Hi. My name is Brian Wade and I am a freelance graphic and digital designer. I live and work from home in the small market town of Alcester, Warwickshire. I have over 11 years in the creative design industry and possess a GNVQ in Art and Design and an HND in Electronic Graphics. I have previously worked as an in-house designer for many companies, which include print repro studios and a busy design agency.
My work is created using the latest apple mac equipment and professional up to date software which includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Flash and Dreamweaver.
Area Covered: Worldwide
Job Title: Website Designer / Developer
Company: TAB Online
Description: Designing and developing HTML and Flash based websites using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash and Microsoft Frontpage.
Job Title: Designer / Mac Operator
Company: Russell Brookes Print / Trilogy Brookes
Description: Working within a busy printing company in Redditch, Worcestershire, My duties included preparing customer artwork for print (checking files are correctly colour set, pre-press pagination, etc.), exporting files to print film for plate making. I also worked as an in-house designer creating flyers, posters, catalogues, packaging and much more.
Job Title: In-house Designer
Company: Reddiplex Group Plc.
Description: Working within a busy design studio my role was to design and create marketing material for a group of companies which included window component manufacturers, exhibition display manufacturers and an event management company. Tasks included designing and creating flyers, leaflets, posters, brochures, catalogues, websites and other multimedia. I was also assigned the task of directing product photography sessions at various studios.
Job Title: Graphic / Web Designer
Company: Bird and Co Creative Ltd.
Description: My role in this busy design agency was to create various marketing material for a group of companies and also external clients. This included corporate branding, stationery, flyers, leaflets, posters, catalogues, brochures, vehicle livery, product packaging, promotional goods, website visual layouts and website design / development.
Job Title: Senior Designer
Company: Contemporary Coverings
Description: Andy / Amanda
Please could you write a short review for the following jobs which I have recently completed for Contemporary Coverings.
Contemporary Coverings logo / brand design, stationery design & print, marketing literature design & print, shop signage & window graphics design & print and e-commerce website design and development.
Field of Study: Art and Design
University / College: Stratford upon Avon College
Field of Study: Electronic Graphics
University / College: Worcester College of Technology