Curriculum Vitae

Employment History

January 2009  – present

Freelance design, art direction and retouching.

September 2001 – January 2009

Art Director with The Walker Agency, Bournemouth, designing a full range of print based material both above and below the line and working across our entire client base including: Brittany Ferries, Condor Ferries, Land of Leather, Castle Cover and Jersey Conference Bureau. The role also required me to Art Direct photoshoots including organising models and wardrobe. I was also tasked with training junior members of staff, liaising with printers, paper manufacturers and attending press passes.

February 1999 – August 2001

Freelance for The Dirty Cat Company, where I designed a host of sales promotional pieces and several catalogues for BBC Worldwide including: BBC News, This Life, Omnibus, Wildlife Specials, Walking with Dinosaurs and BBC Children’s Teletubbies story books.

September 1998 – January 1999

Guilbert Niceday employed me on a freelance basis for five months to fully artwork their 1999 consumer catalogue and packaging in their house style.

July 1995 – September 1998

For three years I had my own client base, focussing on mail order advertising and promotion for The Consortium skate and snowboard store, to help generate their brand awareness. I also worked with various independent record labels, designed club flyers, as well as producing direct mail and advertising for a local leisure company.

October 1990 – June 1995

After leaving Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design, I designed and artworked the traditional way for a Kall Kwik Printing Centre, gaining well needed print based skills and training two juniors in my five year stay.

Awards

Gold Award in the Best Brochure Destinations category, 2007 and 2008 in the MIMA Awards (Meetings Industry Marketing Awards) for Jersey Conference Bureau brochure.