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.Locked Pro Plan feature
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.
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. ishy.co - branding for brochure & shop website. Aquis Inc. - Design and integration of branding. www.thebigpause.co.uk - graphic/web/UI design.
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.
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.
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.
I worked on a project focusing on energy futures for festival “Lille 3000”, commissioned by EDF. The work at Loop.ph 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.