Matt Child

Brand Creative

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About me

A multi-award winning, conceptual thinking, multidisciplinary brand designer, who has an exceptional eye for detail and an ability to design information and brand systems into clear, accessible and engaging experiences. A design philosophy built around form and function. With aspirations to build innovative, well thought out creative solutions that engage, inform and challenge user experiences and exceed client expectations at all levels. A highly motivated designer with aspirations to provide and implement bespoke creative solutions, which engage users, increase brand awareness and revenue in a creative and efficient manner. Design, should be there to engage and entertain. Challenge and change perception. Inform and build relationships, whilst ensuring clarity and focus is maintained throughout to inspire all who experience the brand, whether physically or digitally. Selected clients include: Global Payments, HSBC Merchant Services, P&O Cruises, Kent Police, Philips, Moët Hennessy, Neutrogena, Uniware Systems, The Yarrow Hotel, The Ambrette Restaurant, East Kent College, Optomany, Riverside Environmental, Girlings Solicitors, and the band The Guillemots.

Skills

  • Branding
  • Brand Development
  • Corporate Branding
  • Concept Development
  • Corporate Identity
  • Creative Strategy
  • Typography
  • User Interface Designer
  • Creative Digital Design

Work history

Currently

Senior Creative

Open Water

Sep 2010
  • United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • An award winning branding agency that builds remarkable and meaningful brands for businesses across all sectors, both in the UK and internationally. Starting off as Junior Designer and developing through to Senior Designer my role in this dedicated, strategically design-led team, includes, the running of multi-channel branding projects from client brief to delivery for SME's and large blue chip clients. Managing the design departments internal processes and client base, whilst also ensuring the design output of the studio is delivered and maintained at a consistently high standard, both on time and on budget. Selected clients include: Global Payments, HSBC Merchant Services, Kent Police, Moët Hennessy, Uniware Systems, The Ambrette Restaurant, The Yarrow Hotel, East Kent College, Optomany, Riverside Environmental, Girlings Solicitors and MAF Youth.

2010

Creative Intern

Vivid Brand

Aug 2010 - Sep 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Internship undertaken at this award winning strategic and creative shopper marketing agency. Working on a variety of design projects for clients including, Philips and Neutrogena. www.vividbrand.com

2010

Creative Intern

Brand Environment

May 2010 - Jun 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • An internship at this strategic brand and design consultancy. My role was to help design and develop a new brand look and feel for P&O Cruises. www.be-uk.com

2010

Creative Intern

The Design Conspiracy

Apr 2010 - May 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • An internship at this print and digital design consultancy working on a variety of design projects for clients including, TEFL Lab London. www.thedesignconspiracy.com

2007

Oct 2007 - Nov 2007
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Working within the History and Culture department of Dorling Kindersley on tasks including, the design and layout of the book titled, The Vatican. www.penguinrandomhouse.com

2010

Creative Designer

Matt Child

Jun 2007 - Sep 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working within a number of sectors for a multitude of clients including, the band Guillemots, P&O Cruises, WeCreate and Sports Revolution.

Education

2007

BA 1st Class Hons, Graphic Design

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2004 - Jun 2007
  • London, UK

2004

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design Merit

Ravensbourne

Jun 2003 - Jun 2004
  • Kent, UK