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Christopher Dowson | Elance
 
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Christopher Dowson

Creative Genius For Hire.
   United Kingdom
  |   Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $82

A highly experienced, exceptionally creative, published and uniquely detail-driven graphic designer, I bring my A Game to the table when I'm involved in any project - from a simple logo tweak to a national advertising campaign.

I've held many roles for clients over the years and bring with me a wealth of knowledge and experience in graphic design. During my freelance career I have developed a highly technical yet fluid working method that stands up well under pressure and is often called upon by other agencies and consultancies when a...

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Portfolio

Uk Workspace required an outstanding and unique branding unlike any other facilities...
Standard paperwork for a blinds company in Sheffield. The top sheet of this form goes...
Branding for a children's activity centre/summer school in Sheffield
Leaflet for a local cleaning service. The brief called for an eye catching design to be...
Letterpressed business cards added a nicely analogue feel to a decidedly...
Branding for a wellbeing and nutrition company aimed at private healthcare clients....
A different kind of lettings agency needed a different kind of branding - avoiding the...
A gourmet ice cream vendor in Kensington required a branding which had a retro feel...
Redmires values a strong brand presence, and no more so than in their client forms and...
Josie required a branding which was strong enough to interest corporate clients, but...
The business cards for Josie Walker needed to keep the themes of strength and...
I was involved in the complete redesign of "Made in Sheffield" magazine,...

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Service Description

I offer branding and stationery design; book layout & cover design; magazine layout & art direction; brand management and guardianship; advertising and marketing design; email campaign development and deployment; content-managed websites and technical assistance to other designers.

Clients include:

UK Workspace Ltd, Sheffield
Sero Consulting Ltd, Sheffield
Left Luggage: Creative Training & Facilitation, Sheffield
Down to Earth, Kensington
Bespoke Blinds & Poles Ltd, Sheffield
Galleries of Justice Museum, Nottingham
Creative Stream Ltd, Sheffield
Redmires Dental Care Ltd, Sheffield
Staveley Hall Garden Centre, Chesterfield
Bright Cloud Studio, Sheffield
Josie Walker Mediation, Sheffield
Sheena Amos Youth Trust, Sheffield

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Employment

Freelance
Graphic Designer
2005 - 2012
(please note this is ongoing) Undertaking a variety design projects for clients across the UK - on both an ad hoc and retainer basis - from brand development and management for national...
Starprint
Artworker
2004 - 2005
My duties included preparing incoming artwork for press and setting artwork for customers. As the incoming artwork could be in any number of file formats I had to be proficient in every major DTP...
Northcliffe Media, Nottingham
Graphic Designer
2004 - 2004
I was responsible for producing advertising artwork for the majority of the publications Northcliffe produced for Nottingham and the East Midlands. Everything from simple 5x1 classifieds to double...

Education

University of Teesside
BA (Hons) Creative Visualisation
2001 - Present
The Sheffield College
BTEC National Diploma - Design
1998 - 2000
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