Hi there!¬†ūüĎč
I'm Melissa, I love connecting with people and learning! 
Currently, I'm a freelance Illustrator, Designer and Animator. I'm also a director at Code-Operative, a freelancers co-operative based in the North East of England. 
The North East is home, where I received both of my degrees: Illustration and Design, at the University of Sunderland and a Masters Degree in Design at Northumbria University. 

What I'm passionate about: 
‚󏬆Human Centered Design (Solving design problems using HCD as the core framework, whether that be CRMs, Data mapping tools, Mobile applications, Websites, 3D Environments, Educational Games..)¬†
‚󏬆Virtual Reality/3D¬†in Medicine (Using VR for rehabilitation improving mental health, building 3D for surgeries, demonstrations etc..)¬†
‚󏬆Illustration (Drawing, sketching, painting, digital painting..)¬†
‚󏬆Gaming (Whether it's playing or designing them,¬†and nothing can beat the original bubble bobble!)

Skills:
‚󏬆Designing in most tools (Adobe XD, Figma, Sketch.. )
‚óŹ Project Management (Running Sprints, Chairing Standups, Product Testing, User Testing Sessions..)
‚óŹ 3D Building (Blender)¬†
‚󏬆Creating (Photoshop, Illustrator, Zbrush, Indesign, After Effects..)
Contact me for Freelance/Contract work, consulting, or if you want to chat! I'd be happy to hear from you.
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