Natalie Appleton

Graphic Designer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Skills

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Photography
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Illustration

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Harvey Nichols

    Harvey Nichols

    • Retail
  • K

    Konditor and Cook

    • R

      RART

      • s

        sofa.com

        Work history

        Currently

        Graphic Designer

        Harvey Nichols

        Feb 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Designing the main creative for marketing briefs and rolling it out across multiple channels including print, online, email, digital, social and more. Overseeing larger customer promotions and producing substantial quantities of assets to support. Taking on board the needs and requirements of, and working alongside different teams in order to provide the strongest results.

        2019

        Junior Graphic Designer

        sofa.com

        Oct 2017 - Jan 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • I was one of two designers creating POS, online artwork, catalogues and more for the business. In my time at sofa.com we launched multiple concessions at House of Fraser within a few months. I took responsibility of communicating with the printers, arranging deadlines and delivery dates as well as creating the artwork alongside my everyday workload.

        2016

        Design and Marketing Intern

        Konditor and Cook

        Feb 2016 - Jun 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • My job as an intern was to visit the Konditor and Cook sites and photograph the kitchens and the production processe as well as the shops and teams themselves. The material was then used for the companies social media. I was also in charge of photographing and editing the products for each new release.

        2016

        Cake Shop Assistant

        Konditor and Cook

        Aug 2015 - Jun 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • As a shop assistant I acted as a front of house for the company, dealing with the customers and their needs as well as finding quick and effective solutions to any issues that occurred.

        2016

        Design and Production Intern (Graphics, Fashion)

        RART

        Jul 2015 - Feb 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • My main responsibilities for this position were creating content and managing the blogs set up for each individual client as well as for the company itself. This included creating illustrations, designs and videos as well as photographing the production process and final outcomes within the studio. Unfortunately this work can not be displayed in my portfolio as it is under an NDA.

        Education

        2017

        BA (Hons) Graphic Communication and Illustration

        Loughborough University

        Sep 2013 - Jul 2017
        • Loughborough, United Kingdom
        • Completed my degree along with a Diploma in Professional Studies which consisted of a year out on placement.

        2013

        Art and Design (foundation Studies) BTEC Diploma

        Loughborough University

        Sep 2012 - Jul 2013
        • Loughborough, United Kingdom

        2012

        Aug 2001 - Jun 2012
        • Zug, Switzerland
        • Completed four Advanced Placement exams which are the US equivalent to A Levels. Advanced Placement Art History – 4 – May 2012 Advanced Placement English Literature & Composition – 4 – May 2012 Advanced Placement Studio Art: 2D Design – 3 – May 2012 Advanced Placement English Literature & Composition – 3 – May 2011

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