Creative Lives — Ellie Polston, Graphic Designer at Build, on creating dynamic design and meeting deadlines

Posted 08 March 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Designer Ellie Polston’s career began on train platforms – commuting into London from Essex. After graduating from Leeds Beckett University’s Graphic Art and Design course in 2015, she went on to intern at London agency Prophet where she worked on projects for Samsung and Electrolux before joining Leeds-based branding and creative agency Build. With a client list that includes an array of local and international brands, she’s since designed bee houses and created window displays. We talk to Ellie about interning, life as a designer and why leaving home turned out to be the best move.

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