Diana Jarvis

Commissioning, design and artworking in travel publishing

London, United Kingdom
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About me

Roamland Studio is the alter-ego of Diana Jarvis, a freelance print and publishing designer with 15+ years experience. She was the senior designer at Rough Guides for nine years and was responsible for art directing and designing large-scale publishing projects. Since going freelance in 2012 clients have included Lonely Planet, Cool Camping, The National Forest Company, National Literacy Trust, Duckworth Books, University of Westminster Press, LSE Press, Travel PR and VocalEyes among others. She also works professionally as a photographer.

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  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Colour Correction
  • Print Design
  • Digital Design
  • Publishing Design

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Rough Guides

    Rough Guides

    • Publishing
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    National Literacy Trust

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      Diana Jarvis design

      Work history


      Freelance designer

      Diana Jarvis design

      Nov 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Freelance jobs have included: book cover and layout design for Lonely Planet, University of Westminster Press, Duckworth Publishers, LSE Press, Punk Publishing (Cool Camping), The National Forest Company and Explore Books; various marketing collateral (print and digital) for Aspire Marketing, Bright Bee Comms, Travel PR, The British Guild of Travel Writers and Hamilton PR among.


      Oct 2016 - May 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • I was responsible for creating a wide range of print and digital marketing materials – including social media assets, posters, flyers, fundraising packs, digital downloads – to support a growing literacy charity. This was a part-time, in-house role.


      Senior Designer

      Rough Guides

      Sep 2003 - Nov 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I was responsible for commissioning and briefing freelance designers, photographers and illustrators, design for print (book covers, internal pages, house ads, marketing materials), digital design (app. wireframing and development, eBook and digital asset creation), presenting design concepts to sales and marketing teams and taking in feedback, initial design concepts for new book layouts/liaising with editorial teams, pre-press, retouching, colour proofing, using CMS.



      MSc Environment and Sustainability

      Birkbeck College, University of London

      Oct 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • This is not related to my design career


      BA (Hons) Art History

      University of Leeds

      Oct 1997 - Jun 2000
      • Leeds, United Kingdom


      BTEC Foundation in Art and Design

      Bedford College

      Sep 1996 - Jun 1997
      • Bedford, United Kingdom
      • I specialised in graphic design.