Elena Durey - Design
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Location: London, UK
School: Falmouth
Major: Illustration

Elena Durey - Design

I’m an illustrator with a keen interest in traditional print and digital design. I have learnt to respond appropriately to multiple simultaneous briefs in a timely manner, and I am a collaborative and cooperative team member. I am constantly developing my style and abilities and looking for an exciting opportunity to develop these further in a practical manner.

SKILLS

- Strong creative problem solving skills
- Respond appropriately to multiple simultaneous briefs
- Collaborative and cooperative team member
- Adept at Adobe Suite and laser cutting undertaken on my own time
- High levels of communication skills and professionalism
- Self-motivated individual who can work independently
- Keen to learn new skills

EXPERIENCE

JUNIOR DESIGNER | JUNE 2019 - CURRENT

- Preparing reprint files and co-editions for printers
- Preparing photo shoot images for use by designers.
- Redesigning covers and internals as and when needed.
- Office admin and archiving work.

DESIGN PLACEMENT | 15th – 28th APRIL 2019

- Undertook a placement within Penguin in a publicist assistant role.
- Assisted on mailing lists and organising deliveries.
- Created some social media marketing items such as podcast clips.
- Over saw the terms of a book signing for an author.
- Assisted on admin tasks such as excel and word documents.

DESIGN PLACEMENT | 1 WEEK JAN 2019

STUDENT MENTOR | SEP 2016 - MAY 2018
Falmouth University, Falmouth

- Welcomed and accommodated the needs of new students.
- Sign posted them to services if they needed further assistance.
- As a team of four, we organised events for the new students to bond.
- Helped to manage any interpersonal issues between students/staff.
- Created workshops like portfolio building and how to arrange work.

EDUCATION

BA ILLUSTRATION
SEP 2015 - MAY 2018
Falmouth University
Graduated with First Class Hons

BTEC DIPLOMA FOUNDATION ART & DESIGN (LEVEL 3)
SEP 2014 - MAY 2015
NWRC
Graduated with Distinction

QUALIFICATIONS

ADOBE CERTIFIED IN:
Indesign
Illustrator
Photoshop

OTHER:
Digital Fabrication -- Open College NI
Basic First Aid - Heart Start Prog.

Thank you.

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