About me

I am passionate and creative individual with 14 years graphic design experience. Working in various design positions within Inhouse companies, agencies and freelance.

Currently working for Egmont Publishing - the largest children's publisher in the UK. Employed as Art Director for Marketing & Custom Publishing. This role has enabled me to collaborate with well-loved brands such as: Disney, Star Wars, Minecraft, Angry Birds, Barbie, Tintin, Fireman Sam, Postman Pat, Winnie the Pooh, Thomas & Friends and Mr Men. As well as established authors and Illustrators such as: Michael Grant, Michael Morpurgo, Jim Smith, Julia Donaldson and Roald Dahl.

I have exceptional knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, as well as Microsoft technologies, utilising the latest creative tools and techniques. I am highly proficient in design for web, and have developed more recently in film, editing, trailers, interviews and animation. I understand the importance of a coherent look for business.

Skills

3D Design, Advertising, Art Direction, Brand / Logo Design, Brand Management, Branding, Character Design, Creative Direction, Digital Art, Digital Marketing, Direct Mail, Editing, Event Design, Exhibition Design, Film, Graphic Design, Licensing, Management, Marketing, Packaging Design, Photography, Photoshop, Point of Sale Design, Print Design, Product Design, Publishing, Social Media, Storyboarding, Studio Management, Team Management

Sector Experience

Advertising, Animation, Arts, Books & Periodicals, Brand Management, Catalogues & Brochures, Computer Games, Design, Digital (SEO, PPC, SEM...), Education, Event Organisers / Management, Exhibitions, Film (Short / Documentary), Gaming, Magazines & Comics, Marketing, Merchandise, Music, Oil & Gas, Packaging, Point of Sale, PR, Publishing, Social Network / Community, Sports

On the web
Contract
Perm, Freelance, Temp-Perm, Part time, Remote
Location
London
Skill Level
Senior, Director
Languages
English
Creativepool member since 27 February 2011