Ed Neill

Creative Services Manager - Glock - IG @edvvrd

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

Side Hustles

Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Design
  • Digital Production
  • Branding
  • Brand Experience
  • UX
  • Client Presentation
  • Clear Communication
  • Design Strategy
  • Adobe Create Suite

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • General Assembly

    General Assembly

    • Design
  • F

    Freelance

    • Monocle

      Monocle

      • Publishing
    • Courier

      Courier

      • Media Production

    Work history

    Currently

    Production Manager

    GLOCK

    Apr 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    Currently

    Jan 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • TDK (The Design Kids) is a global online resource and local offline communities around the world, for thousands of student and graduate graphic designers. We aim to educate, inspire and connect you to the design industry.

    Currently

    Advertising Manager

    Courier

    Mar 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    Currently

    Advertising Assistant

    Monocle

    May 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Prepare, check and transmit the final advertising pages to remote print sites Responsible for trafficking of pages on press day, working closely with the Editorial and Production Departments (A flexible approach to working hours is required on press day) Liaise with clients and advertising agencies to quality control advertising content, copy chasing and processing PDF’s for the print publications. Ensure ad content and layout meet both advertising and editorial guidelines Provide support on all matters relating to efficient production issue planning and advertisement production to internal stakeholders and external clients Process ad copy: assisting with classified planning, ad. setting and proofreading, checking of PDF dummy issues, communicating with sales teams on orders / booking related issues, updating and circulating page and issue data for financial analysis Manage administration functions for the department inc organizing weekly mailings, maintaining holiday and sickness records; copying, filing, archiving of invoices; ordering of stationery, booking meeting rooms, booking couriers.

    2017

    Advertising Intern

    Monocle

    Feb 2017 - May 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship

    2016

    Visual Strategist

    Freelance

    Nov 2015 - Nov 2016
    • Australia
    • Full Time

    2015

    Digital Producer

    Khemistry

    Mar 2015 - Aug 2015
    • Australia
    • Full Time
    • As a junior digital producer (JDP) my role is to manage, nurture and generate creative ideas and solutions alongside the creative, account management and production departments and transition these ideas into working models for production. I have also collaborated with external parties and suppliers and in-house creatives to develop client solutions, manage production, work-flow and output. As part of my role I have also project managed online creative concept production, working alongside Account Management. As a DP I was responsible for managing key digital and online projects through the agency process from conception to completion. This includes: • end to end management of the digital development process • managing the digital production process • problem solving • reporting • playing an active role in internal or external agency meetings • collaborating in and contributing to strategy meetings on a range of projects and client solutions • front end development of UX and UI • exporting assets for developers and motion graphics Khemistry engaged to oversee the design and development of ‘Sally and Possum’ for the Department of Education and Training. ‘Sally and Possum’ is a series of applications for congenitally deaf children age 2-4, using gamification to encourage user involvement and engagement to improve literacy and help bridge the divide between congenitally deaf children and the rest of the world. My responsibilities included creating all the front end design work, UX and UI, and managing project milestones to completion. Part of my role involved applying my design skills and ability in the Adobe Creative Suite CS6, exporting print, web and front end UX development for a range of Khemistry clientele.

    2015

    Junior Designer / Junior Digital Strategist.

    Kemistry

    Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
    • Australia
    • Internship
    • In the last semester of my Bachelor of Creative Industries I was required to complete two internship units of 80 hours each, which I completed at Khemistry. Over this period I worked as a junior designer as well as a digital strategist. My roles and responsibilities over the course of this intership included: Assisting in the production and completion of digital and print ready art work for commercial solutions, internal and external Applying creative concepts as a contributing member within a collaborative environment. Developing and realising design solutions both autonomously and under direction by the senior graphic designer, experience architect and senior accounts manager I developed the confidence and capability to undertake relevant research into contemporary business solutions for clients, progress the development of my own practice and development in a multi disciplinary background, speak to and articulate design ideas and develop skills within current industry standard software. What I was able to achieve: • Contribute to the overall success of internal and external design initiatives. • Develop an in-depth understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a contemporary graphic designer in a commercial context for professional development • Further develop skills within current industry standard software, both autonomously and under direction for best practice and commercial standard • Further developing communication skills for the capability and confidence to undertake and articulate contemporary business solutions for collaborative discussion and valid input. • Establish professionalism in commercial business environments. • Immersing ones self in all aspects of the business and creative team.

    2017

    Graphic Designer

    Freelance

    Aug 2013 - Aug 2017
    • Australia
    • Freelance

    2014

    Graphic Designer

    Freelance

    Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
    • Australia
    • Full Time
    • Salon Support is a boutique importer and distributor of high end salon exclusive hair care products across 11 tiered brands with extensive product lines. It is both a B2B and B2C business. My role included pre-press artwork for the following: • Promotional product information including POS and merchandising • New product promotional collateral • Events and education calendar • Promotional packaging design • Instore banner design • A magazine quality bi-monthly newsletter • Supporting digital direct sales tools for the Area Managers • International conference brochure and supporting collateral • Web design and imagery • E-commerce design • Artwork for full page advertisements in Instyle magazine, the flagship salon industry magazine

    Education

    Currently

    Bachelor Degree in Design and Grphical Arts Technologies

    Queenslands University of Technology

    Mar 2011
    • Brisbane City, Australia
    • Majoring in Digital Media and Interactive Media

    2014

    Advanced Diploma Graphic Design Advertising

    Billy Blue College of Design

    Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
    • Brisbane City, Australia

    2011

    Bachelor of Visual Arts (BA), Film and multimedia

    University of Queensland

    Mar 2010 - Mar 2011
    • St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia