Alex Walton

Freelance Digital and Graphic Designer

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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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
  • Brand Identity
  • Web Design
  • Creative Thinking
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • UI Design
  • Digital Prototpying
  • Sketch
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Motion Design
  • After Effects
  • Cinema4d Basics

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Schön! Magazine

    Schön! Magazine

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      Insignia Group of Companies

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        Immprint Design Studio

        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.