Melissa Casey

Integrated Designer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Projects

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About me

I'm a London based integrated designer with a penchant for motion, art direction and typography. ​ With over 4 years experience my portfolio includes illustration, motion graphics, art direction, typography and digital design.

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Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Presenting
  • Typography
  • Photography
  • Print Design
  • Digital Design
  • Animation

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Cancer Research UK

    Cancer Research UK

    • Charity
  • U

    University of Lincoln

    • A

      August Media

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        Add to Taste

        Work history

        Currently

        Midweight Designer

        Virgo Health

        Jun 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time

        2019

        Designer

        August Media

        Nov 2018 - May 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • • Advising upwards on social content creation across multiple Publicis agencies for international FMCG client pitches, winning new work. • Art directing animations and designing storyboards, briefing in animators working in different time zones. • Creating online content for IKEA’s e-commerce website, which has 4 million visits a month. • Designing, from concept to delivery, on and offline materials for FMCG and B2B clients, such as Nestlé, Vaillant and Huawei, including social content, magazines, infographics, illustrations and web design.

        2018

        Oct 2018 - Oct 2018
        • Lincoln, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • • Part of a panel of lecturers critiquing and advising on 30 student projects for the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Award.

        2018

        Junior Designer

        Cancer Research UK

        Nov 2017 - Nov 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • • Led the consistent design of luxury event collateral from concept to finish receiving excellent client feedback. • Mentored a team of 5 creatives in motion graphics and managed freelance designers. • Built strong relationships with printers, clients and project managers. • Strengthened the team by organising socials and fundraisers.

        2018

        Freelance Photographer

        Melissa Casey

        Nov 2016 - Sep 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Photographed a number of different events including: Clifford Chance • A scientific conference at Clifford Chance, selected and edited a shortlisted for use in communications, press and PR. Foreign Sisters • Photographed a philanthropic lunch, worked to a specific shot list, shortlisted and prepared the files for press and social media usage.

        2017

        Junior Designer

        Scope

        Jul 2016 - Nov 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • • Key member of the design team, designed materials from concept brainstorm to final output, with support. • Lead designer for a multi-award winning children’s product, Mindful Monsters. Increased audience size from 60 to 1000+ in 6 months through an online targeted ad campaign. • Driving force of social ad user testing. • Gave instrumental feedback and consulted on Phase 1 of the re-brand.

        2015

        Junior Graphic Designer

        Add to Taste

        Jun 2015 - Jun 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • • Lead designer on a relaunch of a client’s brand identity, supported by the Creative Director.

        2016

        Freelance Illustrator

        Urban Gallery UK

        May 2013 - Jun 2016
        • Portsmouth, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • • Created bespoke illustrations of coastal attractions for clients such as Waterstones and The Aspex Gallery.

        Education

        2016

        BA (Hons) Graphic Design - First Class Honours

        University of Lincoln

        Sep 2013 - Sep 2016
        • Lincoln, United Kingdom

        Awards

        2017

        Gold Direct Marketing Award

        DMA Awards

        • Best Creative Solution category. Awarded with Scope

        2017

        Gold Direct Marketing Award

        DMA Awards

        • Health and Wellness category. Awarded with Scope.

        2016

        2015

        Rose Creative Award

        The Drum

        • Shortlisted