Michael Arnold

Michael Arnold

Designer & AnimatorUnited Kingdom
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Michael Arnold

Michael Arnold

Designer & AnimatorUnited Kingdom
About me
Illustrator and Animator of over 8 years creating stories through design in whatever shape that be.
  • Instagram Filters: Visualising Air Pollution
    Instagram Filters: Visualising Air PollutionAn immersive AR experience looking at visualising the levels of PM2.5 in city air around the world. Try now on Instagram and sign up to dive.substack.com for more.
  • Somersby Cider Brand Refresh
    Somersby Cider Brand RefreshI worked with Elmwood Leeds helping them refresh the branding of Carlsberg's Somersby Cider with a range of illustrated logos interpreted for each flavour of the drink. This was worked up as packaging and marketing materials. View more at www.mkrnld.co.uk
  • It's A Sign! Book
    It's A Sign! BookA phonebook from 2016–2019 of Protest Photography, designed and published by myself. View more on www.mkrnld.co.uk
  • The Dive Newsletter
    The Dive NewsletterA personal project collecting interesting, exciting or noteworthy stories each week and experimenting with Data Viz. View more on www.mkrnld.co.uk
  • The Economist Instagram Stories
    The Economist Instagram StoriesOver the course of a year I produced a range of Instagram Stories for The Economist, attempting to repackage dense stories into short-form social journalism. View more on www.mkrnld.co.uk
  • The Economist Instagram Refresh
    The Economist Instagram RefreshI spent a year working with The Economist as part of their fellowship scheme, creating short-form social journalism in the form of Instagram posts and Stories as well as refreshing the social feeds with a range of guidelines, templates and Adobe workshops that would allow the rest of the team to create posts on the fly in keeping with the brand.
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Work history
    Commercial Illustrator & AnimatorMichael Arnold Studio
    United KingdomFreelance
    Commercial Illustration and Animation across Branding, Advertising, Editorial and Packaging www.mkrnld.co.uk
    The Economist logo
    The Economist logo
    Social Animator & DesignerThe Economist
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    As part of the Social team I worked across multiple departments creating Instagram Stories, Social posts and animations whilst re-designing and refreshing the main Social channels of The Economist. I also provided Adobe training to my team to allow them to create posts themselves whilst staying within the brand guidelines.
  • Illustration
  • Animation
  • Design
  • Creative Workshops
  • Storyboarding
  • Social Design