Andrew Poole

Creative Designer

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Skills

 

  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Layout
  • Illustration
  • 12. Microsoft Office
  • CMS
  • Print
  • Marketing; Email Marketing
  • Mailchimp Experience

Work history

2016

Creative Designer

Classic Fine Foods

Dec 2015 - Sep 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • A Creative Designer position at Classic Fine Foods that incorporated the following: ● Regular use of Adobe Creative Suites and Microsoft Office products. ● The design of the company's annual Cuisine & Pastry catalogues for 2016. ● The design of recipe booklets for our training kitchen events. ● Regular design of social posts for a raft of events, brand/product launches, etc. These are then scheduled with the use of Hootsuite. ● Regular design of content for TTL events, ranging from name tags and menus up to recipe booklets. ● Regular contact with suppliers & printers for quotes and the ordering of supplies and regular print jobs. ● Redesigning of stationery implements, including business cards and compliment slips. ● Control of the company social media accounts. Facebook and Twitter for the Classic Fine Foods brand, and Instagram for TheTasteLab brand (our teaching kitchen). This involves the coverage of events with our partner brands, to events arranged by our Midlands office. ● Social media coverage of training and demonstration events from our training kitchen. This ranges from pre-arranged tweets to on the spot social posts. ● Regular use of Mailchimp and Microsoft Outlook when emailing for marketing activities. This ranges from reminder emails about events in our teaching kitchen to quarterly newsletters. ● Regularly updating our Mailchimp database of clients from Excel spreadsheets, provided to me by our Sales department.

2015

Web Designer

SBH UK & Ireland

Apr 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Winnersh, UK
  • Full Time
  • A Web Designer position at SBH UK & Ireland that incorporated the following: ● Responsible for the day to day management and continual development of creative design and functionality across the e-commerce platform, aimed at increasing customer engagement and sales. ● Created successful web content for the launch of new products and brands across multiple platforms. ● Regular use of Adobe Creative Suites and Microsoft Office products. ● Management of design testing activity on the Optimizely platform. ● Regularly introducing new website pages to support specific marketing campaigns, increasing customer engagement and sales. ● Continually looking to improve the design and end to end customer journey of all websites. Including page design, navigation, checkout and content.

2015

Web Designer

Yellow Pages/Hibu

Sep 2010 - Apr 2015
  • Reading, UK
  • Full Time
  • A variety of positions Yellow Pages/Hibu that incorporated the following: Premium Websites Designer at Hibu, May 2014 – March 2015 ● Conversing with Hibu customers to create their websites through the use of the Sitemaker content management system. ● Creating websites for Hibu customers through the use of the Moonfruit (hermes) content management system. ● Regular use of Adobe Creative Suites and Microsoft Office products. ● Regular reviews of sites created in order to work out best practice for design going forward. Advantage Websites Designer at Hibu, October 2013 – May 2014 ● Creating websites for Hibu customers through the use of the Sitemaker content management system. ● Regular telephone conference calls with the Customer Service team regarding design and content management. ● Weekly telephone conferences with the design team across multiple time zones to discuss and review designs created, highlighting good practice. ● Regular reviews of sites created in order to work out best practice for design going forward. Moonfruit Website Designer at Hibu, January 2013 – October 2013 ● Creating websites for the Standard, Plus and Premium products on the Moonfruit platform. ● Regular meetings held with fellow team members in the UK and US regarding best practice going forward for the Moonfruit product. ● Regular telephone conference calls with the US design team regarding best design practice. ● Use of the Seibel content management system. ● A Digital Champion for the Hibu brand, which involves me volunteering time each month to help support a local business or charity. As a result of this I have been involved in the design and creation of a website on the Moonfruit platform for a local charity, CCB (Community Council for Berkshire). Premium Product Website Designer at Yell Adworks, April 2012 – January 2013 ● Regularly exceeding targets set by managers for designing customer websites ● Dealing with customer correspondence via e-mail on a regular basis, including dealing with complaints and website amends ● Building and amending websites according to the customers instructions ● Continued and regular use of CSS coding in the construction, amending and maintenance of websites ● Taking on a number of roles, including Premium Web Designer, Post Live Team, Redesign Team, images-Graphics Amends Standard and Plus Package Web Designer at Yell Adworks, September 2010 – April 2012 ● Regularly exceeding targets set by managers. ● Dealing with customer correspondence via e-mail on a regular basis. ● Building and amending websites according to the customers instructions ● Taking on a number of roles, including Web Designer, Amend QA, Final Inspect, Redesign Team, images-Graphics Amends ● My role involves me interacting on a regular basis with staff in the India office, offering guidance and advice on the best course of action for amending customers websites

Education

2009

BA (hons.) Graphic Design

Staffordshire University

Sep 2006 - Jul 2009
  • Stoke-on-Trent, UK

Awards

2009

In-Book Award 2009 for the PJ Smoothies brief

D&AD

  • The brief was to create an outdoor poster campaign that makes the PJ's brand appealing, accessible & trendy. I achieved this through use of my own illustrative style, which I then vectored to give it its bold and colourful appearance. Check out the finished result here: https://www.behance.net/gallery/1971185/PJ-Smoothies-Brief