• Ellenbrook WA

Ryan Aden

Summary

I am looking for a long term career within the graphic design industry with a rewarding employer. I work well within a fast paced environment and thrive in a challenging workplace. I have some degree of experience within the industry but look to further my career towards becoming a Art director and building on my current skills set.

Work History

Work History

Freelance Graphic Designer

Oct 2013 - Present
Aden Graphic Design Studio
  • Developing concepts
  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing/Sales

Administration Assistant

Apr 2014 - Apr 2014
School Curriculum and Standards Authority
  • Researching details of teaching personnel and creating a contact list

Graphic Designer

Apr 2014 - Apr 2014
School Curriculum and Standards Authority
  • Contract Graphic Designer
  • Updating exam papers in InDesign
  • Changing manuscripts in InDesign

Marketing Officer

Apr 2013 - Oct 2013
Trident Australia
  • Provided quality customer service 
  • Provided an update of projects at meetings with management 
  • Provided recommendations of promotional opportunities to the manager 
  • Liaised with staff at different levels
  • Managed the preparation of statistical analysis
  • Ensured effective consultation and liaison with internal and external stakeholders in activities undertaken 
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution 
  • Delegated work to staff
  • Analysed, evaluated and solved problems and made decisions

Graphic Designer

Mar 2013 - Mar 2013
Department for Communities
  • Planned, prioritised and organised work to meet all deadlines
  • Provided an update of projects at meetings with management
  • Ensured effective consultation and liaison with internal stakeholders in all activities undertaken
  • Provided quality customer service
  • Engaged negotiation skills to maintain external business relationships
  • Demonstrated very sound interpersonal skills
  • Essential team member and worked without supervision

Graphic Designer/Communications Officer

Sep 2011 - Dec 2012
Department of Water
  • Graphic design including designing and layout of different material
  • Contributed and worked vigorously within a strong team environment
  • Used interpersonal skills to influence fellow officers positively as well as when dealing with diverse personalities 
  • Demonstrated clear two way communication through emails, meetings and face to face conversations
  • Liaised and negotiated with external companies and project officers
  • Very sound quality control management
  • Planned, prioritised and organised work to meet deadlines using exceptional record keeping and time management skills
  • Provided guidance and assistance to a contracted desktop publisher
  • Suggested updating internal paperwork to improve procedure
  • Accepted responsibility and management of all projects and tasks assigned

Graphic Designer

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011
Department of Fisheries
  • Graphic design including designing and layout of different material
  • Worked independently and as a part of the team
  • Used interpersonal skills information and develop relationships
  • Liaised effectively with a diverse range of people
  • Provided an accurate record of activities at publication meetings
  • Accepted responsibility and management of all projects assigned
  • Effective use of PC and sound knowledge of the Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Graphic Designer

Apr 2011 - Jun 2011
Department of Water
  • Graphic design including designing and layout of different material
  • Worked independently and as a part of the team
  • Planned, prioritised and organised work to meet deadlines
  • Ensured effective consultation and liaison with customers
  • Liaised with commercial printers and officers
  • Project management
  • Scheduled meetings

Graphic Designer

Dec 2010 - Jan 2011
University of Notre Dame
  • Graphic design including designing and layout of different material
  • Clear presentation of material to management
  • Planned, prioritised and organised work to meet deadlines
  • Worked independently and as a part of the team
  • Demonstrated clear two way communication through emails, meetings and face to face conversations
  • Used interpersonal skills to build lasting business relationships
  • Liaised with external printers and staff members

Administration Assistant

Sep 2008 - Apr 2009
Department of Human Services Victoria
  • Liaised effectively with a diverse range of people
  • Updated and recorded statistics to the government system on a daily basis
  • Completion of Microsoft Excel Formulas & Functions workshop
  • Analysed information received from the general public
  • Ensured effective consultation and liaison with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Used interpersonal skills to negotiate
  • Contributed and worked vigorously in a team environment
  • General mail outs
  • Answered an average of 60 phone calls per day
  • Demonstrated clear two way communication through meetings, phone calls and face to face conversations
  • Provided state concessions information to the general public and other government agencies
  • Successfully managed a range of tasks simultaneously
  • Use of receipting and reconciliation procedures
  • Accepted responsibility to understand, manage and meet stakeholder needs and expectations

Sales Representative

Jun 2008 - Jul 2008
Cobra Group
  • Sold FW1 car wax to diverse people
  • Used sales techniques to meet sales targets
  • Provided demonstration of product to potential customers
  • Managed stock on a daily basis
  • Ran my own business on a daily basis

Graphic Designer/art Director

Apr 2006 - Feb 2008
Out of Bounds Design Solutions
  • Graphic design including designing and layout of different material
  • Played a crucial role in producing several annual reports
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Used interpersonal skills at presentations to clients and to build lasting business relationships
  • Planned, prioritised and organised work to meet deadlines
  • An essential part of the team
  • Sound quality control management

Graphic Designer

Aug 2004 - Mar 2006
Westways Colorgrafix
  • Graphic design including designing and layout of different material 
  • Contributed and worked effectively within a strong team environment 
  • Demonstrated clear two way communication through meetings, emails, phone calls and face to face conversations 
  • Simultaneously managed a range of tasks with competing deadlines
  • Produced illustrations
  • Photographed several objects such as jewellery, office products and heavy machinery as well as a major event

Education

Education

B.A. in Graphic Design

2003
Curtin University

Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design

2002
Central TAFE

Diploma of Graphic Design

2001
Central TAFE

Certificate IV in Graphic Design and Multimedia

2000
Central TAFE

Referees

Name: Stephanie Slanzi

Title: Community Information and Publications Manager

Department of Water

Contact: 08 6364 7447

Name: Stephen Emery

Title: Coordinator Design/Production

Department of Fisheries

Contact: 08 9203 0358