To progress in my career I am seeking a Senior, Deputy or Art Director role. For the past seven years I have been working as a senior designer at The Sunday Times newspaper. In my role on the Culture magazine, I art directed the music section and cover designs as well as assisting my Art Director on the rest of the magazine. I enjoyed working closely with the editor to strict weekly deadlines, and being responsible for sending the magazine to press unaided on many occasions. The next step for me would be a position in which I can further develop my design, organisation and management skills, with the aim of leading a strong creative team to reach exciting concepts
Designing all digital marketing material, campaigns and update of homepages and social media assets for Fitflop.com Designing print collateral such as counter cards, window posters and other in-store graphics.
Stationery design - Concept through to creation of wedding invitations and greeting cards Supporting the in-house team with various admin duties such as completing production sheets and trimming stock for scheduled jobs. Experienced in operating the Letterpress
Responsibilites include - • Art direction - making executive design decisions, overseeing work and training junior designers giving constructive criticism when appropriate and inspiring the team with exciting conceptual design ideas • Sending entire magazine to print independently in a high pressured fast paced environment - communication with printers, responsible for last minute changes, problem solving and working efficiently to strict weekly deadlines • Layout design - Art director of music section working closely with Adrienne Conners, editor of music section to realise her visions, also contributing to the rest of the magazine design • Cover design - conceptual creative thinking • Digital design • Image sourcing/manipulation - photo montage retouching and guidance with ideas for shoots ensuring images will fit to the style of the magazine • Presentation to editors - regular meetings with the culture/section editor and weekly presentations toMartin Ivens, editor of The Sunday Times • Part of the redesign team • Experience designing for Style magazine, Home, Travel, The Sunday Times magazine, Sport and one off special supplements
First class honours degree