My resume

Professional ​

info​​
 

I am a freelance Graphic Designer based in Eastbourne, South East England with 25+ years experience.
I became freelance in March 2009 and enjoy every minute. I specialise in print design including brochures, flyers, adverts, business cards and wedding stationery.

I’m always interested in new opportunities.
I love great typography and clever design.

Work​

experience​
 

Freelance Graphic Designer

March 2009 - present

Graphic Designer - Sumfield and Day Printers

September 2005 – December 2008

Graphic design on vast range of projects for litho and digital print. Pre-press preparation of files and operating a Computer-to-plate system.

Graphic Designer - TR Becketts Ltd / Johnston Press

May 2000 – July 2005

Design and production of adverts and features/supplements appearing in the 16+ titles.
4 colour scanning and Photoshop work
Final preparation & checking of artwork supplied

Graphic Designer - PRG Publicity

September 1994 – April 2000

​Campaign scheduling and management
Full interpretation and conceptual designs of client briefs.

Production to print stage
Design, production & scheduling of two bi-monthly trade magazines
Client / supplier liaison

Skills

INDESIGN

PHOTOSHOP

ILLUSTRATOR

ADOBE ACROBAT

QUARK EXPRESS

FREEHAND

Services


Brochures

Magazine Adverts

Book Design and Covers
Stationery
Typesetting
Digital Illustration
Exhibition Graphics
Illustration
Retouching
Corporate Identity

Letterhead

Business Cards
Packaging
Visual Communication
Photo Editing
Banners
Catalogues
Press Checks
Drawing
Logo
Creation & Development
Leaflets
Flyer Design

 

Languages

Education

Sussex Downs College

(2004 - 2008)

Spanish

Eastbourne College of Arts and Technology

(1990 - 1995)

SPANISH

NOCN 3 Graphic Design and Advanced Graphic Design

Painting and Drawing

Pottery

Life Studies and Advanced Life Drawing

Cavendish School, Eastbourne

1981

3 O'levels + 7GSE's, English Lit & Lang, Art

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T: (+44) 0776 015 7226
 

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