I am a multi-award winning digital art director with a degree in Design Studies and over 10 years’ experience in advertising and packaging. Capable of producing work from conceptmore...I am a multi-award winning digital art director with a degree in Design Studies and over 10 years’ experience in advertising and packaging. Capable of producing work from concept to delivery, my passion and recent experience with one of the world’s leading agencies has focussed my skills in the digital arena.
Area Covered: Midlands
Work Experience Summary: 2003 - 2009 TMP Worldwide Job Title: Digital Art Director
TMP is one of the UK’s largest advertising agencies. Working with blue-chip clients including npower, E.ON, Yell, IBM, GCHQ, Lloyds TSB and Kraft foods, I was responsible for generating ideas and developing print and digital solutions to tackle many complex issues. This involved liaising with and managing 3rd party suppliers and associated budgets. Awards include the PPMA work of the year.
2000 - 2003 YO YO Creative Job Title: Art Director
YO YO is a print and digital specialist. Here, I produced a wide range of work, from banners and brochures through to fully functional websites. Clients included IBM, Codemasters Conaco and VitalEyes.
1998 - 2000 DG2 LTD Job Title: Designer
DG2 specialises in B2B print and packaging. I was responsible for designing and artworking everything from boxes to brochures, helping develop good layout skills, attention to detail and Photoshop techniques, as well as an in-depth awareness of production processes. Clients included Cadbury’s, Miss Selfridges and a range of industrial sector businesses.
1997 - 1998 Se7en Internet Job Title: Junior Designer
Education Summary: 1994 - 1997 BA (Hons) Design Studies
University of Wolverhampton School of Art and Design
Award: First Class Honours
1992 - 1994 BTEC National Diploma Graphic Design
Worcester College of Technology
Year 1: Pass, Year 2: Merit
Final major project: Distinction