A proactive creative designer, with experience in marketing, events, branding and corporate communications, who can lead a job from concept visual to high-end retouch and artwork, whilst never losing sight of the idea. Quick getting to grips with new brands and concepts to produce beautifully crafted work that sells.
APPLICATIONS
Photoshop, Illustrator & Indesign CC
WORK HISTORY

FREELANCE

Senior Creative Designer, Illustrator and Retoucher
March 2017 - Present
Working with agencies on a wide range of brands across many business fields and design disciplines.
Advertising, brand innovation, concept visualisation, web & app design, event visualisation, pos design, motion graphics storyboarding, illustration and retouching.
Working with in-house marketing teams and creative directors on the development of corporate brand identities, brand guidelines, campaigns and promotions.
Production of brand communications across print, digital, social media, PR, event, demos, visibility items & collateral, brochures, white papers, catalogues, infographics & iconography, products, swag, vehicles and internal communications from concept through to artwork.
Working on personal illustration projects in my free time.
Clients: Blueprint, Complete Digital, Limited Edition Design, M&C Saatchi PR, Mark Millard Ltd, Pencilworx, Rizer, RPM, Switch Creative and W2O Group.
Brands: Aston Martin, Astra Zeneca, Barrel Creek Provisions, Better Health, Captain Morgan, Diageo World Class, Eutelsat OneWeb, EE, Ellesse, Knight Frank, Heineken, Hitachi Capital, Ipsen, Johnnie Walker, Krusovice, Le Col, OneWeb, Northpond Ventures, Novo Nordisk, Sky, Smirnoff, STRYYK, Symbicort, Takeda, The Singleton and Work Utopia.
RPM
Senior Creative Designer
Permanent: October 2012 - March 2017
Freelance: June 2010 - September 2012
Working with Art Directors on Global, European and UK accounts.
Advertising, branding, visualisation, illustration, pos, packaging, guidelines and toolkits.
High-end retouching for Global campaigns.
Brands: Baileys, Bulmers, Buxton, Cadbury, Captain Morgan, Desperados, Diageo, Diageo World Class, e-on, Foster’s, Guinness, Heineken, J&B, Johnnie Walker, Jose Cuervo, L’Oreal, Marks & Spencer, Maynard’s Bassets, Merlin, Mortlach, Nescafé, Nestlé, Nissan, Pepsi, Pimm’s, Reebok, The Singleton, Sky, Smirnoff, Tanqueray, Three and Wolf Blass.

IRIS
Senior Creative Designer
January 2003 - May 2010
Global, European and UK accounts.
Developing integrated campaigns with clients and other agencies.
Working on projects from initial brief through concept, B&W and Mac visualisation to photoshoots, retouching, producing artwork myself or with artwork department and web teams.
Advertising, branding, direct marketing, packaging, point of sale, product, web and integrated projects.
Creating style guides and core art for cross agency use.
Organise life drawing class for iris employees.
Brands: Adidas, Barclaycard, CNN, Coca-Cola, Department for Transport, Department of Health, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Gala Bingo, Heineken, House of Commons, Jack Daniel‘s, Lego, Marmite, Ministry of Sound, Polar, Powerade, Puma, Shell, Sony, Sony Ericsson, Sony Pictures, Southern Comfort, T-Mobile and Volkswagen.

CUSTOMEDIA
Junior Designer
March 2000 - December 2002


Corporate branding and marketing for parent telecoms company Custom Communications.
Design and layout of Fade golfing magazine for Southern Region P.G.A.
Design and artwork of taxi livery for Mobile Media for a range of clients.

IF MUSIC...
Art exhibition
1999 - 2003



EDUCATION

KENT INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN
1996 - 1998
HND Graphic Design and Illustration
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