Institute of Art, Design & Technology (Dublin, Ireland)
BA Visual Communication Design
1st Class Honours
2009 — 2012 (direct entry to 2nd year)

Sallynoggin Portfolio Course
2008 — 2009

Institute of Art, Design & Technology (Dublin, Ireland)
Printmaking, Part-time
2007 — 2008

University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario, Canada)
BA Musical Education
Music Performance Major (harp) / Minor Philosophy
1995 — 1998

Mayfield School for the Performing Arts (Caledon, Ontario, Canada)
OSSD, OAC, 1st Class Honours
Music Major (harp, clarinet, voice)
1990 — 1995


International Society Of Typographic Designers Membership (2011)

Design History Society Essay Prize Nomination (2012)

Adobe Achievement Awards Semifinalist — Application Development (2012)

Adobe Achievement Awards Semifinalist — Browser Based Design (2012)

Kinsale Sharks Shark Advertising Award (2013)

ICAD Bronze — Design: Integrated Graphics Series (2014)

ICAD Bronze — TV & Cinema Craft: Direction (2014)


IADT Symposium ‘Canadian Graphic Design’ (2012)

Professional Practice @ IADT ‘Life After College’ (2013)

Offset & Science Gallery ‘Fail Better’ (2014)

Ignite (Science Gallery) @ Electric Picnic ‘A Shark By Design’ (2014)

Press / Writing

Extrordinary Women: Sarah June Fox Extraordinary Women is a series of interviews by Minnie Mélange with (in her words) “some of society’s most inspiring and intriguing women. It is an attempt to redefine the conversation around women in the media, without sensationalism but instead to authentically listen to and record their voices.”

Phil Lynott’s influence on me: Sarah Fox The JJ72 bass player on her sometimes ill-advised Thin Lizzy-inspired life decisions (Jan 2016)

Design Matters: Graphic Design and Illustration A guide to who’s who in the Irish design world (Jan 2015)

Think big: 10 things we learned at Offset — typographic illustrations (March 2014)


Internship — MCD Design Department (2009)

Internship — Studio AAD (2010)

Internship — Zero-G (2010)

Awarded placement with the Three × 3 Design Internship (2012)

June 2012 — Present — Atelier David Smith Dublin (part-time)

Jan 2013 — March 2013 — Zero-G Dublin (part of Three × 3)

May 2013 — Present — Ogilvy Dublin (part-time, freelance)

Freelance designer 2012 — Present