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Alice Smith

SENIOR VISUAL DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR

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I’m a senior visual designer with over 10 years experience specialising in print and digital media. I work regularly with a number of acclaimed design, advertising, marketing and PR agencies, helping to provide successful visual solutions to a broad range of creative briefs.  Whether it be creating a new brand identity for a small start up, producing content for large advertising & marketing campaigns or in a large creative team pitching for new business, I always strive to bring a confident, reliable and impassioned approach to my work.

I’m interested in exciting and progressive design and confidently lead on challenging projects that require a strong focus and a high level of expertise to meet clients expectations. 

Key skills: social media content creation, website design and development, UI/UX, App design, print media, GIF generation, front end Wordpress/Squarespace, brand identity, illustration, css/html, keynote and power point presentations, email design, responsive HTML5 banners, service design, video editing, infographics, motion graphics, animation and film editing.

CONTACT
+447985268414
alice@swarmstudio.co.uk
www.swarmstudio.co.uk

ADDRESS
Swarm Studio

Bristol

 

EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE SENIOR INTEGRATED DESIGNER
July 16” - present 

As a freelancer, I work regularly with strategists, copywriters, creative directors, account handlers, designers and developers to provide the best possible solutions to a broad range of creative briefs.  From concept to delivery, I work well collaborating in a team or equally one to one as project manager/design lead to fulfil my clients creative ambitions.

COMPANIES - YML, Bite, Publicis Health, McCann, Weber Shandwick, Blue State Digital, TFC, Y & R, SapientRazorfish, VCCP, Hangar Seven, FCB Inferno, Coyote, Bluedog, Somethin’ else, Fleishman, Hillard & Fishburn, Meteorite, 

Notable Clients: BMW, Havianas, Dep. of Ed, Pearson, Nestle, W.H.O. Social Media Week, Fitbit, Breville, easyJet, Virgin Sport, Compare the Market, Canon, Sanofi, Johnson & Johnson, O2, Nationwide, EE,  Boots, B & Q, Topman, Mazda, Merck, Novartis, Sainsbury’s, East of Eden, Guerilla Science...

FREELANCE MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER Feb ‘16 - Aug’16 | Publicis Life Brands

At Publicis health I regularly worked on important pitches for new business as well as provided high quality design work for existing clients. The skills I provide include web design, branding, UX and UI development, CSS/HTML frontend frameworking, wireframing, navigation and mulitple interface design. Simple motion graphics, video editing, art direction and story-boarding.

Clients: Novartis, Glaxo Smith Klein, Nestle, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi

MID-WEIGHT GRAPHIC DESIGNER
July ’14 - Feb ‘16 | Cambridge University Press

At CPU I was involved in digital and print marketing design. I created style and branding guidelines as well as ensuring UX and UI development, CSS/HTML frontend frameworking, wireframing, navigation and interface design.

FREELANCE DESIGNER
Nov ‘07 - Present | Swarm Studio Ltd

Print and digital content design, web design and development, UI/UX, front end wordpress, branding, illustration, keynote and power point presentations, video editing, infographics, motion graphics, animation and film editing. 

Clients: East of Eden Yoga, Seven Stories, Gravity Road, Sainsburys, Notonthehighstreet, Unexplained Podcast, Tales of Eastenders, Topman, Easyjet, Compare the Market, Canon, Nestle, Cambridge university Press, Topman, Sanofi, BMW, Mercedes, Vype, Coca Cola, Macdonalds, ExxonMobil, Dep. of education, The Guardian, Turo, Ikea, Havianas, Mazda, Nationwide, Compare the Market, More than, Kia, Albert, etc.

SOFTWARE PROGRAMS


KEY SKILLS

• Grid & layout
• Typography
• Colour theory knowledge
• Image editing
• UX & interaction design
• Branding & identity
• Illustration
• Project management
• Animation


SIDE PROJECTS

Songwriter and Musician
soundcloud.com/VISITORS

Recording contract - Universal Music
Publishing contract - Global Publishing


EDUCATION

2008-2009
GDL Law - Merit
BPP, London

2005–2008
BA (Hons) Music - 2:1
SOAS, London

2000–2001
Art and design - Foundation
Chelsea College of Art & Design, London

1994 - 2001
3 A Levels (AAB) 11 GSCE’s
Hills Rd, Cambridge


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