Senior Graphic Designer
2020 - 2021 (10 months during Covid pandemic)
Created new brand guidelines and graphic assets for print and digital use Created information graphics and park maps for visitors Created themes and graphics for Park rides
Creative Beast Ltd
Creative Director | Senior Graphic Designer
2005 - present (16 yrs)
Working within a creative team & managing my own workload & projects. Working across many major brands & creating new brands, ensuring brand guide-lines are consistent across all platforms. Designing & illustrating book covers, eBooks & editorial design for magazines. Account managing, meeting & presenting to customers. Art directing & Photography for automotive, entertainment, & lifestyle events.
Creating & preparing marketing materials & advertising campaigns for lifestyle & music events. Creating collateral for automotive apprenticeship programmes a such as information graphics, prospectus, brochures, ﬂyers & stationery.
Clients include: Ford, DAF, Scania, KIA, BBP Law, London Tattoo Convention, Skillnet Apprenticeship Programme, Abington Park Vets, G4S, Bridgestone Tyres, Yokohama Tyres, English Authors
Mid weight Graphic Designer
2003 - 2005 (3 yrs)
Working within a creative team & managing my own workload & projects. Working across many automotive brands ensuring brand guidelines are consistent across all platforms. Art directing Photography for automotive Industry Creating & preparing marketing materials & advertising campaigns for major brand within automotive Industry Clients include: Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi, Seat, Bridgestone Tyres, Bentley
Studio Manager | Graphic Designer
2001 - 2003 (3 yrs)
Overseeing the resourcing of all creative projects, managing daily schedules, reporting on project status, workloads and accounts and rescheduling based on new and changing priorities. Making sure clear and detailed briefs are received. Reporting to management about the current workflow, and communicate any issues with workload coming in. Reacting quickly and efficiently to changing priorities and provide clear communication.
Continually improving processes and documentation to simplify workflow, and increase efficiencies. Proactively tackling situations at all levels in order to unblock and ensure the correct process and deadlines are met.
Identifying freelance/vendor requirements from initial request, to onboarding to suitable exit. Managing central studio budgets. Line managing 4 Creatives and supporting the Creative Director and Marketing Manager.
1999 - 2001 (3 yrs)
Working within a creative team & managing my own workload & projects. Working across many Motorsport brands from Formula 1 and World Superbikes, ensuring brand guidelines are consistent on vehicles, team wear and printed collateral.
Clients include: F1, World Superbikes, Jordan, Jenson Button, Castrol Honda, Jaguar Racing, Kawasaki, MCN
University of Northampton - HND Graphic Design | 1996- 1999
Dunstable College - National Diploma Graphic Design | 1995- 1997
Milton Keynes College - National Diploma Graphic Design | 1994- 1995