Introduction

I'm a highly motivated business graduate, eager to learn and to explore new opportunities. Currently I live in Japan teaching English, while learning Japanese as a third language - the second being French, in which I have full working proficiency. I am also a self-taught freelance graphic designer, with experience ranging from illustration to UI and sometimes even extending to web design (this website, for example!).

I'm looking for challenging work in which I can use my knowledge of languages, business and design.

Experience

English Teacher

JET Programme UK | 2019-present

Taught English at Chuo High School, Ibaraki, as well as two other visit schools (only one starting September 2020, by request of Chuo). Responsibilities included:

  • Planning curriculum and lessons for classes of varying levels across three different schools.
  • Acting as the primary teacher for every lesson, working alongside Japanese Teachers of English to provide a well-rounded learning experience in both English and Japanese.
  • Running an after-school English conversation club for students who wanted to pass the Eiken English test, required for entry into certain universities.
  • Creating a responsive website for students to revise from during the April 2020 quarantine.

Freelance Graphic Designer

Self-employed | 2017-present

Experience in branding, UI and illustration. Projects include:

  • Transflux: Launch Edition; a deck of cards funded by over 150% on Kickstarter.
  • Branding, illustrations and UI/UX for AimDroid, an unreleased aim trainer by Team Liquid’s Chap.
  • Various logos and illustrations for kids’ YouTuber PrestonPlayz.
Visit the portfolio tab for more.

Education

University of Exeter

BA Business and Management with proficiency in advanced French | 2015-2019

Class II Division I
Exeter Entrepreneurs Society

Cranleigh School

6th Form | 2013-2015

A-Levels: English (A*), Maths (B) Physics (B)
AS-Levels: Design & Technology (B)

Royal Grammar School, Guildford

Secondary School | 2008-2013

GCSEs: 8 A*s, 2 As
Other Qualifications: Additional Maths (A)

Skills

Languages

  • English (native)
  • French (full working proficiency)
  • Japanese (elementary)

Software

  • Adobe CC (Illustrator, Photoshop, XD)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Google Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides)
  • Web Design (HTML/CSS, WordPress, Bootstrap)
  • Other Tools (Slack, Trello, Dropbox etc.)

Other

  • Guitar (Acoustic, Bass)
  • Windsurfing (RYA level 3)