samantha brannan

Graphic Designer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Retouching
  • Typography
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Photography

Work history

Currently

Graphic Designer

Freelance Graphic Designer

Oct 2011
  • Professional Graphic Designer/Photographer Employed on a in-house, freelance and agency basis with experience of public sector corporate identity and branding, direct marketing point-of-sale, display, exhibition, advertising, magazines and newspaper layout Social media and website management Some web design/Wordpress experience Catalogue product, portrait and event photography

2015

Graphic Designer

Royal Borough of Greenwich

May 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Creating event, promotional material, campaign concepts, weekly publications amongst other printed council collateral.

2010

Senior Graphic Designer for Brent Council Design UNIT

London Borough of Brent

Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
  • Senior Graphic Designer (Maternity cover) Specialised in creating a monthly publication The Brent Magazine distributed to 120,000 households in the borough of Brent. Also creating all promotional material for internal and external council related campaigns.

2007

Senior Designer

Bertlesmann

Jul 2004 - Jun 2007
  • Created monthly member magazines from brief to pre-press also responsible for concepts and design for press adverts and leaflet enclosures. Worked closely with copywriters, marketing and editorial departments to optimise selling opportunities. Instruct and direct freelancers. Art direct photoshoots. Designed for various inhouse brands, managing multiple projects at any given time, whilst adhering to a strict deadline. Increased sales after taking over the role of designer for the Female Fiction magazine and a 20% increase in response to the fiction press ads.

Education

1998

Graphic Design

De Montfort University

Apr 1995 - Apr 1998
  • BA (Hons)