Laura Hawkins

Graphic Designer, Art Director

London, United Kingdom

Work Experience

LID Publishing

Freelance Graphic Designer and Art Director

Art direction and design for business journal, Dialogue review.

Design, art direction, typesetting and production for a selection of LID published books.
December 2014 - Present London, United Kingdom

Mark Allen Group

Senior Graphic Designer, Art Director

Design across a wide range of media, from publishing related work (magazines, journals and all supporting materials), to all manner of print based agency design (clients included schools, wedding venues, jazz festivals, solicitors, charities), and some digital/web work.

A large amount of project management, client liaison and teamwork was involved.

Art direction and commissioning for both illustration and photography, for both magazines and other design projects.
December 2008 - December 2013 London, United Kingdom

Inn Gear

Assistant Project Manager

Assisting the senior project manager in all aspects of his role, this job centered around dressing interiors of pubs, bars and restaurants across the UK. Inngear supply bric-a-brac, artwork, furniture and other accessories to the hospitality industry. The role involved specifying jobs, ordering items, researching and obtaining specific items, historical and locational research and occasional on-site assistance.
September 2007 - December 2008 Salisbury, United Kingdom

Lawrence And Beavan Design Consultants

Graphic Designer

First design role in this small but brilliant studio. Worked across a range of interesting and varied clients includung WSPA, Peta, Mill Hill School and the Royal Academy.
January 2006 - August 2007 London, United Kingdom


University College Falmouth

BA (hons) Graphic Design

October 2002 - June 2005 Falmouth, United Kingdom

Salisbury College

BTECH National Diploma Art Foundation

2001 - 2002 Salisbury, United Kingdom

Cricklade College

A Level Art, Graphic Design, French

1999 - 2001 Andover, United Kingdom


French (Beginner),


Mark Allen Group

Employee of the year, first place


Mark Allen Group

Employee of the year, team award



Grades 1-5 Piano


Grades 1-2 Music Theory


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photshop, Art Direction, Dreamweaver, Excel, Illustration, Photo Editing, Powerpoint, Project Management, Word,