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Elizabeth Young

Elizabeth Young

Designer
Manchester, United Kingdom
Member since March 26, 2018
Elizabeth is a seasoned creative director with over 15 years specializing in branding, visual, and digital design. An intrinsically curious creative, problem solver, collaborator, and lover of tech; she keeps a keen eye on industry trends, and is highly experienced in human-centered design thinking. She has worked with the likes of Universal Records, L'Oreal, and the Co-op Group to deliver creative solutions that suit their specific needs.
Elizabeth is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • Mercavus
  • Woodhouse Clothing Co.
  • CarbonMADE App
  • Acnefree Skincare
  • Anova Precision Cooker Re-Brand
  • Atelier Projekts
Employment
  • Co-founder and Creative Director
    2019 - PRESENT
    House of—Folk
    • House of Folk has worked with international clients, ranging from B2B multi-brand retailers through to emerging running brands. We are well versed in brand identity, with 15 years experience in brand strategy, identity design, and art direction. We've worked in collaboration with developers, photographers, and illustrators to create engaging creative solutions for each client. We've fostered ongoing relationships with clients in the luxury fragrance, eCommerce, sports and lifestyle sectors.
    • Developed numerous start-up brands from grassroots, establishing their visual aesthetic and providing them with future-proofed solutions for digital, web and mobile platforms.
    • Developed creative web solutions using Shopify (and it's extensions) for numerous clients.
    • Designed MVP products for clients needing to bring to market their ideas.
    • Created an effective UX/UI design for eCommerce clients.
    • Worked closely with our clients to establish and evolve their art direction.
    Technologies: Adobe Creative, InVision, Sketch, Keynote,
  • Senior Design and Art Director
    2018 - PRESENT
    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 services include art direction, creative campaigns, concept roll-out, photography styling, graphic design, and multi-platform design.
    Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop, Keynote, Photography, Art Direction
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
  • Brand Identity15 years
  • Adobe Illustrator14 years
  • Adobe InDesign14 years
  • Art Direction14 years
  • Adobe Photoshop14 years
  • Web Design12 years
  • UX Design5 years
  • iOS2 years
Tools
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
Manchester, United Kingdom
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