Neil Davies

freelance senior graphic designer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Packaging
  • Branding
  • Corporate Identity
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Websites
  • Typography
  • Brand Identity
  • Design
  • Logo Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Freelance Senior Graphic Designer

Self Employed Freelance

Apr 2008
  • Design, illustration and production work across print, digital, fashion / apparel, event and merchandising projects. Project management and art direction. Client list : Brands : Oakley, Warner Group, Levi Strauss & Co, Vice, MERC, Hot Tuna, Vagrant Records, Harley Davidson, Big Cheese magazine Studios : The Uprising (UK), Vault 49 (USA), Firebrand Live (worldwide), Zip Design (UK), Bacchus (UK) Suppliers / Production : Global Merchandising (worldwide) Bravado (worldwide), Festival Republic (UK), Mantis World (global)

2015

Freelance Graphic & Print Designer

Levi’s

May 2007 - Jan 2015
  • Seasonal graphic prints across various themes. Worked closely with European studio HQ in Brussels for a few years, now occasional but continuous freelance for world HQ in California, USA.

2015

Senior Graphic Designer. Short-term Contract

Park Agency

Aug 2014 - Jan 2015
  • Daily development of of multiple brands and licenses for high street fashion retail clients. Responding to retail trends through both garment and graphic direction in order to supply a consistent resource of apparel design for the EU market. Design and development of online brand websites - developing the initial visions of the client into a functioning platform.

2013

Senior Designer

The Right Side

Mar 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Hired to manage graphic output of Latitude Festival, Reading and Leeds festivals accounts in-house during busy summer period. Graphic design, art direction, briefing and project management including all freelancers and in-house designers. Also graphic design work on tour promotions for MUSE. The Right Side are regular freelance clients for ad-hoc work.

2012

Co-founder, Creative Director and Senior Designer

Unlimited Supply

Jan 2010 - May 2012
  • Design agency specialising in all areas of the apparel / streetwear / merchandising sectors, but not exclusively. All areas of business run as a two man team from a studio in sunny Waterloo. - art direction, design, illustration, branding, trend / application research, apparel production and project management including sourcing and direction of freelance designers, photographers and illustrators

2008

Graphic Designer & Front End Developer

Lateral

Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
  • Graphic designer / front end code for online campaigns, including online advertising, concepts, websites, viral marketing and graphic email for clients including MTV, Five TV, Levi's Europe, RSPCA, Which? & Faber & Faber.

2006

Graphic Designer

Firebrand Live

Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
  • Sole in-house graphic designer / artworker for this leading UK & European merchandise company. I created all graphic output with the help of freelancers and interns. The role was extremely fast paced due to the ever-moving nature of the touring artist business. - Face to face presentations and brainstorming with clients - bands, artists, managers, event staff, production houses, booking agents and promoters - Communication with factories, garment production companies, printers, and other contractors in order to maintain quality levels and minimise production wait times - Graphic print design for merchandise products sold at events and online - t shirts, record bags, jackets, posters, programmes, stickers, as well special promotional items for record releases, tickets and promotional / press ads - Art direction / mood board / retail research - selecting and managing interns and freelancers - Design of company website - Occasional sales on sales stands at events I have freelanced for them ever since in various forms. The Firebrand design dept. eventually went standalone and is now known as The Right Side.

2005

Graphic Designer

Diesel SPA

Nov 2004 - Mar 2005
  • Four month work placement as a graphic designer for Diesel (jeans) in Molvena, Italy. Notable projects include illustrative page layouts for the Semi-Permanent design annual 2005, also product retouching, web design, print design.

Education

2004

BA Graphic Design

University for the Creative Arts

Aug 2001 - Apr 2004