Isabel Hughes is a multidisciplinary graphic designer and holds both an Honours Bachelor of Arts and an Advanced Diploma specializing in Graphic Design from the University of Gloucestershire and Humber College respectively. Isabel is an award-winning graphic designer focused on branding, web design, and campaigns for social change. With a deep interest in digital media and the political impacts of graphic design, Isabel believes that design and media are important vehicles to bring about change.
While attending Humber College in Toronto, Isabel worked as an English tutor and used her essential communications skills to help her peers grow. She completed a self-guided Continuing Education program on Global Citizenship while attending Humber College, and also received a certificate in Communication and Creativity in Business from JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland, on an exchange program with Humber International. In her final year she managed the web/interactive team of her graduating class's showcase, EXPOSED.design. She has interned with small start-up, Clearlife Inc., in her hometown of Toronto, curating their web development and social media presence, and worked on various freelance projects.
In 2019, while studying at the University of Gloucestershire in England, Isabel was commended by award-winning London-based design network You Can Now for her work on a comprehensive campaign focused on rethinking rough sleeping in Central London.
Isabel's goal with the MDM program is to expand into interactive and digital fields, including user experience and user interface design, and to build upon her previous print-focused skills. She hopes to work in the media industry, preferably for non-profit organizations.