WHERE HAVE I WORKED?
Thermo Fisher Scientific: GRAPHIC DESIGNER (Apr 2020 - Present)
Working as part of the Microbiology Division, playing an active part in helping achieve the mission to enable customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Work across a variety of product ranges, interpret briefs and produce campaigns across multiple channels including print, web and social. Support marketing teams with responsibility for digital deliverables and ensure the look and feel of campaign creatives are on brand and consistently delivered to a high level of quality.
TecFire Ltd: GRAPHIC AND WEB Freelance DESIGNER (Dec 2019 – Apr 2020)
Designed logo for the new business and helped build the WordPress website from ground up.
CONNECTED DIGITAL: GRAPHIC, UX AND WEB DESIGNER (NOV 2014 – DEC 2019)
Working on various mobile apps, web apps, magazine editorials, branding, business documentation, websites (both HTML/CSS and WordPress), brochures, leaflets, exhibition banners, merchandising, iconography, UX design & research and more. Graphic, UX and design projects include:
HIBU: PREMIUM WEB DESIGNER (FEB 2013 – OCT 2014)
Designing and amending Premium Websites for small, medium and large businesses across Britain on various systems including WordPress and Fatwire. Working in a large office in Reading, Berkshire.
CLINICAL TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANTS: DESIGNER (JAN 2014 – MAY 2014)
Designed various products and branding for a new business including business cards, logo, presentation templates and a website. Working with client in face-to-face meetings and email correspondence.
JPT SALES & MARKETING: DESIGNER (MAY 2012 – JUL 2012)
Worked freelance creating various graphic designed items for various companies. Included designing business cards, icons, posters, brochures, and many more items.
ALSO WORKED WITH (OCT 2011 – FEB 2013)
22 Cans, Covered Media, LoSandwiches, TinyCo, Essential Works and ThorGaming
WHERE DID I STUDY?
UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS, MAIDSTONE (2009 – 2012)
- Graduated with a BA (Honours) in Graphic Media (2:1)
- Completed Graphic Media Foundation Course
- I was also my Course Representative attending meetings as a spokesperson for the class’s views on the University.
PETER SYMONDS COLLEGE, WINCHESTER (2007 – 2009)
- A Levels in Fine Art, Media Studies and Product Design
- Took part in Badminton, Table Tennis and Life Drawing activities
HOW DO I HELP MY COMMUNITY?
BARTON STACEY CHAMBER CHOIR (BASS SINGER, DESIGN AND WEB MANAGEMENT)
A community based Chamber Choir situated in a village near Winchester, Hampshire that puts on concerts and regular performances during events and ceremonies around the area.
Singing Bass. Also designed Posters, Tickets and Programmes for previous performances and work on the Website regularly. Manage the Twitter and Facebook social networks for the choir too.
BARTON STACEY VIPS (AMATEUR ACTOR,PROGRAMME DESIGNER)
An amateur dramatics group based near Winchester, Hampshire that puts on musical performances every Summer and Winter for the community.
Acting, Singing, Dancing. Have designed programmes for performances, as well as helped out with stage backdrops.
BARTON STACEY PARISH COUNCIL (WEB DESIGNER)
The Barton Stacey Parish Website needed a redesign and build so I offered to create it for them. The Parish website uses WordPress and a theme called Divi by Elegant Themes. The website shows all information about the village, businesses, activities, services, history and stores all Parish Council Minutes and Agendas.
The website can be found at: bartonstacey-pc.co.uk
BARTON STACEY VILLAGE DESIGN STATEMENT (DESIGN AND LAYOUT MANAGEMENT)
A group dedicated to creating a document that help outline the village community, its history, surrounding hamlets, businesses, activities, wildlife, farming and offers Planning Guidance for future developers.
Designing the layout and organising collected photos.
WHAT DO I USE?
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, XD, WordPress (& Divi), JIRA, Balsamiq, Email, Google Docs
Branding, Illustration, Web Design, Web Development, Typography, Print Media, Mobile Apps, Photography, Photo Manipulation
I am hardworking and reliable. I can work efficiently whether as part of a team or independently and have good time-management skills. Whilst quiet, I am polite and helpful to others. I hope to always work to my best abilities and am eager to learn new skills.
I’ve worked full-time in the creative industry since 2013. I work in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign and XD. I also regularly use WordPress and Divi to design and create websites.
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
In my spare time I sing with a local Choir and perform with a local amateur dramatics group. I like to cook and have my own recipe blog where I share the meals I’ve made inspired by the entertainment I watch and play. I visit friends at weekends or head to London to see musicals or attend games cons.