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Alex Harris

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsDigital Designer - Graphic Designer - Illustrator

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About me

Designer from Derbyshire, via Hong Kong, currently based in London. I am passionate about all things digital and design related, with an extraordinary eye for detail and a keen interest in men’s style. I have a strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud and am a specialist in photorealist illustration. Always on the lookout for interesting freelance opportunities, and the chance to collaborate with like-minded artists/designers.

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Skills

  • UX
  • UI
  • Content Creation
  • Digital Advertising
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Art Direction
  • Concept Developement
  • Branding
  • Brand Strategy
  • Web Design

Work history

Currently

Digital Designer

Sugru

Nov 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working across a full spectrum of design briefs including: re-branding, packaging design, website design, social content strategy, an improved e-commerce experience, and refinements to our bi-monthly newsletter. Responsibilities have been extremely broad and I have also taken it upon myself to address areas for improvement within the company’s project management structure, implementing solutions that have lead to significantly improved workflow.

2016

Senior Designer & Project Manager

VGMedia

Mar 2016 - Nov 2016
  • Hong Kong
  • Full Time
  • Heading up the digital creative team, I oversaw a team of designers and videographers, art directing the entire agency’s output. Firmly rooted in digital, my role primarily consisted of web design, content creation, and art direction, whilst I was also responsible for managing staff and projects. I organised and directed a number of shoots for various different clients across Asia, spending some time in Malaysia to shoot and direct a brand video for engineering company BCI.

2016

Senior Graphic Designer

Bud On Creation

Aug 2014 - Aug 2016
  • Hong Kong
  • Full Time
  • Promoted from ‘Graphic Designer’ in January 2015, I was head of the design team at independent digital media agency, Bud On Creation. I oversaw the agency’s entire creative output whilst working closely with the Creative Director and a team of designers and web developers. In 2015 I represented the company on a trip to Melbourne, AU. learning a new specialist software for clients: Audi, Toyota and Volkswagen. I was then responsible for teaching our team and managing the various accounts from Hong Kong. I made a profound impact on both the quality and quantity of work we produced, presenting and winning new business on numerous occasions, which has led to me building lasting relationships with a number of clients.

Education

2013

Graphic and Communication Design BA Hons

University of Leeds

Sep 2010 - May 2013
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • During my time at Leeds I enjoyed experimenting with mediums and briefs that I had no previous experience in, before I decided to focus on branding and advertising in my final year. I completed numerous live briefs for agencies such as Exposure, Elmwood and Golden, and also entered the D&AD and YCN student awards. I studied numerous elements of graphic design including: - Photography - Typography - Film - Digital strategy - Illustration

2010

A Levels

Chellaston Sixth Form College

Sep 2008 - Jun 2010
  • Derby, United Kingdom
  • Fine Art - A* (100%) Product Design - B English Language - C