Connell Makepeace
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Connell Makepeace

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Connell Makepeace

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Currently part of the design team at Firebelly Studios. Working directly with the art director of the buisness. With 3+ year experience in the industry I've worked on projects such as branding jobs, motion graphics, editorial, UX & UI, Art direction and brand stratergy to name a few. Alwasy keen to learn a new skill set or have a try with a different sector of the indusry.
Projects
  • Making London
    Making LondonWorking with Studios to create the brand identity for the first event for the Making London Conference for 02/05/2018. The event itself was a series of conversations with groundbreaking inventors, designers, creators and doers. Come, engage and be inspired to start Making. In the spirit of the theme, we’ll be donating 100% of the ticket sales to We Are Stripes, the organisation that helps support Black Asian and Minority Ethnic students into the creative industries. Here’s to more diverse creato
  • Shadow of the Colossus poster competition
    Shadow of the Colossus poster competitionTo celebrate the Launch of the new PS4 Shadow of the Colossus game, Sony PlayStation Teamed up with Illustrator Matt Taylor to create a community art competition for a chance to be apart of a limited edition Art book. The Entry Submitted aims to showcase the detail in the games architecture within its world. The pixel art gives the poster a retro gaming vibe that which shows a different aesthetic on the HD PS4 game.
Work history
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    Graphic DesignerFirebellty Design studio
    Priory Grove, London SW8 2PD, UKFull Time
    Firebelly aims produce bespoke design solutions with fire in the belly. Created from our hearts, designed with our brains – FireBelly is not your standard agency, instead we're a highly flexible team moulding around your business requirements and adding creative flair and rigour into every brand experience and opportunity. Core Services include: • Branding; Strategic mapping, positioning, identity, tone-of-voice, graphic styling, asset toolkits, guidelines. • Communications; Content creation, writing, campaigns, printed literature, presentations, sales documentation. • Digital & Motion; UI & UX design, responsive websites, apps, animation, motion graphics, promotional videos.
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    Graphic DesignerAPN Publications
     - Leeds, United KingdomFull Time
    working as the inhouse designer for the company. APN has a wide variety to the business that it runs from some of the most successful bars in Leeds such as Bar Fibre to Castle accommodations for many big named stars in Halifax. While working here I've had to develop a wide skill set that includes: Motion Graphics, digital poster development, Branding, Filming, Photography, Editing and a few others. Working here has allowed me to develop not only my skill set but also my self as a creative.
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Skills
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Blender
  • Pixel Art
  • Artworker
  • Wordpress
  • Digital Design
Education
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    (BA hons) Graphic DesignLeeds Arts University
     - Leeds, United Kingdom
Awards
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    BNY Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race Poster CompetitionBank of New York
    A big moment for me and one that made me want to be a part of the creative industry would be the first design competition I took part in and ended up winning was a 2014 National boat race poster competition. Taking part in this and winning was a huge confidence boost in myself as both an individual and as a designer due to the design being plaster all over the famous Oxford vs Cambridge boat race merchandise.