- Falkirk, GB
- £15 /hr
- Available now
I have over ten years experience working as a graphic designer - specializing in design for print, packaging, advertising and promotion.
I provide commercially rewarding designmore...I have over ten years experience working as a graphic designer - specializing in design for print, packaging, advertising and promotion.
I provide commercially rewarding design solutions to a diverse range of clients - handling projects end-to-end from initial concept to final print including researching, sourcing and creating images.
I work within brand guidelines and print specification to deliver projects on time and within budget.
Work to date has included: press adverts and editorials, newsletters, brochures, leaflets, posters, flyers, postcards, display graphics, billboards, film and board packaging, mock ups and photography, CD covers, logo design, stationary, menu design, website design and t-shirt design.
Area Covered: any area / work from home
Work Experience Summary: 2007 - present
Paterson Arran Ltd.
Work alongside a brands manager to design and develop packaging, for film and board, under four core brands and for own label.
Responsible for branding and designing all new packaging and
keeping existing packaging up-to-date. Also responsible for the design of literature sheets and newsletters, advertising, photography and promotional material as well as supporting the sales team with the design and development of leaflets, brochures, adverts, exhibition graphics and high quality mock-ups for presentations.
Responsible for the approval of all artwork either as PDF proofs,
cromalins or through attendance at print runs and maintaining all filing of approved artwork.
Brief and liaise with designers, photographers and printers on a
frequent basis to deliver product packaging in time for launch, or
re-print. Work within brand guidelines and print specifications to
deliver on time, on brand and within budget.
2006 - 2007
Adam Smith College
Worked within a marketing department, and closely with a marketing coordinator, to promote European Social Funded projects.
Responsible for the design and development of advertising and
promotional material across a variety of media. Design from concept to completion to meet specifics of over forty projects.
Liaison with project managers, printers and suppliers as well as external design agencies and photographers. Worked strictly within brand guidelines, within budget and to agreed timescales.
Work included press adverts and editorials, brochures, display
graphics, posters, flyers, leaflets, sandwich bags, billboards, bus and telephone box advertising.
2003 - present
Work on my own initiative to provide commercially rewarding design solutions to a small, yet diverse, portfolio of clients. Handle projects end-to-end from initial concept to final print including researching,sourcing and creating images.
Responsible for ensuring completion of projects, often to tight
deadlines and budget constraints. Work to date has included:
promotional material to advertise local events and services such as posters, flyers, leaflets and press adverts. CD covers, logo design, stationary, menu design, website design and photography.
Education Summary: 1999 - 2003 Glasgow School of Art
2:1 BA (Hons)
Specialisng in Graphic Design. Also incorporated photography
1997 - 1999 Falkirk College
HND Graphic Design
Incorporated typography, corporate identity, publicity, packaging
design, book and magazine design, exhibition design.