Jade Hill-Thomson

JHT Innovation

Melbourne, Australia
I am a multi disciplinary designer specialising in effective branding and identity. I understand the power of a brand and have helped many businesses develop their identity's throughout my career. I am experienced in producing the fundamental elements of a brand, some of which include; graphic design, environmental graphics and product design.

To add to my extensive brand knowledge I am also a skilled marketer with both practical and theoretical understanding of marketing in a modern world. Most recently I have developed websites, created social media campaigns and planned effective media strategies. I have worked with a wide range of clients through my freelance work and have always aimed to exceed their expectations.

I live and breathe creativity and I have a hands-on approach to everything I do.

Specialties: graphic design, marketing, website design, transport design and environmental graphics and way-finding.

Work Experience

Peter Jackson Menswear

Digital Marketing & Design Manager

June 2015 - Present Melbourne, Australia


Senior Graphic Designer

September 2014 - June 2015 Melbourne, Australia

Fusion Retail Brands

Graphic Designer

December 2013 - September 2013 Melbourne, Australia

Busbrand- Gap, GUESS, Aldo & Tumi

Group Graphic designer

As group graphic designer I am responsible for the creation and implementation of all creative for: Gap, Guess, Tumi and Aldo brands in Australia. As sole designer with-in the company, I work closely with the brand, marketing and merchandise teams to create all retail design including; store windows, in-store point of sale, events and centre marketing.

Responsible for all creative design:

• Point of Sale development and implementation.

• Retail signage & environmental graphics

• eCommerce and social media

Key achievements:

• Re-launch of Guess Australia eCommerce site
• Seasonal campaign roll-outs for Gap, Guess, Aldo and Tumi brands.
May 2013 - Present Melbourne, Australia

VMS 4x4

Marketing and Graphic design executive

As in-house designer reporting directly to the General Manager, I was solely responsible for all marketing, advertising and creative material across mediums such as print, web and environmental design.

Responsible for all graphic design and marketing;

• Advertising design and creation across a range of mediums including direct mail, point of sale,
product catalogues, merchandising and trade-show booth design

• Brand development

• Point of sale and promotional products

• Web design and content management

• Social media strategy and development

• Manage relationships with printing and publishing companies

• Product creation and development

• Print production
December 2011 - May 2013 Melbourne, Australia


Massey University

Bachelor of Design (Hons) Transport major

March 2004 - October 2008 Auckland, New Zealand

General Assembly

Certificate in Digital Marketing, Digital Marketing

2014 - 2014 Australia

Auckland Institute Of Technology (AUT)

Post Graduate Diploma Secondary Teaching

June 2009 - July 2010 Auckland, New Zealand


English (Native),


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Creative Ideas, Drawing & Sketching, Environmental Design, Final Cut Pro, Google Sketchup Pro, Graphic Design, Innovative, Rendering, Transport Design,