Rebecca Thomson

Rebecca Thomson

Multi-disciplinary Designer & Co-FounderLondon, United Kingdom
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Rebecca Thomson

Rebecca Thomson

Multi-disciplinary Designer & Co-FounderLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Experienced Visual Communications Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the creative industry for non-profit and social enterprise organisations. Skilled in graphic design, visual communication, typography, brand identity, design strategy and facilitation. Strong creative and design professional with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) focused in Graphic Communication - Design & Interaction from University of the Arts London: Central Saint Martins.
Projects
  • Design Against Crime | Makeright
    Design Against Crime | MakerightDESIGN’S POTENTIAL IN PRISON
  • Teenage girls launch a project to redefine beauty standards and it’s empowering.
    Teenage girls launch a project to redefine beauty standards and it’s empowering.With the help of Sisterhood, School 21 Sisters set up a pop-up design studio within Makerversity, a fabrication lab made up of Europe’s most exciting community of emergent maker businesses. Surrounded by inspiration and London’s most creative makers and thinkers the girls joined Sisterhood on our mission to boost confidence in young girls through creativity.
  • Brixton Typerventions
    Brixton TyperventionsEVERYDAY MATERIALS - MEANINGFUL MESSAGES In collaboration with Kriti Monga, a designer, illustrator and the brain child behind Typerventions from India uses everyday materials to spell meaningful messages in Brixton during Brixton Design Festival.
  • This is What a Footballer Looks Like Documentary
    This is What a Footballer Looks Like Documentary“This Is What A Footballer Looks Like” is a 12-minute documentary, delivered, directed, filmed, starred and written by the team members of Hackney Laces Football Club. From concept to creation the Hackney Laces team storyboarded, filmed and interviewed one another for the final documentary, which challenged the gender stereotypes within the sport and shared a deeper look into their experiences as footballers which they hope will inspire more girls to sign-up to a team and have the opportunity
  • Dementia friendly design that is right up your street
    Dementia friendly design that is right up your streetCommissioned to design dementia-friendly artwork by Vital Arts and the NHS at a hospital ward in Newham, London. The brief invited all Central Saint Martins students to use design to transform the older adults ward to improve patients, visitors and staff well-being. The ward was home to older-adults recovering from operations and some permanent residents who were receiving on-going treatment. Thistle Ward was your typical hospital ward but was home to patients who needed a little encouragement
  • Sisterhood
    SisterhoodSisterhood is a creative design programme for girls aged 13-17 to unleash their creative confidence. Sisterhood School delivers creative programmes for young girls (age 13-17) to build confidence and self esteem. Through our 12-15 week programme (in schools, after school clubs & summer programme) participants create a positive change project for socially or personally relevant issues that impact them from body image to larger social issues such as gender inequality.
Projects credited in
  • Kickass Women Slay The Creative World
    Kickass Women Slay The Creative WorldLondon are you ready? We are bringing back our infamous Kickass Women series with a big thanks to The Dots.
  • Good Hood
    Good HoodGood Hood is a community of people who want to use their professional* skills to make a difference. This group is testing out skills-based volunteering for those looking for an opportunity to give back that fits into their schedules.
Work history
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    Co-FounderSisterhood
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    A creative design programme for girls aged 13-17 to unleash their creative confidence. Sisterhood is a social enterprise that raises awareness and develops a personal understanding of the positive impact being a confident young girl can make on her future success. We deliver creative programmes to build confidence and self-esteem in young girls (age 13-17) and deliver social action projects.
    Bartle Bogle Hegarty logo
    Bartle Bogle Hegarty logo
    Graphic DesignerBartle Bogle Hegarty
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Commissioned to produce commercial hand-lettering artwork for the January 2017 British Airways #unforgettable sale campaign.
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Skills
  • Branding Design
  • Typography Lettering
  • Graphic Design
  • Graphic Communication
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Content Creation
  • Moving Image
  • Social Impact
  • Spatial Design
  • Facilitating Workshops
  • Creative Direction
  • Video Editing
  • Design Thinking
  • Facilitation
Education
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    Graphic Communication DesignCentral Saint Martin’s School of Art
     - London, United Kingdom