Name | Alice Coleman
Email | firstname.lastname@example.org
Location | Cork
Degree | BSc Digital Animation Production, H1 First Class Honours
Current Occupation | Graphic Designer (Book Cover Design)
LSAD / LIT Clonmel | BSc Digital Animation Production | 2013 - 2017
Graduated with a H1 First Class Honours
Project | A 2-minute animated short as part of a 5-person team, created using ToonBoom Harmony and AfterEffects, developing teamwork and animation skills. Project selected to be shown at the Dingle Animation Festival 2016.
Project | A kinetic text video, created using Adobe Photoshop and AfterEffects, developing timing, design, illustration, and animation skills.
Project | Designed a character to fit into an existing game, using Photoshop and developing illustration, colour and lighting skills.
Award | Best Audio in Pen & Pixel 2014, for recording sound and dialogue as part of a team of 3, and individually mixing a soundscape using Reaper, to create an audio comic.
Award | Commendation Award in the LSAD Drawing Awards 2017, for a notebook submitted as an art piece.
Regina Mundi College | 2007 - 2013
Produced a high level portfolio for entry into college.
Was awarded Leaving Certification in Higher Level Art, Higher Level English, Higher Level Geography, Higher Level Irish, Maths, and French.
Project | Designed information booklets, posters, and tickets for in-school events.
Project | Designed and arranged printing of graduation hoodies for staff and students.
Project | Took part in the Lucky Bag Project organised by Nina Tanis as part of the Cork Art Trail 2011.
Award | Certificate of Excellence for Art and Design, 2013
St Columba's GNS | 1999 - 2007
Developed a broad range of knowledge.
Learned sign language, as some students and staff in the school were deaf.
Adobe | Adobe Certified Associate in Print & Digital Publication Using Adobe InDesign | 2017
Completed an Adobe InDesign CC self-study training.
Acquired real-world experience with Adobe InDesign CC.
Passed the Adobe Exam: Print & Digital Publication using Adobe InDesign CC 2015
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Valid from December 2017 - December 2020
Confident with the Adobe Suite; and have an advanced skill level in Photoshop and AfterEffects.
Confident with animation software including ToonBoom Harmony and Flash.
Have a good knowledge of Storyboard Pro.
Confident with both Windows and Macintosh systems.
Well able to use Microsoft Office, and have an advanced skill level with Word and PowerPoint.
Comfortable using Reaper.
Familiar with almost all traditional media
Have a good understanding of interpersonal Development, Intrapersonal Development, and Effective Teamwork.
Able to write with clarity and purpose, and able to analyse media through documentation.
Can work well in a team, and independently with little guidance.
Have experience working with the public, as a steward, and as a public speaker.
Have a full clean Irish Driver's License
Completed a manual handling training course in the summer of 2014
Mercier Press | Cork, Ireland | January 2018 - Present
I design book covers and jackets, ensure all books are typeset to a high standard, create ebooks, and provide additional business design including brochures, promotional material, and more.
One Curious Chip | Online, International | June 2012 - Present
Freelance illustrator, graphic designer, and motion graphic artist. Projects have included designing clothing graphics for specific clients as well as for a larger audience, producing illustrations for print on commission and independently, designing logos for various companies including Mada, EL Consulting Engineers, Madrigal'75 and more.
Ortús Chamber Music Festival | Cork, Ireland | June 2015 - Present
Responsible for graphic design, including logo and brand identity, poster design, and festival program design.
North Press Comics | Ireland | 2016 - Present
Provided comic lettering and design for The Guards: Act I, which was released at Dublin Comic Con 2016, and received widespread positive reviews.
South Tipperary Arts Centre | Clonmel, Tipperary | October 2017
I gave a 2-hour illustration workshop as part of the South Tipperary Arts Centre's celebration of Inktober.
Lightning Strike Comics | Ireland | June 2015 - April 2016
Joined Lighting Strike Comics as a contributor providing design and some illustration for a charity comic book called The Life and Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, which was published by Lightning Strike Comics in association with Dublin Comic Con. Later provided design and lettering for a preview comic book called None Shall Pass, a story developed by Bold Puppy.
Ruth Butler | Cork, Ireland | JULY 2015 - JUNE 2016
Collaborated with writer and musician, Ruth Butler, on production of a series of music videos which were released monthly from late 2016 until mid 2016.
Pink Kong Studios | Dublin, Ireland | JUNE 2016
I worked with Pink Kong Studios as an animation and design intern for three weeks during the summer of 2016. During this time, I utilized my design, illustration, and animation skills using software including Adobe Photoshop and Flash to produce character designs, character rigs, illustrations, and animated scenes for corporate videos.
Jellybean Group | Cork, Ireland | JUNE 2015 - December 2015
Full-time during the summer, and later part-time graphic designer and web developer with JellyBean Group. I designed web banners, flyers, and other design requirements to help promote specific products online and in print.
Collins Press | Ireland | October 2015 - December 2015
Lettered an 88-page graphic novel called Shackleton, by Gavin McCumiskey and David Butler.
Art Teachers Association of Ireland | Athlone, Ireland | October 2015
I was invited to talk and host a Q&A about my "Transition from the Comfort of the Art Room to the World of Third Level Art" at the ATAI annual conference 2015.
Punt Press | Ireland | AUTUMN 2015
I joined Punt Press as a letterer on a 20-page comic called The Globalists, written by Nigel Flood and illustrated by Kevin Keane.
The Cork Comic Creator Group | Cork, Ireland | Autumn 2015
Contributor to The Cork Horror Comic in 2015, as a letterer on a four-page story called Back In Time.
Cork Summer Show | Cork, Ireland | Summer 2014
Worked with the Munster Agricultural Society in promoting The Cork Summer Show, and also as a steward in the Children's area during the event.
Huguenot Design | Dublin, Ireland | Summer 2014
Two week work placement. Developed my interpersonal skills, organisational skills, and design skills, with a focus on creating a consistent, unified collection of icons.
Heroes and Villains | Crawford Art Gallery | Cork, Ireland | April - July 2018
Cork Comic Creators | Cork County Library | Cork, Ireland | October 2017
Inktober: A Celebration of Illustration | South Tipperary Arts Centre | Tipperary, Ireland | October 2017
LSAD Drawing Awards | LSAD Gallery | Limerick, Ireland | March 2017
Shared Universe | Camden Palace Hotel Arts Centre | Cork, Ireland | September 2015
Pen & Pixel Student Exhibition | LIT Clonmel | Tipperary, Ireland | May 2014, 2015, and 2016
I am hugely passionate about all forms of media, especially illustration, design, and animation. I work with many different types of media on a professional and personal level.
I love stories and characters. I adore films, books, and comics. I regularly write and create my own characters, and frequently collaborate with others to build engaging stories.
I have loved gymnastics since I was a child. I am a former member of the Irish National Gymnastics team, and have competed nationally and internationally at junior and senior level.
My graduation film, The Clockmaker, was selected to be shown at Dingle Animation Festival 2018.
I was Awarded Best Letterer in the 2017 Irish Comic News Awards
I was given a commendation award at the LSAD Drawing Awards, 2017.
I worked on a short animated film which was selected to be shown at Dingle Animation Festival 2016.
I was awarded best audio, as part of a team, at Pen & Pixel in 2013, for an audio interpretation of an excerpt from a comic.
I was a member of the Irish Gymnastics Team and have placed competitively nationally and internationally at junior and senior level.
I was a finalist in the Doodle 4 Google competition in 2012, for a design I presented based on the Google logo.