Mark Blann

Freelance Design Consultant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

Versatile, practical designer, with 15 years freelance and 12 years corporate experience, with a solid understanding of materials and production processes in 3D, 2D & digital media. Accustomed to working to exacting standards and intense back-to-back?deadlines, often with competing client requirements. Strong interpersonal skills; experienced in building and managing teams. Seeking new challenges in a creative, collaborative environment.

Skills

 

  • Display Design
  • Project Management
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Vectorworks
  • Theatre Set Design
  • Exhibition Design and Management

Work history

2016

Head of Display

Sotheby’s

Aug 2003 - Dec 2016
  • Working within the Marketing Division, I managed a full-time deputy, a small team of part-timers, and various external contractors, covering all large-format collateral, including window displays. My input varied from design and production of vinyl text titles, to fully themed gallery enhancements, creating immersive exhibitions for some extremely high profile works and collections. I also supported auctions in the other European selling centres; Paris, Amsterdam, Geneva, Zurich, and Milan, with exhibition signage, posters and other gallery enhancements.