Liz Young, Designer in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Liz Young

Designer in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Member since March 26, 2018
Elizabeth has 19 years in the creative industry, specializing in branding, campaign, digital design and UX/UI environments for the likes of Universal Records, PUMA, Miler Running NYC and numerous SMEs to deliver enterprise-level creative solutions from experiential design through to eCommerce and SaaS. Her work has a natural lean towards the arts, culture, slow fashion and emerging tech sectors, with a bias for minimal and functional design that is intuitive, holistic and rooted in concept.
Liz is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Founder and Creative Director

    2019 - PRESENT
    House of Folk
    • Developed numerous startup brands from scratch which included establishing their visual aesthetic and providing them with future-proofed solutions for digital, web, and mobile platforms.
    • Made creative web solutions using custom-coded websites, briefing developers, and overseeing projects from start to live-state completion. Worked with Shopify templates (and its extensions), WooCommerce, and Squarespace for numerous clients.
    • Designed MVP market-ready digital products for clients needing to bring their ideas to life.
    • Created an effective UX/UI design for eCommerce clients.
    • Worked closely with our clients to establish and evolve their creative direction.
    Technologies: Slack, Apple Keynote, Sketch, InVision, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Figma, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Senior Design and Art Director

    2018 - 2019
    Loaf Creative Advertising Agency
    • Created, pitched, and implemented the full rollout of multiple creative campaigns for industry leaders such as Bruntwood and LiverpoolONE.
    • Contributed directly to the creative pitch for branding and art-directed projects.
    • Provided various services include art direction, creative campaigns, concept roll-out, photography styling, graphic design, and multi-platform design.
    Technologies: Apple Keynote, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite, App Design

Education

  • Master's degree in Design and Art Direction
    2006 - 2007
    Manchester Metropolitan University - Manchester, England
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design
    2003 - 2006
    Lancaster University - England

Experience

Tools

Location

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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