Dec 2012 - Present (8 years 9 months)
Illustrator, artist and designer
Freelance Graphic Designer
Feb 2010 - Present (11 years 7 months)
I have been freelancing since emigrating to Australia in February 2010; completing various contracts ranging from a single day to a few months. I have worked in a variety of companies from small studios as one of only two graphic designers, though to advertising agencies, and large corporations, my work has included graphic design as well as finished art and retouching.
Some of my most relevant contracts are detailed below (Red Cross, Sigma and Coles)
In-house Graphic Designer
The Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Mar 2012 - Aug 2012 (5 months)
As one of two in-house graphic designers, I was responsible for the production of accurate designs for a wide range of print-based media, ensuring all deadlines and specifications were met. I led jobs from concept or brief through to final artwork. Although much of the work involved adhering to tight brand guidelines, I also relished the opportunity to work on original ideas and suggest new designs when the opportunity arose
Sep 2010 - Jan 2011 (4 months)
Responsible for producing a wide range of print-based media, including: point-of-sale; catalogues;
press ads; posters; web tiles; and direct mail. Working as part of a small team of four, I led jobs from concept or brief to final artwork, as well as liaising directly with the marketing team to undertake corrections and alterations as required.
May 2010 - Sep 2010 (4 months)
Responsible for the production of accurate designs and finished artwork for catalogues, leaflets,
point of sale and corporate marketing, ensuring all deadlines and specifications were met.
Nov 2008 - Feb 2010 (1 year 3 months)
My role was to produce various items for print, including: corporate literature; branding; brochures; magazines; leaflets; catalogues; graphics and roll-up banners. I took responsibility for jobs from preliminary concept to final print-ready artwork, including communication with the client and suppliers. Being only a small design studio I worked closely with the senior designer and copywriter, which allowed me to gain a great deal of experience in all areas of the business and industry