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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
Melbourne, Australia
May 2013Present
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.
Melbourne, Australia
Dec 2011May 2013
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
Education
Auckland, New Zealand
Jun 2009Jul 2010
Auckland Institute of Technology (AUT)
Post Graduate Diploma Secondary Teaching
Auckland, New Zealand
Mar 2004Oct 2008
Massey University
Bachelor of Design (Hons) Transport major
Languages
 
English (Native)
Skills
 
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Creative Ideas, Drawing & Sketching, Environmental Design, Final Cut Pro, Google Sketchup Pro, Graphic Design, Innovative, Rendering, Transport Design