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Sam Geddes

Graphic Designer, Creative Artworker and product designer.

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationYork, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsArtworker - Graphic Designer - Creative Designer

About me

I am a Design for Industry Graduate from the University of Northumbria looking for a Creative Advertising, Creative Artworking or Graphic design role. I have experience in the design industry, having done a three month Graphic Design placement with highly acclaimed company Paragon Creative. Completing this degree has developed my qualities in all areas, specifically Adobe Creative Suites which I have become very experienced with, working with Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator. The degree has taught me to work to tight deadlines and presenting my work to a high standard by becoming a perfectionist at layout of boards. Creative thinking gives me the ability to think outside the box where others would stay narrow minded. I bring an enthusiasm and a thirst to succeed and make a project truly special.

Skills

  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • 2D and 3D Sketching
  • Conceptual and Creative Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving Abilities
  • 1. Branding Identity
  • Branding Corporate Identity Typography Logo Design
  • Illustrative Infographic
  • 5. Illustration
  • BA Product Design
  • Painting

Work history

2015

Graphic Designer

Paragon Creative

Mar 2015 - May 2015
  • York, UK
  • Internship
  • Mar 2015 - May 2015: Paragon Creative, York. Graphic Design I worked here in a small graphics team working to tight deadlines, as part of my course placement. Working with clients via email and phone to deliver their brief. I gained valuable studio experience and perfected presentation in a commercial setting. Working with clients such as Heineken and Alnwick Castle’s ‘Garden of Fairytales’ of which I designed the logo. I also designed the companies newsletter, which can be viewed in the link below. http://www.paragon-creative.co.uk/documents/2015_Newsletter_web.pdf

Education

2016

BA(Hons) 2.1

University of Northumbria

Sep 2012 - Jul 2016
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • This course used a project-led approach gaining opportunities to experience from industrial to performance products, services and systems. It was challenging and taught me to manage my time effectively and manage multiple projects at once with early deadlines. Working with big brands including Phillips, Lacoste, Intel, Mars, Unilever.