Tristan Spill

Lead Creative

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWebsite & Digital Designer - UI & UX Designer - Art Director - Creative Director

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About me

Hi, my name is Tristan. I create websites and videos that people love. I’m a digital generalist ... with a visual design background. I’ve run my own creative consultancy over the past 14 years and take a pragmatic and holistic approach to my projects. As a designer, I look at the big picture to see and understand where clients can make gains to their business. This big idea approach normally boils down to getting to a core communication statement that everyone can follow; a clear simple insight that guides the project along. I work closely with developers, clients, and customers to understand where gains can be made. This sometimes involves defining future opportunities or simply ensuring that designs become reality and that the big idea stays true.

Skills

  • Branding
  • Art Direction
  • Digital Content
  • Editing
  • Typography
  • Brand Identity
  • CSS
  • Design
  • Web Design
  • Digital Video
  • Creative Direction
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • UX Design
  • UI Design

Work history

Currently

Freelance Digital Designer & Lead Creative

Secret Door

Dec 2001
  • Freelance
  • Freelance screen-based communications for web and video.

2001

Head OF Design

Fortune Cookie

Jan 2001 - Dec 2001
  • Full Time
  • Led creative group, oversaw all design, refined production methodology. Worked with business partners and internal teams. Clients: Boots, T-Mobile, Lawn Tennis Association, BPB

2000

Creative Director

The Marketing Store

Feb 1997 - Feb 2000
  • Full Time
  • Built team within award-winning marketing group. Drafted and presented online marketing proposals, facilitated brainstorms and digital strategy meetings, designed prototypes and animations. Won new pitches for global businesses. Reported to European Board. Clients: Disney Online, Cisco Systems, General Motors, Carlton Media Group, Walkers Crisps, Kimberly Clarke

1995

Graphic Designer

Indika Entertainment Advertising

Jun 1994 - May 1995
  • Full Time
  • Created concept drawings and collages for movie poster campaigns such as Academy Award winning Hoop Dreams. Developed Art Direction skills. Clients: Miramax Films, Fine Line Features

Education

1994

Art Design

The Cooper Union for Advancement of Science and Art

Aug 1990 - May 1994
  • Fine Art

Awards

2000

MILIA D'OR AWARD

The Marketing Store

  • Disney Interactive (UK) won best Children's Website. Built in Flash with layers of dynamically customised content. disney.co.uk