Dave George

Lead Creative Designer & Photographer

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

A proficient, experienced and multi- disciplined creative professional specialising in design for print & digital, artworking, print production, photography as well as audio and video production. Building brands, leading projects, bringing the best out in people and ensuring all creative tasks stand out in all sectors is of paramount importance to me. Using my creative expertise to make sure that the end goal is reached on time and on budget. I am an approachable person, an excellent communicator and have been an asset to the companies and charities I have worked for. I am seeking a role to further develop myself and the organisation.

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Skills

  • Typography
  • Websites
  • Packaging
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Content Management
  • Digital Design
  • Layout Design
  • Video Production

Companies I’ve worked with

  • h Club London

    h Club London

    • Design
  • Jamie Oliver Group

    Jamie Oliver Group

    • Publishing
  • A

    Alpha International

    • G

      George Creative

      Work history

      Currently

      Graphic Designer & Photographer

      h Club London

      Jan 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • • Design all the Club’s collateral (posters, menus, handouts, brochures, wall / window vinyl) • Photography of events for social media • Email marketing / management of workload • Managing the transition to a new brand identity • Brand ambassador / Brand direction • Saving over twelve thousand pounds in printing and production costs in just under one year • Leading collaborative projects • Liaising across 7 departments

      Currently

      Creative Director

      George Creative

      Nov 2009
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • • I evaluate, develop and design corporate brandings, logos, leaflets, flyers, brochures and CMS websites • I work from client briefs using Adobe CC • including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign on a daily basis

      2016

      Senior Artworker / Mac Repro Operator

      Label Ape

      Jun 2015 - Oct 2016
      • Leicester, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • • Preparing artwork for flexographic and digital printing presses • Proofing, trapping and producing plates, working with special finishes; foil, emboss, high-build screens and variable data • Training new colleagues in artworking and print processes

      2014

      Retail Packaging Designer

      Consuma

      Apr 2013 - Dec 2014
      • Sleaford NG34, UK
      • Full Time
      • • Designing retail packaging design for million pound contracts for the major supermarket chains (Aldi, Boots, Tesco, M&S and Waitrose) • Worked with brand guides and licensed brands, working from client briefs on a daily basis. • Managed projects, on tight time restraints, from concept through to press ready artwork • Presented to internal and external clients • Worked on the Adobe CC on a daily basis (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat etc)

      2012

      Video Administrator

      Jamie Oliver Group

      Nov 2011 - Dec 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • • Supervised & managed the smooth transition to a new online video platform • Digitised footage & QA management • Video Editing

      2012

      Assistant Video Producer

      Alpha International

      Nov 2011 - Apr 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • • Converted and edited video footage as well as archiving footage to Final Cut Server • I directed, coordinated and trained teams of volunteers for camera and gallery operation • Post involved working both independently, on own initiative, and as part of a wider team

      Education

      2011

      Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
      • Lincoln, United Kingdom
      • Distinction Grade - Creative Audio Producer Student of the Year 2011

      2009

      As Level, A2 Level

      William Farr CofE

      Nov 2007 - Jun 2009
      • Lincoln, United Kingdom
      • A Level B Grades - Psychology & English Language & Literature C Grades - Music & General Studies AS Level A Grade - Theatre Studies

      2007

      Nov 2002 - Jun 2007
      • Lincoln, United Kingdom
      • 3 x A* | 6 x A | 1 x B