Nikkie Lees

Freelance Illustrator / artist

United Kingdom
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  • Freelance Illustrator / artist

About me

I'm an experienced commercial designer and artist, currently freelancing. Specialising in digital illustrations. I have experience in book design and illustration, graphic design, app design, game design, brochure creation, POS, accessories design, concept art, and marketing design.

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  • Vector Art
  • Photoshop
  • Illustration
  • Drawing
  • Book Design
  • Digital art
  • Game Art
  • Book Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
  • Fashion Illustration

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Intouch games

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      Various (Contract / Temp roles)

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          Storm Gaming

          Work history


          Senior Graphic Artist

          Storm Gaming

          Oct 2017 - Dec 2018
          • Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • I have been working with ITV on two games, working to strict brand guidelines; Dancing on Ice and Love Island - So Tempted, and have also worked on 5 further titles. Heavily involved in creating process documentation, B2B marketing campaigns, promotional brochures. Working in both digital and print. I also create game concept art, and develop game character illustrations. Game art responsibilities are drawing and animating game assets & working with developers.


          Lead UI Artist

          Intouch games

          Oct 2014 - Jul 2017
          • Halesowen, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Main responsibilities were to co-ordinate the workload of a team of 4 B2C marketing artists. Design responsibilities were to produce corporate artwork for exhibitions, liaise with printers, copywriters, web designers and the wider creative team; I acted as brand guardian for 4 brands. Our team would create POS, brochures, email newsletters, GDN banners, marketing packs, game icons, Facebook posts and produce assets for 4 websites (including one complete rebrand). Working with a UX team, I also created UI for app prototypes on InVision.


          Jan 2012 - Sep 2014
          • United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • At Cloggs I was initially employed on a freelance basis, but later employed full time. Duties included creating landing pages & banners for the company website. Also working on large and small scale print projects like POS, flyers, billboards, and even vehicle wraps. I have rebranded the IJOCS medical journal and my work with Hampton Bond International gave me the opportunity to write and illustrate 4 children’s books and work with some amazing children’s charities.


          Accessories Designer


          Jan 2010 - Nov 2012
          • Birmingham, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Main responsibilities: taking briefs from external clients, designing sock and loungewear ranges, creating specification packs, preparing packaging artwork for print, designing garment labels, sending sampling requests to factories. Key accounts were River Island, Topman, Claire’s Accessories, TKMaxx, Pierre Cardin, Criminal, Howick, BHS, New Look, EWM.



          Fashion Design Degree

          Birmingham CIty Univeristy

          Sep 2007 - May 2009
          • Birmingham, United Kingdom


          HND Fashion and Textiles

          Dudley College

          Sep 2005 - May 2007
          • Dudley, United Kingdom


          BTEC Nat Dip Foundation Studies Art & Design

          Stourbridge College

          Sep 2000 - May 2001
          • Stourbridge, United Kingdom


          Sep 1998 - May 2000
          • Halesowen, United Kingdom
          • French / Spanish / Art



          JOCS Outstanding Book Awards

          Hampton Bond International

          • Winner