I am a Graphic Designer with more than six years of experience in a Communications role. I am creative and passionate about design, accessibility and interested in helping people communicate through the web, video and photography.
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Once and future
Charlotte Ashley had a clear vision for the re-design of her WordPress website. The site was to have an elegant or “Baroque” style. It took a couple of mock-ups to get to the final design but the site ended up looking great.
This site showcases the academic projects of Denise Cruz, whose work relates to fashion, gender and sexuality. Initially the site was to be inspired by the show Mad Men, however the photos that Denise wanted to use were much more glamorous than Madison Avenue. The site became about showcasing these archival fashion photos and the result is a visually striking website that stands out in academia.
I am really interested in how motion-graphics can be used to convey messages effectively, especially now that short-form video and YouTube have become such important ways to communicate. I started using After Effects part way through a #26letters challenge on instagram and I am really excited to create more motion-graphics.
I understand that Graphic Designers need to keep up with industry trends and requirements. As part of a recent website re-design I did, I had to meet the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. I learned how visually-impaired people use the internet and how important accessibility is for everyone.