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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationBexley, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Graphic Illustrator - Creative Designer

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About me

I offer four years of professional experience in the industry as a Graphic Designer, focusing primarily in brand and editorial design. Through my work I have developed a strong personality, which has allowed me to work up through the ranks quickly, honing in on my abilities not only as a creative, but also as business mind. My experience with client liaising and project management has allowed me to steer designs, lead a team and seeing projects through from conception to print.

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop Illustrator Indesign
  • Editorial Deisgn
  • Composite Layout Design
  • Digital/ Print
  • Photography
  • Retouching
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Icon Design
  • Brand Identiry
  • Client Liaising

Work history

2017

Studio Designer

Graphicks

Dec 2016 - Jul 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working as the Studio Designer, I was charged with the production of all print collateral, managing a Junior Designer whom assists me with my daily tasks. My role allows me to take the initial conceptual design and implement it throughout all print collateral. We provide visual identities within the luxury property and retail sector, with an output varying from campaigns and marketing collateral to print and digital brochures. The role allows me to project manage and liaise directly with clients and printers whilst brief ing the junior and freelance designers for the supporting assets.

2016

Junior Designer

INVOLVE

Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Working closely with the Creative Director, my work ranged from small print to large digital projects. Typically we would design and develop case studies and pitch proposals, specifically for boutique corporate events. Each event is custom built on a project by project basis, entirely on the client’s needs, which allowed for direct client contact. The production varied from print design, to digital assets for web or social media graphics and animation storyboards.

2016

Junior Designer

Amsphere Ltd

Jun 2015 - Mar 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • My role saw me capture, create and deliver innovative knowledge artefacts. Working mainly in a multimedia format, I was positioned in my team as an integrated designer, liaising with the marketing department creating print material and the digital department working on video, animation and UI design.

2015

Ward Clerk

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Full Time
  • Ward Clerk on a Challenging Behavior Unit. Main Responsibilities Include: Booking patients in for appointments Keeping patients records Filing Chasing up reports Photocopying Data Entry Ordering Stationary Handling Telephone Calls Helping to cover a reception desk/area.

2014

Designer

Grow3 Marketing

May 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Internship
  • Working within a B2B marketing agency I was given the responsibility of updating the visual identity of Grow3. Working closely with the marketing manager and company director, my main tasks were working on the layouts of pitch documents, visual identity, reports and corporate communications.

2014

Senior Graphic Designer

Nigel Barrett Photography

Aug 2013 - Sep 2014
  • Full Time
  • Senior Designer at the photography studio ( progressed from Junior position). A multi-disciplinary role involving photography & photo retouching. Working closely with clients to produce outcomes which they desire. Recognised as an active member of the sales team.

2014

Artistic Editor

Disorder UK

Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
  • Freelance
  • Artistic Editor leading the design team at Disorder. Focusing on re-branding for the magazine relaunch. Working closely on the development of the new logo, style guide and media pack for in-house use and advertisers. Having a good knowledge in magazine layout and publishing, I opted to lead the design of Disorder’s print copy layout whilst attending launch parties where I expanded my networking ability.

2010

Junior Graphic Designer

Catalyst Housing Limited

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
  • Internship
  • Graphic Designer within the Communications Department. Worked on layouts, in-house literature and corporate branding. Leading the design on new ‘Gener8’ scheme working on logo concepts, seeing the design through to its final outcome and the application onto different media.

Education

2013

Illustration Graphics

Coventry University

Sep 2009 - Jun 2013
  • BA (Hons) in creative study of Illustration and Graphic Design. Learning in the areas of Branding, Artworking, Print Design, Animation, and Editorial Design.

2009

Graphic Design

London College of Communication

Sep 2008 - Jun 2009
  • Graphic Design studies at a foundation level

Awards

2012

Winner of Creative Allies 'Lights All Night'

Creative Allies

  • Winner of Creative Allies 'Lights All Night' competition in Dallas, Texas