David Appiah

Senior Integrated Graphic Designer

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About me

 

I have 12 years of experience providing digital and print design solutions across advertising, direct marketing, direct response, experiential and social. Clients I have done worked for include Sony, Royal Mail, Black & Decker, Land Rover, Virgin Media, Virgin Holidays, Compare the Market, Boots, Coca-Cola, Philips, Pepsi, Guinness, Tommy Hilfiger, Johnny Walker, O2, Orange, Bayer, Actelion and GSK across advertising, direct marketing, direct response, experiential and healthcare. The scope of my abilities includes, but is definitely not limited to: - managing projects from concept to delivery - conceptualisation, visualisation, layout, typography - Email, social, responsive, UI - staying calm and confident under pressure to ensure projects are delivered on time - working together in a team or flying solo - inspiring, supporting and mentoring junior members - creatively incorporating UX principles to boost the efficiency of design solutions across both print and digital

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Corporate Identity
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Typography
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • UI
  • Responsive EDM
  • Responsive Email Design
  • Social Digital Marketing
  • Social Asset Design

Work history

Currently

Senior Integrated Graphic Designer

Grey Healthcare Group

Jun 2015
  • Art direction and creative design of online and print solutions for Bayer and the evelopment of corporate communications and merchandise for Actelion.

2016

Senior Integrated Graphic Designer

Hey Human

Apr 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Creative development of key visuals, experiential, shopper and social design solutions across print and digital platforms for Sony, Guiness, Baileys, Actimel, Volvic, Oreos, Belvita.

2016

Senior Integrated Graphic Designer

Grey Healthcare

May 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Art direction and design for various projects including brochure, email, presentation packs, and cross platform pitch work for Actelion, GSK and Buyer.

2015

Senior Integrated Graphic Designer

Hugo & Cat

Jul 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Consultation and design of the core brand guidelines and a the detailed tone of voice in-depth guidelines for Royal Mail. DM consultant. Digital design for Royal Mail and Black & Decker.

2015

Senior Integrated Graphic Designer

VIVID Brand

Mar 2015 - May 2015
  • Created interactive regional brand document for Coca-Cola as well as visual in-store merchandising guidelines for Philips lights.

2015

Senior Integrated Graphic Designer

RAPP

Jun 2014 - Apr 2015
  • Brand refresh project for Hastings Direct and extensive integrated design projects incorporating UX, across print and digital for Virgin Media, Barclays, Liberty Global, Samaritans, Paypal.

2014

Senior Integrated Graphic Designer

Forever Beta

Dec 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Developed route for ‘The Smartlist’ pitch

2014

Senior Integrated Graphic Designer

LIDA London

Nov 2011 - Jul 2014
  • Creative design as well as brand evolutionary solutions across DM, email, micro-sites, digital advertising and social media for Land Rover, Compare the Market, Invesco, O2, Virgin Holidays, National Trust, Boots, East Midlands Trains, IKEA. Lead pitch designer.

2012

Graphic Designer

Various

Jan 2011 - Sep 2012
  • RPM, RR Donelly, Willis, Maverick Advertising and Design, Fox Parrack Singapour, Page Creative, United Business Media, Tesco MPC, NHS Professionals

2010

Graphic Designer

Media Moguls

Apr 2009 - Apr 2010
  • Provision of print design solutions for DEFRA, Fire Kills, CLG, Fire and Rescue

Education

2003

BFA Graphic Design

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Aug 1999 - Apr 2003

    Awards

    2014

    Big Bus Challenge Silver (Virgin Media)

    • Regional win (Silver). Virgin Media

    2014

    Silver Caples (Virgin Holidays)

    • Virgin Wolf Whistle email campaign.