Hons) Graphic DesignAs a graphic designer, you'll have to react quickly to new information, exploring new audiences, evolving briefs and recognising advances in technology. Taking risks, asking questions, discovery, experimentation, and reflection are values encouraged on our course. There is no 'right answer' and you will be supported to find your own path to develop, specialist skills and creative design strategies. We encourage you to bring your own experiences to your work. We value human centered, conceptual a
Work history
    Graphic Design AssistantSuperdry
    Cheltenham, United KingdomFull Time
    Menswear & Womenswear
    Design Assistant InternSuperdry
     - Cheltenham, United KingdomInternship
    Design assistant intern - menswear & womenswear graphics department.
Skills
  • Illustration
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital art
  • Book Design
  • Branding Design
  • Typography
  • Hand Lettering
Education
    BA(Hons) Graphic DesignArts University Bournemouth
    Wallisdown, Poole, United Kingdom
Awards
    Adobe Certified Associate in Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe IllustratorAdobe
    The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification is the industry-recognized validation of one’s skill in Adobe Illustrator CC. This certification requires in-depth knowledge of setting project requirements, understanding the Adobe Illustrator CC interface, as well as creating digital graphics and illustrations using Adobe Illustrator CC.