Simon Allen

Creative graduate

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About me

 

Hi, I’m Simon, a recent Biomedical science graduate from Newcastle University with a passion for creativity and design. Throughout my university career I balanced studying for my degree with creative endeavours and experiences. I am an enthusiastic, driven and personable individual with a brain full of ideas. My previous experience ranges from freelance design work for APRES swimwear, through to interning at advertising agencies such as Recipe, Leo Burnett & Livity. I am currently working for a fashion start-up as social media and content executive.

Skills

 

  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Ideas
  • Visuals

Work history

Currently

Social Media Marketing Intern

Pocket rocket

Jul 2016
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Social Media and content intern across multiple platforms In charge of marketing and art direction

2016

Creative Intern

recipe

Sep 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Regent St, London, UK
  • Internship
  • • Planning, production and advertising • Helping out within the agency, assisting the production and planning teams to create a christmas campaign for Boots and TV advert's for 888Bet

2016

Creative Intern

Livity

Sep 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Brixton Station Rd, Brixton, London SW9 7BQ, UK
  • Internship
  • • Advertising, ideation and marketing • Involved in creative youth projects • Involved in creative ideas and concepts for adverts and pitching for new business.

2015

Account Executive

Maxus Global

Sep 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Farringdon, London EC1M, UK
  • Internship
  • My role at Maxus was as an account executive, working between the agency and clients to ensure campaigns were met on time and in budget to the highest quality as well as creating pitches and performance data for clients such as Barclays and L’Oreal

Education

2016

Biomedical Science

Newcastle University

Sep 2013 - Jul 2016
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, UK