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 freelance graphic designer/illustrator, based in Birmingham, UK - currently looking for full-time work opportunities. Feel free to contact me ↴
  • 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.
  • Clayton Hotels Birmingham Wall Mural
    Clayton Hotels Birmingham Wall MuralClayton Hotels Birmingham approached me and a group of five others to design and paint a 14m x 2m mural along a staff corridor. This mural would include illustration and typography showcasing Birmingham and encompassing the hotels core values.
  • Manifesto of Me
    Manifesto of MeA one week university project in which we were tasked to create a concertina book exploring identity. Prior to writing our dissertation's it was an exercise to get us thinking about our career and life goals, as well as defining it into a particular area of practice.
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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.
  • 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.