Joining us on the night will be:
África Pombo (she/they/he), mid-weight creative, It’s Nice That
África joined It’s Nice That in December 2020 as a freelance designer and joined the team permanently in 2022 where they work predominantly across the platform’s editorial projects. África has previously worked in the branding and film industry and has a strong interest in typography, art direction, graphic and motion design.
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Ruby Boddington (she/her), creative, It’s Nice That
Ruby joined It’s Nice That in 2017 after graduating from Central Saint Martins where she studied graphic design. She spent over four years working in the editorial team before moving to Rapha where she held the position of art director. Ruby is now a creative at It’s Nice That, working across predominantly commercial partnerships.
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Will Knight (he/him), senior creative, It’s Nice That
Will joined It’s Nice That’s creative team in 2017 where he held a variety of roles encompassing art direction, design, design direction, commissioning and more. Will is now It’s Nice That’s senior creative where he oversees the creative team across projects both editorial and commercial. Previously, Will has experience working in art direction for music, directing a number of campaigns for award-winning artist Sigrid.
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Liz Gorny (she/they), news writer, It’s Nice That
Liz has been at It’s Nice That since 2021. They look after all the platform’s timely news stories, covering rebrands, large-scale creative projects and other industry-focused issues. They also write about creative trends in a fortnightly forecast newsletter and contribute features on subjects like sex and graphic design and photography and class. Before that, they freelanced, writing for the design studio Evermade and at publications like Little White Lies.
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Olivia Hingley (she/her), staff writer, It’s Nice That
Olivia has been at It’s Nice That since 2021. As staff writer, she interviews and platforms emerging creatives across graphic design, illustration and photography and more. She also writes long-form articles about cuts to arts education, political posters and NDAs in the design world. On top of this, she researches and programmes speakers for It’s Nice That’s events series, Nicer Tuesdays.
See more from Olivia here