George Simkin

George Simkin

Senior Freelance DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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George Simkin

George Simkin

Senior Freelance DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • Ideal Role
    Ideal RoleBranding for the new and fresh company - Ideal Role. Their main aim is to elevate your new work life, by talking to people in an open and honest way in order to help them find their perfect new job, improve their life and the performance of the new company they work for. The client wanted a much more personal and uplifting brand that would stand out from other recruitment companies. The logo and graphic elements always needed to focus on moving forward and progressing. The logo also utilises t
  • New York Bike STyle
    New York Bike STyleDesign for Sam Polcer's New York Bike Style, a book of portraits featuring all types of cyclist in New York. You can buy the book on the Prestel
  • Bright Nights
    Bright NightsTod Seelie is a photographer whose images “elevate mere weirdness to a more striking realm of visual intrigue” (New York Times). Prestel Publishing wanted a book to showcase Seelie's work; his photography looks at New York in a visceral, impactful and honest way. The cover design is bold and expressive, very much direct nod to Seelie's work. The book was selected as one of the "Best Photo Books of 2013" by TIME Magazine, as well as making it on to New York Magazine's Approval Matrix.
  • Reset Lab
    Reset Lab
  • Pick Me Up 2014
    Pick Me Up 2014I exhibited with Puck Collective at this year's Pick Me Up at Somerset House. I created a one-off perspex poster with screen prints of the same design. I also exhibited a hand-painted shield. All the work was based visually on stained glass, in a modern approach using my own custom type. I wanted to use my messages to create positive impact on people.
  • Tried & True
    Tried & TrueTried & True is a friendly independent coffee shop and cafe in Putney, London. Designed their identity, applying it to to everything from letterheads to paper cups, signage, window displays and online applications. Drop by for a coffee and check out our work next time you're in Putney.
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Work history
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    FounderSimkin Design
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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    Senior DesignerSCG International
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
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Skills
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Environment
  • Illustrator
Education
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    Graphic DesignLimerick School of Art & Design
     - Limerick, Ireland
    Visual Communication (Graphics)