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I am a creative, hardworking individual with 5 years experience working with high-end designers
in the print industry. Motivated and a fast learner with a creative and forward thinking attitude,
I adapt and respond quickly to the fast paced developing technologies within the printing industry
and have genuine passion for my work.
2010 - Present Studio Manager, Lea Valley Colour Limited.
Creating new artwork for exhibition stands and liaising with other designers to
see their visions come to life through large format print promotional material.
CLIENTS: BAA, No Nonsense Design, Creative Triangle, BlueDog, Ink Associates,
Kre8ive Partners, Diageo, Gilmore Consultancy, Car Valet UK
Sole responsibility for liaising with clients to provide expertise on Colour
Matching and Creative Retouching ensuring brand standards are met.
Maintaining and developing strong working relationships with all clients
producing high quality and accurate content to incorporate their design
briefs and specifications.
Sending of proofs to clients and liaising with them for feedback.
Managing a demanding and varied work schedule to meet required printing
2008 - 2010 Desktop Publishing and Graphic Designer, Pocketbond Limited.
Produced sales flyers, monthly adverts for several magazines, product
packaging artwork, annual 96-page catalogue and decorative designs for new
OO gauge cars in the Classix diecast model product range.
2008 Two months Work Experience, Design By Silverside.
Working alongside a web developer learning XHTML, PHP, CSS and the
commercial side of the web development business.
2007 - 2008 IT Department, Hertfordshire County Council.
Temporary contract working for the IRIS Development Team. Duties involve
setting up and testing a new IT system called ICS and transferring all data from
the old existing system.
MAC OS X, Windows XP, Adobe Creative Suite 5 (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop,
Dreamweaver, Flash) QuarkXPress 8.5 and Microsoft Office.
2004 - 2006 Southampton Solent University:
BA (Hons) 2:2 - Graphic Image Making
1998 - 2003 Hertford Regional College (Ware Centre):
Apple Mac Adobe Photoshop Level 1
City & Guilds Desktop Publishing Level 1
1992 - 1997 John Warner GM School, GCSE:
English, Mathematics, Science, Art & Design, Design & Communication.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
I have a keen interest in design and create art in my spare time, whether I am
outside with my camera trying to capture that perfect shot or in front of my Mac
with a blank canvas ready to design a masterpiece. I am also learning to speak
French and web design.