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Simon Thomas

Digital DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Simon Thomas

Digital DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Hi I'm Simon! I am a highly creative designer and illustrator working in London. I have been lucky enough to work on a variety of projects ranging from creating custom illustrations for the Premier League and BP to designing a new brand for the International Paralympic Committee. I love design and everything about it and love sharing my passion with other creatives and clients.
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Work history
    Digital Designer
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Responsibilities: Web design - using Sketch and Photoshop to produce mobile and desktop designs for a range of clients and creating clickable prototypes using Invision Print design - Creating designs and illustrations from scratch and seeing them through the print process Illustration - Creating custom illustrations, characters and mascots including the Premier League avatars, which can be seen here: www.plprimarystars.com Layout - Laying our content for print and online Branding - creating new brands and devising brand guidelines - A notable example of this is the creation of a sister brand of the International Paralympic Committee; Proud Paralympian which I created the identity, logo and brand guidelines for. I am also responsible for: Design consultancy Deck design Art direction Notable clients: - Premier League - International Paralympic Committee - Boots - BP - British Olympic Association - McDonald's - Microsoft - Google
    Communications Officer (Design)
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Duties include: Graphic design - creating visual material to support marketing campaigns as well as raising awareness of key policies and activities while adhering to the company's brand guidelines. Branding - Acting as the design lead for the redesign of the Group's customer portal, My Account. In this capacity, I redesigned the portal in its entirety. This includes redesigning the logo, creating a new colour palette, creating designs for both mobile and desktop sites, creating user friendly icons for navigation and designing and delivering a suite of responsive email templates for future marketing purposes. Web2Print - Creating a range of template for the company's Web2Print system, setting it up and managing it and its users. Illustration - Creating illustrations to help support campaigns and add personification and identifiable characters to messages. Animation - creating short animated videos using Illustrator and After Effects to promote key messages to customers. Marketing - planning, producing and managing key marketing campaigns to raise awareness of key company messages. Copywriting - Producing exciting and accurate copy for online and print. Email marketing - Using email marketing software to create and send campaigns. Using the same software to analyse the results. HTML/CSS - Writing responsive HTML templates.
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Skills
  • Design
  • Sketchapp
  • Illustration
  • Branding
  • Abobe Creative Suite
  • UI Design
  • Print Design
Education
    PGCE
     - London, United Kingdom
    BA
     - Canterbury, United Kingdom