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					Paul Grier
Home: 020 8391 4742                                    154 Thornhill Road
Mobile: 07792 246505                                   Surbiton
Email: pbgrier99@gmail.com                             Surrey
Online Portfolio: www.paulgrier.talktalk.net           KT6 7TF

Personal Details
Date of Birth         20th July 1972
Nationality           British
Marital Status        Engaged

Profile
      Nine years of creative experience in the web/graphic design industry using all relevant, industry
       standard digital imaging, web and design/layout software.
      Experience of translating designs from paper into online format.
      Knowledge and understanding of key WC3, accessibility and browser compatibility
       issues.
      Creative and resourceful in generating new ideas and solving problems.
      Strong capability for working with deadlines and integrating design adjustments.
      Exceptional ability to master new software and apply its full range of capabilities.
      Comfortable working in a team or independently.
      Able to accurately interpret clients' needs and offer the best solution.
      Able to meet tight deadlines on time.

Key Skills
Extensive in all Mac and Windows operating systems
Web                            Graphics                                   Other
Macromedia Dreamweaver         Adobe PhotoShop                            Microsoft Office
Macromedia Flash MX Pro        Adobe ImageReady                           Jaws PDF
Macromedia Fireworks           Adobe Illustrator                          Outlook
Macromedia Director            Adobe InDesign                             IE, Firefox, Safari, Mozilla
HTML, XHTML, CSS, JScript      Adobe Acrobat
                               Quark

Portfolio of Websites
www.egtp.co.uk                                         www.designmini.com
www.14-19news.org                                      www.armourwinston.co.uk
www.lsclondon.gov                                      www.netc-intl.com
www.gkrscaffolding.co.uk                               www.jackstone.com
www.winchesters-law.co.uk                              www.mortgagenext.co.uk

Education
CPVE – Esher College 1989                              Art & Design
                                                       Business Studies
A-Levels – Esher Adult Education                       Art
GCSEs – Hinchley Wood Secondary                        Art, English Language, English Literature, History,
                                                       Geography
Work Experience
March 2003 – Present                      Production Associate – Fathom Business Solutions
Small web and graphic design company based in Purley, Croydon. Working as a team with another designer
and a developer, I have produced over 100 websites for clients such as the LSC, Mortgage Next, Croydon
and Elmbridge Councils

Principal Responsibilities:
    Producing websites from initial visual and preparing pages and components for development
    Production of Flash presentations, and online media
    Email stationery and marketing concepts
    Client Liaison and after-sales
    Project management
    Sourcing Suppliers
    First Aider

Achievements:
    Produced and managed the Employers Guide to Training Providers – Pan London website within a
      two week deadline. The project which is funded by the LSC, was supposed to run for 12 months has
      been so successful it is now in it’s 3rd year and will go nationwide.
    As a result of the LSC project, the company has been given many other major projects and mini
      sites. These include 14-19 News (a mass e-mail newsletter), Skills for Life Directory, and the London
      LSC website.
    Produced and maintain many web based projects for Mortgage Next, the countries biggest mortgage
      intermediary. The website includes online forms, calculators and information. This has gone on to
      produce ‘white label websites’ for many of their clients.
Feb 2002 – March 2003                     Designer – CP Image Ltd
Small promotional product company based in Isleworth, Surrey. Main responsibilities included product
design, building and daily maintenance of their website, print production, product sourcing and sales
support.
Jun1997 – Feb 2002                        In-house Designer – Self Serve
Washroom and vending manufacturer. Main responsibilities as designer included product design for all
branded machines and packaging for clients such as Initial Rentokill, Proctor & Gamble, PHS, Nestlé,
Kellogg’s, Mars and Cadbury’s. Design of marketing materials and technical specifications, supervision of
print department and product sourcing.
Others
1991 - 1997                               Autoplates Ltd – Foreman
1989 – 1990                               ASAP Partnership – Trainee Graphic Designer

Interests
Music, films, art, reading and ten pin bowling
Currently in a band where I play bass guitar
Clean full car drivers licence

References
Available on request

				
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