Lily Lambie-Kiernan

Lily Lambie-Kiernan

Illustrator & DesignerNorwich, United Kingdom
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Lily Lambie-Kiernan

Lily Lambie-Kiernan

Illustrator & DesignerNorwich, United Kingdom
About me
Lily is an illustrator and art Director based in Norwich. She has recently graduated with a first class degree in Illustration from the Norwich University of the Arts and focusses her practice on creating and directing publications and illustration. Clients include: VICE, SoYoung magazine, Naked marketing, Jarrold and New Routes UK
  • The Washington Post Gift Guide 2021
    The Washington Post Gift Guide 2021Digital Illustrations for The Washington Post 2021 Gift Guide. One header and Eight spot illustrations. AD Emily Wright
  • Women of science illustration
    Women of science illustrationEditorial illustration based on researchers dedicated to the crop and molecular research field. Everyday superheroes, contributing greatly to our future food security.
  • Ephemeral Issue 2 Launch
    Ephemeral Issue 2 LaunchAn amazing opportunity to flex my project management and event coordination knowledge and experience. Creating a fun and chilled environment for creators to come and put their ideas on paper and talk to each other. Starting conversations and continuing the link of creativity through new project and collaboration ideas. Also launching my own publication there with the theme of pink light ( a speed breeding technique and project currently being used at The John Innes Centre) photos: Rosie Mill Smi
  • Ephemeral Issue 2
    Ephemeral Issue 2The second instalment of my printed illustration publication. Working closely with The John Innes Centre to explore the importance of the common weed Thale Cress, crop and molecular research, food security, genetic modification and the future of farming. Of course packed full of colourful and humorous illustration that compliment the themes and writing inside. Available online at and stocked currently on Magculture, London and Athenaeum Nieuwscentrum, Amsterdam.
  • Genetic modification
    Genetic modificationIllustrations for an article based around the perception of genetically modified food
  • Mannequin
    MannequinA collaborative project with photographer Eloise Shaw where we visually conveyed the polished look of an ever adapting trend. These images accompanied an article based around the quickly and constantly changing trends in pop culture based around hairstyles and other aesthetics.
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Projects credited in
  • 2018
Work history
    Digital Designer & IllustratorSage
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    - Designing various concepts for the new Sage identity. creating a catalogue of interchangeable, character illustrations and icons integrated in to the Sage online space. Using Illustrator. - Successfully stream-lining the client journey to final file destination within Sharepoint and Dropbox - Creating engaging, on-brand digital illustrations and concepts for various online categories such as 'error message 404' and Sage's online small business quizzes. - Designing for CSS and HTML. - Designing for Ceros and Figma. - Working as part of a design team, regularly communicating, problem-solving and collaborating. - Animating various illustrations for web-use through After Effects.
    Illustrator & Art DirectorFreelance
    Norwich, United KingdomFreelance
    Implementing design tools like Procreate, Photoshop, Indesign, After Effects and Illustrator to solve visual problems and create engaging illustration.
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  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Digital Print
  • Book Binding
  • Watercolour Illustration
  • Editorial Design
  • Copywrighting
  • Hand Printmaking
  • 2D Rendering
  • 2D Drawing
  • 2D Design
  • Marketing
  • Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
    BA (hons) IllustrationNorwich University of the arts
     - Norwich, United Kingdom
    1:1 Ba (Hons) Illustration degree. A three year course that encourages an open mindedness and optimistic outlook on learning, research and the ever-adapting meaning of illustration in a fast-pace industry the constantly changes as well. Accompanied by practical education of many different mediums and genres including printmaking, animation, silent narrative as well anything a student would like to learn and specialise in.
    New Designers brief 2 winnerHallmark Cards
    Hallmark and Tigerprint awarded after winning theyre second brief of theyre 2016 new designers competition. This involved answering a smaller daily brief throughout July 2016. The response to these daily brief had to be suitable for a card and so had to fit in card-like measurements. The daily briefs included 'summer lovin' , 'Furry Friends' and 'squad goals'. This was a useful experience as it was an opportunity to think on my feet, very quickly, developing my design and marketing skills.
    Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignNorth Hertfordshire College
    A foundation course supported and awarded by the university of the arts, London. Exploring major aspects of art and design, developing your confidence, skill and presentation as an artist.