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Sara Holloway

Graphic Designer

Marketing Consultant

Social Media Manager

Writer

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Freelancer working remotely from Ariège in southern France.

A Bit About Me

I am an experienced and award-winning graphic designer, marketing consultant and social media manager with a 1st class BA (Hons) degree from the University of Suffolk.

After working as a graphic designer at Colchester Zoo, my husband and I moved to the south of France in 2018 where I began working as a successful freelancer.

I have worked for many years with Deaf and Deafblind people, and am currently helping a Deafblind client write his autobiography.

I'm also a singer and musician, and have performed many times at large events and intimate venues.

“You have produced work with creativity that is truly

outstanding in all criteria. Your work demonstrates that you

have interrogated reason, questioned convention, looked at

the past and stretched yourself in all intellectual and technical

contexts. My feedback is swift and nothing but glowing.”

Russell Walker, UCS Tutor

Key Skills

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Photoshop

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InDesign

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Illustrator

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Premiere Pro video editing

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British Sign Language

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Copywriting & proofreading

Work Experience

2018 to present
Freelance Graphic Designer

2015 to 2018
Colchester Zoo
Graphic Designer

2015 to present
Russ Palmer
Deafblind Communicator Guide

2009 to 2014
Royal Association for Deaf People
Interpreting Coordinator

2001 to 2009
MG Electric (Colchester) Ltd
Assistant Marketing Manager

Working for multiple businesses and sole traders, including books, brochures, adverts, leaflets, logos and branding, and social media.

Winner of the Payments Awards Marketing Campaign of the Year award.

Graduated from University of Suffolk with a 1st class BA (Hons) degree

Winner of the BBC Worldwide graduate internship

Colchester Zoo - design of an array of projects for screen and print, including logos, branding, posters, flyers, signage, merchandise, magazines/brochures, adverts, e-letters, and web imagery.

Winner of the Streetreach National Design Competition

Communicator guide for Deafblind client

Coordination of British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters

Providing specialist advice and guidance to clients

Studied BSL to level two and social-haptic communication

Started at university part-time in 2009

Winner of the Graham Scott Memorial Award for Creative Typography

Organising overseas and UK trade shows
Company branding, website and literature

Product photography

Josie Dom, Children's Author

“I could just cry (with joy) whenever I open your emails! Once again I love it, thank you!"
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