I have a wealth of solid experience in design and artwork for digital and print projects. Both in a hands-on capacity and more recently from a management perspective. I have the conceptual and technical expertise necessary to create and oversee confident, intelligent and truly compelling creative work.
I have a wealth of solid experience in design and artwork for digital and print projects. I have the conceptual flair and technical expertise necessary to create and oversee confident, intelligent and truly compelling creative work. I have worked for a variety of leading agencies over the last 17 years but my core areas are advertising, presentations and direct marketing. I am very comfortable working under my own initiative or collaboratively with creative teams, designers and artworkers. I am articulate and experienced at working closely with clients and presenting work at the highest levels.
Following a successful period as lead designer on the Microsoft Lumia account at J. Walter Thompson I was then promoted to the role of Creative Team Leader at Hogarth Worldwide’s head office in London. I led a growing team of designers and artworks working on a range of high-profile accounts. I oversaw creative output, inspiring and mentoring the team along with the more traditional managerial responsibilities for personnel issues, processes and resourcing.
I worked as lead designer on the Microsoft Lumia account (formerly Nokia) at J. Walter Thompson. Heading up a small design team, I was responsible for presentations, creative strategy, brand guidelines and campaign toolkits for local markets and partner agencies.
Working alongside the Studio Manager, I was responsible for delivering high-quality, accurate creative artwork for digital and print. Clients included: Sky BlackBerry Carphone Warehouse News International Now TV Geek Squad William Hill Ladbrokes ESPN
As Senior Creative Artworker I worked primarily on print-based marketing for well-known household brands. I specialised in a number of complex, data-driven digital print projects in addition to more conventional creative DM campaigns. Clients included: Carphone Warehouse Philips TalkTalk Thomson First Choice Starbucks Aviva Freeview AQA Habitat
Senior Artworker within the studio of this integrated direct response agency. I worked across a range of projects for high-profile clients including: Homebase Costa Coffee BlackBerry Argos Royal Mail Transport for London Jumeirah Hotels Expedia World Vision
Artwork for a specialist pharmaceutical advertising agency, primarily aimed at doctors and nurses. I worked on a range of sales aids, trade press ads and marketing materials for print. Clients included: Pfizer GlaxoSmithKline Leo Pharma
In-house position for BBC Worldwide's audiobook publishing arm, designing sales and marketing materials for a range of imprints.
Designer for a financial services marketing and events agency, primarily marketing to independent financial advisers. Clients included: New Star Aegon HSBC
Designer for the print and mailing arm of a share registrar, working primarily on high-volume mailings. Designs included share certificates, dividend cheques and proxy forms for a wide range of high-profile FTSE100 companies.
A Levels Four A Levels, grades A-D AS Levels Two AS Levels, grades A & E GCSEs Eight GCSEs, grades A-B