Résumé

Work Experience

Boom Online Marketing

Head Of Production | 2013 – Present

Digital design leader, working on a range of projects for SMEs with up to 6 figure turnovers.


  • Managed a team of designers and developers producing WordPress and WooCommerce sites
  • Costing and planning projects
  • Responsible for front end HTML/CSS plus WordPress setup and admin
  • Experience with PHP for WordPress
  • Liaising directly with clients from pre-production through to site launch and beyond
  • Bespoke design and Illustration for content marketing
  • Interactive content marketing
  • Branding and Re-branding
  • PPC Ad designs, Email marketing designs (Mailchimp + HTML/CSS)
  • Experience with Magento 1.9
  • General IT/Design Support for peers
  • Experience with recruitment and staff reviews

Loughborough Students’ Union

Graphic & Web Designer | 2010 –2013

In-house designer overseeing majority of design output for one of the oldest and most successful students’ unions in the country.


  • Large range of posters, flyers, pamphlets, reports and stationery designs
  • Design for web CMS, email campaigns and on-site promotional displays
  • Front-end web design (HTML/CSS)
  • Brand design & management
  • Strategic design planning
  • Design consultancy for internal departments
  • Seasonal apparel designs
  • Commissioning high volume print orders
  • Maintenance and use of large format printer
  • Management of student staff

Brand Aid

Probono Logo Design | 2019 – Present

Producing free logos for individuals and community projects.


Freelance Design & Illustration

Freelance | 2008 – 2013

Freelance design work for a variety of clients.


  • Website template design and illustrations for Multimedia Projects and their clients
  • Branding, Illustration and Websites for small businesses.

Qualifications

Illustration (MA)

Nottingham Trent University 2010-11

Graphic Design (BA Hons)

Nottingham Trent University 2006-09

Foundation Art & Design (BTEC)

Bradford College 2005-06

Skills

Creative Apps


  • Proficient with Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experienced with InDesign and After Effects
  • Working knowledge of Lightroom, Adobe Xd, Premier Pro and Acrobat Pro
  • Legacy experience of Dreamweaver and Flash (now Adobe Animate)
  • I draw on Wacom tablets or Procreate on iPad – and let’s not forget good old pen and paper!
  • I recently streamed an interactive broadcast to an audience of hundreds using OBS and twitch.

Code


  • Proficient with HTML and CSS
  • Experienced with SASS
  • Working knowledge of PHP for WordPress
  • Basic knowledge of JS
  • Comfortable using FTP, S3 and other containers
  • Can Import and export MySQL databases
  • Able to change DNS records to launch a website and manage hosting packages

Content Management Systems


  • I know the WordPress Admin UI like the back of my hand
  • I’ve got plenty of experience with the Gutenberg editor (this site is built in Gutenberg!)
  • Extensive experience in building and working on WooCommerce sites
  • Experienced optimising WordPress websites for better speed and SEO
  • I have created sites using Square space
  • Legacy experience with Magento 1.9 and Drupal
  • Generally able to find my way around any CMS quickly

Other Software


  • Perfectly at home on macOS or Windows
  • Can use Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Comfortable with the Mac and Google Alternatives
  • I use Gmail and Google drive daily
  • For project management, I use Trello or ClickUp
  • I also have a working knowledge of IT and Networking, often assisting others with tech issues

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