Jamie Smail

Graphic designer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

Scottish-bred, London-based. Publishing / Design / Other Things

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Skills

  • Print Design
  • Magazine
  • Brand
  • Type
  • Packaging
  • 10. Indesign
  • 11. Photoshop
  • 9. Illustrator
  • Adobe After Effects

Companies I’ve worked with

  • 3CC

    3CC

    • Design
  • E

    Edinburgh Napier University

    • S

      Scottish Field Magazine

      • B

        Berger and Wild

        Work history

        Currently

        Art Director

        boom saloon

        Jun 2015
        • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Art Director/co-founder of an independent arts publication and creative studio. A social project is run for every printed issue.

        Currently

        Mar 2011
        • New York, United States
        • Freelance
        • Extensive editing work on multiple illustration + photography jobs, plus various print & editorial design work, e.g. printed books, soap packaging & websites. I’ve also assisted on fashion shoots the pair collaborate on.

        2017

        Design Assistant

        3CC

        May 2017 - Jun 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • assisting with the design of Toni & Guy magazine (both artworking and layouts of spreads).

        2016

        Freelance Design Assistant

        Beer 52

        May 2016 - Jun 2016
        • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Hired as a freelancer for a variety of short print projects, e.g. a series of Metro ads to run daily + magazine and box inserts.

        2015

        Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
        • New York, United States
        • Internship
        • A 2 month internship at a top design agency in the city. Completed many tasks, such as archiving, working mag events and editing layouts + mockups (e.g. spreads for the WSJ Mag publication).

        2015

        Junior Graphic Designer

        Scottish Field Magazine

        Dec 2014 - Sep 2015
        • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Hired initially for 6 weeks, then promoted to a Junior Designer. Responsible for the creation and maintenance of multiple editorial spreads & adverts, completed under intensive time pressure. Headed a project for the mag's presence at the Royal Highland Show.

        2014

        Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
        • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Hired as a summer Design Assistant, and responsible for the editorial layout of the handbooks for the new semester, among other print tasks e.g. copious poster designs for fresher events.

        Education

        2014

        2:1 BA Honours Graphic Design

        Edinburgh Napier University

        Sep 2010 - Jun 2014
        • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

        Awards

        2014

        Best In Show

        D&AD

        • Best In Show at New Blood (shared with the class).