Melly Wells

Graphic Designer

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsIllustrator - Graphic Designer
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About me

I am a London-based Graphic designer with over 3 years of diversified experience. I'm passionate about branding, helping small -or less small- brands to shine. I have experience in all areas of brand communication from identity design, event graphics, print design, digital design including newsletters, editorial feature pages and website designs. Get in touch! Melly

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Skills

  • Digital Design
  • Web Design
  • Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Print Design
  • Web Editing
  • Brand Design
  • Websites
  • Packaging

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    Self Employed

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      Making Shapes

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        CBRE

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          RUDSAK

          Work history

          Currently

          Graphic Designer

          Self Employed

          Mar 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • I work with businesses to tell the story of their brand through compelling graphic design, in all areas of brand communication from social graphics to email newsletter design and build, web design & updates, print design and illustrations. Digital - Designing responsive websites for desktops, mobiles and tablets; producing wireframes and functional specs, code editing. - Designing, coding and testing email newsletters. Branding - Brainstorming; visual concept development, producing logos, and developing brand guidelines. - Managing my own time and communicating with clients. Print - Packaging, brochure, pamphlet, zine and book design. - Managing print ready assets. Illustrations - Brainstorming and developing concepts; producing analog and digital illustrations. Clients - Making Shapes, Evelyne Boutique, Debbie Digs Dallas, Lucrecia Taormina, Groupe Faunair, Lola Coca, Ina Reni

          2019

          Graphic Designer/Project Manager

          Making Shapes

          Nov 2017 - Mar 2019
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Working in a small agency, I have developed a wide variety of skills across many areas of the business, this includes quoting and pitching, invoicing, being active in client meetings, researching and managing projects with clients remotely based in Milan, Cologne and Madrid. I project managed fashion brands Max&Co. and ARMEDANGELS, bringing together copywriters, web developers and additional freelance graphic designers, ensuring that deadlines were hit in high pressure environments. Digital - Designing, slicing and building seasonal newsletters for multiple clients with a focus on trends, edits and fun editorials. - Designing responsive websites for desktop, mobile and tablet. - Wireframing and building across Zmags, Squarespace and Wix. Branding - Brainstorming and developing design routes and concepts for multiple clients across fashion, music and tech industries. Shoot - ARMEDANGELS SS18 campaign; Brainstorming, researching, pre-shoot production meetings and assisting on set. Print - Design of the digital and print catalogue for Bullboat. - Packaging design for Everpress, developing concepts and managing print ready assets. - Visual merchandise assets for Max&Co., designing in-store posters, window signage and postcards. Clients - Max&Co. - ARMEDANGELS - Pret A Manger - Everpress - Bullboat - Poodle & Blonde - Crew Clothing - Tea & Tequila.

          2017

          Lead Graphic Designer (In-house freelancer)

          RUDSAK

          Jul 2017 - Sep 2017
          • Montreal, Canada
          • Freelance
          • I project managed the rebranding of the company’s website and newsletters. I also reworked their Instagram and Facebook strategy. Digital - Designing a responsive website, producing wireframes and functional specs. - Working closely with developers and testing on different devices. Shoot - AW17 campaign shoot: Brainstorming, organising, choosing and contacting models, assisting in the direction of the photoshoot. Print - Designing and managing print assets for the SS18 lookbook.

          2017

          Graphic Designer

          CBRE

          Jul 2016 - Jul 2017
          • Montreal, Canada
          • Full Time
          • I was responsible for the layout, design, and production activities of CBRE Canada. Creating quality graphic design artwork to support the marketing efforts for print and web. Web - Maintaining the website of cbre.com/Navigator page in Content Management Systems (CMS), by creating and updating profiles. Digital + Print - Designing brochures, floor plans, postcards, proposals, presentations and press releases for print and digital. - Contact in-house and outside vendors for print projects. - Work with vendors to estimate marketing projects and production. - Investigate, compare and recommend local suppliers of marketing production services, including typography, paper and printing. - Creating maps of different regions with detailed information visualizing both Montreal and Quebec City’s demographics.

          2016

          Graphic Designer

          JYC Design

          May 2016 - Jul 2016
          • Rimouski, QC, Canada
          • Freelance
          • Working within a small agency and printer for different brands, mainly for stationary work and advertising materials. Branding - Brainstorming, visual concept development and branding. Print - Designing flyers, leaflets, posters, menus, window stickers, roller banners, sail flags, clothes and other advertising materials. - Managing printer specifications and deadlines.

          Education

          2017

          Html and CSS (beginner)

          Concordia University

          Jan 2017 - May 2017
          • Montreal, Canada
          • Using a hand-coded approach, I learned how to create online forms, display tabular data, format and position page content, insert multimedia content, and apply microdata. I gained the skills needed to create web pages that are compatible with different browsers, platforms, and devices.

          2015

          Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Intensive Graphic Design course covering all aspects of print and digital design including mobile apps with engaging demonstrations, dynamic discussions, industry lectures and group workshops.

          2012

          Communications

          University of Ottawa

          Sep 2009 - May 2012
          • Ottawa, Canada
          • BA specialising in Communication Studies, minor in History; 1st