About me

I'm Leela Flint and I'm a London-based graphic designer and illustrator.

 

I ​ am experienced with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and  Illustrator. I have a variety of design experience from designing leaflets (here) to

complete bound books (here and here). I have a particular background in doing design work for children (here). Feel free to contact me

if you would like more information.​

 

 

CV

Key Skills

 

 

 

  • Experienced with Adobe CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

  • Experienced with Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Experienced at working with branding guidelines

  • Illustration and cartoons (digital and traditional)

  • Experienced with digital manipulation

  • Writing and proof-reading skills

  • Fast and accurate typist

  • Experienced with Gimp

  • Photography skills

  • Teamwork

 

 

 

 

 

Employment and Experience

 

 

 

Forty Hall & Estate 

 

Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant  /  August 2012 - October 2014

 

  • Created worksheets and activities for children

  • Produced a wide range of material according to brand guidelines

  • Produced material for newspaper publication

  • Created illustrated material for children and adults

  • Liaised with Enfield Council in designing material

  • Created work for print and public display
     

 

Exquisite Consultancy

 

Graphic Designer  /   April 2010 – April 2011

 

  • Designed stationary, brochures, flyers, websites and icons

  • Created material for print, display and web use

  • Covered reception and provided customer service

  • Produced work for a wide variety of clients

  • Produced written material for online publication and print

  • Kept in regular contact with clients by phone and email

  • Worked both independently and as part of a team

  • Wrote marketing strategies

  • Prioritised workload

 

 

 

Tesco

 

General Assistant  /  March 2012 - April 2012

 

  • Arranged products according to both instructions and my own judgment

  • Assisted customers and maintained excellent customer service

  • Till trained/ cash handling experience

  • Worked in a team

 

 

 

Charity Technology Trust

 

Marketing Internship  /  Nov 2009 – March 2010

 

  • Helped develop their client-only website

  • Regularly updated the site with relevant news

  • Liaised regularly with my manager

 

 

 

Spectacle (television company)

 

Marketing and Administration  /  Five weeks - freelance work, 2008

 

  • Maintained/ updated company website

  • Covered reception and took calls

  • Accurately transcribed video footage

  • Cash handling experience

 

 

 

Mentorn Media

 

Work Experience  /  One Week, 2008

 

  • Part of the team responsible for ‘The Big Questions’ (BBC1)

  • Did background research on topics to be covered in this program and others

  • Phoned up attendees to the show and gathered additional information

 

 

 

M&C Saatchi

 

Work Experience  /  One Week, 2007

 

  • Performed background research on clients and produced related documentation.

  • Accompanied team members to meet clients

 

 

 

 

 

Education

 

 

 

Post-Graduate Diploma: Design for Visual Communication

 

University of the Arts (London College of Communication)  2015

 

Pass

 

 

 

BA Hons Contemporary Media Practice

 

University of Westminster, 2006-2009

 

Upper Second

 

 

 

B-Tech National Diploma: Media Studies

 

Barnet College, 2004-2006 Triple-Distinction

 

 

 

Short Courses
Illustrator & Photoshop (Working Men’s College, 2013)

 

Life Drawing (Working Men’s College, 2012 - 2014)

 

Flyers with InDesign (Working Men’s College, Sept. 2012)

 

Photography and Photoshop (Southgate collage, 2011)

 

Key Skills: IT (level 2), Communication (level 3)

 

 

 

 

 

Achievements

 

 

 

October 2013  /  2014 - Designed and Illustrated 10 Placemats for Black History Month which were displayed at Forty Hall for the entirety of October.

 

December 2012 - Awarded the ‘Forty hall & Estate Voluntary Certificate of Appreciation’ which was presented by Cllr Kate Anolue (Mayor of Enfield).

 

October 2012 - Artwork displayed at the Ruskin Gallery at Working Men’s College in Camden for three weeks (26th October - 9th November)

 

2009 - The film ‘Coniglio’, which I co-directed, was shown at public exhibition: ‘Exposed’ (The Rag Factory 25th - 28th June)

 

2006 - Received the “Best Student” award, Barnet College.