With a life long interest in graphic design, many years doing freelance jobs and full time employment I have gained all the skills fundamental to producing successful design that meets any given brief. I have even been listed as a Mercury Music art prize finalist.
A First Class honours graduate and now full time graphic designer. I have also completed many freelance projects, from UX web-design to print and advertising collateral. I have worked as a freelancer in more than one York based design agency and now work inhouse for a local wine merchant.
In addition to being creative I am inquisitive, analytical and driven by quality and progression.
I have gained much graphic design experience over the years, from my freelance work, work experience placements full time employment and tertiary education.
Over the last few years I have honed my skills in creative thinking, visual analysis and technical knowledge. I am now more than proficient in many different creative computer packages. These include but are not limited to:
For examples of my work please see the links below and portfolio section further down this page. My CV and latest portfolio are also available to download below:
logos & brandingTo see examples of my work from the last two years follow this link or view the portfolio section below.
type settingA fundermental of graphic design, and one I deal with every day. Indesign is my weapon of choice.
Wine lists etcMy current job involves producing all aspects of graphics required by the business. Invitations, point of sale and advertising collateral. However wine lists make up most of my workload. Full portfolio
Mark StephensonsAnother of the projects I worked on during my time at United by Design was for a local estate agents. My design was chosen by the client and will be seen all over Yorkshire Full portfolio
Turquoise GiraffeA womens clothing brand. With the aim of being fun and memorable I came up with the name, logo, colour scheme and even several magazine adverts. Complete with copy and considered tone of voice Full portfolio
End of year showDuring my time at University we had to come up with a memorable and exciting identity for our end of year show. I created three distinct and markedly different approaches. I particularly enjoyed my hand drawn type approach. Full portfolio
If you have any comments, queries or questions please get in touch. I'm always interested to hear others opinions and broaden experience. So don't wait, message me today! P.S. Having just finished my degree I'm currently looking for work, so if you have a job opportunity... get in touch please!
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