Maria Warnes Design

Hi, I'm Maria, I'm a designer based in Cambridgeshire. Currently working for Katana.

My Work

'Chip' Technology Magazine

Fred's House 'Bonnie and Clyde' Album Artwork

'Photoshop Unlocked' Tutorial Book Sample

L'Artisan Parfumeur D&Ad Competition Entry

Cultural Concepts Book Cover Series

Create Something Beautiful Poster

Skills

Graphic Design

Web Design

Identity Design

Typography

Front-End Development

Software

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe After Effects

FontLab Studio

Languages

HTML

LESS

CSS

JQuery

PHP

JavaScript

Experience

2014—

Digital Designer

Katana

I design and build websites, apps and social promotions for clients such as Studio Universal and Universal Music.

2014

Graphic Designer

I Love My Town

As leave cover for four days I helped to finalise the Summer 2014 issue of the Leighton Buzzard magazine. My duties included: designing and laying out adverts.

2011—

Freelance Designer

Self-Employed

As a freelance designer I interacted with clients to arrange briefs, revisions, invoices and payment for print and online media designs.

2011—2014

Team Member

Male's Budgens of St. Ives

Part-time (12 hours per week). My duties included: operating the till, assisting customers, putting out and returning newspapers, putting out stock, tidying stock, cleaning, exchanging money between tills and the safe and writing off stock.

Education

2011—2014

Cambridge School of Art

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

2:1/Upper Second Class

My 6,000 word dissertation/research project which was awarded a first during the third year - "Is Photo Manipulation Ruining our Idea of Beauty?".

2009—2011

St. Ivo School Sixth Form

A-Levels

Art, Crafts and Design - A*

Design and Technology: Graphic Design - B

English Literature - C

AS Level: Applied IT - C

Volunteering

2012—2014

Origin of Cool

Contributing Writer

I searched for and wrote articles about current and interesting design, art or technology stories. I then submitted then for approval via the WordPress site.

2012—2013

Operation Photo Rescue

Photo Restoration Artist

I digitally restored water damaged photos for flood victims. Example 1, Example 2, Example 3.

2010—2011

Oxfam

Retail Assistant

I worked as a retail assistant in a local Oxfam shop. My duties included: organising stock, pricing up stock, displaying stock, operating the till and interacting with customers.