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Sydney Link

Junior DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Pip Jamieson
Brendan McKnight
Abby Love
Sydney Link

Sydney Link

Junior DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
- Excellent creative problem-solving and design skills, graduating with First Class BA Hons in Interaction Design Arts at UAL - Proficient in all aspects of Adobe Suite: Indesign, Premiere, Illustrator and After Effects - Original film-maker and editor with special interest in real life documentary film - Effective communication skills with a natural curiosity and ability to challenge situations - Team player and experienced in website design, e-commerce and social media - Quick to learn new processes and able to adapt to new working environments - Excellent customer service skills having worked in hospitality and retail over 6 years
  • Pisstrictions Book
    Pisstrictions BookPisstrictions is a photographic report on public toilets during the age of social distancing. All images were collected through a network of nationwide contributors during the worst time of everyone’s life... the Pandemic. The photos are named and rated on the inventiveness and artful quality of their Pisstriction message. If you want a bit of contemporary piss history, look no further.
  • Pissoramas
    PissoramasPissoramas are small 3D versions of the stand out players in the Pisstrictions book. They are 3D printed and applied to surrounding sets complete with hand written notices and restriction tape. I wanted people to be able to experience these scenes outside of the 2D book, and witness their beauty in a way that made them feel like they had witnessed it themselves.
  • Paint With Your Head
    Paint With Your HeadPaint with your head is an idea influenced by the Oulipo Poetic Group. They worked within strict sets of rules, often denying themselves the use of letters or words to write with to enhance their creativity. I applied this thinking to painting, using your hair as a paintbrush, which would make you unable to look at the marks you were making or the thing you were looking at to paint. This was played out in a life drawing session, with some excellent results.
  • Pythagameter
    PythagameterPythagameter was a commission for the Science Museum Late's. These evening events attract more than 4000 people per session. I wanted to create something that would engage with the audience and also inspire people to look further into the Pythagorean Tuning Scale. I took inspiration from The High Striker fairground game and adapted it to present the Pythagorean Tuning Scale. An air pump pushed a puck up the tube triggering the solenoids to ping the tuning forks. It was a very popular exhibit.
  • Street Verbaliser
    Street VerbaliserA lockdown project of mine.
  • Strange Ideas
    Strange IdeasA collection of strange ideas I have had over the past year.
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Work history
    Modern Toss logo
    Modern Toss logo
    Video Editor/Office AssistantModern Toss
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I have been working part-time for Modern Toss Ltd in Brighton for over three years now, helping process online sales from their website, despatching orders via royal mail/courier and managing stock. I also edit clips from their TV show for social media, adding subtitles. I carry out other admin and accounts tasks when required. I have learnt new skills using e-commerce programmes such as Shopify and data mapping for royal mail, as well as Adobe Premiere and Photoshop for editing. I am part of a small team where it is important to be accurate and communicate well for the business to be successful.
    Video EditorThe Rig Out
     - Brighton, United KingdomFreelance
    I have had several freelance editing jobs this year, for example, editing together/adding in visuals to adverts director, Glenn Kitson, has made over the years for his new website ‘The Rig Out’
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  • Cinema4d Basics
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Blender 3D
  • 3D Printing
  • Art Directon
  • Adobe Indesign
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    BA (Hons) Interaction Design ArtsLondon College of Communication, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    Just graduated from London College Of Communication with First Class BA Hons in Interactive Design Arts which is a practice-led, dynamic and exploratory course examining the relationship between people and experiences through experimental technologies and processes. Focusing on the relationships between people, designed objects and experiences, as a student I worked with interaction, narrative and moving image, alongside processes such as design prototyping, film-making, coding and physical computing.
    BTEC Level 3 FilmmakingMet College
     - Brighton, United Kingdom
    With projects across photography, moving image, advertising design and animation, in addition to industry-based projects and work experience opportunities being part of the curriculum, I had the experience to develop my natural affinity with film and had the freedom to explore cameras and Adobe Suite. I really enjoyed my time at MET and made some shorts I am really proud of.
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    First Class Honours BA Interaction Design ArtsUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)