I am a digital designer with a background in graphic/visual design with UI, media, advertising, print and packaging experience. Currently based in London, holding Tier 5 visa with full working rights in the UK till 19/08/19. Have worked in Sydney (Australia) and St-Petersburg (Russia). Always looking to meet other professionals in the design space — online or in person. Please feel free to reach at Daria.Shustova@yahoo.com or +447470584824.

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experience

  • Graphic Designer at WildWest Design
    (November 2017 – present) London, United Kingdom
  • Graphic Designer at LaCorium Health and Every Bite Counts
    (July 2014 – August 2017) Sydney, Australia
    Working as a part of a small creative team with diverse international brands from organic foods to cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Designing responsive corporate and brand websites, creating wireframes for web-developers. Adhering to strict pre-press/accuracy parameters across colour, ink weights, typography, fonts and spelling. Assisting with Product Development and concepts.
  • Graphic Designer at Spark Interact
    (Oct 2013 – July 2014) Sydney, Australia

    Designing catalogues, brochures, stationeries, EDMs, online banners, web pages and mobile apps. Creating design ideas, layouts, advising on typefaces, colours and styles for multiple brands. Working on ads and promos in line with the brand proposition and target customer ensuring each brand is easily identifiable with distinct signature and on trend.
  • Graphic Designer at Citrus Media
    (Jun 2013 – Aug 2013) Sydney, Australia
    Creating concepts, design and layouts for “Cyclist”, “Higher View”, “Family Tree”, “Australian iPad” “PGA Australia” magazines. Working with page specs, that require accurate typesetting, selective visuals and project management amid the mass of assets supplied, that can be produced on ios and android as well as print. Adapting designs for iPad and tablet with extra interactive features.
  • Graphic Designer at Vozduh Advertising Agency
    (Aug 2010 – Oct 2011) St-Petersburg, Russia
    Delivering a complete suite of advertising services. Designing issue-lines of press-ads, leaflets, cards, coupons and calendars. Creating promotional catalogues, brochures and high-volume advertisement banners. Devising interior and exterior sketches and plans for an exhibition pavilion. Liaising and built relationship with clients securing future sales. Enjoying participating in group projects.
  • Freelance designer & illustrator
    since 2009

education

  • UX Design at Academy Xi
    (May 2016 – July 2016) Sydney, Australia
  • Design Communication & Design Seminar subjects from Master of Design course at University of New South Wales
    (June 2014 – April 2015) Sydney, Australia
  • Master of Graphic Design at St-Petersburg State Academy of Arts and Industrial Design
    (Sep 2005 – Jun 2012) St-Petersburg, Russia
  • System Design & Usability at Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences
    (2009) Nürnberg, Germany