A bit about me
I’ve been working as an illustrator & graphic/web designer for over 20 years with an obsession for efficient minimalist design and layout that borders on madness. When I’m not doing that, I can be found playing bass, reading comics or being a Nietzsche fanboy as I complete my Phd.
My contact details are: email – firstname.lastname@example.org // mobile – 07875 172425.
Lead Graphic/Web Designer // dabs.com // 07 – present
I’m responsible for the desktop and mobile site redesign, which is an ongoing project, as well as creating mini-sites/landing pages. Online activity also includes, banners, emails, site skins etc where print activity includes ads in the national press, in industry specialist literature and vehicle livery. These campaigns are created in close partnership with companies such as Microsoft, Apple, Acer, Toshiba, Lenovo and BT.
Assessment Associate // Edexcel // 08 – present
For Edexcel I performed exam moderation duties across different levels of art and design courses. This role was carried out in adherence to strict guidelines to ensure Centre marking was fair.
Lecturer // University of Bolton // 04 – 08
Teaching Animation and Illustration at graduate level and Graphic Design at undergraduate level: additional tasks included curriculum design, development and implementation, lesson planning assessment and mentoring.
Concept and Visualisation Artist // Animated Displays // 99 – 03
I created hand drawn and CG concept art of seasonal decorative displays and grottos for shopping malls.
Phd, PGCE, BA(hons) // University of Bolton // 03 – Present
BTEC Nat Dip Art and Design(Merit) // Wigan and Leigh College of Art // 89 – 91
9 GCSEs // Fred Longworth High School // 84 – 89
What kind of things am I good at?
Proficient in: illustration (traditional and digital); Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign and HTML/CSS, along with excellent organisational, time management and researching skills.