OHHH HELLO! I'M KAYE
ILLUSTRATOR | DESIGNER | BUSINESS OWNER
Nothing makes me happier than when a customer is delighted with the work I have produced with them, seeing their business reflected back at them in visual form can be hugely exciting and rewarding.
I have always loved creating things, even from a young age. It started out with a passion for theatre/Film set design. I have studied and worked behind the scenes for small and large theatres across the UK, creating costumes, sets, props and lighting designs.
However, after struggling with the sporadic nature of the employment season to season in the theatre, I went back to further education and studied Art and Design at KIAD (Kent Institute of Art & Design) and then went on to Bath Spa University where I completed my BA Hons in Graphic Design. Working for both large and small design firms in multiple areas such as print, web services and animation I have built up a great knowledge and passion for the creative industries.
The chance to go it alone was one I had to take and I have never looked back. I love the craziness of never knowing what each day may bring and who I may be working with next. I have found a love for branding and working with passionate small businesses. I have worked for clients including Mack Multiples, Bottle Bazaar, Endometriosis UK, She Trust UK, Fujitsu, MBA House, Kent Wildlife Trust and many more.
Hiring me may cost a little more than a 'do-it-yourself' approach, but if you really want to get you and your business known then I’m the woman for you! Getting the WOW factor into your visuals will work wonders for your reputation and lead generation, and will well and truly put your brand on the map.
I would love to get to know you and what you do, maybe get the chance to work with you on your business or your idea, so please feel free to get in touch!
OHHH SO PROUD
OhhhKaye has been nominated for several awards since it's conception including the KWIB, KITA and the Kent Digital Awards.
Runner Up for a Kent Women in Business Awards - Arts / Creative Business 2017
Runner Up for a Kent Women in Business Awards - Home Based Business 2015
Finalist for a Kent Women in Business Awards - Creative Business 2015
Finalist Kent’s Independent Traders Awards - Creative Business 2015
Finalist Kent’s Digital Awards 2015
Finalist Kent’s Independent Traders Awards - Creative Business 2014
My digital Paper53 iPad doodles has been featured with the app's designers fiftythree via instagram and my work for Endometriosis UK has been seen on the ITV "Lorraine" and in national and online press.
OHHH PERSONAL STUFF
I live with my husband Ben and our cat Ziggy (named after the late and great David Bowie persona) in a little victorian terraced cottage in the Kent countryside. With sheep, ducks and a pheasant called Pete as neighbours life is never quiet!
I love gardening. Some favourite plants are especially succulents, alliums and orchids. I also do yoga and have just started running as well. I am rubbish at it!
I'm very passionate about women's health especially in the areas of Endometriosis and other chronic pain conditions as well as mental health issues.
I adore teaching the next generation of creatives the skills they need to make it big in the design world, which is why I also work as a sessional lecturer in Visual Communications and Digital Imagery, Design Practice and Multimedia Practice at Canterbury Christchurch University.
In my spare time I love to doodle and create illustrations and art works just for fun. Inspired by life, nature, patterns, textures, food, random thoughts / stories, music and when I am practicing yoga and meditation. I love to draw and never tire of the constant beauty and inspiration in the world around me.