Sophie Lydon

Sophie Lydon

Customer Service Advisor/Visual artistSwindon, United Kingdom
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Sophie Lydon

Sophie Lydon

Customer Service Advisor/Visual artistSwindon, United Kingdom
About me
Hello, I am a customer service adviser working with multichannel platforms and a creative in many different senses of the word from digital works to painting. I enjoy working collaboratively and independently.
Projects
  • Spooky Season Characters
    Spooky Season CharactersFor this project, I have been creating art reflecting on the Halloween season, the intention of these depicted characters is to capture the fun of Halloween.
  • Swindon Car Park Mural
    Swindon Car Park MuralIn 2014, I designed and painted a mural in a car park with my college class. The image below is from the Swindon Advertiser. https://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/11576764.multi-storey-canvas-at-fleming-way/
  • Let's get a close up of our polychromatic jumble
    Let's get a close up of our polychromatic jumbleAn installation I created with artist Kirsty Louise Cresswell about making art institutions more accessible to all. The installation was a part of our MA Fine Art Showcase Exhibition in January 2022. The installation is a realisation manifested out of performance to the camera in creative Instagram lives on @eyeoftheglitch.
  • Designing a swirly desk with others
    Designing a swirly desk with othersA desk was used as a tool to create, communicate and bring people together after being in a pandemic and was a part of a collaborative project with artist Kirsty Louise Cresswell. The video is a time-lapse that captures fractions of time and actions that taken place.
  • Posters  and promoting artist Russell Haines's work
    Posters and promoting artist Russell Haines's workIn summer 2019, I worked as an intern for artist Russell Haines to help promote the second installment of his exhibition series 'hope'. One aspect of the internship that I carried out was poster creation and distribution, these are a few examples below, created to Russell Haines's specifications.
  • Self Promo Leaflet
    Self Promo LeafletA leaflet I created to promote some of my creative works.
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Work history
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    Customer Service AdvisorOptimizonltd
    Swindon, United KingdomFull Time
    Delivering the best standard of customer service across multi- channels and delivering other areas of e-commerce related skills.
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    Sales ConsultantThe Fragrance Shop
     - Swindon, United KingdomPart Time
    My roles I carried out were : till operation, general cleaning and upkeep, upselling, developing product knowledge and customer service.
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Skills
  • Poster Design
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • E-commerce
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Data Entry
  • Communication
Education
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    MA Fine ArtUniversity of Gloucestershire
     - Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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    BA Fine ArtUniversity of Gloucestershire
     - Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Fine Art Degree that covered different art areas.
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Awards
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    Gloucestershire Employability AwardsUniversity of Gloucestershire
    An award for volunteering and placement opportunities.