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Experienced apparel graphic designer, I have created many graphic prints, brand logos and apparel label packages, packaging and more. Currently working remotely on my own t-shirt brand, living the real creative life and loving it. I create graphics across various projects as a freelancer. I'm always glad to hear from anyone who has a comment on my work or just wants to say hi. You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Col Blackwood +44 7447 512803 / +358 451961195 email@example.com 40yrs British EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE NOV 13 - PRESENT Freelance Graphic Designer - Created graphics for various high street brands, licensed and other projects. Launching own brand surf t-shirt line EPICAL. JULY 11 - OCT 13 C&A Graphic Designer - T-shirts and tops for Boyswear. Trend research, graphic development, design of various prints, appliques and other embellishments across boyswear tops, label design. Brussels, Belgium MAR 09 – MAY 11 SURFANIC Graphic Designer - Designing labels and prints for surf & snowboard brand(s). Redesign of Surfanic brand logo & others. Package design, CAD drawing, specification and market research. Southend-on-Sea, London SEPT 07 - APR 09 MATALAN Graphic Designer - Designing labels and prints for multiple brands. Logo & label pack design, t-shirt prints, packaging design, CAD drawing, specification, POS and market research. Skelmersdale, Lancs. MAY 02 - AUG 07 d2 Graphic Designer - Designing labels and prints for multiple brands. Logo & label pack design, t-shirt prints, packaging design. POS graphics and concepts. Dundonald, Ayrshire SEPT 00 - MAY 02 EUROWEAR Graphic Designer - Logo design for clothing, high quality CAD and specification drawings. Label design with trims. Dundonald, Ayrshire EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE(cont.) SEPT 98 - NOV 99 Photographer - Trained as a photographer, traditional photographic techniques and technical photography. EDUCATION AUG 94 - JUNE 96 HND Graphic Design - Graduated from Cardonald College, Glasgow UK AUG 93 - JUNE 94 NC Art & Design - Graduated from Ayr College, Ayr UK AUG 87 - JUNE 91 Kyle Academy, Ayr UK LANGAUGES Fluent English to a high standard. Basic Finnish. SOFTWARE Highly proficient user of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign. Ability to maximise the potential of the software in producing various print effects. CAREER OBJECTIVES I aim to be involved with other brands, perhaps even working abroad. Always striving to be better, advance my skills and knowledge as I grow as a graphic artist. I aim to be producing higher and higher standards of work, pushing my potential further. OTHER Full, clean Euro Driving License HOBBIES Music, film, arts, snowboarding, hockey, sauna.