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Hello, my name is Alex Dickson. I’m a Graphic Designer and Illustrator based in Bournemouth on the, occasionally sunny, South Coast of the UK. I graduated from UCA Maidstone in 2012 with a BA(Hons) degree in Graphic Design: Visual Communication.

Name: Alex Dickson Address: 43 Cynthia Road, Poole, Dorset, BH12 3JE Phone: 07972321434 Email: alid2490@hotmail.com Website: cargocollective.com/alexdicksondesign Twitter: twitter.com/AlexDickson2490 Blog: alid2490.tumblr.com/

My inspiration comes from the rough textures and imperfections that make up the cities we live in. When exploring an idea I instinctively search for those hidden intricacies that define it. Encapsulating an expression, a gesture, or even a stern look from a passer by. My skills are rooted in Illustration and Print, yet have expanded to other areas of Design; such as Information Design, Photography and Animation.

Education

Skills

BA(Hons) Graphic Design: Visual Communication

University for the Creative Arts Maidstone, Kent 2009 - 2012 Grade 2:1 achieved

National Diploma Foundation Art & Design

The Arts Institute, Bournemouth 2008 - 2009

A & AS Levels

Brockenhurst College 2006 - 2008 Graphic Design: B Sport Studies: C Information Technology: D Fine Art: E

Work Experience White Giraffe Solutions - Graphic Designer

Produce both Web and Print based work in the form of vector graphics. Including branding material and web based graphics for the Bournemouth based charity The Imagine Project. May 2013 - Present

Drop Project - Gallery Intern

Produce promotional posters for the gallery, setup exhibitions and interview artists and attendees. May - July 2013

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival - Production Team Volunteer

Abode Creative Suite: Photoshop InDesign Illustrator

Additional:

Screen Printing Proficient Photographer

Achievements Gold Star awarded for The Butterfly Collector The Book Designer Blog from July 2013

GAA Barcelona Showcase - Casa Batlló (Barcelona) Exhibited Illustration work in April 2013

Art in Mind - The Brick Lane Gallery (London) Exhibited Illustration work in Feb/Mar 2013

Aesthetica Magazine Illustration work featured in Artists Directory Feb/Mar 2013 Issue 51 Showcase Cities - Richmix (London)

Exhibited Illustration work in Oct 2012

Assist commissioned artists in the contruction of their installations. August - September 2013

University for the Creative Arts (Maidstone)

Commission Work

Brooklyn Art Library

The Butterfly Collector

Student Experience Officer Student Council Member

Contributed to The Sketchbook Project 2011, work is displayed in Brooklyn Art Library

Ebook and Paperback Book Cover commissioned by author Adam Dickson Completed March 2013

Drowning By Numbers

Ebook Cover commissioned by author Adam Dickson Completed May 2013

07972321434 alid2490@hotmail.com cargocollective.com/alexdicksondesign

43 Cynthia Road, Poole Dorset, BH12 3JE

CV - Alex Dickson  

Curriculum Vitae - Alex Dickson

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