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Alex Barron

Graphic Designer

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Hello !

I’m a passionate Graphic Designer from Ayrshire, Scotland with a keen eye for detail and a mind full of creative ideas. Working on traditional and modern visual solutions for any communication issue, I love to design clean, smart and effective projects with a focus on Identity & Branding, print media and digital artwork for web and mobile. With a combination of 4+ years experience, a BA Degree in Digital Art and an accomplished portfolio, I am always looking for new challenges that will allow me to demonstrate my skills and creativity.

Work Experience

Freelance

Graphic Design - Branding - Digital - Print - Packaging - Web - Advertising/Marketing - SocialMedia - Illustration - Art Direction

Working on a Vast range of different projects for both Low and High Profile Clients.

Demonstrating skills across a diverse range of different media outputs, from print design to web design and social media marketing.

January 2010 - Present United Kingdom

Brown Brothers Printers

Graphic Designer

Duties / Responsibilities * Meeting and communicating with clients face to face and via phone & email * Working on multiple projects at once * Working as part of the design team * Taking job’s from brief to print ready artwork * Original artwork * Artwork/ File alteration * Working with other members of the design team * Working as an individual to meet a strict deadline * Various Job types from Business packs to advertisements and commercial print Skills Gained * Enhanced Design Software experience and knowledge * Print experience and knowledge * New software experience * Pressure handling * Enhanced typographical knowledge * Close client relations and meeting skills * Leadership * Communication * Variety of job techniques * Organisation * Value of Time Delegation * Technique * Confidence
January 2012 - September 2014 United Kingdom

Oceanic

Graphic & web Designer

To liaise with clients and colleagues, discussing the needs, and putting the information into practice. (Brief to job completion) Working on a number of projects for a wide client base, Creating a range of different media for advertising and other purposes. Collaborating with the senior web designer to create the relating websites to my artwork/ graphic briefs. Altering and editing artwork to fit the client’s needs and desire. Skills Gained * Objection handling * Enhanced Design Software experience * Web Design experience and knowledge * Leadership * Team work * Client relationship building * Diverse client base * Diverse job types * Ability to handle pressure
August 2011 - January 2012 United Kingdom

Education

University West Of Scotland

BA Degree in Digital Art / Graphic Design

BA Degree in Digital Art for Graphic design, following HNC and HND in Visual Communication
August 2010 - August 2011 United Kingdom

Ayr College

HND Visual Communication

August 2009 - August 2010 United Kingdom

Ayr College

HNC Visual Communication

August 2008 - August 2009 United Kingdom

Marr College

Standard Grades 1,1,1,1,1,2,2,3 Higher B,C,C

August 2000 - August 2006 United Kingdom

Skills

* Creative * Confident * Self Starter * Goal Orientated * Driven * Motivated * Reliable * Punctual * Responsible * Well Mannered * Works Well Under Pressure * Good People Skills * Excellent Communication Skills * Print Environment Experience, Computing & Software Skills: * In-Design * Photoshop * Illustrator * Quark * Dreamweaver * Flash * After Effects * Acrobat * Word * Excel * Power Point * Publisher * Interaction Design * Web Design,