Yana Velikova

Graphic Designer



About me

Ambitious and reliable young designer with a love of the design industry's fast pace and ever changing nature. Graduate from University of Salford.


  • Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Html
  • CSS
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Motion Graphics
  • Social Media

Work history


Graduate Graphic Design

University of Salford

Oct 2015 - Nov 2016
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working with the marketing team on the overall branding of the union, promoting events on the official website in order to achieve higher ticket sales for different events and popularise the activities organised by the union via posters, leaflets and logos. I also had the responsibility to update the content of the official website regularly and keep it interesting to the audience.


Junior Motion Graphics Designer

Studio Distract

Mar 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Working with animation studio “Distract” as part of the production team for the Ed Atkins’ project Performance Capture for Manchester Internation Festival, involving more than 120 people. The concept was about creating a short film of different people and artists performing dressed in a motion capture suit. I was involved with everything from putting and testing the suit on,to being responsible for the recording the sounds to helping with putting the video animation together.



BA 1st Class Hons in Graphic Design

University of Salford

Sep 2013 - Oct 2016
  • Manchester, United Kingdom



Second place

University of Salford

  • Creating an animated Christmas card that was going to be sent to all of the staff of University of Salford for the holidays.