Kathryn Slack

Kathryn Slack - Designer Tick

Margate, UK

I have been freelance for 2 years, previously to that I worked as Deputy Art Director for Brands and Licensing at Hachette Children’s Books.

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Overview

I worked across all of Orchards licences; including Pokemon, My Little Pony, Powerpuff Girls and Littlest Pet Shop. Creating fiction, activity, annuals, sticker books, bind-ups, board and baby books. As well as Licensing I also looked after various series fiction, including Rainbow Magic, Secret Kingdom & Secret Princesses.

I have experience working with brands, licensors, style guides as well as creating new fiction series’, logo’s, developing new characters, also the more simple tasks such as slip cases, resizing. Loads of stuff!

Previous to Hachette, I worked in the magazine sector, most recently on Moshi Monsters Magazine, and before then on health and lifestyle titles.
Languages
English
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)
Christian (Non-Fiction)

Certifications

  • BA Hons Graphic Communication

Work experience

Art Director

Self-employed
January, 2017 – Present (over 2 years)

Deputy Art Director - Brands and Licensing

Hachette Children's Books
June, 2014 – October, 2016 (over 2 years)

Senior designer

Skyjack Publishing
June, 2013 – June, 2014 (about 1 year)

Senior Designer

IPC Media
August, 2009 – June, 2013 (almost 4 years)

Working across a variety of Health and Lifestyle Magazine Titles

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