Rebekah Metson

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationHertford, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Illustrator - Website & Digital Designer

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  • graphic design, beauty, aesthetics, useful, beautiful, design, Photography, publication, wood, craft

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  • graphic design, magazine, Vogue, internship, art, Internet of Things, editorial, publication, layout, design

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  • magazine, publication, graphic design, layout, design, typography, commercial, editorial, Freelance, art

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About me

I am a cross-disciplinary designer based in Hertfordshire/London currently studying in my third year of a BA Graphic Design degree at Central Saint Martins.

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Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Typography
  • Illustration
  • Editorial Design
  • Photoshop
  • Sublime Text
  • French
  • Dragon Frame Animation
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • CSS
  • Basic Html
  • DPS
  • Ipad Publishing
  • Highly Organised
  • Magazine Artworking

Work history

2016

Graphic Designer

Hearst Magazines UK

Sep 2016 - Oct 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - 4 weeks at Good Housekeeping and Prima - Lifestyle Hub. - 2 weeks in the Weeklies hub. - 2 Weeks at Red.

2016

Oct 2015 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Part time Designer at Hearst Weeklies (Thurs/Fri). - Carry out extensive retouching and colour correction for aesthetics and legibility purposes. - Retain tone and style of each magazine whilst working on all 3 weeklies simultaneously. - Design layouts daily for 3 hubbed weekly magazines. - Work to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment on press days. - Work in a tight knit team collaborating with all publication departments.

2015

Art Intern

Red

Aug 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Internship
  • - Attained a working knowledge of Censhare. - Designed print editorial layouts for Oct/Nov 2015. - Spent a month fully entrenched in the Art Dept. - Assumed freelance responsibilities. - Kept the mini-board up-to-date. - Gained colour correction work/training. - Assisted the Art Director first hand. - Retouched images.

2015

Art Intern

Vogue

Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Internship
  • - Redesigned print and iPad layouts. - Designed interactive folio overlays for digital version. - Attained knowledge of K4 workflow system. - Mounted the well mock ups for the wall. - Kept the dummy book up to date. - Learnt in-house layout style to ensure brand consistency. - Sourced archive images from the Condé Nast Archive. - Sourced high res images and assisted the picture desk. - Attended department meetings.

2014

Advertising Intern

Glamour

May 2014 - May 2014
  • Internship
  • - Worked closely with the Art Intern redesigning layouts - Logged all editorial credits in Glamour issues March - May 2014. - Compiled 5 competitors’ statistics in issues March - May 2014.

2014

Advertising Intern

Wired

Mar 2014 - May 2014
  • Internship
  • - Tweeted for Wired Insider. - Organised and gathered information for Wired Health. - Organised Wired 5 Celebratory drinks. - Booked flights and couriers. - Covered the PA to Publisher whilst she was on annual leave

2014

Work Experience

Tatler

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
  • Internship
  • - Transcribed interviews. - Conducted research for features articles on lexisnexis and from the Condé Nast Archive. - General office administration. - Liaised with all departments. - Kept the fashion cupboard organised and tidy at all times. - Ensured clothes went back to the correct PR companies on time. - Collected products from the studio.

Education

Currently

BA(Hons) Graphic Design

Central Saint Martins

Sep 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • - Design and Interaction pathway. - Dissertation (2:1).

2013

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Oaklands College

Jan 2013 - Jun 2013
  • Saint Albans, St Albans, United Kingdom
  • - Overall (Merit). - Life Drawing (Distinction).

2012

A-levels

Presdales School

Sep 2010 - Jul 2012
  • Ware, United Kingdom
  • - Fine Art (A*). - English Literature (A). - Modern History (A).

2010

GCSE

Presdales School

Sep 2005 - Jul 2010
  • Ware, United Kingdom
  • - 8 (A*) including Maths and Triple Science. - 4 (A) including English Language and English Literature.

Awards

2016

Creative Briefing Experience

LVMH

  • - 1 of 4 students and graduates selected from Central Saint Martins to take part in the 2016 LVMH Creative Briefing Experience in London. - A 24 hour project focused on educating brand managers how to write creative briefs. - Created a proposal for a new digital platform which would elevate an internal brands status from premium to luxury. - Presented to 30-40 LVMH MDs from around the world.

2015

Bloomsbury Festival

Bloomsbury Festival

  • - Shortlisted applicant for poster design competition. - Poster was exhibited in Senate House in Bloomsbury, London.