Nikki Pham

Illustrator & Copywriter

Level
Junior
Location
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Availability
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Projects

About me

Creative Enterprise Student | Illustrator | Copywriter Having practiced in a variety of disciplines within the creative industry in the past years, I am inspired by the boundless creativity of young artists, designers and writers around me. With my understanding of the recurring challenges at the start of careers in this industry, I am dedicated to empower this new generation of creative talents in discovering an authentic professional identity, as well as in knowing their worth as dreamers, thinkers, creators and makers of the future; be it through my work in illustration, communication or entrepreneurship.

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Skills

  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Visual Communication
  • Foreign Languages
  • Copywriting
  • Animation
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Illustration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Team Leadership

Companies I’ve worked with

  • F

    Freelance

    • Wiser

      Wiser

      • Marketing & PR
    • C

      Cardiff Metropolitan University

      • S

        Seed Marketing

        Work history

        Currently

        Junior Copywriter

        Practice Aptitude Tests

        Dec 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Increased website visits & conversions by creating ‘Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)’-friendly content - Enhanced communication skills via writing articles for PAT & guest posts for other career sites

        Currently

        Wiser Academy Ambassador

        Wiser

        Sep 2019
        • Cardiff, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Represented Wiser’s clients including EY, Just Eat, Knight Frank & more; discovered & connected talents on campus to graduate schemes & internships - Refined social media content & online presence to promote over 30 early-career opportunities

        Currently

        Amazon Brand Ambassador

        Seed Marketing

        Sep 2019
        • Cardiff, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Revamped brand perception of Prime Student via effective use of social media - Exceeded weekly targets for Amazon Prime signup using event planning skills & face-to-face sales techniques - Facilitated brand partnership & creative marketing campaigns for Amazon on & offline

        Currently

        Other Projects & Events

        (Various)

        Nov 2018
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Penguin Random House's JobHack: pitched ideas for micro-projects in publishing & won exclusive books - Werkhouse at Taxi Studio Bristol: designed a Pride event for a live brief by clients from Microsoft Cloud Solution & made new contacts in the industry - The Design Kids' Tuesdays at Jelly London: networked with creatives from all levels - The-Dots Portfolio Masterclass at Airbnb HQ: presented & had portfolio reviewed by industry experts from Airbnb, Moo, The Guardian, The Telegraph & more - DivInc 1-day Consultancy Project (paid): envisioned strategies & generated unique insights for a tech startup

        Currently

        Jan 2018
        • Cardiff, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Represented over 1,200 students from 143 countries & ensured the success of induction events by advocating student life via blog posts, social media & in person - Liaised with university staff, airport security & transport companies to welcome overseas students from airports - Enhanced student experience at over 30 events via campus tours & honest insights of the university

        2019

        Content Contributor

        Irregular Labs

        Oct 2018 - Dec 2019
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Contributed short yet genuine write-ups for The Irregular Reports - a large scale study (10,000+ participants) about Generation Z consumer behaviour, using writing & research skills

        2019

        Co-founder of Enterprise Society

        Student Union

        Feb 2018 - Jun 2019
        • Llandaff Campus, Western Ave, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK
        • Freelance
        • - Reached 11,000 Cardiff Met students via social media, marketing campaigns, talks, workshops & networking events to promote an entrepreneurial mindset - Strengthened relationships with guest speakers, NACUE, Business Wales & organised termly events

        2018

        International Career Ambassador

        Cardiff Metropolitan University

        Jan 2018 - Apr 2018
        • Cardiff, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • - Empowered international students looking to work in the UK via early career workshops - Led & delivered a 4-month marketing campaign with branding, social media & communication materials which attracted 75 attendees for a career conference with speakers from Student Circus & Newfields Law

        2019

        Copywriter

        EDUopinions

        Jan 2018 - Aug 2019
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Researched & published genuine student’s views of higher education experiences - Produced 14 SEO-friendly articles & contents about student life & university choices

        2018

        Illustration & Design Intern

        IvoryMint ltd

        Jan 2018 - Feb 2018
        • Penarth, UK
        • Internship
        • - Design patterns & prints for stationery products; pack & send orders - Assist with preparing for an international trade show in Birmingham

        2018

        Founder

        Yumderland

        Nov 2017 - Jan 2018
        • Cardiff, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Branded, designed & hand-made stationery products; pitched for a seller space at Cardiff's Local Artisan Shop - Generated a 60% profit margin from the 2-week sales

        Education

        Currently

        MA Creative Enterprise & Innovation

        Cardiff Metropolitan University

        Sep 2019
        • Cardiff, United Kingdom

        2019

        BA (hons) Illustration

        Cardiff Metropolitan University

        Sep 2016 - Jul 2019
        • Cardiff, United Kingdom

        Awards

        2019

        Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Award

        Cardiff Metropolitan University

        • Awarded for my engagement in entrepreneurship activities on & off campus.

        2019

        Winner at Countdown to Launch by Santander

        Santander

        • Received a £1000 investment from Santander to support my business idea development, after a week of intensive startup workshops & a 5-minute pitch.

        2018

        Virgin Student Lifestart Silver Winner - Sony Challenge

        Virgin Money

        • Won a £250 cash prize & was interviewed by Virgin's Student Lifestart team, for presenting to Sony an innovative idea to bring movie gifting back to fashion.

        2018

        Finalist of Big Ideas Wales' Bootcamp to Business

        Business Wales

        • Was selected to take part in a weekend bootcamp for 16-25 year-old entrepreneurs, funded by the Welsh government.