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Alex Walton

Freelance Digital and Graphic Designer

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Website & Digital Designer - UI Design

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About me

I am an experienced digital and senior designer with branding, conceptual visualisation, web design, UI and digital experience. I am freelancing full-time and have worked on digital projects with design studios and agencies as well as with clients such as the NFL, MoneyGram International and Schon! Magazine.

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Skills

  • Branding
  • Print Design
  • Typography
  • Mixed Media
  • Brand Identity
  • Illustration
  • Web Design
  • Creative Thinking
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • UI Design
  • Digital Prototpying
  • Sketch
  • Adobe After Effects

Work history

Currently

Freelance Digital and Graphic Designer

Alex Walton Design

Jul 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Founded my own freelance design company delivering specific digital and print campaigns and projects for a number of clients in varying industries across Sydney and London. Clients include 'Little Hawk' (branding agency), the NFL, Pure Encapsulations (Pharmaceutical), MoneyGram International, financial technology startup 'So-Sure', Social enterprise 'Well Grounded' and Schön! Magazine.

2017

Senior Digital and Graphic Designer

Insignia Group of Companies

Mar 2016 - Jul 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Head of Design leading the creative team responsible for all Insignia companies including its extensive network + global partners. Reported to the Executive Director + led all digital and print design initiatives. Managed + mentored the junior graphic designer. Delivered + pitched for Insignia’s first white label client, a prominent private bank in Switzerland, including prototyping + design of the back end software linking both financial institutions. Managed relationships with external suppliers including Spanish based card manufacturers (design + development of Insignia’s extensive card portfolio), printers (in the UK, Russia + the EU) + other design agencies. Worked closely with Insignia’s engineering + product development team (Moscow based) to implement key digital projects with a strong UX + UI design focus. Designed + launched V-Lounge - the responsive website for ultra high net worth clients to book travel arrangements, tickets + connect with their PA.

2015

Mid Weight Graphic Designer

Rockpool Dining Group

Aug 2014 - Apr 2015
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Asked to join the inhouse creative team responsible for the digital + physical presence of over 16 high profile premium brands throughout Australia. Owned the identity of key brands such as The Argyle, Ananas Bar & Brasserie + Saké Restaurant. Collaborated with the marketing team to create and execute conceptually strong, on-brand + unique live events consistent with the marketing strategy.

2014

Graphic Designer

The Keystone Group

Aug 2012 - Sep 2014
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Graphic designer in Keystone’s creative studio. Responsible for all marketing collateral, poster design, interior graphics, branding of new venues, rebrand or refresh of existing brands + digital design for over 14 venues in Sydney.

2012

Graphic Designer

The Iconic

Aug 2011 - Sep 2012
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Photo retoucher for online fashion store The Iconic. Promoted to designer within 6 months for it’s sister company Zanui - an online furniture store. Responsible for the corporate identities of both brands as well as designing web formats + advertising banner campaigns.

2011

Graphic Design

Schön! Magazine

Apr 2011 - Sep 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Graphic Designer for Schön! Magazine in London, responsible for editorial layout + design + image editing.

2011

Graphic Design Intern

Immprint Design Studio

Feb 2011 - Apr 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Worked at a corporate and commercial design studio in London, specialising in print + web design for major companies including Energy Saving Trust, Mind, UCLB + WestWay.

Education

2018

UX Bootcamp

General Assembly

Mar 2018 - Mar 2018
  • London, United Kingdom

2018

Watercolour Botanicals

Putney School of Art and Design

Feb 2018 - Apr 2018
  • London, United Kingdom

2014

Front End Web Development

General Assembly

Mar 2014 - Apr 2014
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Certificate in Front end Web Development at General Assembly in Sydney.

2010

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Certificate in Graphic Design from Shillington College, London

2009

International Studies

University of New England

Feb 2007 - Nov 2009
  • Australia
  • Bachelors degree at university in Australia majoring in international Relations.