Branding
Instantly recognisable branding is paramount.

Melissa works closely with her clients to offer a range of branding services:

• Logo and logomark design
• Brand identity (icons, typography, colour palette, tone of voice, use of imagery)
• Brand guideline booklet

Click to see a full brand package created for Melissa's clients Now & Then who are a start-up app design company for tourists and free creation tools for attractions. Their mission is to reconnect people, social history and society. Read their testimonial here.

Melissa also offers design support for print or digital collateral that your brand may need:

• Business cards
• Banners
• Signage
• Promotional material
Packaging
Communicating and building upon brand identity to sell your products.

Why not use the opportunity of packaging to build upon your brands identity, communicate its values and story. Great packaging design can make your brand stand out, making your product the leader in its category.

Melissa can provide the packaging services of:

• Initial concepts
• Full designs
• Rolling out flavour variations

Melissa specialises in packaging. Having interned at some of the top branding and packaging studios in the UK Melissa has a huge passion on the subject.

Melissa's very first live brief Not.Corn was highly successful in retailers such as, Planet Organic and Whole Foods due to its packaging stand out.
Social media
Content that engages with your customers.

Melissa works with brands to create many forms of social media content:

• Content planning
• Caption copy
• Hashtag research
Product and lifestyle photography
Animations or Gif's for posts
• Instagram story templates and graphics
• Instagram highlight icons
• Banners / headers

Click to see Insane Grain's instagram feed where Melissa has produced various graphics and animations for the popped sorghum brand. 
Melissa works closely with the founder to create engaging social media content for the brands target audience. See her testimonial here.
In-house freelance graphic designer
Design support to help reach project deadlines.

Melissa can offer design support for studios either remotely or in-house. 

Melissa has previously freelanced with:


Melissa enjoys meeting and working with other creatives and looks to expand her connections in Cornwall and beyond. Melissa has her own Mac and is competent with the Adobe suite, working with servers and as part of a team. Melissa is responsive and flexible to the needs of the studio, from the types of projects to tight deadlines.

Studio dogs are not a necessity but are a very much welcome!
Photography
Photography that tells a story.

Melissa's photography services can support your design projects by creating a holistic brand story. Having great photography on your website and social media channels that your customers instantly recognise, will increase your brand awareness.

To help tell that all important story Melissa can create:

Product photography
Lifestyle photography
Portraits of the team behind the brand

Melissa also works on personal photography projects that are completely an artistic expression. Melissa can collaborate with other creatives on:

• Standalone photography projects

Check out Melissa's The Cornish of Cornwall Zine and Finding the light isolation personal projects.
Blogging services
Reaching new and wider audiences.

Melissa also runs a Cornish lifestyle, design and travel blog. She has been fortunate enough to work with local and international brands such as:


Melissa offers the following blogging services:

• Product, accommodation, restaurant and experience reviews
• Event coverage
• Sponsored blog and instagram posts
• Competitions or giveaways
• Brand ambassadorship 
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Get in touch

Want to work with Melissa? 

Please fill out the contact form or drop a line to contact@melissacarne.co.uk
Once Melissa has received your enquiry she will talk you through her approach to your design or photography project. You will also receive a quote and a time frame. 
Melissa works with her clients closely to unpick the core values and messages of the business to make sure the work produced achieves its maximum impact. Melissa believes in simple but effective storytelling.
Melissa also collaborates with a senior designer and other freelancers to take on projects more than her own personal capacities. So please do get in touch to discuss options that you may not see available on the services page.
PDF portfolio and CV available upon request.