Sara Martin

Design Director

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

About me

Sara Martin is a Design Director, specialising in the areas of luxury branding, lifestyle, art direction and editorial. She has led projects such as the rebranding of Broadgate in Shoreditch into a vibrant destination, and redesigned the Telegraph newspaper and its magazine supplements. She has also worked on short films, storyboarding and art directing, and directing the final edit. Previous roles involved working on projects outside the UK, giving experience of design within a global context. She has led teams across a multitude of projects, both in her current and previous roles. Throughout her experience, Sara has commissioned an expansive range of photography and illustration, building strong contacts in those areas.

Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Film Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Team Management
  • Pitch Development
  • Client Presentation
  • Photographic Direction
  • Photography Editing
  • Team Collaboration

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Brave New World

    Brave New World

    • Design
  • dn&co.

    dn&co.

    • Design
  • Winkreative

    Winkreative

    • Design
  • Wednesday

    Wednesday

    • Design

Work history

Currently

Design Director

dn&co.

Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Supporting the Creative Director Leading on pitches Leading on projects Presenting to clients Managing a team of designers

2017

Editorial Design Director

Brave New World

Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Overseeing design Pitching and presenting to clients Redesign of magazines Branding Art direction of shoots

2016

Senior Designer / Art Director

The Telegraph

Sep 2014 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Designed and art directed a complete redesign across all Telegraph newspaper and magazines Managed a team of designers in implementing the initial design, and then overseeing design output Art directed the Saturday Telegraph and the Sunday supplements magazine on a weekly basis Commissioned photography and illustration

2014

Senior Designer / Art Director

Winkreative

Jul 2010 - Sep 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Lead designer on a variety of projects including magazine redesign, event design and brand identities Commissioned photography and illustration Managed retouching, production and ensured printing to an exceptional standard

2010

Senior Designer

Esterson Associates

Jun 2008 - Jul 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Redesigned newspaper NZZ am Sontagg in Zurich Worked on prolific magazine, Eye Projects for the Tate

2008

Designer

Wednesday

Mar 2008 - Jun 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Designed packaging for brands Boots and Toni & Guy Designed lookbook for Kurt Geiger

2008

Intern and Designer

Wallpaper*

Sep 2005 - Mar 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Designer in the Wallpaper Bespoke department Created concepts for advertorials, designed collateral for events, brochures and booklets. Designed and launched the first set of Wallpaper* City Guides

Education

Currently

(BA hons) Graphic Design

The University of Brighton

Sep 2002
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • 2-1 Degree in Graphic Design