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iain d. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 11, 2014

iain d.

   United Kingdom
  |   Cape Town, Western Cape
  |  12:52 am Local Time

Overview

Having spent the last 10 years flexing my creative muscle in Cape Town, South Africa across a wide variety of platforms for a host of local and international brands, I have recently returned to the UK in search of new challenges and design opportunities. Past clients have included amongst others Jose Cuervo Tequila, Smirnoff, Shell, New Clicks (SA equivalent of Boots), Allan Gray, L'Oreal, Men's Health SA Magazine, Tommy Hilfiger & SABMiller Africa.

My experience has covered contract & commercial publishing, several reputable SA ad...

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Portfolio

Created informal brand for telecoms company in Columbia. Provided concept packaging...

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Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Illustrator CS6
Adobe InDesign CS6
Adobe Photoshop CS6
Art Direction
Banner Ad Design
Book Cover Design
Brochure Design
Business Card Design
Concept Design

Employment

No Red Herrings
Freelance Art Director
2013 - 2014
I'm responsible for overseeing and producing creative on all design collateral for client briefs and events, including POS, venue branding, digital communication, marketing materials and BTL...
SWGPL
Freelance Senior Designer - Full Service Agency
2013 - 2013
SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Conceptual Work / Design / Retouching / Artworking / Layout / FA / Print-ready Material. BRANDS: Eagle Lager / Mooka Mageu / Imphilo / Grand Malt /Chibuku Super / Royal...
Clicks Group
Freelance Senior Designer - Packaging
2011 - 2013
SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Conceptual Work / Design / Brand Development / Layout / FA / Print-ready Material. BRANDS: Hygiene / SunProtect / Revive / Love Forever / GLAM / Safeway / Kambrook /...
Thomson Reuters (formally World-Check)
Freelance Senior Designer - Corporate
2010 - 2011
SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Design / Layout / Brand Development / Copy-checking / FA / Print-ready Material. PROJECTS: Logo uniformity, extensive brochure translation alignment, designing sales tools...
Claremart Auction Group
In-house Studio Manager
2010 - 2010
SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Media Buying-Planning / Media Schedules / Budgets / Design / Layout / FA / Repro / Website Coordination / Service Provider Liaison / Conceptual Work. PROJECTS: All press...
MiX Telematics
Freelance Graphic Designer - Marketing
2009 - 2009
SKILLS / RESPONSIBILITIES: Design/Layout/Brand Development/Copy-checking/FA/Print-ready Material. PROJECTS: Re-work of company brand guidelines, stand signage (UK bus & coach expo), new logo...
Psitek
Graphic Design Team Leader - Marketing
2009 - 2009
SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Conceptual Work/Art Direction/Design/Layout/Brand Development/ Copy-checking/FA/Print-ready Material/Management (led design team of 3). PROJECTS: Informal brand ID (concept...
Touchline Media
Freelance Senior Designer - Magazines
2008 - 2008
SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Concepts / Design / Layout / Copy-checking / FA / Print-ready Material. PROJECTS: Working on monthly main book, all advertorials, marketing collateral & trade pages (within...
Colourworks
Senior Designer - BTL Marketing
2006 - 2007
SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Concepts/Design/Layout/Copywriting/Copy-checking/Repro/FA/Print-ready Material. PROJECTS: E-invites, business cards, corporate ID, internal marketing, product launches,...
Hero Advertising
Freelance Designer - BTL Ad Agency
2005 - 2005
SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Design/Layout/Repro/FA/Print-ready Material. PROJECTS: Annual report, ad campaign, billboards, marketing brochure/folder, guest services folder, business cards, product...
Highbury Safika Media (formally Highbury Monarch)
Senior Designer - Magazines
2004 - 2005
SKILL/RESPONSIBILITIES: Concepts/Design/Layout/Repro/FA/Print-ready Material. PROJECTS: Redesign sports publication (roughs/templates/FA/print), work on main book for 2 publications...
StyleLab
Senior Designer
2003 - 2004
SKILLS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Concepts/Art Direction/Design/Layout/Copy-checking/Repro/Print House Liaison/FA/Print-ready Material. PROJECTS: Magalogue publication (art direction/design/layout/FA),...

Education

Polytechnic of West London
BA Honours (2:1), Design & Media Management
1988 - 1991
Culloden Academy, Inverness
Scottish Highers
1982 - 1988
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