- Edinburgh, GB
- £25 /hr
- Available now
LSDZIN is a freelance graphics/digital designer based in Edinburgh Scotland with over 6 years experience specialising in branding, print and digital design for on and offline mediamore...LSDZIN is a freelance graphics/digital designer based in Edinburgh Scotland with over 6 years experience specialising in branding, print and digital design for on and offline media in a variety of sectors including:
Health & Non-Profit
Government & Local Authorities
The Arts and Entertainment
Travel & Leisure
Architecture & Property
Engineering & Construction
LSDZIN is fully experienced in:
All aspects of print design from packaging and brochures to exhibitions and signage, with an excellent understanding of litho and digital print processes.
Print management including obtaining quotes and buying print;
pass-for-press; raising purchase orders; ensuring work is proofed, version approved and print ready; and co-ordinating final delivery.
Producing DVDs from concept to final delivery including design and content, motion graphics, video editing, authoring and encoding.
Area Covered: Edinburgh, Scotland
Work Experience Summary: SKILLS
Over 6 years experience in branding, print and digital design covering a wide variety of sectors including Education; Government & Local Authorities; Non-Profit; Corporate; Financial; FMCG;Arts and Entertainment; Travel and Leisure; Hospitality; Health; Property, and Architecture
Experienced in producing DVDs from concept to final delivery including design and content,motion graphics, video editing, authoring and encoding.
Commercially, marketly, environmentally and cost aware in the production of relevant products and design. Able to handle clients and suppliers with confidence. Accustomed to fast-paced environments and managing multiple projects with independent delivery schedules. Delivery focused.
Excellent design and typographic skills. Flexible and analytical with a keen eye for detail. Skilled in synthesising and editing information to achieve overall objectives. Able to work
within established brand guidelines to produce accurate collateral rollout.
Excellent project management skills. Experienced in preparing full tender/bid proposal documents including schedules, costings and concept designs in line with budgets and timescales.
Fully experienced in print management including obtaining quotes and buying print; pass-for-press; raising purchase orders; ensuring work is proofed, version approved and
print ready; and co-ordinating final delivery. Excellent understanding of litho and digital print processes.
Effective writer. Researches thoroughly. Able to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely. Advanced understanding of grammar and language usage.
Solutions orientated, inventive, self-starter. Able to take the initiative without direction but also open to direction.
Experienced with a broad range of software applications. Able to acquire new technical skills easily.
2002-to date (Freelance Designer)
Freelance graphic design for print, branding and digtal from concept to final delivery forclients worldwide.
Project management including preparation of contracts, proposals, schedules, costings and invoicing inline with budgets and timescales.
Print and multimedia management including quotations; buying media; monitoring of costs;proofing; pass4press and co-ordinating final delivery to client.
Heehaw Limited, 8B St. Vincent Street, Edinburgh EH3 6SH
Design, artwork and project management for new business and existing clients from conception to completion. Projects included branding, print, and design for web, e-newsletters,
CD, DVD/DVD-ROMs and video and involved general client liaison.
Training and supervision of freelancers and junior design staff.
Monitoring tender releases and preparing full tender/bid proposal documents inclusive of schedules, costings, and concept designs inline with budgets and timescales.
Print management including quotations; buying print; monitoring of costs; proofing; pass4press
and co-ordinating final delivery to client.
Established and maintained a digital image/press archive database.
Clients included Lapland UK’®, Miller Homes, RBS, Stanley Casinos, Prestonfield House Hotel, Edinburgh Napier University, University of Stirling, Heriot-Watt University, University of Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Comedy Festival, Paramount Comedy Festival,
Macmillan Cancer Support, Healthy Working Lives; Edinburgh Council, Inspiring Edinburgh, Learning Teaching Scotland; The Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh Convention Bureau.
BD Network (Scotland) Limited, Cochrane House, 29 Cochrane Street, Glasgow, G1 1HL
Design and artwork of creative and below-the-line promotional and sponsorship communications including brochures, mailers, leaflets, briefers, packaging and labels, POS
and branding for both existing and new business clients.
Clients included The Edrington Group (for The Famous Grouse); Arla Foods (for Cravendale’®, Lurpak’®, Café Met’®, Anchor’®); Henry Boot Developments (for Ayr Central); Visit Scotland and Coca-Cola’®.
2003-2005 (Graphics and Marketing Support Manager)
Young and Gault Chartered Architects, 28 Speirs Wharf, Glasgow G4 9TG
Designed and implemented a new corporate identity for the practice inline with its 15th anniversary in 2005, delivered on time and within budget. Developed an identity standards manual and co-ordinated launch party.
Responsible for design and production of marketing collateral and pre-qualification submissions for both practice and clients.
Personally handled 90% of all client design and print projects from initial client contact through to final proofs.
Established and maintained databases including a digital image and press archive database and a marketing database including electronic and mail distribution lists for agreed direct
Dealt with all aspects of press and publicity including writing and issuing of press releases.
Developed, implemented, and evaluated both online and direct
Monitored and updated practice website, involving extensive use of Dreamweaver and Flash
Produced, published and analysed regular web site usage statistics. Monitored release of new projects for architectural tender or competition.
Prepared marketing budgets and costs.
Education Summary: 2002.
Graphic Design Course
Glasgow College of Building & Printing
PhD Studentship Molecular Parasitology
University of Glasgow
University College London
B Sc Hons, Medical Microbiology (1:0)
Sir James Smiths Community School, Camelford, Cornwall
Graphic/Digital Designer - Branding, Print, Web