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Yana Hristova

Digital Designer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsDigital Designer - Creative Design Manager - Concept Artist

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About me

An award-winning Digital Designer, I am passionate about media, culture, and all forms of art. Having worked for a variety of clients in the events, entertainment and interactive media industries, my library of skills includes concept design, branding, UI & UX design, graphic design, and 3D. Capable of filling a variety of artistic roles, I am currently seeking opportunities to apply and enhance my artistic and production skills.

Skills

  • Design
  • Environment
  • Interior Design
  • After Effects
  • Illustrator
  • Maya
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic Design
  • Concept art
  • Photo Retouching
  • Matte Paiting
  • Light
  • Storyboard
  • Production
  • Concept Design
  • 10. Indesign
  • Digital Design
  • 360 Branding
  • Sketchup
  • Powerpoint
  • Apple Keynote

Work history

Currently

Designer

emc3

Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Currently working as a Designer at emc3, one of the leading UK Event Agencies. Designing creative events, transforming spaces and shaping brands.

2017

Digital Artist

Freelance

May 2016 - Jan 2017
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Freelance

2015

Lead Artist - Games

Microsoft

Sep 2014 - May 2015
  • Dundee, UK
  • Internship
  • Worked as a lead artist in a team of ten to develop a gesture control game prototype for Microsoft’s Kinect v2 and Windows Phone as part of my studies at Abertay.  Awarded Microsoft’s Imagine Cup UK 2015, Games Category.  Awarded People’s Choice Award 2015.

2014

Digital Artist

Dare Northern Lights, Dare to be Digital

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Dundee, UK
  • Full Time
  • Produced a number of digital illustrations as a part of the interactive platform Northern Lights Ceilidh, which celebrates the cultural values of Scottish heritage alongside Homecoming Scotland 2014. The project was displayed at Dare ProtoPlay, UK’s biggest indie games festival.  Responsible for producing thumbnails, sketches, and illustrations in Photoshop.  Collaborated with staff from Abertay University, Homecoming Scotland, Dare ProtoPlay and Dare to be Digital.

Education

2016

BA (Hons) Computer Arts

Abertay University

Sep 2012 - Jun 2016
  • Dundee, United Kingdom
  • During my time at Abertay University I have honed my existing traditional and digital art skills while developing greater understanding of 3D asset creation and various production pipelines.

Awards

2016

Price for Best Production Values

SEGA

2015

Microsoft’s Imagine Cup World Semi-finalist

Microsoft

2015

Award of BA with Distinction in Computer Arts

Abertay University

2015

Microsoft Imagine Cup UK Winners, Games Category

Microsoft

2015

People’s Choice Award, Microsoft Imagine Cup

Microsoft

2012

Translation Certificate in Bulgarian, English & Spanish

Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism