The Logo Smith - Logo Design & Brand Identity Design Studio
The Logo Smith
Jan 2007 - Present (14 years 9 months)
I’m Graham Smith, top (and only) dog at The Logo Smith: a Logo Design & Graphic Design Studio, providing professionally forged & designed: Brand Identities; Icons; Logo Design; Secure WordPress Installations, Theme Customisation & Hosting.
A whopping 25 years of industry experience, includes: graphic & illustrative design, logo & brand identity design, typography, typesetting, commercial print, reprographics, photography, marketing and advertising.
• I am passionate and motivated.
• I obsess over details.
• My logo designs lean towards the iconic and typographic with minimalist tendencies.
• I favour clean, solid and type driven designs.
• I hate cliches in logo design.
• I only use commercial and high quality typefaces in my designs.
• Love to brainstorm wonderful new company names, and tag lines.
• I have a solid online reputation.
View my portfolio : http://imjustcreative.com/portfolio
Technical Manager, Senior Designer & Digital Press Operator
Gemini Press Limited
Jul 1996 - Oct 2005 (9 years 3 months)
Initially employed as designer within the reprographics department I went on to become the IT and Design Manager for the department.
This involved: looking after the companies email and web infrastructure, the studios server and network; maintaining each one of the 20 Apple Mac's and 2 PC's; ensuring staff were trained and kept up-to-date with software; trouble-shooting problem files, jobs, Mac and PC problems, meeting with clients off-site to advise on the optimum way to prepare and supply print-ready artwork and/or digital files as well as helping with design and artwork in general.
Jun 1994 - Jul 1996 (2 years 1 month)
Logo & Brand Identity Design, Icon Design, Graphic Design, Typesetting, Translation, Apple Macintosh
Oct 1993 - May 1994 (7 months)
Drum and Film Scanning, Photoshop Re-touching, Photoshop Editing, Reprographics,
Jan 1993 - Oct 1993 (9 months)
Logo & Brand Identity Design, Graphic Design, Advertising, Marketing
Paste-Up Artist, Platemaker and Camera Operator
Manor Park Press
Sep 1989 - Nov 1992 (3 years 2 months)