Fergus Ashby

Graphic Designer

London, United Kingdom
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About me

Recent Graphic & Communication Design graduate of Leeds University, looking for entry level creative positions. Speciality and focus on branding and animation, with a design style that intends to ensure brand has a clear structure and visual journey tied together, making sense in an intuitive way throughout. I want to experience and learn much more about my specific discipline, to add to my fantastic experiences of the industry thus far. Most notably at Bold in Stockholm and TBWA in Manchester, where I learned a lot about design, principles and people in two very different situations. What interests me? – Collaboration—Sharing knowledge across disciplines for mutual benefits I have once worked with an art student and a music student to develop a fashion brand, who knew? – Animation and moving image—making brands move is vital for the future of design – The power of branding & visual communication Béhance: www.behance.net/FergusAshby LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/fergusashbydesn Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/fergreel

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  • Adobe After Effects
  • UX
  • Information Architecture
  • Graphic Desgin
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Illustration
  • Print Design
  • 2D Animation

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Bold Scandinavia

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      tp bennett

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        • T


          Work history


          Oct 2017 - Mar 2019
          • Stockholm, Sweden
          • Internship
          • Worked in various teams aiding in concept, design, animation, colour testing and print. Was assigned to work on company's main client and after 6 months on the project ended building the brand guideline document as the client prepared for launch.


          Oct 2017 - Jun 2018
          • Manchester, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Aiding creative teams realise concepts for design and adverts across many clientele. Mainly worked creating digital banner animated gifs for Together Money. Started as intern and eventually promoted to freelancer within 3 months of working there.


          Design intern


          Oct 2017 - Jun 2018
          • Manchester, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • Aiding creative teams realise concepts for design and adverts across many clientele. Mainly worked creating digital banner animated gifs for Together Money.


          Assistant Graphic Designer


          Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • Acted as a member of the design team — contributed to final designs that went forward to main clients



          BA (Hons) Graphic & Communication Design (Industrial)

          Leeds University

          Sep 2015 - Jul 2019
          • Leeds, United Kingdom
          • This unique degree gives you the chance to develop your skills in graphic and communication design through a variety of briefs aimed at different audiences. It also gives you the benefits of studying at a Russell Group university, where top-class research feeds into teaching to give you a strong grounding in the principles of design, so you can put your work into context. You’ll build professional skills in your practice, devising imaginative and exciting design proposals. You’ll also study core modules on the design process and think about the cultural, historical and technological influences that have shaped design and development. You could choose to learn about typography, information design, digital media, photography and other areas of graphic design. You could even study abroad for a year or spend a year working in industry to gain first-hand experience. It’s a great opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills to launch a career in this dynamic and competitive industry.