Dominique Duong

Illustration Student

Work Experience

Freelance

Freelance Illustrator

• Creates professional illustration and design work, with previous clients and publications including The Covent Gardener and One True View. Working to tight deadlines taught me to manage my time well.
• Furthermore, I self-publish my own zines and comics, gaining a keen understanding for layout design, typography and preparing artwork files for print.
March 2016 - Present

AppBox Media Plc

Visual Designer

• Worked as a visual designer for mobile games, designing characters and environments, UI, in-game assets, promo materials and animations.
• Enhanced my teamwork and communication skills working in a small team, but also worked independently. Learned to prioritise my work on multiple projects effectively.
• Learned to multitask on multiple projects effectively under pressure, as well as to be highly adaptable, working to different artstyles for different games.
August 2016 - December 2017 London, United Kingdom

APhotoAngel

Administrative Assistant

• Gained further admin and copywriting skills by cataloguing stock and managing an online photography print shop.
August 2015 - August 2016 United Kingdom

Creative Exchange

Intern

• Interned for the Extraordinary Design studio and Creative Exchange artist collective. Acquired an understanding of running a creative organisation through clerical duties, such as bookkeeping for VAT returns and managing the members’ database.
• Developed events management skills assisting at events such as the Open Studios and Art Trail in Southgate and Palmers Green, the Designer Craft and Art Fair and arranged Creative Exchange's art exhibition at Palmers’ Green Festival 2014.
• Assisted in workshops such as the Young Entrepeneurs, which taught young people about making their own creative products and how to price, cost and photograph them. Aquired valuable knowledge about running your own business.
• Demonstrated leadership skills interviewing and supervising a summer work experience student.
• Wrote articles for Creative Exchange that then featured in Palmers Green Life magazine.
September 2013 - December 2014 United Kingdom

Education

University Of Westminster

BA (Hons) Illustration and Visual Communication

September 2013 - June 2016

Languages

French (Beginner),
English (Native),

Awards

Creative Conscience Awards UK

Highly Commended Award in Illustration & Animation category

2013

Adobe Certified Associate

ACA Photoshop CS6

Adobe Certified Associate

ACA InDesign CS6

Skills

Acrylic Painting, Administration, After Effects, Animation, Art Direction, Blogging, Character Designs, Concept Art, Creative Workshops, Graphic Design, Graphics, Illustration, Illustrator, Indesign, Ink, Mac OS, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Oil Painting, Organization Skills , Painting, Pen, Pencil Rendering, Photography, Photoshop, Printmaking, Storyboarding, Teamwork, Watercolours, Windows, Workshop Facilitation, Writing,

Contact

duong.dom@gmail.com