Sophie Rawlingson

Illustrator

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsIllustrator - Graphic Designer
  • Gemma Rhead
  • Raafaye Ali
  • Jorge Ayllon
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About me

I graduated from the London College of Communication (UAL) in 2017, and have been working Freelance and in various positions since. I went from an Artworking Intern for a media company, to Freelance Designer for the Donna Wilson brand. I now work full time, but also spend a lot of time on my own projects. For my illustration and arts and craft work, I run my own environmentally friendly shop online, called All My Plants Are Dead. Here is where I get to play with branding, marketing, web design, and illustration. I also am Co-Creator of The PEACH Diaries with my sister Elinor Rawlingson. We run an ongoing zine and provide an online resource, telling stories of experiences with contraceptives. As a community, we are interested in the positives and negatives they have can on us - mentally, physically and emotionally. Illustration - www.ello.co/sophierawlingson Shop - www.allmyplantsaredead.com Contraception - www.thepeachdiaries.co.uk

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Skills

  • Digital/ Print
  • Editorial
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Embroidery
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Assisting
  • Print
  • Illustration
  • Zine Design

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  • Seen Displays

    Seen Displays

    • Design
  • All My Plants Are Dead

    All My Plants Are Dead

    • Crafts
  • Kyra TV

    Kyra TV

    • Digital Media
  • Doughnut Time

    Doughnut Time

    • Retail

Work history

Currently

Oct 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Leaving the freelance life behind for a while, I wanted a job that would give me guaranteed income so I could spend more and work harder on personal projects.

2018

Freelance Designer

Donna Wilson Ltd

Feb 2018 - Oct 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Starting this working relationship involved me leaving my Kyra internship earlier than expected, but for the Donna Wilson brand, I was going to be able to do a lot more. After working for two months as a design intern working in the studio a few days a week, I evolved into a regular Freelance Designer. I loved being able to mix a lot more illustration with this role, and got the chance to design children's plush toys, cushion cover designs, as well as graphics for online and branding publications.

2018

Artwork Intern

Kyra TV

Jan 2018 - Feb 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • This three-week Internship involved putting together client presentations and maintaining the branding and aesthetic of Kyra through all digital applications. The art-working team was small but worked with pretty much every other department they had, in delivering brand consistent decks and slides.

2016

Junior Graphic Designer

Seen Displays

Mar 2016 - Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • * Large format creative typography for their office * Creating presentations for clients * Brand upkeep - logo experimentation and application

2015

Illustrator

GIRLS CLUB Zine

Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I not only editorially designed issue 2 of GIRLS CLUB Zine, but I also illustrated throughout the zine. I worked with the owner directly for this project and created a zine that sold out shortly after being published! The zine launch was held in trendy Dalston, London.

2015

Graphic Designer

RE-VISION

Jan 2015 - May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I was the sole Graphic Designer for the first issue of REVISION magazine - a self-published magazine about sustainability in the arts/fashion world. I worked closely with the owner, creating visuals she was happy with.

2016

Creative Direction - Assistant

Elinor Christie

Jan 2015 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I have worked with Elinor multiple times when she needs help in assisting with set design for fashion photography shoots for print & film. The photos have been for small self-published niche art magazines and were usually wacky and experimental in nature. My job role was to arrive early - carry large props across London, and setting them up in the studio ready for the shoot. I had to make some props on demand during the shoots. I helped on the full transformation of rooms, to smaller tasks such as helping such as problem-solving like making objects appear to float.

2018

Illustrator

Koumis & Kettle

Sep 2014 - Oct 2018
  • Winchester, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • For this mother/daughter run workshop and pop-up shop collective, I created their logo as well as continue to design some of their print and web visuals for events. This mainly includes multiple posters for each event, as well as social media imagery and visuals for pure web use.

Education

Currently

BA Hons Graphic & Media Design

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • I studying at London College of Communication and am enjoying the degree!

2014

Art Foundation Diploma in Art Design

Falmouth University

Aug 2013 - Jul 2014
  • Falmouth, United Kingdom

Awards

2015

London Dribbble's 2015 Illustration Award

Dribbble

  • Dribbble - a site to upload a snapshot of your work - collaborated with Skillshare to host an Illustration competition in a London pub. I was the youngest there by far, but was chosen as the winner through peer reviews as well as the judges that were present that day. I went home with a tiny trophy!