Sharon Leese

Graphic Designer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Photographer - Illustrator

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About me

Sharon is a freelance designer, photographer and illustrator living and working in London, UK, with over 4 years industry experience. After graduating from university, Sharon began working for a design agency in Leeds. After over a year, she made the move to London and began working as a designer in the third sector, while also gaining valuable experience as a photographer. Three years on and she has taken the leap into the world of freelancing, "Being creative is not just my job, it’s a huge part of my life. I love creating work that is beautiful and functional."

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Retouching
  • Typography
  • Brand Identity
  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Digital Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Microsoft Excel Office Outlook
  • Photpgraphy

Work history

Currently

Graphic Designer

Freelance Design Photography

Nov 2015
  • Freelance designer and photographer with 4 years industry experience specialising in brand identity, creative design, editorial design, infographics, event design and advertising.

2015

Graphic Designer

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Mar 2013 - Nov 2015
  • Worked in-house and designed for a huge variety of materials for varied audiences, from event design, annual reports, invites, adverts, branding to magazine layouts and web layouts.

2012

Junior Graphic Designer

Future Arts

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012
  • Worked as a Junior Designer Supporting the design and web team. Designed for external clients. Included branding, web layouts, infographics, pitches, event design and publication/editorial design.

Education

2015

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Grimsby Institute of Further Higher Education

Nov 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Art foundation

2010

BA(Hons) Graphic Design Illustration

Teesside University

Aug 2007 - May 2010