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Mark Barraclough Senior Graphic Designer

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									Mark Barraclough Senior Graphic Designer



           Introduction   Over the last 12 years I have worked across a diverse range of industries
                          including retail, music, travel and the public sector, both in print and online.
                          Print: Accomplished at developing concepts, rolling out campaigns and creating
                          my own artwork. I’m also comfortable leading projects in a client-facing role or
                          working solo. I can write my own copy, although punchy headlines are my forte.
                          Digital: I am purely a front-end web designer. The majority of my jobs involve
                          creating detailed visuals in Photoshop for client sign-off which then get passed
                          to developers. I’ve created user interfaces, been involved with website
                          architecture and have a good understanding of technologies and languages.

             Mac skills   Photoshop CS5 (advanced)
                          Illustrator CS5 (advanced)
                          InDesign CS5 (advanced)
                          Acrobat CS5 (advanced)
                          QuarkXPress 6.5 (advanced)
                          Office X – Work, PowerPoint, Excel (intermediate)

             Education    Bath Spa University College
                          BA Hons Graphic Design (Class 2:1)
                          Sept 1995 – July 1998
                          Bradford and Ilkley College
                          Art and Design Foundation (Pass)
                          Sept 1994 – July 1995
                          Bingley Grammar School
                          2 A-Levels and 8 GCSE’s
                          Sept 1989 – July 1994

              Interests   Socialising with friends, going to gigs and walking in the country. Recently got
                          back into screenprinting and enjoy turning my hand at carpentry. I play tennis
                          for my local team and cycle whenever possible. I got married to Emily in Sept
                          ‘09 and was lucky enough to take 6 months off and travel around the world.

              Referees    Steve Stoner                              Marlene Stoffers
                          Creative Director                         Former Lead Designer
                          Whippet                                   Discovery Channel
                          Contact details on request                Contact details on request

               Contact    Mobile:         07812 123 111
                          Email:          baggafluff@gmail.com
                          Website:        www.baggafluff.com
Mark Barraclough Senior Graphic Designer



             Freelance     Senior Graphic Designer (Sept 2005 – Present day)
                           Whippet: Developing concepts, rolling out campaigns and technical template
                           building for Coles (Australia), Tesco Mobile, Reed Exhibitions and Brand Events.
                           Discovery Channel: Designing websites for Discovery Channel,
                           Animal Planet and DMAX.
                           Central Office of Information: Corporate literature and brand development.
                           Clients included: The Met Police, NHS, Dept of Transport & The British Army.
                           Reed Business Information: Press, online advertising, event promotion and DM.
                           Clients included: TotalJobs.com, Estates Gazette and Farmers Weekly.
                           Agenda Design: Promotional literature for an international property developer.
                           Maverick: Press advertising, virals and internal product rollouts for DHL.

         Virgin Atlantic   Graphic Designer (September ‘03 – September ‘05)
                           I worked in a small in-house design department on a wide range of projects
                           including corporate literature, B2B, B2C, advertising, trade marketing incentives
                           and event collateral. Completed jobs included designing event collateral for
                           inaugural flights, corporate literature and a magazine for the travel industry.
                           Reason for leaving: To go freelance again.

             Freelance     Graphic Designer (January ‘03 – September ‘03)
                           Pulse Group: Concept development for Renault and Volvic.
                           Loewy: Created a series of maps for Heathrow Airport.
                           F-CD: Pharmaceutical literature and promo items for Lilly, Ketchum and Roche.

           Outside Line    Graphic Designer (July ‘01 – December ‘02)
                           Only designer in a small online marketing agency, working alongside a flash
                           animator and HTML coder designing websites for EMI, Parlophone and BMG.
                           Completed projects included official websites for Kylie Minogue and Queen,
                           an online game for Limp Bizkit and email/viral campaigns for various artists.
                           Reason for leaving: Redundancy.

                 Reflex    Graphic Designer (September ‘00 – June ‘01)
                           I worked with a great team of designers and techies on the launch of the
                           first ever HarveyNichols.com website. The project demanded big budget
                           photography, illustration, QTVR pan-arounds and flash animations.
                           Reason for leaving: Redundancy through company liquidation.

               Astound     Junior Graphic Designer (March ‘99 – September ‘00)
                           Handling all projects from concept to cromalin I worked with print, web and
                           interior designers on supermarket retail projects such as POS and in-store
                           graphics for Tesco, Co-op, Budgens and Moss Bros. I was also part of a
                           small team who re-designed the Tesco Personal Finance website.
                           Reason for leaving: To further my career.

            Placements     Smith & Milton (January ‘99 – March ‘98)
                           Design House (November ‘98 – December ‘98)
                           Interbrand Newell & Sorrell (September ‘98 – November ‘98)

								
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