A sparkly, self motivated individual who has a positive 'can do' attitude with a natural creative flair. Experience as a creative designer with agency background currently working in-house on the corporate side. Approaching all projects with the aim to create engaging visual solutions that have a consistent and coherent message. I am a very organised person who can prioritise my own work load in a logical and methodical way. I am able to articulate ideas well and also able to understand the bigger picture, and identify opportunities proactively. A guru with Adobe Creative Cloud that dreams in pixels but still loves the smell and touch of a printed item.
Management of a multi-disciplinary team covering graphics, motion, animation, photography and video. Ability to piece together information to create a compelling brief, making it the best it can be by pulling out information and asking the right questions. Lead and motivate creative people to stay on track and meet business requirements in times of uncertainty and confusion. Analyse business situations to identify creative opportunities that communicate brand messages in a fun and consistent manner. Working closely with clients to understand their vision with the ability to provide creative solutions that are easily adaptable for various channels and audiences. Instrumental in the creative direction and execution of an employee value proposition for Mace. Experience of conflict management and how to get the most out of difficult situations. Procure and negotiate costs with external suppliers. HR creative business partner. Creative campaigns for recruitment and employee recognition - star awards Protecting and building an employee brand across various internal channels. Art direction and design for digital and print employee magazine. Lead creative for the Mace Foundation annual review. Lead creative for all corporate literature across a range of sectors. Graphics for redbull soapbox race car. Providing employees with the correct tools to be advocates of the Mace brand. Including templates, tutorials and workshops on brand. Mentoring marketing interns.
Exploration of materials, media, and methodologies related to key subject areas, including social design, branding, information design, typographic media and communication environments. The course addresses a growing need for designers who are original and divergent thinkers who can identify, analyse and solve communication problems.