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I’m a Graphic Designer from Manchester, currently residing in Leeds, UK. Where i’m currently in my 2nd Year of a BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree at Leeds College of Art. I’m a conceptual designer with a strong passion for branding and editorial work. I like to work both in commercial realms of design and also on some strange and wonderful little projects.
June, 2013 Winner of the YCN Student Awards 2013 brief set by global brand Bacardi.
March, 2012 Front Cover and feature in Asia based Graphic Design magazine, [BranD].
Mar13 - Present Part-time Menswear Designer for the UK’s leading fashion retailers, Republic. Creating mainly graphics and pattern design for menswear garments to be sold in store and online. Jul - Aug 13 Intern with Uniform Design Agency, Liverpool. Working alongside their design team on various live briefs. Oct 12 - Feb 13 Intern with the UK’s leading fashion retailers, Republic. Working with the Design Team at the head office in Leeds. Working on various live briefs for their in-house brands, Crafted, Soul Cal and Fabric. Nov - Oct 12 Intern at Bezier Integrated Retail Services , Leeds. Working with the Design team and closely with the Creative Director on live briefs for Lynx Apollo and Fox’s Biscuits.
Exhibitons __ April, 2013 Font Bar, Manchester. De-Feed. Curated by Not Now. One off commissioned piece. April, 2013 Mother London (Downstairs), Shoreditch. Secret 7”. Curated by Talenthouse. Vinyl Cover exhibited and sold in aid of Art Against Knives.
March, 2013 Vinyl Cover design for Hip-Hop group ‘Public Enemy’. As part of Secret 7” 2013. July, 2012 Various T-Shirt Designs for the UK’s leading branded fashion retailer, Republic. Sold in store and online
January, 2012 Vinyl Cover design for Brazilian group ‘CSS’, signed to ‘Sub Pop Records Ltd’, Seattle. As part of Secret 7”. January, 2012 CD Packaging Design for group ‘Arkham Karvers’, signed to ‘Tiny Teeth Records Ltd’, Sheffield. CD on sale in HMV stores across the country and online.
Branding & Identity Brand Campaign Digital Communication Social Media Design Creative Direction Art Direction Brand Stratergy Web Design Layout Publication Editorial
Leeds College of Art BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Expected 1st Class) 2011 - 2014
* A good knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite with comfortability working in Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign & Dreamweaver.
Winstanley College Foundation Diploma (Distinction) 2010 - 2011 A-Levels A* A B GCSEs A* A* A* A* AABBC
January, 2012 Idea Generation Gallery, Shoreditch. Secret 7”. Curated by Talenthouse. Vinyl Cover exhibited and sold in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. August, 2011 Chelsea Collage Of Art, London. Triangle Art Gallery. Celebration of young upcoming talent.
Awards & Features __ September, 2013 YCN Student Awards Winner. The awards showcase emerging creative talent internationaly. March, 2012 Front Cover and feature in Asia based Graphic Design magazine, [BranD]. Featured on various creative blogs and websites including The Design Blog, Designspiration, Behance, Typography Served, Betype, No More Dull & More.
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