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					ADRIAN WRIGHT
CURRICULUM                       VITAE

PERSONAL DETAILS

Address             2a Wisbech Road, Littleport, Ely,
                    Cambridgeshire CB6 1PR
Telephone           01353 864568 / 07880 528457
Email               balvennie@aol.com
Marital Status      Married

KEY EXPERIENCE
   Huge experience of Graphic and Web Design, web development, print, computers and
    the Internet, art direction, copywriting, client liaison, pitching, and much more
   Design, technical, marketing, production, and management skills
   Intelligent, literate, numerate, energetic, conscientious, hard-working, and enthusiastic
   Happy to work to tight deadlines under pressure
   Excellent verbal and written communication skills
   Able to manage/direct a team, work as part of a team, or work autonomously

CAREER HISTORY

Feb 2010 – present              Duties: Responsible for updating, maintaining, and building the many websites
Cambridge University -          under the Cambridge Judge Business School umbrella; helping develop the
Judge Business School           Content Management System; helping develop various Social Networking tools
Web Developer/Editor            and sites (Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, Blogs, Twitter, YourMembership, RSS
(contract)                      Feeds, Podcasts, etc.), Google Analytics.
Nov 1995 – Feb 2010             Duties: Responsible for all aspects of design consultancy: Generating new
Treefrog Multimedia             business; Preparing and presenting creative, marketing, and technological
Freelance graphic/web           strategies; Conceptual and graphic design; Project planning, management and
design                          development; Web production and development; Client liaison/account
                                management; Team management; Art direction; Graphics; Animation;
                                Copywriting; Multimedia authoring; Desktop Publishing; Art buying; Media
                                buying.

                                Designing and producing a number of internet and intranet sites, multimedia
                                software, catalogues, brochures, corporate identities, and various other printed
                                media items, covering a number of industries and countries.

                                Clients include: British Telecommunications plc, National Pharmaceutical
                                Association, Preston Holidays, The Digital Village/Music Village, The Azazel
                                Foundation, Porchway Lofts, Bluegreen Music, Geocon Geophysical
                                Consultants, HSPO Optics, Never Summer Snowboards, PyroVision,
                                SouthWestern Art.

                                Visit http://www.treefrogmultimedia.com/cv for my online CV with portfolio.
Feb 1994 – October 1995         Duties: Advising on and selling financial products from Abbey Life's portfolio,
Abbey Life plc                  including life insurance, health cover, pensions, savings and mortgages.
(Financial products)
Financial Adviser               Most noteworthy achievement: Top salesperson in group in my first year.
Apr 1992 - Dec 1993             Duties: Running design studio, working on a variety of Sales Promotions
Platform Promotions Ltd         accounts. Work included planning exhibitions and product launches, point-of-
(Sales Promotions Agency)       sale and merchandising displays, leaflets, packaging etc. Responsible for
Studio Head                     overseeing all creative output, new business generation, managing studio staff,
                                client liaison, print buying, art buying, copywriting, and studio profitability.
Mar 1991 - Apr 1992             Duties: Working alongside Creative Director (copywriter) on a variety of
Publitek Advertising Ltd        pharmaceutical and healthcare accounts. Work included press advertising,
(Pharmaceutical Ad. Agency)     product literature, exhibition displays, and packaging. Responsible for strategic
Senior Art Director             planning, conceptualising, visualising, liaising with clients, artwork studio,
                                marketing department and production department.
Mar 1989 - Feb 1991             Duties: Heading one of five creative groups; working with copywriter on direct
Grey Direct Ltd                 marketing accounts. Work included mail order catalogues, direct mail shots, and
(Direct Marketing Agency)       magazine advertisements. Responsible for creative planning, conceptualising,
Senior Art Director/Group       visualising, art direction, art buying, and liaising with artwork studio, marketing
Head                            department and production department.
Jul 1987 – Feb 1989             Duties: Working on a variety of trade and technical accounts. Work included
Marks Advertising Ltd           catalogues, brochures, leaflets, press advertisements, corporate and product
(Below-the-Line Ad. Agency)     IDs. Responsible for creative planning, conceptualising, visualising, art direction,
Creative Director               art and print buying, typography, and liaising with artwork studio.

Jul 1983 – Jun 1987             Duties: Started as Studio Junior and worked my way up to Head of Creative
Douglas D. Wright Ltd           Dept. Worked on a variety of pharmaceutical and other accounts, including press
(Pharmaceutical Ad. Agency)     ads, leaflets, brochures, packaging, exhibition displays, corporate and product
Creative Head                   IDs. Responsible for creative planning, conceptualising, visualising, art direction,
                                art and print buying, artwork (paste-up), typography.


KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Experienced in (Disciplines):                                    Experienced in (Programmes):
 Web design, production, development & maintenance               Adobe Photoshop (v4.0 - CS4)
 Web 2.0                                                         Adobe PageMaker/InDesign (v1.5 - CS4)
 Conceptualising/Visualising                                     Adobe Flash (v5 - CS4)
 Graphic design, layout, artwork, DTP, & typography              Adobe Fireworks (v3 - CS4)
 Interactive multimedia software design & development            Adobe Dreamweaver (v2.0 - CS4)
 Art direction, photography, art & media buying                  Adobe Illustrator (v9.0 - CS4)
 Account/Project/Team management                                 Adobe After Effects (CS4)
 Client liaison                                                  Adobe Premiere (currently using 3.0)
 Copywriting & editing                                           Cool 3D & 3DF/X
 E-commerce implementation and maintenance                       HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML
 Internet advertising and marketing                              Adobe Reader & Distiller
 Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)                                MSIE, Firefox, Google Chrome & Opera
 Web Standards Compliance & Accessibility                        FTP
 Press advertising                                               MS Windows (v3.0 – Windows 7)
 Direct Marketing and Sales Promotion                            Macromedia Director (v6.0 - 8.0)
 New business generation & pitching                              Asymetrix Multimedia Toolbook (v2)
 Catalogues, brochures, corporate IDs etc.                       MS Office (esp. Word, Excel & Powerpoint)


EDUCATION & COURSES
       HND in Graphic Design – Barnet College
       NVQ in Typographic Design & Print Planning – London School of Printing
       4 A’ Level passes (C and above); 9 O’ Level passes (C and above) – Chancellor’s School

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Character: I am a creative individual with an artist's soul. I am equally happy working within a team or
autonomously, but I enjoy team spirit and being part of something bigger than just me. I work extremely well
under pressure, I'm never afraid of hard work or a challenge, and I have excellent problem-solving
capabilities and attention to detail. I am intelligent, literate, numerate, with an excellent sense of humour.

Personal: Full driving licence; British citizen; Homeowner; Basic knowledge of French, Russian, Japanese
and Hebrew; Mensa-tested IQ of 151; Non-smoker; occasional social drinker; No bad habits. I'm happily
married, and I have 2 dogs (Shar-Peis), 10 African Clawed Frogs and 3 Red-eyed Treefrogs.

Hobbies & Interests: Computers and the Internet; Graphic and website design; Drawing and Painting; Fast
cars; Photography; Films; Sudoku (feel free to challenge me), Cooking; Playing the drums; Music;
Badminton; DIY; Property Development & Interior Design; Writing; Animals and nature; Travelling.

				
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