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I’m Amy Common
Design Educator

About

I am a design educator, project manager and practitioner with over 15 years of teaching and industry experience. I trained as a visual communications designer at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in Australia and am currently exploring a research-based Masters on the philosophy of design.

I am passionate about the opportunities that education can offer and endeavour to share my skills and knowledge where able. I currently lecture within the Visual Communications and Fashion & Textile course for the Design, Architecture & Building Faculty at UTS and deliver a web coding elective at JMC Academy.

This year would not have been possible without you! You've been a constant source of encouragement, support, advice and strength. I've had some tough times this year and you've devoted yourself to ensuring that my major work was of number one priority. Thank you again for just being an incredible mentor and source of guidance throughout this year. It's been amazing to have worked with you and alongside you.- REBECCA GLASER
Thank you for the excellent tuition at the workshop. It was the first time I actually enjoyed learning about the Adobe programs and I have to say that I learned a lot in one day compared with previous experiences. I am very much looking forward to undertaking more lessons with you.- IVA PFEIFFER
Amy gives a lot of examples and breaks down questions if the class is confused. Her tutorials are great to follow, as is the explanation throughout her videos.- UTS STUDENT 2021

Skills

Photoshop90%
HTML / CSS70%
Branding80%

My role requires me to provide the regular delivery of design lectures and tutorials to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and final year students, including recording, editing and compressing teaching demonstration videos and delivering Zoom online learning classes.

Subjects Delivered:
• Fashion Illustration Fundamentals 1 and 2
• Fashion Illustration Exploration
• Drawing & Digital Media
• Fashion & Textiles Research & Conceptualisation
• Advanced Fashion & Textiles Techniques
• Pre-press and Print Production
• Community Project
• The Ethics of Image and Text
• Honors year Major Project supervision

Key Achievements
• Planning and implementation of course structure and learning plan content, including the creation of subject outlines and project briefs
• Exam supervision, marking and assessment of student course work, including a position as a visiting academic assessor at Newcastle University
• Achieved consistently excellent student and supervisor feedback
• Creating inclusive classrooms that are safe and supportive for diverse and special needs students

I have previously held the position of Subject Coordinator, Systems Coordinator within the Visual Communications course and Design Production Manager within the Marketing & Communications Unit and have project managed large student design projects such as the Graduate Design Show, Sydney International Animation Festival (SIAF) and K.W. Doggett Annual Calendar design project.

Experience

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Want to work with me?