jOURNEYS

Stories from our community. Follow the journeys our creatives are on and be inspired. Hear from a range of professionals, at different levels, to discover where they’ve been, where they are and where they’re going in their careers. If you want to share your journey, contact us. We’d love to hear from you.

lAURA & iMOGEN

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We’ve got a treat for you this afternoon as we welcome, not one, but two exciting creatives to the blog! Enter our pals Laura Tobin and Imogen Leonard aka Point of You Magazine. Like The Creative Occupation (and founded in the same month, as it happens!), PofY is an inspiring community dedicated to celebrating and … Continued

aMI vADI

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Hello Thursday! This morning on the blog we’re introducing Ami, a London-based Multidisciplinary Designer with an exciting portfolio of work that incorporates her ‘ideologies and personality’ to ‘create a conversation’. A creative since early childhood, she’s gone on to hone a varied skillset and launch an enviable career; from her day job at Unreasonable Studios, … Continued

lAURA bERTINELLI

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We’re super excited this morning to welcome Laura to the blog! London-based Graphic Designer & Art Director, Laura Bertinelli, lives by her motto, ‘Do good, feel good and have fun’, and it’s served her well. Since moving to London from Italy back in 2013, she’s been on an exciting (though admittedly bumpy!) journey. From the … Continued

jOKE aMUSAN

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We’re back, baby! And today, as well as saying ‘hello’ to a brand new year, we’re meeting Joke, the gifted and incredibly inspiring artist who is on a mission to empower Women of Colour (WoC), both through her art, and her platform – She Stands Firm. Last year saw some incredible career highlights, from taking … Continued

jAVIE hUXLEY

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Our final feature of 2021 is a gem! Meet Javie, a London-based, freelance British-Chilean illustrator. The last year has been an exciting one for her and, as it comes to a close, she’s taking some time to reflect on all that she’s achieved. Not least, designing for Claudia Andujar’s exhibition at the Barbican! Read on … Continued

lEAH jACOBS-GORDON

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Get to know Leah, a London-based Graphic Designer and Illustrator with a STUNNING portfolio. She’s worked on projects for some of the most exciting brands during her 10+ year career (hello Dreamworks Animation, Island Records, Adidas…) whilst simultaneously forging a freelance career as a Book Cover Designer. We couldn’t love the cover of The Day … Continued

kATIE o'ROURKE

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When our Founding Member, Katie, saw an ad for Shillington, ‘something clicked’. She graduated in 2017 and has been busy forging an exciting career in Graphic Design ever since. Whether at her day job as Designer for British Cycling, or freelancing for publications such as NRTH LASS and Shado Magazine, she’s been busy, but these … Continued

kOFI nELSON

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This morning, we’re hearing from the excellent Kofi Nelson; multidisciplinary artist and University of Salford grad, days after launching his new single, ‘I’m Down’. Specialising in Graphic Design, Videography and Music Production, Kofi is stacking up projects… and that’s not including talking at Speak Up with our friends Fuse, or being interviewed for The Creative … Continued

iSABEL sACHS

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I LIKE NETWORKING, like The Creative Occupation, is a platform aiming to help creatives thrive in their careers, whilst challenging the lack of diversity in our industry. So, we just HAD to find out more about its Founder, Isabel, a woman with over 15 years of experience in arts, culture & entertainment, and now, a … Continued

dANI mOLYNEUX

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Today, we’re thrilled to have Dani sharing her career journey so far! Dani founded her studio, Dotto, back in 2017 and has been putting out meaningful, type-focused work ever since. Since leaving ‘agency land’ behind, she’s forged an exciting freelance career and continues to push the boundaries with her studio; embracing collaboration and the ‘arty’ … Continued

mOLLY o’DONOGHUE

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It’s Molly on this fine Monday! This Manchester-based Founding Member is a talented Graphic-Designer-cum-Illustrator with a passion for all things playful. She graduated back in 2017 and, since then, she’s built a thriving freelance business alongside her day job, but she’s not quite ready to launch her one-woman studio yet. Read on to find out … Continued

dANIELLE cLARKE

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BRAND NEW JOURNEY KLAXON! We’re kicking off this week with Danielle, Designer and Founder of Danielle Clarke Creative. This very month, last year, right in the thick of the pandemic, Danielle decided to go all in on running her own business… and she’s bossing it, helping health, wellness & fitness businesses build better brands. She’s … Continued

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