Casey Dickinson

Profile

Casey is part of the Communications Production team, leading on the design of printed and digital work for student recruitment and communications across the University. She works primarily with the marketing teams to promote the University to prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as showcasing the University’s research offering. Casey also supports wider University communications, producing corporate publications and content for a variety of digital and social channels to support multiplatform campaigns.

Casey works closely with the University visual identity and is available to offer guidance and support on a variety of brand enquiries. Creating and supporting a variety of guidance documents, Casey can offer help when working with the external framework design agencies and photographers, including the briefing process, ideas generation and development, and technical queries.

Interests

Casey has a background in design for publishing, specialising in typography and layout design. Whilst keeping up to date with developments within the digital design arena, including animation and video, Casey is passionate about developing integrated communications campaigns, creating traditional and digital communications that work together.

Casey established the Designers Working Group at the University and is an advocate for finding creative solutions by working together with colleagues across campus. She uses established relationships to disseminate information, consult and collaborate on ways the University can continue to evolve its identity and brand. Casey is also a mentor for students in the School of Media and Communication, offering help and guidance from an industry perspective.

Experience

Casey studied Graphic Design at Northumbria University in Newcastle. A Leeds native, Casey worked within the printing industry before moving to the University in September 2015. She has experience of working with a variety of brands and clients, both in house and agency side. Working on artwork for a variety of print and merchandise, she has extensive knowledge of modern print and finishing techniques, alongside a personal interest in traditional methods such as screen and lino printing.