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  • Mervyn Diese

    Artist-designer

    LONDON, United Kingdom

I am a Designer /Artworker with considerable experience, based in the East End of London, looking for Mac based work in Central London, but will consider other London locations. As you will see from my CV I am quite flexible in what I can be applied to having worked in most areas of the design market. My specialist area being in the use of ADOBE, along with other softwares for video, and production of content for the internet. I am also capable of 1st and 2nd Line user support

Work Samples

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  • Large format commercial work

Work History

summer:2007/_CV. D.O.B: 22/06/1963. ADDRESS: 14 Warham Road, London N4 1AT TEL: +44 7890 460564 EMAIL:original_syna@yahoo.co.uk WEBSITES: http://www.diesekonstruction.co.uk/design http://www.diesekonstruction.co.uk ________________________________________________________________ Exhibitions: Clays Lane Arts festival – Clays Lane Community Centre, London E15 - 1984 Home is where the Art is – Stratford Shopping Centre, London E15 – 1991 Darkside – solo exhibition. The Tram Depot, Lower Clapton Road, London E5 - 1993 My Spikey Box – sculptural installation and performance environment, Arch 136 Mentmore Terrace, London E8 – 1997 Dog and Toad – the Barley Mow Curtain Road, London N1 – 1999 Wartime – online world wide collaborative work, internet. HYPERLINK "http://wartime.net" http://wartime.net - 2003 9 from 37 plus 4 – solo show, Vic Naylor Restaurant 38-42 St Johns Street London EC1 site specific works: Mad hatters tea party – Public Park Hackney London E5 My Spikey Box – railway arch Hackney, London E8 4 angels – Collaborative painting of Oxford Circus, London W1 – Dec 1999 Wartime - online world wide collaborative work, internet. HYPERLINK "http://wartime.net" http://wartime.net Major works and collections: Aug 6 .8:15 1945 – acrylic on canvass The Head of Jeff Ellis – acrylic on canvass It’s A Man’s World – gouache and collage on paper Wars Rich Pageant – watercolour on paper My Spikey Box – sculpture and environment, plus multimedia performance The Dead Dog Chronicles – publication The Rock thrower – oil on canvass Neighbourhood Threat – acrylic on canvass The Truth Presents itself – official documents and sound 37- digital paintings The Revenge of John Crow part 1- photographic with digital manipulation Mad Hatters Tea Party – living sculptural event The Victim – plaster on wire Catch 22 – barbed wire, paper, metal. plastic The Sleeper – plaster on wire Spare Change – plaster on wire George Bush and his Weapons of Mass Deception – multi media web movie 3 monkeys – printed paper, sculptural works, and installations Employment: Nov 2006 – 2007 All Bar One Apold St London EC2 Position – team Member Jan 2003 – 2006 Vic Naylor Restaurant & Bar 38-42 St Johns Street, London EC1 Position – Sound Engineer/ Building Technician 1995-2005 Monster Ink___67 Hopton Road, London SW16 Position: IT Design technician/.Painter/construction IT Technician Sept 2003 – Aug 2004 Pegasus Couriers 48 Stewarts Road, London SW8 Position – courier Jan 2003 – May 2003 London Drawing Office Position: Driver/IT Design. 2001 - Rat Servers Ltd. 17 Goulton Road, London E5 Position: Secretary 2001 - weirdmeat.com . for Takeaway Productions Position: site designer/programmer 2001 – dvjs . vj, creative/design/concept/prog. 1986 - Dr Edd Synister Various Other Art and Design Projects ________________________________________________________________ Past Employers: 1995-1998 www.hardfood.com___Barefoot Studio 38 – 40 Boot St, London N1 Position: Core Organiser. creative/design/concept/prog. 1993-1998 Weavers Field School (EBD)___William Guy Gardens. London E3 Position: Technician 1990-1992 South Thames College___Wandsworth, London SW18 Position: Lecturer BTEC Graphics. 1987-1993 Demi Arts___ The Business Village Broomhill Rd, Wandsworth London SW18. Position: Freelance artist/design/prog 1983-1986 Creative Advertising Services___45 Mortimer St London W1 Position: Jnr Artist/darkroom technician 1981-1981 The Charles Barker Group___30 Farringdon Road, London EC1 Position: Office Jnr. 1979-1980 Pell Frischmann & Partners___4 Manchester Square, London W1 Position: Apprentice Structural engineer. Skills: Mac Savvy, experienced with most software, also hardware. Been active in commercial graphics since 1983 . Have mastered most art disciplines in one form or another. Have vast experience in print, design, education, and Exhibition construction. Webmaster for www.monsterinkltd.com, www.diesekonstruction.co.uk, Speciality: Apple Computer Hardware and Mac OS.6.0 -9.1. + Mac OS 10.4 Skills list: design. typography. illustration. sculpture. product design & manufacture. Exhibition design & construction. digital animation. html design & construction. event decor. web administration. support and tuition. conceptual organiser. writer. painter. musician. VJ Software: Photoshop .Fireworks. InDesign. Freehand. Quark. Illustrator. Infinity- D. BBEdit. Dreamweaver. Flash, Director. Premier Final Cut Pro. Knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, DHTML & Windows NT & XP. Netscape/Eudora. Claris and Microsoft Business softwarez.windows:95 and 98. HTML. Perl. Quicktime some action script, and lingo Websites: http://www.ratservers.co.uk. http://www.dvjs.co.uk http://www.monsterinkltd.com http://www.weirdmeat.com http://www.sanshou.co.uk http://www.junglerat.com http://ddm.synister.com http://www.diesekonstruction.co.uk. http:://www.alanshitface.com Hardware: PowerMac G3 Apple, Deskjet 488c Centris 650.200Mb 5.25 syquest + EZ135 + CDrom. A4 scanner and Epsom Stylus printer. Agfa Repromaster 2100. silkscreens .workshop. ________________________________________________________________ Education: Northolt High School. Eastcote Lane, Northolt. Middx. Sept 75 -July -78 Rokeby High School. Pitchfield Street. London E15 Oct 78 -July79 O ’Level:Art .Technical Drawing. C.S.E:English.Math. Physics.Geography.Woodwork. East Ham College Technology High St North.East Ham E16. Sept 79 -July 80. 1st year Ctec Structural Engineering Sept 81 -Dec 81.Art Foundation North East London Polytechnic - Holbrok Site. School of Independent Study. Holbrok Road London E15. Sept 82 -April 83. Diploma by Independent Study “Photography ” Bethnal Green Technical College. Bethnal Green High St, Bethnal Green, London E2. Part 1 of Machine Tools course. Sept 90 -Dec 90 Poplar College of Technology Poplar E14. Part 2 of Machine Tools course. April 91-July 91. Past Clients: The Soft Goods Co Charlie Harthill aka ‘Alan Shitface’ Blackout Ltd Monster Ink Ltd Pro San Da Ltd Acid Jazz-sleeve design Barefoot Studio-corporate id/web services Boot St Records-sleeve design/web services Mastabloc-corporate id Classic Video-corporate id B.I.S-package design The Leisure Process-sleeve design/construct Hasbro Bradley UK-package design/construct Medex UK.-package design/construct Marketing By Design -package design/construct The Creative Space-book design Antique-Magazine design Izzard Design-General design/construct work Eastside bar-package/menu design World Water Ski Championships 1989 -Shirt/event promotional design/construct Yvonne Courtney PR-exhibition design Available. On agreed terms, based on availability at the time of enquiry. ** Additional Skills : Have production knowledge across a lot of formats been involved with commercial graphics since 1983. Organized own art projects and events. Large-scale graphics and silkscreen print production experience. Studio level music experience. Live event experience. • Last work: _ http://www.timothydunnflowers.co.uk - on going site design _ http://www.monsterinkltd.com - isle of MTV press launch & _ MTV Cannes press drapes. _ dvjs Club Night Visuals For Eat Static @ the REX Stratford _ Heat & Fever @ the Coronet Elephant & Castle _ Brainstorm Records Parties @ Fortress 2 Studios• _ London Drawing Office – driver/designer _ http://www.softgoods.co.uk __ website _ Club Night Visuals For the Pleasance Theatre Fringe Festival 2002 _ http://www.alanshitface.com - show visuals + website _ http://www.monsterinkltd.com - IT/artist works on MTV EMA2002, _ and TOTO world tour _ http://www.weirdmeat.com _ http://www.sanshou.co.uk _ http://www.ratservers.co.uk _ http://www.dvjs.co.uk End date of current contract availability if not in contract : Available * Current rate : £25 -£50 * Minimum rate to be contracted :£25 * Preferred locations - London Uk Areas E15 - N1 - south SW18. City I use a motorcycle to get around. Two Professional References Name of referee : Peter Spanton Referee's job title :Proprietor Company : Vic Naylors Bar and Restaurant Contact details : 38 - 40 St John Street, London EC1M 4AY Name of referee : Tony Demetriou Referee's job title :Director Company : Monster Ink Ltd Company details: 67 Hopton Road, London SW16.

Education

University of East London

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