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Richard Oakes | Elance
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Richard Oakes

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A British Illustrator and Designer, freelancing from France and offering creative vision and versatility plus a skill-set ranging from; concept art, packaging and style guide design, character creation, brand identity and marketing design. Career experience in Brand Licensing, Toy/Gift Design and Publishing for more than 15 years. Deadlines are always met with quality and at reasonable rates so please access my Elance portfolio and don't hesitate to get in touch if you think my work could fulfill your needs.

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Concept art for a novelty gift product. Manufactured for a number of national UK stores...
Style guide for products and packaging created in the style of Roy Lichtenstein as...
Style guide for products and packaging created in the style of Roy Lichtenstein, as...
Concept art and product title. A shooting game manufactured for UK national stores;...
Concept art for a new product - to date not yet manufactured.
Concept art for the Nodding Rocker - a series intended for the motor accessories market.
Style guide for Pac-Man packaging and range of products. Manufactured for national and...
Style guide for Pac-Man packaging and range of products. Manufactured for national and...
Product and packaging style guide for ITV's television series, 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me...
Style guide design, product title and copy for ITV's television series attached range...
Re-design of packaging for U.S market. Manufactured by Paladone Products Ltd.
Packaging illustration, design and copy. Manufactured for a number of UK national and...
Packaging design, illustration and copy for a new game to be launched in USA after its...
Promotional transmission cards for Seventh Art Productions, UK.
Web banners designed for online gaming community
Pre-teen girl brand, funky friends' online magazine. All design, layout and copy as...
Corporate Christmas card and promotional postcards. Conception and design.
Character conversions and art direction. Design of style guide, all copywriting and...
Design of corporate brochure and bi-fold business card.
Design of exhibition stand graphics utilising three of the company's most successful...
New brand style guide. Conception, design and illustration.
Promotional card for new brand. Design and illustration.
Initial visual for brand website. Not developed due to budgetry restraints.
Initial visual for brand website. Not developed due to budgetry restraints.

Skills (3)

Adobe Illustrator CS6

Service Description

Creative design and superb illustration using standard industry software. Freehand illustration an additional capability.

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Paladone Products Ltd
Graphic Designer
2008 - 2010
Working as a product concept designer and packaging designer for a large toy and gift manufacturer. Paladone Products supplies all major retailers in the UK and a considerable number overseas....
Robot Design Ltd
Art Director
2004 - 2008
Art Director for a brand licensing company in the UK. Directing and creating licensed images and style guides for the successful pre-teen brand 'funky friends'. Liaising with licensees and working...
Freelance Graphic Design
Illustrator and Designer
2002 - 2004
Working from my home office on freelance basis. Illustration and Graphic Design for clients that include; Crow International Publishing, USA. K.H.L. Group, UK. Anthony Whitehead Estate Agents, UK,...
Freelance Illustrator
Freehand Illustration
2001 - 2002
Using pen ink and watercolour I created bespoke images for clients ranging from; Greetings cards, Promotional Material, Editorial Illustration, Caricatures, Tee Shirt Designs, Comic Strips and...
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Concept Illustration Packaging Design Marketing Design Pack Copy Corporate Identity Editorial Design and Illustration
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Design & Multimedia
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  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
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Member Since
February 2011
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Richard Oakes