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Freelance Graphic Designer / Animator Chelmsford, Essex, UK

I have designed Annual Reports, magazines, leaflets, brochures and posters for the NHS and other clients. Skills: Graphic Design, 2D animation, Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator & QuarkXPress.

Rating:5 out of 5 (1 reviews)
Hourly Rate / Cost:£23.53 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£188.24 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:319579
: Offers a discounted hourly rate to registered charities

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Ratings

  Excellent
20 April 2011: He helped to create a booklet in InDesign, creating and inserting graphics and inserting text. He helped to put create the PDF file of the booklet, such that I could print off the booklet. He also used PhotoShop to create additional graphics.

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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

I worked as a Communications Officer at NHS Newham for six years before moving on to another Communications Officer role in Essex.

I also have some experience of creating interactive work using Flash CS4.

I produce a wide range of Graphic Design work which include health promotion packs, magazines, brochures, leaflets and posters. I have a good knowledge of printing and production processes including setting up PDFs for various printing requirements. I use QuarkXpress, Indesign, Photoshop, PowerPoint and Publisher efficiently in my design work.

I was previously employed as a 2D animator at 3D films where I worked on short animated films such as George and the dragon, The Pied Piper of Hamlin and other children's classics.

Employment History

(Apr 2003 & ongoing)

Communications Officer

I have worked as a Communications Officer at NHS Newham for six years. My work in this role includes the following:

Design work
• Design and layout of the Trust’s Annual Report (2004/05)
• Design and layout of Annual Report (2005/06)
• Your Guide to Local Health Services (booklet)
• Patient information leaflets (Dental Service, Respite Care, Foot Health, Learning Disabilities)
• Design and layout of Newham Health Matters (bi-monthly staff magazine) (2005 - 2007)
• Posters: Chief Executive Awards, Annual Public Meeting, Patient Advice & Liaison Service

Intranet and Internet content administrator
• In my role as a communications officer, I have edited, uploaded and approved content to the intranet and internet
• I have a working knowledge of Dreamweaver and Spearhead content management software systems

Press and media handling
• I am the first point of contact for all press and media enquiries
• I am responsible for logging all press enquiries in the press enquiries log
• I write press statements in response to press enquiries
• I write proactive press releases to promote events and new initiatives
• My press releases and articles have been published in:
o The Newham Recorder
o Newham Mag
o Banglapost
o Stratford Express
I have interviewed local residents and written articles about their experiences of health services in Newham. (Examples available on request)
Photography
• I am responsible for taking photographs of staff events and maintaining the organisation’s image library
• Arranged photo-shoot with external photographers
• Some of my photographs have been published with my press releases in the Newham Recorder and other local magazines


(Apr 2003 to Sep 2003)

Human Resources Assistant


(May 2001 to Jun 2002)

Animator – 3D Films

Telford Plaza

I worked as a traditional 2D animator for over a year on various short animated films. My main role was to animate characters in various scenarios by drawing and scanning the drawings onto a line tester.


(Jul 2000 to May 2001)

Reception Supervisor

Forte Premiere Bloomsbury Hotel

(Sep 1997 to Jul 2000)

Receptionist

Forte Premiere Bloomsbury Hotel

Professional Qualifications

Postgraduate Certificate in Animation
B.A. Honours Communication Media
BTEC National Diploma Graphic Design

Education

(Sep 1999 to Feb 2000)

Central Saint Martins College (London Animation Studio)

Postgraduate Certificate in Animation


(Sep 1994 to Jun 1997)

Kent Institute of Art & Design

B.A Honours Communication Media


(Sep 1992 to Jul 1994)

Newham College

BTEC National Diploma Graphic Design

Qualifications & training

Social Marketing (Department of Health 1 day training), 2008
CIPR press release writing, 2007
Dreamweaver 8, 2007
QuarkXpress level 2, 2003
Microsoft Publisher, 2003
Postgraduate Certificate in Animation, 2000
B.A. Honours Degree, Communication Media, 1997
BTEC National Diploma, Graphic Design, 1994
BTEC First Diploma, Art & Design, 1992
G.C.S.E. O Levels, (Maths, Literature
English Language, Graphical Communication), 1990

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignments)

  • QuarkXpress 8 and CS4: We are looking for someone to work in london-based office or from home on apple mac using quarkXpress 8 and CS4. To update a number of publications and certificates. If office based work from 10am to 4pm. Please apply for more details. To start Thursday.
  • Graphic Design: I've written three handbooks 16 pages (8,823 words), 21pages (12,195 words) and 26 pages (20, 640 words). I want a quote for the layout of these handbooks please. Looking for a fixed price, rather than an hourly/day rate. Email to at@people4.com or apply through the website. Thank you.
  • Booklet work using InDesign: We need someone to work on a booklet, using InDesign, adding or making up graphics, tidying up the booklet, making a pdf copy, etc. Please apply for more details.
  • Senior Art Worker : We are working on a submission to a major London pharmaceutical company, that will require us to put together an entire team made up of freelancers (who will be required to sign strict confidentiality agreements) We are looking for a Senior Art Worker that will be responsible for overall art working of all creative treatments. Our client if based in London and we are based in Birmingham. Ideally looking for someone who would be willing to travel to both.
  • Graphic Designer for VFX/Graphics company: We are a small VFX and graphics design company based in Central London. Our main work is recreating titles for trailers and feature film into foreign languages from supplied original version titles. You will need a good understanding of Photoshop and Illustrator and will need to be able to work under tight deadlines. Must have film or television experience.

Freelancers, Contractors & Consultants that have been shortlisted with this Candidate:

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  • Seller 244287, Glasgow, City Of Glasgow, UK [£28.24 per hr]

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  • Seller 244949, Porth, Mid Glamorgan, UK [£29.41 per hr]

    After studying a Foundation in Art and Design & HND in Animation. Straight to a Post-Production House in Cardiff. I worked as an Animator/Designer for 7 years. I have been freelancing two months.

  • Graphic Designer, London, Greater London, UK [£23.53 per hr]

    I have a very broad skill base and can professionally complete projects in the areas of graphic design, branding, dvd authoring, website design and motion graphics. Strong typographic approach.

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