Emily Godwin

  • The Lizard, Cornwall

Design right on the Cornish coast

I have been working professionally in the design industry for 11 years, starting out in London working for the vintage inspired lifestyle brand Cath Kidston before making the move to the beautiful Cornish coast to join the team at a leading design agency in the South West.

In the summer of 2016 I took the leap and started my own business as a freelance graphic designer, based in Cornwall. I specialise in print based design and am experienced in brand creation, packaging design, marketing material, brochure design, POS, bespoke signage and everything in between.

I am always looking for new exciting avenues to explore and am available for commissions and collaborations. Feel free to get in touch to discuss your next project.


Freelance Graphic Designer at Emily Godwin Design

July 2016 – Present Cornwall, GB

Specialising in print based design and experienced in brand creation, packaging design, marketing material, brochure design, POS, bespoke signage and everything in between. I take great pride in my work and am committed to providing a high level of service to my clients throughout the whole design process, from ideas to deliverables. I enjoy working closely with my clients in order to build long lasting relationships and to help them get the best results. I offer a wide range of creative services to help you and your business succeed both on and offline, providing functional, unique and eye catching design.

Freelance Graphic Designer at Kingdom and Sparrow

July 2017 – Present Falmouth, Cornwall

I have been working with the amazingly talented team at Kingdom & Sparrow since July 2017 on a freelance basis, regularly working in their studio for at least a few days each month providing support on on-going projects as well as new brand creation. They focus primarily on the world of packaging, creating new brand identities, packaging design, including concept creation and development, illustration and artwork. I work alongside them to create bespoke designs for a wide range of brands and products.

Volunteer Graphic Designer at Conservation Without Borders

October 2020 – Present Great Britain

Conservation Without Borders is a charity set up to run conservation expeditions that help get scientists and the public inside the head of migratory species. They use bold adventures and innovative story-telling techniques to bring scientists and conservationists together into powerful, focused collaborations, and get mass media, public, and political and industry engagement in critical conservation issues.

I work with them as a volunteer offering graphic design services to support their important and ground-breaking conservation projects.

Graphic Designer at Gendall Design

April 2013 – July 2016 Falmouth, Cornwall, UK

Creating and designing imaginative creative outcomes across a variety of media specialising in print, such as brochures, marketing material, signage, bespoke large format interpretation, packaging, adverts, posters, billboards and digital adverts. Brand design, development and implementation. Taking a design through all stages of the design process, from initial concept to final print ready artwork. To ensure all jobs fulfil the brief given by the client and are of high quality design, while still meeting required deadlines and budgets. To work closely with clients such as the National Trust, Eden Project and Away Resorts to name a few. Liasing directly on briefs and the development of projects, ensuring close relationships and effective communication throughout.

Junior Graphic Designer at Cath Kidston

September 2010 – March 2013 London, UK

A leading British fashion and lifestyle brand, Cath Kidston is a distinctive, original and highly influential design company, specialising in vintage-inspired prints, fashion, accessories and homeware. Responsibilities included designing printed material for retail marketing, including POS, window graphics, in-store signage, promotional flyers, e-newsletters and event publications. Designing and organising production of seasonal look books and invitations for press events. Designing product packaging, both structurally and the look and feel. Managing the concept, design and production of all projects, including initial idea generation, brainstorming and creating mood boards. Designing and artworking for large format print, including hoardings, vinyls and large scale in-store graphics. Preparing print ready artwork and print specifications for each project and liasing with suppliers and printers to ensure that production is of the highest standard, on time and within budget.


Graphic Design Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 2:1 at The Arts Institute at Bournemouth

2007 – 2010 Bournemouth, UK

ABC Dreamweaver at The Arts Institute at Bournemouth

2007 Bournemouth, UK

Art and Design Foundation, Distinction at Abingdon and Witney College

2006 – 2007 Abingdon, Oxford, UK


D&AD New Blood Exhibition Group

Truman Brewery London, UK

The D&AD New Blood exhibition is aimed at Identifying, showcasing and nurturing tomorrow’s creative superstars.


Kingdom and Sparrow, National Trust, Eden Project, Rick Stein, Cath Kidston, Leap Design, Newton Creative, Away Resorts, Black Lab Digital, Simply Cornish, Goldentree Productions, Design79, St Tiggywinkles


Branding and visual identityPackaging designEditorial and publishingMarketing and advertisingSignage and exhibitionVehicle liveryArt and illustration