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Blacklight Software - Wakefield, West Yorkshire
UI/UX Designer
June ‘15 - Present, Full Time

  • Front-end development, working in collaboration with back-end developers to implement designs (Agile/Scrum environment)
  • Creating responsive website or app prototypes/wireframes
  • Creating website/app design mockups for the sales team to present and pitch to potential clients or for existing clients to aid them in envisioning their ideas
  • Providing general design support and guidance throughout the business
  • Using: Visual Studio, Adobe CC (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), InVision, myBalsamiq, HTML, SASS/CSS, JS, Bootstrap, Umbraco.
  • Clients include the NHS, ITV, Jewson, & Marston’s

 

MeeA Ltd - Hitchin, Herts
Graphic Designer and Web Support
Sept ‘13 - May ‘15, Part Time

  • Designing bespoke gift wrap for sister company - Wicked Wrapping Paper Ltd
  • Brand identity design work: printed literature, brochures, business cards
  • Working alongside developer on new website build
  • Producing all marketing collateral - print and web, HTML emails, social media etc
  • Partial involvement with print shop; preparing artwork for print, large format printing, brochure printing, binding, spot channels etc


Chunky Frog Ltd - Brentwood, Essex
Freelance Graphic Designer
Jan ‘13 - May ‘14, Part Time

  • General design work: logo designs, printed literature, brochures, business cards, preparing files for print
  • Working alongside company director on website builds
  • Creating web-ready graphics


Hurstwood Farm - High Hurstwood, East Sussex
Groom/Rider and Web Designer/IT assistant
Jan ‘11 - Aug ‘13, Part Time

  • Sole charge of schooling the ponies
  • Help back and break young event horses. Grooming for professional event rider
  • General yard duties - planning training schedules, feeding, tack cleaning, clipping, first aid, worming etc.
  • Design, build and test bespoke website, with CMS


Brighton Company Formations - Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex
Office Administrator
April ‘11 - Sept ‘12, Full Time

  • Handling confidential and sensitive client information
  • Handling credit and debit card payment transactions
  • General administrative duties – filing, faxing, typing, invoicing etc.

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite

& use of a graphics tablet

Visual Studio

HTML5

jQuery

SASS

git

Umbraco

Bootstrap

Wireframing

& Prototyping

InVision

MS Office

Typography

Tracking, kerning, layout grids, bleed, slug, print vs web technicalities

Interests

Gaming

Technology & gadgets

Coding

(Obviously)

Zelda

Violin

Music

From Bach to Black Sabbath

VWs

Classic cars & car modification

Art & Design

Horse Riding

Education

University of Hertfordshire
Graphic Design

Heathfield Community College
A Levels
Fine Art - B
English Language - B
Mathematics - B

Heathfield Community College
GCSEs
12 GCSEs at A*, 6 As and 5 Bs