Freelance Graphic and Web designer specializing in design for print including magazines, corporate brochures and advertising. Also new business development such as company logos,more...Freelance Graphic and Web designer specializing in design for print including magazines, corporate brochures and advertising. Also new business development such as company logos, corporate stationery and marketing aids.
Websites designed and maintained from initial concepts through to fully finished functional sites.
Area Covered: Liverpool, Manchester, Merseyside, North West and North Wales
Work Experience Summary: February 2009 to present
After finishing my temporary contract at Kenyon Fraser I decided to find work as a freelance graphic and web designer. It provides me with various projects and is a role I am enjoying. Currently my portfolio includes web design as well as magazines for education establishments and lifestyle publications. I am also responsible for generating new business.
September 2008 to January 2009
Kenyon Fraser, Liverpool
At Kenyon Fraser my graphic design role was to create publications for corporate clients as well
as health organizations across the UK. Projects included re-branding, publication design
such as annual reports and magazines as well as websites. Clients include Liverpool PCT
NHS, Daniel Contractors and Merseytravel.
September 2006 to September 2008
Liverpool ECHO, Liverpool
My role at one of the country’s best-read regional newspapers saw me working closely with
the editor and his team to produce the front page of the Liverpool ECHO.
I also designed covers for their special publications, which included a wide range of subjects
from the local football teams to historical city events. This was a particularly deadline-driven
environment, creating dynamic pieces of work using the latest trends and techniques.
September 2005 to September 2006
Simpson Direct, Liverpool
During my spell at Simpson Direct I produced design work for direct mail. Liasing directly
with the in-house marketing team, work consisted of marketing material ranging from
creating magazine and press ads to designing innovative direct mail packs.
June 1998 to September 2005
Mills Media Group, Merseyside
My position here involved producing creative design work for print and exhibitions. I also
managed and maintained the company website.
Clients included Unilever, Reebok, Cadbury, and The Mersey Partnership.
April 1997 to May 1998
The Carlton Press Group, Cheshire
Here I produced a wide range of corporate stationery, sales support material and advertising
literature. I also provided design support for editorial based work including newsletters and
corporate sales magazines. Through my role I achieved an appreciation of planning work for
output to four colour film as all work was printed in-house.
Clients included Iceland Frozen Foods, Unisys Ltd., and GEC Alsthom.
Education Summary: 1994 - 1996
University of Salford: Graphic Design Higher National Diploma, Merit
1992 - 1994
City of Liverpool Community College: Graphic Design National Diploma, Merit
1988 - 1992
New Heys Community Comprehensive School: Art & Design A Level (B) & 6 GCSE’s (A-C)