Vanessa Mountain

Vanessa Mountain

Graphic Designer & IllustratorBirmingham, United Kingdom
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Vanessa Mountain

Vanessa Mountain

Graphic Designer & IllustratorBirmingham, United Kingdom
About me
Hey! I’m Vanessa. I'm a graphic designer/illustrator, based in Birmingham, UK - currently looking for full-time work opportunities. Feel free to contact me ↴
  • Made By Muse
    Made By Muse‘Introducing Made by Muse! The newest art gallery in central London. With the most highly rated and upcoming artists. Made by Muse features work that inspires and captures moments of realisation. The work featured allows the audience to interpret the pieces however they feel.’ I spend a lot of time in art galleries and museums, so this is kind of my dream brief. #TheBriefBank #TBBMadeByMuse #Logo #GraphicDesign #LogoDesign #BrandingDesign #Branding
  • The Maki House マキハウス
    The Maki House マキハウス‘Introducing The Maki House, the best sushi place in town! After closing down during the pandemic, they are finally opening their doors again.’ Vegetarian but I love Japanese packaging and branding. It’s been a while since I’ve practiced Japanese, but I think it’s always fun to practice branding in languages you don’t fluently speak/read/write. “At Maki House, we believe in honouring and sharing traditional Japanese cuisine with the world. Our restaurant is designed to take diners on a culinar
  • Vanessa Mountain - Showreel 2022.
    Vanessa Mountain - Showreel 2022.Graphic Design & Illustration Portfolio 2022. Hi, I'm Vanessa, I'm a graphic designer and Illustrator currently looking for work. Feel free to check out my work! ↴
  • Black Lives Matter
    Black Lives MatterBirmingham, UK. 4th June 2020.
  • Quarantine Diary
    Quarantine DiarySince March 24th 2020, I've been trying to keep a near-daily illustrated quarantine diary. Documenting my day and the things happening around me. Stay safe. (apologies for the vertical format - it was originally created for my instagram highlights @ vanessa_mountain).
  • Baybayin Book
    Baybayin BookIn this project I focused on exploring my Filipino heritage and the loss of written Filipino history and ancient writing systems, due to it being destroyed by both time and colonisation.
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Projects credited in
  • Clayton Hotel's Wall Mural
    Clayton Hotel's Wall MuralA collaboration project and a live brief by Clayton Hotel for staff area’s corridor wall. The role of graphic communication was to represents the brand values and Birmingham’s local area.
Work history
    Graphic DesignerClarke Print Ltd
     - Birmingham, United KingdomInternship
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Graphic Communication
  • Photography
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Photo Editing
  • Mural Painting
    (BA hons) Graphic DesignBirmingham City University - School of Visual Com
     - Birmingham, United Kingdom
    I studied here for two years, earning a 1st Class Degree in Graphic Communication. During my final year of study, I wrote my dissertation on - Social Engineering: An exploration into how graphic design and advertising influences behaviour: Public Health, and - For my final major project - explored my heritage and lost Filipino writing systems/typography prior to16th century Spanish colonisation.
    HND Visual CommunicationBirmingham Metropolitan College
     - Birmingham, United Kingdom
    After completing A Level studies at Birmingham Metropolitan, I decided to carry on my education to HND visual communication / graphic design.