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Alex Dring

Graphic Designer

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsSenior Graphic Designer - Graphic and Web Designer - Digital Designer

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About me

I love a challenge. I love doing things that I have never done before. I love getting my hands dirty. I love seeing a project nally come together after you think you’ve tried everything and then it all falls into place. I love work. I love play. Even better when it’s work AND play. I love coffee. I kinda love when things go wrong because then you know not to do them again. I love being able to say, “I helped do that”. I love seeing in the dawn. I love it when people say, “I love it”.

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Skills

  • Print Design
  • Web Design
  • Digital/ Print
  • Typography
  • Campaigns
  • Photography
  • Annual Reports
  • Branding

Work history

Currently

Senior designer

ACW

Oct 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • As one of the most senior designers at ACW I am the main lead on anywhere between 2-5 projects at any one time. Answering only to the two Directors of the company I take projects from brief to completion, budgeting and time managing as appropriate. Clients I have worked with include; Bobbi Brown, NARS, World Health Organization and Médecins Sans Frontières. Projects have ranged from targeted direct marketing to international campaigns, spanning both print and digital media.

2012

Graphic Designer

TMW

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I started as an intern which was then extended in a Freelance capacity for a further 8 weeks. I worked on brands such as Sony, Guinness, Lynx and T-Mobile. I expanded my digital skills working on responsive e-mail newsletters and websites. I also worked on packaging and in-store communications.

2011

Graphic Design Intern

JPC

May 2011 - Nov 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • A 6 month internship where I was fully involved in the studio and had the responsibilities of a junior designer within the company.

2011

Graphic Designer

Metro Newspaper

Mar 2011 - Apr 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I created reader offers and house ads that ran in the paper, and examples and mock ups for the advertising sales team to tight deadlines. I also helped on internal marketing and sales projects.

2011

Graphic Designer

Concentra

Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • A two week placement; I created some internal posters and helped on client re-workings and image searching for presentations.

2008

Junior Graphic Designer

FutureBrand

Feb 2007 - Jul 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Starting as work experience, which then turned into a full time position, I was immersed in two large brands, Zain and Nokia Nseries. I also worked on other clients such as Wellaton, Barclays Premier and Selecta.

Education

2010

Master of Arts: Graphic Design

Kingston University

Sep 2009 - Sep 2010
  • Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

2006

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Kingston University

Sep 2003 - Jun 2006
  • Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom