May Simargool

Designer & Illustrator

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

I am an illustrator and designer with a passion for developing bold, inspiring and purposeful creative. My curiosity for human behaviour guides my work. I believe great illustration and design helps to bring people together by connecting brands with audiences, users with services and people with stories.

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  • Print Design
  • Brand Identity
  • Typography
  • Digital Design
  • Illustration
  • Layout Design
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Northern School Of Contemporary Dance

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        May Simargool Illustration

        Work history


        Aug 2017
        • Leeds, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • I design captivating marketing and advertising materials for digital and print and deliver targeted campaigns to drive website traffic, boost ticket sales and programme applications. I develop and preserve brand identities across all branches of the organisation's activities, including: higher-education courses, in-house theatre, postgraduate dance company, artist development programmes and one-off events.


        Illustrator & Designer

        May Simargool Illustration

        Jul 2015
        • Leeds, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • I am an illustrator and graphic designer specialising in editorial and lifestyle illustration, print, layout and visual identity. I take concepts through to final artwork, working closely with clients to produce creative that is visually appealing, on brand and within set budgets and deadlines.


        Communications Designer


        Apr 2016 - May 2017
        • Leeds, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • I was responsible for creating compelling communications materials for digital and print to promote the charity’s work. I designed assets for use on the website and social media, as well as print materials, from exhibition stands to Easy Read documents. I delivered a digital marketing strategy that successfully drove traffic to the website and helped to raise the charity's profile.



        Digital Illustration

        Bowery Visual Arts

        Nov 2013 - Nov 2013
        • Leeds, United Kingdom


        BA(Hons) English Language and Literature 2:1

        University of Leeds

        Oct 2007 - Jul 2010
        • Leeds, United Kingdom