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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationFarnham, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Website Designer

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About me

Experienced Web/Graphic Designer, able to work from initial concept through to finished printed artwork, digital publication, website management/delivery, with a good eye for detail and good track record of highly appreciated creative work for blue chip clients. In-House experience as well as Integrated Marketing and Advertising Agency experience. Online plus traditional marketing and bid support up to and above secret and all to ISO9001 and ISO14001 standards. Create graphics and presentations for winning bids/proposals, PQQs, ITTs and presentations for various commercial, defence and government projects/programmes worth up to and over £250m. Ability to liaise with internal and external customers/stakeholders whilst complete/manage multiple tasks/ assignments with potentially competing deadlines. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premier, After Effects, Animie) Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, Visio) products on Macintosh or Windows. Finished artwork including colour, resolution, pixel, correction for print (including MS Word) and digital. Creation of digital assets for web, SharePoint, PowerPoint, video, motion graphics and social media. Basic use of HTML, CSS, website build and design.

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Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • Css3 Html5
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Freelance Graphic Designer

Self-employed

Mar 2017
  • Farnham, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • Bid Graphic support for Leidos Innovations UK Ltd. • SignUp BSL website support and management – Exeter University, British Sign Language provider. • Concept OV-1 designs for a customer in Hague. • Brand / social media / website development for Attel Horizon Ltd – startup company. • Volunteering with the Guildford Museum editing video for an exhibition.

2003

Graphic Manager / Web Designer

Caroline Design Ltd

Oct 2000 - Apr 2003
  • Farnham, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Setup graphic studio for Infinity Media. • Design websites for Flix Radio, Talon Radio. • Create and program RadioShow Player skins for Warner Village Radio plus others.

2017

Senior Graphic Artist

Lockheed Martin UK Ltd

Sep 2000 - Feb 2017
  • Farnborough, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Designed from concept through to production of printed material for the marketing team including exhibition stands, boards, production of PowerPoint presentations for internal training, bids and exhibitions.. • Graphics for Website graphic support, SharePoint, email invitation and web banner creation. • Digital graphics/assets for social media including: Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin feeds. • Engage with the engineers and consultants to produce the diagrams/assets they need to explain their ideas. • Design of brochures, flyers, posters, leaflets, folders, badges, mouse matts, signs. • Arrange print production/website domains using internal and external sources. • In-house event photographer, photoshoot Art Director and Photoshop retouching. • Customers are mainly defence, government, security, banks and pharmaceutical companies. • Companies and government departments include: GSK, Isobel Banks, Lloyds Bank, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Defence, Home Office, Metropolitan Police, City of London Police, NATO, NATS.

2000

Graphic Manager / Web Designer

UKRD Group Ltd

Jul 1999 - Oct 2000
  • Guildford, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Setup graphic studio for UKRD Group. Manage all printed graphics & websites and rebranding for the group. Producing bid/design work for Infinity Radio.

1999

Graphic Designer / Artworker

Curio Associates Ltd

Nov 1995 - Jul 1999
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Graphic from concept through to final artwork, video editing, press ad campaigns for cinema releases. • Eurosport, UK Living, VVL, 20th Century Fox, Rank Film Distributors, Castle Rock Film Entertainment, PolyGram Filmed International, Media 100, Micropal and others.

1999

Graphic Designer / Artworker

Kee Scott Associates Ltd

Jun 1992 - Jul 1999
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Graphic design and Artwork from concept through to final artwork. • Barclaycard, Clerical Medical, Commercial Union, PPP Lifetime, Philips, Guild Home Video & Films, PolyGram Home Video, Warners and others.

Education

Currently

BTEC Graphic Design Graphic Communication

Plymouth College of Art and Design

Sep 1985
  • Plymouth, United Kingdom

2009

APMP Foundation

shipley

Mar 2009 - Mar 2009
  • Bid process course