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Marty Harling-Coward

Graphic designer & Copywriter

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Copywriting


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About me

HELLO I have been working as a freelance copywriter and mid weight designer for the past nine months. I’ve developed long and short copy for global tech companies and most recently agency pitch winning ideas for Nokia, Whyte & Mackay whisky and Belhaven beer. THE DIFFERENCE With 10 years of account handling experience I have sat in almost every kind of strategic and creative meeting; not something that sounds instantly wonderful but it’s allowed me to provide and receive feedback and the ability to think of clear and commercial ideas suitable for client responses, quickly. And with a witty sense of humour, a heightened sense of empathy (I cried during Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) and the courage to start a sentence with ‘and’ on occasion, I get the job done. Not to mention a graphic design qualification from Shillington Design College. PORTFOLIO Please visit for clickable portfolio tiles.

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  • Print Design
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history


Freelance Creative


Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance I am currently the retained designer and copywriter for Swimming Nature covering an array of deliverables including email (within MailChimp), PowerPoint presentations and rebranding consultancy. I am also the retained designer for IT solution company Inventive Consultants and am currently in the process of redesigning their entire website. My most recent live website is where I provided full design and headline copy.


Freelance Creative


Jun 2004 - May 2016
  • Freelance
  • FREELANCE COPYWRITER & MID WEIGHT DESIGNER, AUGUST ‘16 - CURRENT YEAR MHC.Design Ltd / Leo + Marty Ltd Recent agencies include BJL and Twelve, successfully working on Whyte & Mackay whisky pitch and Global Nokia Retail pitch respectively. Further work at BJL developing launch materials for Belhaven Beer in the UK including activation, OOH and on / off trade mechanics. SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR, ‘14-16 FCB Inferno Ltd Lead client contact for UK Microsoft Retail and key client contact for Global Microsoft Retail. Experience includes delivery of best performing retail toolkits for Microsoft in Europe and emerging markets. Brief writing and creative / strategic review for key visual and copy elements. Management of roll-out across up to 50 deliverables including audio / visual screen content, furniture and instore POS. Lead client contact for Coke European shopper marketing content, overseeing photoshoot and retouching. Lead contact for charity ‘Spark Inside’. Rolling-out brand identity across a kit of parts to be hosted in UK prisons. ACCOUNT MANAGER - ACCOUNT DIRECTOR, ‘12-14 Inferno Ltd Key client contact across Electrolux, Microsoft and Nokia global retail. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE, ‘04-12 RMG Connect Nokia UK retail POS. INITIALS PepsiCo, Pork Farms, Cobra beer (Shopper Marketing). TEQUILA\ London Marlboro, Philip Morris Tobacco (Sales Promotion and Shopper Marketing), GE Money and PruHealth (Direct Marketing).



Certificate IV and printed / online portfolio


Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 18 month course providing detailed graphic design education for multiple disciplines including print, packaging and online across primary print and online Adobe suite applications including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.


BSc Exercise and Sport Sciences, 2:2

Exeter University

Sep 2000 - Jun 2004
  • Exeter, United Kingdom