Ruth Smith
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Ruth Smith

Creative Artworker & Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Ruth Smith

Creative Artworker & Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an enthusiastic and outgoing creative who has a broad knowledge of the visual arts and creative sector; with specific applied experience within Graphic Design, Arts Education and Media Production.
Work history
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    Junior Artworker & Graphic DesignerOut of the Ark Music
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Out of the Ark Music is the leading publisher of songs in primary education. I use the Adobe Creative Suite to create engaging and vibrant Publishing and Marketing content for print and digital communications. Tasks include sourcing images, branding, photography, typography, layout design, presentations, illustration, infographics, adverts, catalogue spreads, website design and engaging promotional, social media content including animated GIFs and short videos. I also assist with the art direction (directors’ treatments, sourcing/creating props and costumes, storyboarding, visual research), organisation and running (production assistant, assistant directing) of photo/video shoots. The most recent video I worked closely on was 'It's Game On' - the official Sport Relief 2020 School Song for Comic Relief.
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    Production AssistantSquare Cat Films
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Production Assistant for ‘Wasteland’; a comedy short directed by Ruth Pickett. WINNER of the Endemol Shine Short Cuts film competition 2018, the film screened at the Edinburgh Television festival and BAFTA-affiliated Underwire festival; where it was was nominated for ‘Production Design Award’. Made on a zero budget in just 48 hours, I assisted on the shoot, dressed the set and sourced props/costumes.
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Skills
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Visual Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Digital Photograhy
  • Illustration
  • Storyboarding
  • Creative Workshops
  • Project Conception
  • People Person
Education
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    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)University of Oxford
     - Oxford, United Kingdom
    First Class Honours in Fine Art from the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford.