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Graphic Design - Advertising
Leicester/Sheffield, United Kingdom
Leicester/Sheffield, United Kingdom
Having graduated with a Graphic Design Degree working across a range of disciplines, I'm proficient with Adobe Creative Suite and also hand rendering skills. Having joined BIG Communications (Campaign Top 50) and Stocks Taylor Benson, I’ve gained experience of working in professional environments, for large established brands. 100% committed to pursuing a career within design, I would relish any opportunity put forward, and look forward to hearing from you soon.
Jonathan Philip Hill Peartree Barn Smeeton Road Saddington Leicester LE8 0QT 07595 830 295 Jon_Hill1@hotmail.co.uk www.coroflot.com/jonnyhill Curriculum Vitae Profile I am a hard working team player that thrives under the pressure of meeting and exceeding targets. I am a very meticulous, dependable and determined individual because being successful, and achieving true potential greatly motivates me. Education BA Honours Graphic Design (Specialism - Advertising) 2:1 A2 Level Art and Design Grade A Physical Education Grade C Business and Economics Grade E GCSE Graphics Grade C Maths Grade C Science (Double Award) Grade C English Language Grade A Product Design Grade C Areas of Study - Conducting product and market research. - Idea design, development, and approval. - Outcome production and Amendments. All in an efficient and professional manner so to ensure the given brief/task is completed as effectively and efficiently as possible. BA Hons Graphic Design – Selection of Modules Conducted. Branding Language Design and the Consumer Web Design in Context Design for Print Digital Imagery Design in a Professional Context Dissertation Topic: Alternative forms of Advertising (Guerrilla/Ambient). Skills / Knowledge Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe Flash Adobe Dreamweaver Microsoft Word Microsoft Powerpoint Blueprinting Screen-printing Photography Key Achievements Duke of Edinburgh: Successfully completed bronze, silver, and gold levels of ‘The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme’ – Teamwork, dedication, mental and physical strength, determination, desire, progression, responsibility, organisation, leadership skills. Top Link: Successfully planned, organised, conducted, and reviewed a Top Link festival for Ridgeway Primary School – Planning, organisation, communication, leadership, responsibility. Certificate of Excellence: Certificate of Excellence awarded in Art. Work Experience Advertising Placement 2009 Big Communications Ltd Joined Big Communications Ltd in Leicester (Top 50 Ranked Agency – Campaign), and worked in a creative role on live briefs, for very well established brands. Producing a range of outcomes for print, web, and television. Graphic Design Placement 2008 Stocks Taylor Benson Ltd Conducted a week’s work experience with a well established Graphic Design company, Stocks Taylor Benson Ltd. Work included packaging design, illustration, and Literature design. Gaining professional experience within an agency, and working with current project briefs. Graphic Design Placement 2005 Fasten It Ltd Worked for a company called Fasten It Ltd. Briefed to produce a promotional package based around the company’s products and services. Event Manager Present Stretton 2000 Ltd Based at Stretton 2000 Activity Centre. Began work in 2004 and have worked my way up to event manager. This job has taught me to be able to engage and interact with many different types of people, and yet maintain a level of professionalism. As well as building a 'can do' attitude towards work, and strong teamwork skills. Training First Aid Structured Skills Award ‘Skill Base Training’ course was completed, resulting in a ‘First Aid for the Appointed Person’ qualification. Full UK Valid Driving Licence + Passport Possess a full and valid UK driving licence, along with an up to date british passport. Interests Aside from Creative Design, I have a number of varied interests. Including Socialising with family and friends, Karting, Mountain Biking, Motorsport, Music, Sport, Vehicles, and Technology.
Sheffield Hallam University