Alex Turner

Independent Graphic Design Professional

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

Alex is an experienced graphic designer and typographer. After graduation from his BA (Hons) in Graphic Design, he gained a lot of experience with various permanent jobs and freelance clients. He is currently studying Communication Design (Graphic Design) at the Royal College of Art, where he focused on typography as well as highlighting very personal experiences and stories in various forms. Previous employment and commissions include Imperial College, Siegel+Gale, Sainsbury’s, Ford, General Motors, Gensler, HSBC, Procter & Gamble, Boskke, Dorling Kindersley, Hewlett Packard and The London Design Festival.

Skills

  • Packaging
  • Branding
  • Corporate Identity
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Websites
  • Typography
  • Brand Identity
  • Logo Design
  • Illustration
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Typesetting
  • Font Design
  • Book Design

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Native Design

    Native Design

    • Design
  • Penguin Random House UK

    Penguin Random House UK

    • Publishing
  • S

    Self-employed

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      Varied

      Work history

      Currently

      Freelance Graphic Designer

      Self-employed

      Aug 2006
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • The freelance and commissioned work I have done has taught me many things, most importantly dealing with clients and scheduling work efficiently. Notable clients include Imperial College, Siegel+Gale, Sainsbury’s, Ford, General Motors, Gensler, HSBC, Procter & Gamble, Boskke, Dorling Kindersley, Hewlett Packard and The London Design Festival.

      2016

      Graphic Designer

      We Made That LLP

      Nov 2015 - Feb 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • In-house graphic designer at a firm of architects

      2015

      Graphic Designer

      Charity

      Apr 2015 - Oct 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • In-house graphic designer at a charity

      2012

      Jun 2011 - Feb 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • In-house graphic designer at a firm of architects

      2009

      Aug 2006 - Jul 2009
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • In-house graphic designer at a firm of architects

      2006

      Graphic Design Consultant

      Penguin Random House UK

      Jun 2006 - Aug 2006
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Graphic design consultant, Penguin Books for DK

      2006

      Graphic Design Consultant

      Native Design

      May 2006 - Jun 2006
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Graphic design consultant, Native Design for Hewlett Packard

      Education

      Currently

      Visual Communication Masters

      Royal College of Art

      Sep 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Visual Communication – Graphic Design

      2006

      Graphic Design BA (hons)

      Central Saint Martins (UAL)

      Aug 2003 - Jun 2006
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Central Saint Martins (UAL): Graphic Design BA (hons) Upper 2nd

      2002

      Graphic Design Foundation

      London College of Printing (UAL)

      Aug 2001 - Jun 2002
      • London, United Kingdom
      • London College of Printing (UAL): Graphic Design foundation, Distinction

      Awards

      2005

      First-place D&AD pencil

      D&AD

      • First-place D&AD pencil for a Greenpeace illustration campaign