About me

KNOW YOUR ONIONS

Multi-skilled creative all-rounder, graphic and marketing designer, conceptual artist and illustrator, working in the public, private and charitable sectors such as local government, charity, arts, culture and museums, education, publishing, healthcare, retail and manufacturing, environments. Proven success creating high quality innovative design and illustration for print and digitally engaging content for use across social media channels.

With 10+ years in print and digital imagery, successfully built a reputation using the latest industry standard computer design software, designing for both digital and print. My broad experience and range of skills includes brochure and catalogue design, typographic layouts, flyers, brand design, reports, signage, animation, photography, packaging, exhibition design, illustration, TV media campaigns, web design, digital/online social media banners and assets for facebook, twitter and other social media platforms.

With a passion about how ideas come to life and an understanding that creative design is about how things work and behave, not just how they look.

CORE COMPETENCIES

- Illustration

- Graphic Design

- Branding

- Photography

- Social Media and HTML Mailers (Benchmark, Mailchimp)

- Digital and Web Design

- Marketing and Communications

- HTML and CMS Systems (WordPress, Magento, Wix)

- 3D Design

- Digital Illustration

- Adobe XD

- Adobe Creative Suite

- Delivering Presentations

- Package Design

- Animation and Videography

-. Character Design Illustration

-. Social Media Marketing

Constantly challenging myself to rapidly ever-changing technology and software, think 'outside the box', a commitment to excellence, strong work ethic, a passion for all things creative, and a proven track record in creating high qualy innovative design and illustration for print and digital platforms. I am fully literate in both PC and Mac platforms using Adobe Cloud Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Acrobat), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint), CMS Systems (Word Press, Magento), UI Design, Mailchimp, Trello, Krita, Sketch-Up.

Skills

3D Design, Brand Management, Branding, Digital Art, Exhibition Design, Graphic Design, illustrator, Motion Graphics, Online Graphics, Packaging Design, Photography, Point of Sale Design, QGIS, Social Media, Trello, Typography, Visual Layout, Web Design, Word Press CMS

Sector Experience

Arts, B2B Business, Charity / Not for profit, Design, Education, Health, Museums, Public Sector, Publishing, Retail

Awards

National Design Award 2009

Clients

Bedford Museums, Blue Cross, Dales Life, Dales Life Magazine, Golden Coast Ltd, Green Tree Court, Helpful Holidays, Herts for Learning, ITV, John Dony Field Centre, London Luton airport, Luton Borough Council, Luton Culture, Newcross Healthcare, North Herts College, Petroc, Right Price Tiles, RSPB, Stockwood Discovery Centre, The Alcumus Group, The Bowes Museum, The Hat Factory, Trail Publishing, Wardown Park Museum

Ranking
5th ranked Graphic Designer
Achievements
Contract
Perm
Location
WGC
Skill Level
Middleweight, Senior
Creativepool member since 8 August 2019