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Alex Barron

Graphic Designer

Glasgow, United Kingdom
07969167217
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
United Kingdom
Jan 2010Present
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.

United Kingdom
Jan 2012Sep 2014
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
United Kingdom
Aug 2011Jan 2012
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
Education
United Kingdom
Aug 2010Aug 2011
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
United Kingdom
Aug 2009Aug 2010
Ayr College
HND Visual Communication
United Kingdom
Aug 2008Aug 2009
Ayr College
HNC Visual Communication
United Kingdom
Aug 2000Aug 2006
Marr College
Standard Grades 1,1,1,1,1,2,2,3 Higher B,C,C
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