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Design for Web / CD-Rom / Print
Creative Direction / Art Direction
Adobe After Effects
2001 Freelance Designer & Art Director, Various Clients & Studios (London)
While travelling during 2001 I took the opportunity to take on freelance work for a number of agencies in London. While spending a good deal of time at US agency Interactive Planet I also worked independently for Ski and Snowboarding portal Snow24.
2000-2001 Senior Art Director, Spin New Media (Sydney)
Spin Communications is described as a 360 degrees communication agency that specialises in design and marketing for youth lifestyle and fashion brands. While at Spin I had the opportunity to lead design on large projects for Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Disney, Buena Vista and Lee Jeans.
My responsibilities again included assisting with business development and the implementation of systems relating to studio management and documenting project development.
Spin has won numerous interactive media awards in Australia and specialises on advanced work using Macromedia Flash. Cokebuddy.com.au placed second in last years Australian Multimedia awards and whalehabitat.com received a five star review from Internet.au magazine.
1997-1999 Interactive Creative Director, The Brave Group/Powerlan (Canberra & Sydney)
Powerlan is Australia’s largest IT services company. While at Powerlan I had the opportunity to work for a large variety of both corporate, government and ‘brand’ clients. Powerlan’s creative team worked in partnership with Mccann Erickson to provide Internet solutions for their clients.
I was in charge of managing client relationships with a creative team of 5 designers and copywriters. My other responsibilities included recruitment, assisting with new business development, project management, software and design resource management and lead design and art direction.
I began my work at The Brave Group as both a Print designer and an Interactive designer and was able initially to work with both creative teams.
1997 Designer, Design Direction (Canberra)
Design Direction is a small Canberra based Graphic Design Studio. While working there I began to develop my interest in interactive design projects.
1996 Bachelor of Graphic Design, University of Canberra
1993 New South Wales Higher School Certificate
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