Work Samples

  • Mortgage Brochure

  • Magazine Design

  • Logo Design

Work History

  • Contract/Freelance Graphic Designer

    • UndercoverPrinter
    • Fairfax, VA
    • Jan 2009 - Present (8 years 9 months)

    • Design of client materials from scratch.
    • Updating pre-existing artwork.
    • Preparing, checking and correcting supplied client files for print.

    • Work includes: Logos, Business Cards, Letterheads, Brochures, Leaflets, Postcards, Flyers, Posters, Newsletters, Promotional Items, T-Shirts, Banners, Trade Show/Exhibition Stands, Signage, Marketing Materials, Email Blasts, Vehicle Graphics, Window Graphics, Image Correction & Manipulation, Pre-Press.

  • Graphic Designer (Self Employed)

    • Darrell Stevens Design
    • Buffalo, NY
    • 2007 - Present (10 years)
  • Self Employed / Graphic Designer

    • Self Employed
    • 2002 - 2007 (5 years)

    Based in West Sussex, UK, then Connecticut, USA from 2006.

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    • Warners Group Publications PLC
    • Swineshead, United Kingdom
    • 2001 - 2002 (1 year)

    Magazine design, including page design, and front covers. (Contract.)

  • Senior Designer/Design Manager

    • EMF Publishing & Design
    • Storrington, United Kingdom
    • 1995 - 2001 (6 years)

    • Responsible for: Complete, ongoing design of 3 magazines (2 monthly, 1 quarterly), designed from cover to cover, including advertising, illustrations and output for print. Top sellers in their respective fields and sold throughout the UK and worldwide. Also designing of related small format books etc.

    • Design of company advertising, brochures, logos, and promotional materials for a large annual exhibition held in London.

    • Responsible for all design work, including the overseeing of two junior designers, and ensuring all deadlines were met.

    • Liaising with editors, writers, proof readers, advertisers and printers.

    • Key-holder to the business.

    Design specialities:
    Corporate Identity, Leaflets, Brochures, Logos, Business Cards, Letterheads, Comp Slips & Envelopes, Press Advertising/Ad Campaigns, Exhibition Guides & Ticket Design, Flyers, Book Design, Image Correction & Re-touching, Illustration, Pre-Press.

Education

  • Northbrook College Sussex

    • BTEC Higher National Diploma Graphic Design
    • 1993 - 1995
  • Northbrook College Sussex

    • BTEC National Diploma Graphic Design
    • 1991 - 1993
  • North brook College Sussex

    • BTEC First Diploma Art & Graphic Design
    • 1990 - 1991

Specialties

Awards

BTEC Higher National Diploma, Graphic Design BTEC National Diploma, Graphic Design BTEC First Diploma, Graphic Design

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