Completing an MA in Graphic Design at LCC in 2015 provided a pathway into education, fulfilling the aim to work across disciplines. An ongoing passion for graphic design underpins my design practice and teaching provides a platform to share that knowledge, develop pedagogy and embrace new skills within the subject field.
As an experienced Senior Lecturer and Associate Lecturer at HE and FE level I’m responsible for planning and delivery of course curriculums to achieve specific learning aims and outcomes. Teaching and learning activities include lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, formative and summative assessment.
Proficient using VLE including Moodle, Blackboard and Microsoft Teams.
UAL, London College of Fashion: Associate Lecturer, Jan 2011 – ongoing
MA Fashion Journalism & Media Production
Responsible for planning and delivery of Unit 2 curriculum, developed to introduce students to all aspects of page layout and visual identity within the context of print and screen based editorial design.
UAL, Central Saint Martins: Short Course Tutor, Feb 2007 – ongoing
Delivery of subject related daily lesson plans supported by short contextual lectures, aimed at students of all nationalities with varying levels of experience. Taught courses: Branding: Design Your Identity, Introduction to Magazine Layout, Introduction to Packaging Design & Designers London.
UCA, University of the Creative Arts, Farnham: Senior Lecturer, Feb 2015 – Oct 2020
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
Experienced Year Leader across YR01-YR03 with sole responsibility for planning and delivery of curriculum to achieve learning aims and outcomes. Duties included pastoral support and course management alongside Course Director. Successfully maintained UCA’s student retainment and NSS targets.
UAL, London College of Communication: Associate Lecturer, Sept 2018 – June 2019
BA (Hons) Graphic & Media Design
Working alongside YR3 GMD team to deliver Industry Practice and Final Major Project to a cohort of 150 students. Duties included formative and summative assessment in-line with UAL policies.
BACA, Beijing Academy for Creative Arts: Sessional Tutor, Jan – June 2021A Level Art & Design
Working remotely to support the Course Director in Beijing, responsible for delivering the Graphic Design pathway using the Edexcel framework to a cohort of Chinese students.
Practitioner / Research
Using graphic design as a tool for investigation, my practice-based, research driven outcomes utilise an iterative design process to interrogate theoretical knowledge of the discipline.
MA Graphic Design, London College of Communication, UAL 2015.
Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Art & Design, London College of Fashion, UAL 2011.
BTEC Graphic & Typographic Design, London College of Printing 1984.
Branding & Identity Design
Introduction to Magazine Layout
Introduction to packaging design