A focused creative professional with an aptitude for trouble shooting & problem solving. Exceptionally talented, passionate Graphic Designer with a detailed eye for design, branding and developing varied marketing campaigns both online and offline. Over the years I have developed a broad set of talents including: Graphic Design, Branding, Layout (DTP), Art Direction, Copywriting, System Design, UX/UI Design, Website / Mobile App / Software Development (which includes Content Management Systems), Film Making, Video Editing, Sound Recording & Editing, Scriptwriting, Motion Graphics, Animation, Still Photography. I am a proficient user of Adobe’s Creative suite which includes InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop. I have knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, jQuery and a great understanding of Content Management Systems, including Joomla, Drupal, and WordPress.
Establishing a detailed program specification through discussion with clients. Clarifying what actions the program is intended to perform. Breaking down program specification into its simplest elements and translating this logic into a programming language. Design user experience & user interface. Devising possible solutions to anticipated problems. Combining all elements of the program design and testing it. Evaluating and increasing the program's effectiveness. Adapting the program to new requirements, as necessary. Consulting manuals, periodicals and technical reports to learn new ways to Develop programs and maintain existing skills and knowledge. Updating, repairing, modifying and developing existing software and generic applications.
Lead creative sessions for project kickoffs. Manage multiple projects from concept through completion. Establish creative direction for an entire line of online services and programs. Supervise and inspire the team. Generate multiple concepts for a campaign or project. Work with the accounts team, strategy team and copywriters to develop concepts and present to management. Work with internal teams to generate ideas for pitching and proposals. Manage team members. Setting up photoshoots, digital photography and production of video. Managing creative element of events and exhibitions. Provide quality control over concepts and projects.
Meeting clients to identify their needs. Drawing up detailed website specifications. Designing graphics, animations and manipulating digital photographs. Designing the website's visual imagery and ensuring it is in line with company branding policy or the requirements of the client. Proofreading content and grammar and making changes where necessary. Debugging code and redesigning web pages.
Assembling together images, typography, or motion graphics for published, printed or electronic media, such as brochures and advertising. Responsible for typesetting, illustration, user interfaces & web design. Presenting information in a way that is both accessible and memorable. Involved in making creative video editing decisions in the post-production of film making and video production. Selecting and combining of shots into sequences, selecting sound effects and music and ultimately creating a finished movie, television program,
Editing, craft and technical Compositing and visual effects Broadcast technology Colour grading Post sound Typography and graphics
6 GCSEs grade A* to C including Maths and English