Chris Margerison

Chris Margerison

Freelance Graphic DesignerUnited Kingdom
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Chris Margerison

Chris Margerison

Freelance Graphic DesignerUnited Kingdom
About me
Hello, my name is Chris Margerison. Freelance Graphic Design. Manchester, UK Manchester International Festival, Penguin Random House, BBC Sport, Sony PlayStation, CBBC & SKY
Projects
  • Penguin Pride
    Penguin PrideIdentity, event graphics and branded collateral for Penguin Pride 2018. A campaign focusing on looking to the future of the LGBT community and showcasing a new generation of talent. The rainbow flag has been dissected into it's 6 individual colours and used minimally and playfully to create bespoke and expressive content. The individual 6 colours can come together as the iconic rainbow flag to represent a community made out of individual people with their own backgrounds and identity. A black
  • Beyond Conference
    Beyond ConferenceThe Beyond Conference marks the start of a new chapter in the UK’s creative industries and explore its potential to grow, innovate, lead and learn from its global partners and competitors. Beyond brings together creatives, academics, and researchers. The Barbican Centre in London hosted the inaugural 2018 event, and featured an amazing array of talks, panels, and presentations. The conference celebrates the UK government’s unprecedented investments in the Creative Industries, as part of its ind
  • School of Integration
    School of IntegrationIdentity design for political artist Tania Bruguera’s new artwork ‘School of Integration’ ”Tania Bruguera’s powerful, provocative and inspiring new work draws us nearer to those who’ve made this city their home, inviting us to discover and embrace the diversity in our midst. The school will offer over 80 classes on a wide-ranging curriculum that includes food, customs, ethics, politics and many other forms of knowledge – classes given by local people originally from countries around the world
  • PlayStation™ European Summer Campaign 2017
    PlayStation™ European Summer Campaign 2017For summer 2017, PlayStation produced a static and video campaign throughout European aimed at a younger audience (to aim to disrupt the newly launched Nintendo Switch sales for this market), showcasing some of their family and kid-friendly software titles. The response to the brief was to create high energy visuals as a wrapper to showcase different PlayStation software titles and services that resonate with a young audience. The graphic execution features bold saturated gradient colours, fun
  • Manchester International Festival
    Manchester International FestivalManchester International Festival (MIF) is a biannual arts and culture festival featuring original and innovative work from some of the biggest artists in the world, from dance to theatre to digital VR experiences. MIF19 featured artists such as Yoko Ono, Skepta, Janelle Monáe, Idris Elba and David Lynch. I worked as part of a small in-house design team for 6 months leading up to the launch of the festival, working on all visual output; including outdoor campaigns, identity for different shows,
  • Creative Industries Clusters Programme
    Creative Industries Clusters ProgrammeCreative Industries Clusters Programme (CICP) is a collaboration of nine regional clusters (universities, tech companies and creatives across the UK) all working to drive innovation, research and skills in different areas of the UK creative industry. Working with Flow Creative, I devised a brand system for the programme. The dynamic ‘X’ identity unifies the programme, whilst giving each Cluster the flexibility to be unique in its own right.
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Work history
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    Freelance Graphic DesignerSelf Employed
    Manchester, United KingdomFreelance
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    Graphic DesignerSony Playstation
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Art direction, brand identity, key art and packaging design, print materials and advertising as well as UI / UX Projects including Interactive TV, Front-End Menu Interfaces and iOS/Android App design - https://www.behance.net/playcreative
Skills
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Brand Design
  • Brand Identity
  • Logo Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Motion Graphics
  • Animation
Education
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    2:1 BA (Hons) Communication Design (Graphic Design)University of Huddersfield
     - Huddersfield, United Kingdom