With over five years experience working as a designer within the publishing sector, I feel that I would be able to offer all of the skills needed to design and deliver completedmore...With over five years experience working as a designer within the publishing sector, I feel that I would be able to offer all of the skills needed to design and deliver completed projects of any size or complexity. My aim is to provide a high quality service, specialising in page layout/design and typesetting.
I have an excellent working knowledge of InDesign, Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator and MS Office and I am always willing to learn more.
I am very self motivated, work well under pressure and am used to working to tight schedules. I have an extensive portfolio, including samples of published work.
I have worked and continue to produce work for large corporate companies to smaller local businesses.
I am particularly interested in typography and believe that good typography is the key to great design.
Area Covered: Hampshire, London, Remote
Work Experience Summary: I previously worked for AA publishing in Basingstoke. I was employed as a designer for the Leisure Guide team. I was responsible for working on book designs, developing a concept into a working title and then seeing it through to the very end published product.
I began working for the AA as part of the Lifestyle Guide team. In my role, I was responsible for the initial design of the interior of a book. This included the general layout and typography of the pages. It was my responsibility to provide a clear and detailed specification to the typesetter, and to explain all style sheet
information within the document. I have also designed covers for Marks & Spencer based on a supplied brief and worked with them to incorporate feedback.
Other products I have been responsible for include calendars, dictionaries, diaries, stickers, CD packaging and more recently website design.
Education Summary: Website Design in Dreamweaver,
Basingstoke College Of Technology, Basingstoke, May 2009
InDesign Training Day, AA, Basingstoke 2007
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, High Wycombe, Sep 2001-Jun 2004
BA (HONS) Graphic Design and Advertising - 2.2
Basingstoke College Of Technology, Basingstoke, Sep 1999-Jun 2001
BTEC National Diploma General Art and Design - High Merit