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Summary

* Design professional with over 10 years experience * Experience managing junior developers * Well versed in most Adobe/Macromedia programs * Video editing with Final Cut Pro + Adobe Premiere * Experienced with the basics of 3D Studio MAX + Maya After studying and practising visual arts full-time for many years, and working professionally in 2D, 3D and multimedia design for several years also, I can provide substantial input to a creative working environment with a natural eye for the visual language and a strong creative history. I am committed to the work I do, organised, disciplined and reliable. From my extensive experience in design and of dealing with people at different levels, using a wide range of skills in all areas; I turn creative ideas into practical solutions.

Skills

Video Editing
3D Modelling
Publishing
Branding
Animation
Web Development
Graphic Design
Illustration

Work experience

Aug 2008Present

Creative Director

StoneFaruq

Responsible for overseeing the publication of Childrens books (for Pre-School to Primary age children). Editing, Design and Layout, Illustrating and Artworking, Pre-Press and final approval of all work.

Jul 2006Dec 2006

Web Developer

2DPlay.com
Complete site overhaul and redesign of the company's website, 2DPlay.com - a prominent portal for online Flash games.
Apr 2006Sep 2006

Web Developer

Livingston Eyre Associates

Evaluating their online strategy; and extensive redesign, expansion and build of the company's website.

Jun 2005Sep 2005

Design Consultant

Grey Island Systems Inc.

Based in Toronto, Canada, I was responsible for the re-branding for 2 companies, evaluating competitors online strategies, and also the design and development of web sites for both of them.

20022003

Designer / Consultant

The CRM Network
Drawing on my experience of branding and corporate identity, logos were created for several clients.
Apr 2002Apr 2002

3D Designer

TEQUILA\
Created a virtual environment in 3D Studio MAX for the New Vauxhall Vectra advertising campaign. The 3D environment was used as the basis for a promotional flash based web site.
Dec 2000Apr 2001

Designer

Blackfire Technologies
I conceived the corporate identity for this client, including branding, web site and design concepts.
Mar 1998Nov 2000

Designer

Webstar Plc.

I was producing and maintaining web sites, supervising junior designers, as well as meeting clients and translating their needs through my ideas and concepts. I also did some video and multimedia work. Working here I honed the creative skills I had towards the web, maintaining consistency with a clients image and the Internet, in terms of design, and functionality.

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Education

19921993

Foundation

Camberwell College of Arts