Graphic Designer (Self Employed)
Darrell Stevens Design
2007 - Present (15 years)
Producing design work for clients both in the US and UK, including, but not limited to:
Logos, Brochures, Branding, Magazine Design, Leaflets, Posters, Flyers, T-Shirt Graphics, Book Covers, Newsletters, Marketing Materials, Advertising, Image Correction & Manipulation etc.
Alongside individual work, also a contract/freelance Graphic Designer for VA based company Undercover Printer / eXpo Branders, since 2009.
• Design of client materials from scratch.
• Updating pre-existing artwork.
• Preparing, checking and correcting supplied client files for print.
• General pre-press work.
• Design work includes:
Logos, Branding, Business Cards, Letterheads, Brochures, Leaflets, Postcards, Flyers, Posters, Newsletters, Promotional Items, T-Shirts, Banners, Advertising, Trade Show/Exhibition Graphics, Signage, Marketing Materials, Email Blasts, Vehicle Graphics, Window Graphics, Image Correction & Manipulation etc.
Self Employed / Graphic Designer
2002 - 2007 (5 years)
Based in West Sussex, UK, then Connecticut, USA from 2006.
Freelance Graphic Designer
Warners Group Publications PLC
Swineshead, United Kingdom
2001 - 2002 (1 year)
Magazine design, including page design, and front covers. (Contract.)
Senior Designer/Design Manager
EMF Publishing & Design
Storrington, United Kingdom
1995 - 2001 (6 years)
• Responsible for: Complete, ongoing design of 3 magazines (2 monthly, 1 quarterly), designed from cover to cover, including advertising, illustrations and output for print. Top sellers in their respective fields and sold throughout the UK and worldwide. Also designing of related small format books etc.
• Design of company advertising, brochures, logos, and promotional materials for a large annual exhibition held in London.
• Responsible for all design work, including the overseeing of two junior designers, and ensuring all deadlines were met.
• Liaising with editors, writers, proof readers, advertisers and printers.
• Key-holder to the business.
Corporate Identity, Leaflets, Brochures, Logos, Business Cards, Letterheads, Comp Slips & Envelopes, Press Advertising/Ad Campaigns, Exhibition Guides & Ticket Design, Flyers, Book Design, Image Correction & Re-touching, Illustration, Pre-Press.