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Alex Turner

Independent Graphic Design Professional

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Typography - Digital Designer

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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

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