Jess - Leeds Arts University - GMDLeeds

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My name is Jess and I am a freelance surface pattern designer who studied Printed Textiles at Leeds Arts University. I am versatile, passionate designer who would love to transform your idea into a visual, eye catching and professional outcome.

I have worked on lots of live briefs for various companies, like Hallmark Cards, Milliken and Patternbank, where it is really important to fully understand the brief, respond to feedback and research into the market and audience.

I am a quick learner, who is excited to meet, learn and improve from any opportunity!

Work Experience:
- Hallmark Cards Work Placement (2021)
- Student Ambassador for Leeds Arts University and Progression Team (2018-21)
- Art & Sport Activity Leader at Manor Courses Summer School (Summer 2019)
- Ski Instructor for Lake Louise Ski School, Canada (2017-18)

My Skills (feel free to click on any of the links to see previous work):
- Drawing and Illustration (particularly flora and fauna)
- Pattern Making (placement and in repeat)
- Product Visualisations (draping designs onto products)
- Flyers, Invitations, Presentations, Zine and Magazine Layout
- Presenting Information and Imagery
- Social Media Content and Posts
- Editing of Photography
- Trend and Market Research

And have a look at my design Instagram account!

Software and Platforms I use:
- Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro
- Microsoft Word and Powerpoint
- Social Media (Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Vimeo, LinkedIn, The Dots)

How I work:
- Organised and Punctual
- Perfectionist with Attention to Detail
- Work best with regular Communication and Feedback

I really look forward to meeting you!
Please contact me with any questions,
especially questions about film, netball and scuba diving!

My Design Portfolio - two projects on Artsthread

Task Area:
Business Development
Content writing
Customer service
Market research
Social media
Software development
User testing
Software Platforms:
Google sheets
Photoshop / Illustrator
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