Sarah Houghton
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Sarah Houghton

Brand and Creative Designer at TransferWiseLondon, United Kingdom
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Sarah Houghton
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Sarah Houghton

Brand and Creative Designer at TransferWiseLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Currently exploring the world of design in fintech. A graphic designer who has a love for print, photography, and colour. With experience in brand strategy, event curation, digital design for multiple platforms and social media. I love to solve real problems of real people, using design as a tool for change.
Projects
  • Protest Press
    Protest PressA collective workshop established to challenge how and why we protest. Using our design skills and process to inform the style, through the process of letterpress or more rapid approach of photocopying.
  • Amnesty #BudgeUp
    Amnesty #BudgeUpOur campaign Budge Up was focused on spreading awareness for Amnesty International to welcome refugees to the UK. Budge is defined as ‘to make the slightest movement or to make room for another person by moving’, which we all agreed would translate well into a public campaign. We asked the public to Budge Up, reminding them that if we welcomed 500,000 refugees to the UK, there would only be 1 extra refugee for every 128 British residents. We believed this was insignificant against the current pl
  • Royal Navy Riso Publication
    Royal Navy Riso PublicationA poster publication about the Royal Navy, focusing on female involvement in the Navy. Using type and image to create a personal response about my own experiences as a member of the Royal Navy Reserves in HMS President, London. A collaborative project with a fellow member of the Navy, where all content and images were collected between us. The publication contains narrative between the posters to give the reader a greater insight into Naval life.
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Work history
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    Freelance Graphic DesignerSouthern Cross IT Ltd
    United KingdomFreelance
    Having known this company for a while, I regularly help with small logo and website designs for their customers.
    TransferWise logo
    TransferWise logo
    Graphic Design InternTransferWise
     - The Tea Bldg, Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JJ, UKInternship
    Design intern for 4 weeks, working with the design team in Transferwise on the branding, the user journey and looking into the role of the UI and UX designer. Also created graphics across all medias for the recruitment team to encourage people to join Transferwise.
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Skills
  • Typography
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • User-centered Design
  • Project Management
  • Art Curation
  • Print Design
Education
    Kingston School of Art logo
    Kingston School of Art logo
    (BA hons) Graphic DesignKingston School of Art
    Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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    Art and Design Foundation Diploma DistinctionOxford Brookes University
     - Oxford, United Kingdom
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