Linsey Cannon

Art Editor / Art Director

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Freelance Creative - Art Director

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About me

A creative and versatile Art Editor/Graphic Designer with a strong interest in photography and art direction. Passionate about design, will bring plenty of ideas, individuality and enthusiasm to creative projects. Currently interested in Freelance and full time opportunities.

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Print Design
  • Picture Editing
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • POS Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Art Editor
  • Art Direction

Work history

Currently

Magazine Art Director

The River Group

Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Art Editor for Weight Watchers Germany Responsible for the overall look and design of magazine, the role involves working with the editorial team to produce a high quality and engaging women’s lifestyle magazine. • Designing editorial pages of the magazine • Cover concept/design • Researching industry trends • Creating photoshoot mood boards • Planning, booking and art directing international photoshoots• Developing relationships with photographers/stylists/makeup artists/retouchers • Picture research • Overseeing work flow and freelancers • Preparing pages for reprographics • Signing off cromalins/proofs

Currently

Senior Graphic Designer

TRMG Publishing

Jul 2013
  • Full Time
  • Working within the art department of a busy publishing house that specialises in commercial magazines and event programmes. The role was to create magazine solutions for a broad range of clients/subjects, ranging from fashion to motor sports. • Designing concepts and styles for publications • Designing editorial pages, covers and advertorials • Acting as brand guardian for clients • Building relationships with photographers/editors/project managers • Creating marketing materials including rate cards, social media assets & maps • Creating ar twork ready for print/digital publishing • Designing pitches to win new business

2013

Graphic Designer

ECITB

Jul 2012 - Jul 2013
  • Full Time
  • As part of a busy in-house marketing team, the role was to design for a range of projects including branding, national campaigns, magazines, publications, brochures, posters, exhibition stands, website layouts and flash banners. •Creating, developing and project managing the design of national campaigns •Presenting research and concepts to company directors and stakeholders •Developing the corporate brand and creating specific styles for different target audiences •Briefing and directing of external photographers •Working with digital and web teams to ensure the company image and brand guidelines are maintained •Overseeing the print production of projects

2012

Graphic Designer

2creation Creative Media Agency

Feb 2011 - Jul 2012
  • Full Time
  • As part of a busy in-house marketing team, the role was to design for a range of projects including branding, national campaigns, magazines, publications, brochures, posters, exhibition stands, website layouts and flash banners. •Creating, developing and project managing the design of national campaigns •Presenting research and concepts to company directors and stakeholders •Developing the corporate brand and creating specific styles for different target audiences •Briefing and directing of external photographers •Working with digital and web teams to ensure the company image and brand guidelines are maintained •Overseeing the print production of projects

2010

New College Project Design Support

Luton 6th Form College

Apr 2009 - Feb 2010
  • Full Time
  • Providing design support for a £56 million rebuild project. Duties included creating visualisations, infographics, signage, interior space planning and presentations.

2009

Junior Graphic Designer

Fastway Couriers

Mar 2008 - Apr 2009
  • Full Time

Education

2007

Graphic Design

Middlesex University

Sep 2004 - Jul 2007
  • DipHE Visual Communication

2003

Graphic Design Illustration

Barnfield College

Sep 2001 - Jul 2003
  • BTEC National Diploma

2003

City Guilds Desktop Publishing

Barnfield College

Sep 2001 - Jul 2003

2001

10 Gcse’s

Putteridge High School

Sep 1996 - Jul 2001
  • Grade C - including English & Maths