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Karsten Rowe 21.07.1985
57 Leander Road London SW2 2NB
I would like to start by introducing myself – Karsten Rowe, a 25 year old designer, focused on branding, UX and interface design, I love what I do, big time! Currently working in London for creative agency Graphic Impressions, based in Farringdon. I view myself as both an honest and friendly individual. I enjoy working as part of a team but I am equally confident working independently. I have good organisational skills, have an eagerness to learn and a willingness to work. I regularly attend lectures, exhibitions and conferences, most recently www.dibiconference.com My work reflects my interests in branding, ideas, iconography, typography, UI & UX.
Graphic Designer Graphic Impressions London, England July 2010 – Present
As part of my employment at Graphic Impressions, I have worked on projects across a diverse range of sectors, from the Arts to Hospitality; BBC Big Band & Cadogan Hall to the National Housing Federation & Ramada Jarvis Hotels. During the week you will find me working in the creative suite; primarily conducting research, generating ideas and constructing designs which meet the criteria outlined within the given brief. I then develop and enhance those concepts to ensure they are ready for successful and timely delivery.
Designer Landau Reece Limited London, England Sept 2007 – June 2010
During my employment at Landau Reece, I undertook a broad range of projects, tackling both print and digital briefs. I was fortunate to work on projects for NHS London, Nokia, Shell and The Government of the British Virgin Islands. My responsibilities included taking a brief and developing design concepts through to final execution and delivery, all within project time scales and budgets. I regularly liaised with clients and contractors, gathered quotes, created estimates and delivered presentations.
Junior Designer Geschke Werbeagentur Hamm, Germany Jul 2007 – Aug 2007
On graduating, I undertook a month placement at Geschke Werbeagentur in Hamm, Germany.
Junior Designer The B Group Newcastle, England July 2006 – Aug 2006
During my degree, I undertook a 3 week placement at The B Group.
Kitchen Assistant Hill View Manor Knaresborough, England Jul 2000 – Jan 2006
Throughout my school career I worked part-time at Hill View Manor as a kitchen assistant.
I had the opportunity to work on a variety of briefs; print and packaging to signage and wayfinding.
My responsibilities included the design and implementation of the Castle Morpeth Borough Council re-brand.
The position provided me with a solid understanding of the working environment.
University of Northumbria Newcastle Upon Tyne Sep 2004 – Jun 2007
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
Leeds Metropolitan Harrogate, North Yorkshire Sep 2003 – Jul 2004
BTEC Art & Design Foundation
Harrogate Grammar School Harrogate, North Yorkshire Jul 1996 – Jul 2003
3 A Level’s, 1 AS Level, 10 GCSE’s
References Contact details available on request
Shakeel Butt Managing Director Landau Reece Limited
Dreamweaver (CS5) Bridge
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Barrington James Director Claim Your Expenses
Tim Geschke Managing Director Geschke Werbeagentur