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Designer at David Mason Design Ltd
Cambridge, United Kingdom
An enthusiastic, competent and versatile designer with over one year experience in the design industry, working as an in-house designer for a leading greeting cards publisher. I have a strong and commercial creative flair with a passion for typography, illustration and surface pattern design.
Surface Pattern Design
- David Mason Design Ltd
- Jul 2013 - Present (5 months)
- Abacus Cards Ltd
- May 2012 - Jul 2013 (1 year 2 months)
Responsible for designing greeting cards and stationery products for various ranges and occasions. My role also includes designing adverts, directories, brochures and POS for both Abacus Cards and Clare Maddicott.
- Hallmark Cards
- Mar 2012 - May 2012 (2 months)
Produced a range of greeting cards for Christmas 2013 and Mother's Day 2013.
- Watermark Publishing
- Nov 2011 - Nov 2011
I completed a two-week work placement within the company’s Birch studio, where I developed greeting cards for various occasions which included: Son's Birthday, Baby's 1st Easter, Father's Day and a female Birthday range. Many of the cards I designed are to be published in the company’s Orange Book range for 2012.
- Hallmark Cards
- Oct 2011 - Oct 2011
Working within the company's illustration team, I designed and developed a collection of greeting cards within the 'Everyday' range. I also produced mock ups as well as presentation boards for my collection.
- Turner Bianca PLC
- Jul 2011 - Jul 2011
Working in a large studio alongside other talented designers, I gained a valuable experience which has enhanced my understanding of how a design studio is managed, and the processes involved in producing a design from start to finish.
- Jul 2008 - Jul 2008
- Assisted with the production of the 'Rescued' notebooks
- Helped checking the quality of stocks
- Learnt how a small company and a design studio is managed
- Peter and Paul
- May 2007 - May 2007
- Assisted with the 'Urban Splash' project and helped generating ideas for the poster designs
The Manchester Metropolitan University
- BA Hons Textiles 1st Class
- 2008 - 2011