DAISY LINK
48 Compton Avenue, BN1 3PS, Brighton
07957 988916 - ​info@daisymlink.com​ - Website: daisymlink.com
Recent graduate from Camberwell College of Arts with a First Class Honours degree in Illustration, with a special interest in animation, looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity in the creative world. Motivated, hard-working creative with an original, innovative portfolio and digital skill-set. Enjoys new challenges, keen to learn and gain fresh insight from professionals within the industry.
SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
-  Creative illustrator, animator, designer: completed high-quality portfolio of work at Camberwell College of Arts.
-  Storytelling skills displayed through animation and publishing my own books: Stickheads, Jealous Worm.
-  Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator as well as; Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
-  Strong interest in 3D software and working practical knowledge of Cheetah 3D and Cinema 4D and Blender.
-  Team player with proven customer service skills and client-led projects, developed through varied freelance work and experience in retail and hospitality.
WORK EXPERIENCE
- Badger and Bosun’s Adventures in Reality​ Dec 2019 - Jan 2020 Production Assistant to Steven Cavalier (Creator and Producer)
At the BFI funded Children’s Animation Series ‘Badger and Bosun’s Adventures into Reality’, I held and organized the writers’ meetings for each episode and took notes, contributing with my own thoughts and ideas.
- Poppy Hillstead (Comedian)​ Feb 2020 - Present Animation Assistant
I have been working alongside this popular Comedian/Animator and podcaster of Gossipmongers helping her animate ‘Escalator Skit’ and #theworstdickicanthinkof series. I am currently assisting her animate a music video for Comedian/Rapper Joe Jacobs (seen on Channel 4/BBC Radio 4/6). We recently worked on 5 2 minute animations for Brooklands Museum through the production company Squeaky Pedal.
- Modern Toss Ltd Brighton​ Sept 2019 - Present
Creative Designer and Web Assistant
Working part-time with cartoon artists and publishers, Modern Toss. As a designer, I have created a new homepage with fresh archiving of cartoons and animations to demonstrate portfolio of work. I also create all their online assets for shop products; marketing material for web, email and social media, including an animated cartoon gif series for advent calendar pre-Xmas. Other responsibilities include managing online print sales, membership scheme and working with current licensee. Proficient in Shopify, Mailchimp, Office and account software Brightpearl, I understand how important it is to be accurate and communicate well within the business. I have represented Modern Toss at exhibitions and Trade Fairs, presenting well when communicating face to face with customers.
- Pelicano Coffee House, Brighton April 2015 - Present
Barista/ Weekend Manager
Part-time employee at busy café in The Lanes, Brighton. Responsibilities as Weekend Manager: motivating team of colleagues, customer service, cash handling, food preparation and hygiene. Developed specialist knowledge of coffee along with how to multitask and work hard in a job in order to keep the business running smoothly.
- Between November 2018 and January 2020 ​I worked part-time as a shop assistant in two design-led gift boutiques: ​Pussy Home Boutique, Brighton ​and ​Material Gallery, London​. ​Responsibilities included running the shop, cash-handling, working efficiently under pressure, photographing products for Instagram, window and shelf displays
EDUCATION
Camberwell College of Arts UAL London Sept 2016 - June 2019
First Class Honours in BA Illustration
Specialised in: screen-printing, lithography, 3D printing, ceramics, self-publishing, collaborations, writing and storytelling.
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College Sept 2015 - June 2016
Art and Design Foundation Diploma - Distinction
Sussex Downs College Lewes Sept 2013 - June 2015
A Level: Double Art A*A*; Graphic Design A*, Business Studies (BTEC) Merit
Blatchington Mill School Hove Sept 2008 - June 2013
GCSE: Art A, English Literature A,​ ​English Language B, Business Studies B, Dance B, Science B Maths C, Spanish C, IT Merit