ABOUT

Key skills


Employment history

Graphic Designer, PDQ Media Ltd, April 2019 – present
In my current role, I work on creating both print and digital solutions for our clients, who are mainly major educational publishers such as Oxford University Press, Pearson and Bloomsbury. My responsibilities include::


Art Editor, Aceville Publications Ltd, August 2017 – April 2019 In my role as Art Editor, I worked within a design studio across multiple print titles. I was specifically responsible for two titles produced for the learning sector – Teach Early Years and Nursery Business. My duties included:


Graphic Designer, Aceville Publications Ltd, April 2016 – August 2017
In my role as Graphic Designer, I worked across multiple titles including Your Fitness, Health & Wellbeing, Soul & Spirit, Crafts Beautiful, Let's Knit, Healthy Diet, Natural Health and Grow Your Own. My duties involved the creation of editorial layout and typography for Aceville's print titles, the creation of marketing and promotional materials for magazine clients, image retouching, data back-up and pre-press production


Art Editor, Haversham Publications Ltd, May 2006 – April 2016
In my role as Art Editor, I designed and produced six magazines in total. The last two I was responsible for were among the UK's biggest hair and beauty titles – Hair and Blackhair. Previous titles I have also worked on in the company are: Hairstyles Only (Europe's #1 selling hair title); Hair Now; Perfect Hair and Nails and Tattoos Only. My duties included:


Graphic Designer, Haversham Publications Ltd, March 2002 – May 2006
In my role as Graphic Designer, I reported to an Art Editor and worked on various assignments for Blackhair, Good Health, For The Bride, Bliss For Brides, Hairflair and Beauty and Low Carb Energy magazines. I was responsible for page layout and typography, product photography, retouching and photoshop work, illustration and communication with the relevant editorial teams.


Qualifications

PHP Fundamentals Diploma
Study 365

UX/UI Fundamentals Diploma
Study 365

PGDip Web Specialist Diploma (Distinction awarded)
Pitman Training

BA(Hons) Graphic Design
Falmouth University of Arts