Shumaiya Khan

Graphic Designer, Art Director, Painter

London, United Kingdom
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About me

Senior Creative & Art Director with over 6 years of experience working in-house, freelance and agency side. My expertise lies in beauty, luxury goods, and wellness industries. I have a keen interest in plants, great food and heritage design & crafts. I’m a confident, enthusiastic and positive person who really is dedicated to the cause. I strive to perfect my craft. I’ve worked on a breadth of projects ranging from; designing websites (UI), digital & printed marketing content, packaging, designing and integrating branding, printed catalogues and illustrated books. I take pride in mentoring more junior members of a team as well as receiving direction from more senior staff. I am currently looking for new to contracted and ADHOC freelance opportunities alongside my other projects I have running. Given the right circumstances, I am also open to permanent opportunities.

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  • Digital Design
  • Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Web Design
  • UI Design
  • Art Direction
  • Packaging Design
  • Beauty Brands
  • Luxury Branding
  • Fashion Beauty

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

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    The conran shop

    • Non Creative Industries
  • Vivobarefoot


    • Retail
  • Quintessentially


    • Marketing & PR


    • Fashion and Textiles

Work history


Senior Creative


Sep 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time


Senior Graphic Designer


May 2018 - Sep 2019
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Multiple 2-3 month contracts during 18 month period. Working with the Art Director primarily on integrating new branding across multiple platforms, i.e. exhibition artwork, printed collateral - catalogues & POS, digital and social assets. Designing interiors and fittings, web design, marketing colterol, POS, direct mailers and shoot exploration.


Senior Designer & Illustrator

Made With

Jan 2017 - May 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working along side Faizia Khan and John Grant on projects as Senior Designer. Role includes; work across multiple disciplines; textile/pattern, packaging, web design, branding marketing collateral, illustration and book design. Project examples: Better - book by John Grant, published by Unbound. Cover to cover design & illustrations. SAMA Bankside - branding design & consultation on web design & digital assets. - branding for brochure & shop website. Aquis Inc. - Design and integration of branding. - graphic/web/UI design.


Design Lead

Aquis Inc

Apr 2016 - Dec 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working along side the Creative Director and Digital Lead; to primarily create new product and packaging. Over looking training for junior members of staff in Adobe CS software, all print collateral, and some digital work. Have briefed photographers concerning new product photography styling and seasonal campaigns to elevate the brand. Time split between London and San Francisco.


Graphic Designer & Photography Assistant

The conran shop

Aug 2013 - Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Part of a small team we created the bulk of creative and branding work for the company. I have art directed shoots for catalogues, brand guides and designing web product narrative - which is still carried out by The Conran Shop to this day. My keen interest in photography and product look & feel meant I was involved from the second it was shot to how the item’s story was communicated on multiple platforms. Other day to day tasks included designing marketing and social media content, catalogues, website upkeep and redesign, styling and briefing photographers.


Junior Artworker/ Design Intern

James Glancy Design

Aug 2012 - Oct 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I started off as an intern but I was asked to stay on as a paid member of staff during my last year of university. I helped with artwork, branding, communication, layout, general marketing, editing images, compiling archives and completing technical drawings.


Design Intern

Jun 2012 - Jun 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I worked on a project focusing on energy futures for festival “Lille 3000”, commissioned by EDF. The work at focuses on the environment and society; focusing on maths and science when combined with design As an intern I was expected to research the energy futures we were trying to showcase as well as take into consideration the company’s philosophy/direction.



Sep 2009 - Jun 2013
  • London, United Kingdom


Diploma in Art and Design

Leeds College of Art

Aug 2008 - Jun 2009
  • Leeds, United Kingdom