Work experience // Tom Edge

Hi I’m Tom, a Computer Scientist at Hull University. Fun Fact: I’ve run 4 half Marathons and the London Marathon.

I was a bit rusty on Photoshop when I arrived but I have gradually learned to progress this to a good standard again! The brief allowed me to explore a small part of a designers life whilst being my creative self, thoroughly enjoying my week here!

I designed my own beard brand and did a small part of marketing this. Designing is enjoyable but hard work looking at what the rest of the team do!

After University becoming a designer would be a step in the right direction for me, future plans to work at a company like StrawberryToo and build my portfolio further, huge ambitions would be to end up in New York in 6 years. However, if StrawberryToo would have me I’d love to come back.

This week has reaffirmed my objectives of working with a design team and working within the creative industry, it has given me a platform to build from alongside my studies.

The team were extremely welcoming, the office is a great environment to work in.

I enjoyed getting to know Darren, and loved the daily football banter.

Thanks to Tom and Shona for helping me out when I needed it.

Darren Smith