Melanie Smith

Designer & Illustrator

FollowUnfollow

Join our Pro Plan to message Melanie

You can only message people who are following you. If you’d like to message this person, simply join our Recruiter Pro Plan.

  • LocationBrighton, United Kingdom

Projects

View all

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Giant Galleon?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project Giant Galleon?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project Giant Galleon?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Personal project?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project Personal project?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project Personal project?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Cocktail Hour Book Club?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project Cocktail Hour Book Club?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project Cocktail Hour Book Club?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project New brand identity?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project New brand identity?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project New brand identity?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project New website design?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project New website design?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project New website design?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Coming up for Air?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project Coming up for Air?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project Coming up for Air?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Mister Heron?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project Mister Heron?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project Mister Heron?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project The Shipping Forecast?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project The Shipping Forecast?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project The Shipping Forecast?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Dictionary of the Thames?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project Dictionary of the Thames?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project Dictionary of the Thames?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project STORY - Children's book project?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project STORY - Children's book project?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project STORY - Children's book project?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Then Somehow - identity?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project Then Somehow - identity?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project Then Somehow - identity?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Perch Cabins?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project Perch Cabins?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project Perch Cabins?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Bignose & Beardy packaging design?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to hide project Bignose & Beardy packaging design?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to unhide project Bignose & Beardy packaging design?

About me

 

Based in Brighton, I specialise in typography, illustration, publications and creating brand identities for a variety of different clients. I will often create a full identity, which includes brand guidelines on colour, typography, type hierarchy and layout. It is my aim to provide clients with clear visual communication presented in a beautiful way. Much of my personal work incorporates the idea of both storytelling and participation. Before working in design I worked for ten years as an arts producer for Artangel. This provided me with the experience of working to tight deadlines, managing complex projects and finding creative solutions. I am currently looking for new clients, so please do get in touch if you wish to discuss a project.

Skills

 

  • Branding
  • Print Design
  • Drawing
  • Digital
  • Websites
  • Typography
  • Silkscreen
  • Brand Design
  • Brand Identity
  • Illustration
  • Pen Ink
  • Logo Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Director

Story

Jan 2014
  • I set up STORY after graduating in 2014. It is a design company - designing and producing new storytelling adventure products for children. After successfully launching our first 'Walk-in-Book'? on Kickstarter in 2015, we're now in discussion with publishers and distributors to develop the project further. Here is a link to our campaign page: bit.ly/wearestory

Currently

Designer & Illustrator

Studiosmith&wonder

Jan 2013
  • Freelance designer & illustrator

2007

Head of Production

Artangel

Jan 1998 - Jan 2007
  • Producing visual arts projects for International artists

Education

2013

PG in Visual Communication

London College of Communication

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Having received a full Rector's Scholarship for this course, I attended full time in London, graduating with a Merit.

2012

Graphic Design

University of Brighton

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012

    Awards

    2014

    Most Enterprising Individual

    • Most Enterprising Individual award at the UAL Creative Enterprise awards, London. http://creativeenterpriseweek.com/awards

    2014

    Most Innovative Product award

    • Most Innovative Product award - Santander & University of Brighton http://newsevents.arts.ac.uk/43061/lcc-graduate-wins-both-the-santander-university-of-brighton-enterprise-competition-and-the-ual-seed-fund/