Dan Haigh

Graphic designer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsIllustrator - Graphic Designer

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About me

I'm a designer, avid film geek, and conceptual thinker. In a world of quick clickers and impatient scrollers, I’ll keep this short and sweet much like myself. I’ve worked with a wide variety of clients ranging from global brands to independent start ups across a range of disciplines from identity design, printed matter, digital to more conceptual designs. My approach to graphic design is simple, it’s as much about challenging yourself as it is communicating the values of the client. Design isn't just a job for me, it's a lifestyle. If I'm not working in the office, I'm enjoying working on personal projects in my spare time (between watching films).

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Skills

  • Creative Direction
  • Brand Management
  • Design
  • Branding
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Graphic Design
  • Photoshop
  • Logo Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Print Design

People I’ve worked with

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Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Harrods

    Harrods

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    • Fashion
  • graze

    graze

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    • Food & Beverages
  • Pink Squid

    Pink Squid

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    • Advertising
  • Deliveroo

    Deliveroo

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    • Food & Beverages

Work history

Currently

Lead Graphic Designer

Pink Squid

Jan 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Pinksquid are a multiple award-winning creative agency combining art with science to deliver beautifully intelligent employer branding communications. Working with international clients including Mercedes Benz, Jaguar, Land Rover, Vodafone, King, Harrods and nationally with Nando's, Boots and The White Company. My role sees me working on a variety of briefs across print, web, outdoor and ambient. Developing creative concepts, overseeing the wider art direction and design team and producing pixel-perfect executions. Making sure brand guidelines are followed at all times and work is produced to the highest of standards in the studio. Taking propositions and breaking it down to its simplest form, then exploring the visual elements and tailoring them to clients, candidates and their needs.

Currently

Graphic Designer

Beeloved

Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Designer working for BeeLoved, a small mother-daughter beekeeping start-up. Having initially designed and build their brand, I also worked closely with BeeLoved who wanted a strong online presence which led me to create their website and social media assets. BeeLoved are featured in small retailers so I developed their brand onto shop displays, exhibition stand designs for their events as well as their leaflets and display banners.

2018

Graphic Designer

graze

Dec 2016 - Jan 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working as part of graze’s in-house creative team. My responsibilities span across their three main channels; • Subscription - these include designing in-box communications (booklets, inserts) for their subscription service. • Online graze shop - creating engaging animated emails, social ads and online assets for the graze website • Retail - supporting graze in fast becoming a market leader creating both trade facing and out of home ads, in-store pallet shippers, POS and graze’s very own vending machine at well known UK theme parks.

2016

Graphic Designer

Mascot-Creative

Mar 2013 - Dec 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • A large amount of my work came from Mascot’s biggest client Nando’s. Creating a variety of marketing collateral working across a wide range of design disciplines, including packaging, web design, illustration and print. As well as designing, my duties also include liaising with printers, suppliers and clients as well as gathering quotes, proo ng artwork and assisting with the general day to day running of a small business. I also worked with a variety of their other clients such as independent blogs, start-ups and restaurant brands including Smokey’s grill, Ham Holy burger, Wagamama and Rossopomodoro. • Creating designs from initial concept to final output • Participating in brainstorming meetings • Liaising with print agencies & sending design to print • Maintaining clients social media channels • Creating timelines for creative output to ensure product delivery • Working to tight deadlines

Education

2012

Bachelor of Arts

University of Lincoln

Sep 2009 - Aug 2012
  • Lincoln, United Kingdom

2009

Art and Design Foundation Dimploma

Doncaster College

Sep 2008 - May 2009
  • Doncaster, United Kingdom