A freelance graphic designer with a diverse range of personal clients, and regularly provide additional studio support for other design companies. Being freelance means that I am responsible for sourcing and securing new work, all creative work and production, project management, planning and maintaining costs and budgets. My design work ranges from book design, corporate graphics and packaging to music and arts marketing, with an emphasis on typography.
Course Director for BTEC National Diploma Graphic Design programme with teaching duties on a range of courses within the faculty from Level 2 to Degree level. My teaching responsibilities were corporate identity, typographic and book design, along with visualising (traditional and digital), and all Adobe software tuition. Pastoral and academic support. Organisation and co-ordination of collaborative and live projects, educational visits (25 single day events and 6 residentials) and exhibitions. Curriculum development and evaluation. ILT Champion for the Faculty of the Arts. Faculty and cross-college ILT training. Member of the college’s teaching observation team. Mentor to part-time staff. Recruitment, interviewing and feeder school liaison. Internal verifier and external verification liaison. Establishing and maintaining progressional links with feeder schools, H.E. and industry.
Teaching practical studio skills, design and design thinking to students at ND and HND levels. Academic and pastoral support for up to 100 students per year. Internal Verification/EV liaison. Quality review/action planning.
Teaching practical studio skills, procedures and design fundamentals to students of various ages and aptitudes
Creative direction and design for 2D/3D projects, exhibitions and live events. Client liaison/new business development. Studio and personnel management. Trainee and work placement development.
New business development. Design of brochures, trade publications, posters, promotional materials, logotypes and symbols.
Design of brochures, trade publications, posters, promotional materials and logotypes, process camera operation, paste-ups, colour separated artwork/pre-press film separation. Making tea
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Cover and interior designer with 20 years experience. I use passion and precision to create volumes readers love to spend time with.
I am a book and communication designer specialized in clear design solutions, typography and production for books and book covers.