Professional Profile
Experienced creative professional whose portfolio includes an impressive catalog of design, illustration, print and web based projects that reflect his experience and creative skills.

Professional experience includes; advertising, exhibition design, public relations, pharmaceutical marketing, branding, medical education, production management, and web design. Graphic designer/illustrator with a background of creative direction for various medical communication, medical education agencies, as well as designing exhibitions and displays for Museums and Tourism attractions.

Originally I studied photography and I am still an enthusiastic photographer, but I decided to switch to a degree course in Graphic Design, specializing in Typography and Illustration.

Originally from the UK, I moved to the US from New Zealand where I was working for a scientific publishing company called Adis International and transferred to their US office.

Advertising

I worked in an advertising for 3 years after leaving college before seeking out more varied creative work. Most of the jobs I have held since, have involved producing ad hoc one off ads or marketing campaigns.

Web Design

I really enjoy the challenge of web design, and I have been fortunate to be offered opportunities to work on some large corporate sites, such as www.apollolipids.org for AstraZeneca as well as much smaller sites.

Creative Direction

I have had the good fortune to work as a Creative Director at several companies. I enjoy the level of responsibility this position brings, and the challenges of creating attractive solutions to a client's objective whilst balancing time and resources to accomplish set goals.

Pharmaceutical Marketing and
Medical Education

Much of my work has involved working in medical communications, providing promotional and educational materialsfor pharmaceutical clients.This has included creating many types of meeting materials as well as Scientific posters and hand outs.

Publicity, Exhibitions and Tourism Development

Working in local government gave me the opportunity to design and implement, museum exhibitions, and display panels for Tourism and Economic development. My design team won 3 consecutive National English Tourism Display awards whilst at Kirklees Council.

Teaching Experience

For a short period, I taught digital arts and multimedia on a part-time basis in New Zealand as well as for La Salle University at the Newtown, PA campus and was a member of their advisory board.

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Graphic Design, University of Central Lancashire, (Preston Polytechnic).

 

 

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