I am a design graduate and my interests and skills lie predominantly with design for print, especially more complex text documents such as brochures and reports, although I alsomore...I am a design graduate and my interests and skills lie predominantly with design for print, especially more complex text documents such as brochures and reports, although I also develop and design logos and branding, posters and other promotional material. I have some experience of designing for web and am happy to offer my services as a designer of website visuals, working alongside a programmer.
I am currently saving up to go traveling, hence why I am looking for short-term freelance work as opposed to a permanent position.
Area Covered: East Anglia, London.
Work Experience Summary: Aura Design: October 2008 to present
Freelance designer • provide occasional design support for a small design agency. Work on a range of projects such as brochure design, newsletters, logos and posters.
MSK Global: August 09
Graphic designer • developed the company’s brand and designed promotional material such as brochures and flyers.
University of Reading branding office: August 08
Branding assistant • helped to develop the brand guidelines for the newly formed Henley Business School and designed a large variety of promotional documents and brochures. The role involved negotiating directly with several clients to reach a design that suited all those involved.
London Irish Rugby Club: July 08
Graphic designer • devised an overall concept and designed all the club’s promotional printed documents for the 08/09 season.
Umbrella Design: May 08
Graphic design intern • one month of unpaid work experience with a medium-sized London design agency. Involved packaging and website design, brand development and corporate document design.
Matchbox Marketing:â€‰August 07 to February 08
Graphic designer• provided occasional design support. The majority
of the work was corporate branding and promotional documents.
GTI Specialist Publishers: July to August 07
Editorial intern for eight weeks • conducted phone interviews, wrote graduate profiles, copy-edited and proofread editorial content, and wrote several feature articles.
Education Summary: MA Book Design at the University of Reading 2008-9
BA Design for Graphic Communication at the University of Reading 2005-8 (1st class)