- Denton, GB
- £15 /hr
- Available now
I am an enthusiastic, professional and motivated individual. I am quick to grasp new ideas and design concepts, and to develop innovative and creative solutions.
I have experiencemore...I am an enthusiastic, professional and motivated individual. I am quick to grasp new ideas and design concepts, and to develop innovative and creative solutions.
I have experience designing websites, interactive cd-roms, magazines, e-zines, music album artwork and all kinds of other wonderful creations. I enjoy the challenges offered by all aspects of design, from creating a corporate identity to creating interactive websites.
My weapons of choice are Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator and InDesign. I have also dabled with Paintshop Pro, Quarkxpress, Premiere, Fireworks, After Effects and all the wonder that MS office has to offer, including MS Frontpage and Publisher.
I am also skilled in Internal Communications successfully delivering and implementing a major change to the existing communications strategy covering 1000+ employees.
Area Covered: Manchester
Work Experience Summary: 2009 - Present, Freelance Designer
> I have experience designing websites, interactive cd-roms, e-zines, music album artwork and all kinds of other wonderful creations.
> For examples log on to http://freekorps.co.uk/paul/PaulMcNally_Portfolio.html
> Paid jobs have included web design, video editiing (editing 4 camera live music footage into complete set), logo design, business card design, letterhead design, widget design (online music player)
2005-2009, Communications Coordinator (The Royal Bank of Scotland)
> Write and quality assure materials for all department publications; magazines, newsletters, bulletins, huddle briefs and intranet.
> Produce artwork (print/online) for both internal and external marketing/communication materials.
> Support the Communications Manager with the delivery of communications across the Manchester credit card centre (covering 450+ staff).
> Assist in embedding the Manufacturing vision of Good to Great’ and Manufacturing Values’.
> Liaising with the Communications Manager and produce meeting agendas (huddle brief’s) on a weekly/monthly basis for the leadership team.
> Manage the department intranet site, and ensure the content is regularly updated.
> Manage offline information manual YourGuide’, updating and maintaining all content (Data, images, file attachments and spreadsheets.
> Assist in communicating social and recognition events including the Retail Direct Achievers Awards.
> Coordinate and manage local conferences, seminars, off-sites and recognition events for both staff and senior management.
> Act as a focal point in respect of local communications, providing support to staff within the Manchester credit card centre.
2002-2005, Customer Service Supervisor (The Royal Bank of Scotland)
> Tasks included in the role; Credit control, Accounts, Resolving queries and issues, Pre-litigation, Inbound and outbound telephone calls, Training of all new members of staff, Account administration, VDU operation, Team management duties.
2001-2002, In-house Graphic Designer (Wenaas Scotland)
> Create 2D and 3D interactive artwork for company products.
> Design product leaflets, wall charts and interactive product catalogues.
> Liaise with both management and clients to ensure all content requirements are fulfilled.
> Liaise with external printing companies when producing leaflets, brochures or other promotional material.
> Updating and maintaining online content including; catalogues, images, wording and pricing.
1996-1998, Senior Design Engineer (Hydrocables)
> Handing client & supplier enquires respectively.
> Designing solutions for electrical cable requirements using AutoCAD LT, taking designs from enquiry stages through to the final design.
> Train new team members.
Education Summary: > BA - Applied Graphics with Multimedia (Glasgow Caledonian University)
> HND - Computer Graphics with Multimedia (Aberdeen College)
> Freelance Journalism (SST)
> Business Writing (QA Training)
> Time Management (QA Training)
> Web Publishing 1 (QA Training)
> Web Publishing 2 (QA Training)
Graphic Designer / Communications Manager