I am a graduate of the University of Manchester in the History of Art, and a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. I am creative, hardworking, confident and loyal. I am both a willing and flexible individual, with strong communication and interpersonal skills, who can adapt to varying environments. I consider myself to be skilful, highly creative, knowledgeable in the arts, passionate and interesting. My ultimate ambition is to work in a creative environment while be a success in everything I do.
Marketing OfficerThe Vegetarian Society
Altrincham, United KingdomFull Time
Generating daily digital marketing strategies for social media using Adobe CS5 software (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign). • Designing branding for subscription boxes for university students • Designing and illustrating merchandise • Writing content for ‘The Vegetarian’, a magazine with a readership of 30,000 and for www.vegsoc.org • Liaising with a Communications Team to establish the profile, potential and membership of the Vegetarian Society Approved trademark by implementing marketing strategies with accuracy and detail. • Responsible for the client retention of over 800 clients holding the Vegetarian Society Approved trademark as part of a client retention programme. • Independently coordinating 8 exhibitions a year - Responsible for a team of 4 - Implementing marketing strategies - Booking travel and accommodation - Ordering any necessary equipment. - Recording all relevant expenses followed by a detailed financial report
Assistant CuratorWaterside Arts Centre
- Manchester, United KingdomInternship
This voluntary placement included working in partnership with the winners of the Waterside Arts Centre Open Exhibition to develop, hang and organise a summer exhibition. The diverse job included assisting a head curator with general organisational duties and curation before the opening of the exhibition.
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- Art Direction
- Editorial Design
- Creative Direction
- Marketing Strategy
- Social Media Marketing
- Event Organisation
- Digital Marketing
History of Art BAThe University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom
Gained a broad-based foundation in art history and specialised in Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Edo period alongside: Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, Victorian, modern and contemporary art, and architectural history and theory. Learned to situate artworks within social and historical contexts, and in relation to issues of gender and sexuality, class, ethnicity, patronage, connoisseurship, scientific, religious beliefs and systems of display.
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