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									Paul Sutcliffe CV                                                        Graphic Designer/Artworker
12 Water Street                                                                                                  Telephone: 01254 820 017
Ribchester                                                                                                          Mobile: 07792 242386
Preston                                                                                               Email: paulthedesigner@hotmail.com
PR3 3YJ                                                                                                         www.paulthedesigner.net



Personal Statement

Passionate about good design, my ideal position would be one where I am valued as a multi-disciplined creative designer, with a
positive and flexible attitude to work and life.


Capabilities

I have a broad range of knowledge and experience including design for print and the world wide web. Extensive portfolio covering
corporate identity, stationery, brochures, catalogues, magazines, POS, exhibitions, advertising, illustration and websites.

Used to working in fast paced studios, I am confident in my ability to take a project from initial brief through all stages of development
to production/publishing. Although I enjoy working as part of a team, I am self motivated, working independently and prioritising my
own workload where necessary. I have good communication skills, both written and verbal, and I have increased my experience of
dealing with clients directly in recent times.




Career to date
Sep 08 - Present
Freelance Designer/Mac Operator for The Orchard Agency, Manchester.
Assignments include: Corporate identity, brochure/prospectus design, catalogue, leisure, direct mail, advertising and web design.

Case Study: Concept 4, Nelson – Worked designing prospectuses for schools and colleges and literature for the NHS.

Case Study: The Gift Pack Company, Preston – Engaged to produce visuals for packaging projects and amend and prepare for print
existing and out-sourced artwork.

Case Study: Flowtech, Skelmersdale – I was asked to help out in their in-house studio. The company has a 1,300 page catalogue
which has German and Dutch editions. These were artworked in Adobe InDesign but to link up with a new computerised tracking
system the artwork needed to be converted to QuarkXPress. I had to take the information and images from both catalogues and
recreate a QuarkXPress version with the German and Dutch on separate layers, at the same time there where many amendments,
insertions and deletions to make. This job required 100% attention to detail, extensive layout skills and a rapid page completion rate.

Case Study: Wigan Council, Wigan – I produced newsletters, leaflets, folders, web banners and general items required by their public
relations and marketing departments.

Case Study: Blackburn Rover FC, Blackburn – I was brought in to help out in their marketing department, jobs included designing and
artworking the clubs 2010 calendar, booklets, posters, tickets, vouchers, web banners/animated giffs and jumbo screen adverts.

May 99 - Aug 08
Creative Designer/Mac Operator for Workhouse Creative Marketing, Preston.
Duties included design of corporate identity, literature, stationery, brochures, advertising and direct mail.
Responsible for monthly catalogues and marketing materials, working to tight deadlines.

Skills used: Conceptual thinking, visualising, illustration, copy writing, photography and retouching.
Client portfolio included: Business to business, leisure/travel, education, retail and trade.

Case Study: The Recycle Works, Preston – The brief was a complete re-brand of the company, including their catalogue, advertising
and marketing material, direct mail, e-shots and website (www.recycleworks.co.uk).

Case Study: Blackpool and The Fylde College, Blackpool – I was responsible for producing full-page newspaper adverts, mail shots,
newsletters and brochures, leaflets and illustrations.

Case Study: Stax Trade Centres Plc – Creative marketing campaigns, POS, catalogue design and in-store promotional items.
Paul Sutcliffe CV                                                                                           Graphic Designer/Artworker




Apr 97 - Apr 99
Freelance Designer/Mac Operator for The Orchard Agency, Manchester.
I worked all over the North West on short and medium term contracts. I had to adapt to many in-house systems and working practices
while maintaining speed and accuracy.

Case Study: Capital Bank, Chester – I was brought in to design posters and a brochure for a new multi-million pound
in-house training centre.

Case Study: Littlewoods Chain Store – I was responsible for producing a comprehensive 300 page Suppliers’ Bible
of clothes label artwork and technical information. This project required complete attention to detail and accuracy.

Case Study: Littlewoods Home Shopping, Liverpool – Catalogue artwork and typesetting, working to supplied visuals and brand
guidelines.

Aug 91 - Mar 97
Creative Designer/Mac Operator for Siren Design, London.
I worked as part of a team of 3 designers producing creative solutions for a host of different clients.

Client portfolio included: Corporate events, finance, leisure/entertainment, property, retail and travel.

Case Study: The Colony Club, Mayfair, London – I beat several other designers to produce an identity for a new
multi-million pound luxury casino. I was responsible for all the casino’s literature and branding across a wide range
of products from chips and plaques to plates and chopstick packaging. To see identity in use visit www.thecolonyclub.co.uk

Jul 90 - Jul 91
Freelance Graphic Designer/Mac Operator, London.
Worked all over the London region. Magazines included: Metal Forces, Rave Magazine and Smash Hits.

Oct 87 - Jun 90
Graphic/Magazine Designer for Artworks Ltd, London.
Advertising and magazine design. Magazines included: Metal Forces and Black Belt International.

Qualifications


 1985-1987       York College of Arts & Technology           HND in Graphic Design

                                                             City & Guilds, Design for Print
 1979-1983       Southport College of Art and Design         NWRAC, Advertising Design
                                                             NWRAC, General Art & Design




Personal details             Non smoker.
                             Full clean driving licence.

Interests                    Art and illustration, music and the planet.

								
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