Highly creative, versatile designer/illustrator with over 10 years experience working in the field of design. Excellent graphic design, layout and typography skills as well as extensive experience with commissioning illustration, art direction and brand development from concept to print. Developing original, competitive product that appeals to the target market and audience that stands out from the crowd.
Currently self employed working with top publishers to create high quality, imaginative content, book cover design, logo and brand development.
Previously having over 10 years experience in-house designing book covers, internals, POS and packaging for Blue-Chip properties including: Disney, Disney•Pixar, The Football Association, Mattel, Nickolodeon, Cartoon Network, Beano, Chuggington. Liaising directly with Licensors for product approval.
Followed by 5 years creating and developing the front list program with the Head of Children’s Publishing. Designing, illustrating, commissioning illustrators, art directing, sourcing photography, directing photo shoots, project management, imprint and brand development for books and packaging for product targeted at babies through to teens. Managing the design team: creative direction, workload allocation, scheduling and budgets.
COMPLETE PACKAGING SERVICE
ADOBE INDESIGN CC
ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CC
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC
ADOBE MUSE CC
HTML AND CSS
First class BSc (Hons) Design and Technology with Business Studies
Bath Spa University