Freelance Graphic Designer & Self-published Author.


About

JACOB HAM IS A TWENTY-TWO YEAR OLD GRAPHIC DESIGNER FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM. HE IS ALSO THE FOUNDING DIRECTOR OF THE NORTH-EAST BASED DESIGN AGENCY Alderham.

ALONGSIDE GETTING HIS DEGREE, HE DECIDED TO USE HIS TALENTS TO HELP TACKLE AND RAISE AWARENESS FOR ADHD AND ANXIETY THROUGH SELF-DIRECTED PROJECTS LIKE HYPERFOCUS.

BETWEEN 2014 AND 2019, HE WORKED AS A FREELANCER HELPING A HANDFUL OF CLIENTS TO IMPROVE THE IMAGE OF THEIR BRAND. BEFORE OPENING HIS OWN STUDIO IN 2019, HE DID WORK PLACEMENTS AT SAIL CREATIVE AND CRAVENS AGENCY.


EXPERIENCE

ALDERHAM DESIGN, AUGUST 2019 TO PRESENT

- FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR

SAIL CREATIVE, JUNE 2019

- JUNIOR DESIGNER

CRAVENS AGENCY, MAY 2018

- JUNIOR DESIGNER

FREELANCE DESIGNER, 2014 TO PRESENT

- BRANDING & LOGO DESIGNER


EDUCATION

NEW COLLEGE DURHAM, 2018 - 2019

- BA HONOURS IN GRAPHIC DESIGN AT FIRST CLASS

- ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

NEW COLLEGE DURHAM, 2016 - 2018

- FDA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN AT DISTINCTION STAR

- ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

KING JAMES I ACADEMY, 2014 - 2016

- CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION AT 90 CREDITS, GRADED AT DISTINCTION STAR AND DISTINCTION

KING JAMES I ACADEMY, 2009 - 2014

- 12 GCSE’S RANGING FROM C-A INCLUDING ENGLISH, MATHS & ART


Honours

ADOBE AWARDS, TOP TALENT WINNER X1

- HYPERFOCUS: TAKLING ADHD STIGMA

CREATIVE CONSCIENCE AWARDS WINNER X2

- HYPERFOCUS: TAKLING ADHD STIGMA

- ANXIETYUK REBRAND CONCEPT

CREATIVE CONSCIENCE: CHANGE MAKERS: FOR MENTAL HEALTH 0.2

CREATIVE CONSCIENCE, CREATIVITY & NEURODIVERSITY

INDIE TYPE: TYPEFACES AND CREATIVE FONTS

- HYPERFOCUS: TAKLING ADHD STIGMA

BEHANCE GRAPHIC DESIGN GALLERY X4

BEHANCE INTERACTION GALLERY X1

BEHANCE INDESIGN GALLERY X3

AIGA BEHANCE GALLERY X6

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