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Annette Nugent

Graphic Designer

Belfast, United Kingdom
Highly Skilled Creative with extensive experience in Brand | Print | Digital. Will always go that extra step to ensure a superb end result.

Work Experience

AND+ Annette Nugent Design

Independent Design Professional

I have been working as an Independent Design Professional for the past 3 years. This has allowed me to work on a variety of different projects, from conception through to completion particularly for the web environment which has strengthened my knowledge and skills in this area. I provide the Full Service from Consultation, to Concept, Design and Development.

I have also been working with many top agencies providing design services onsite where required. i.e. AV Browne, Paperjam Design, ASG, Brande Etiquette (Formerly Pierce Communications) Papermouse/Drinksology & INC Marketing to name a few.
September 2011 - Present Belfast, United Kingdom

PAPERMOUSE / DRINKSOLOGY

Senior Designer

Senior Designer in this full service design and branding bureau and sister company Drinksology. Responsible for account handling through to design & finished artwork for key clients including Gordons Chemists, Texthelp Systems, Dillon Bass, Drinks Inc, RSPB & VOYPIC. Managed all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid, print buying and administrative functions.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:
• Provide proposal layout and design for high end contracts under extremely tight deadlines.
• Established trusting relationships with vendors, and key clients.
• Integral in securing major contracts for the drinks industry
February 2009 - December 2010 BELFAST, United Kingdom

Creative Solutions

Senior Designer

Moved to this agency due to the demise of my previous employer's company. My role involved being responsible for the overseeing & production of a variety of work including Logo Design, Packaging, Annual Reports, Brochures and a broad range of marketing collateral.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:
• Manage & Oversee all design work that goes through the agency.
• Provide proposal layout and design for high end contracts under extremely tight deadlines.
April 2008 - February 2009 BELFAST, United Kingdom

COPPERNOISE COMMUNICATIONS

Senior Designer

My role at Coppernoise Communications, a well established design agency involved the delivery of innovative, quality design solutions for a variety of high profile clients including Belfast City Council, Arts & Business NI, NIPPA, Early Years, The Various Health Services & Government bodies. Also managed all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid, and administrative functions.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:
• Provided proposal layout and design for high end contracts under extremely tight deadlines.
• Established trusting relationships with vendors, and key clients.
December 2006 - April 2008 LISBURN, United Kingdom

BLUESTONE PRESS

Senior Designer

Joined Bluestone Press as Graphic Designer in order to set up and expand their design department. With my strong creative ability and extensive print background I was a great asset to the company in training new staff across all platforms and providing them with the skills to produce quality design.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:
• Successfully completed client projects from concept through to finished product.
• Set up successful Graphic Design Department
• Provided proposal layout and design for high end contracts under extremely tight deadlines.
• Established trusting relationships with vendors, and key clients.
• Developed & Maintained Company’s web presence & emarketing solutions
July 2006 - December 2006 LISBURN, United Kingdom

GPS COLOUR GRAPHICS

Graphic Designer / Mac Operator

Efficiently managed and coordinated design production from concept through completion. I worked closely with a variety of Blue Chip Clients to create vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. I also gained an in-depth knowledge of the printing process here.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:
• Gained extensive knowledge of the printing process & the latest Imposition systems.
• Established and maintained good relations with clients.
• Worked on projects for various blue chip clients such as QUB, Pizza Hut Ireland,
General Consumer Council, Borough Councils.
January 2005 - July 2006 BELFAST, United Kingdom

TUDOR JOURNALS LTD.

Graphic Designer

Collaborated with creative team to design and produce brochures for the market leader tourism titles, both print & web based. Created new design themes for marketing and collateral materials. Undertook training course in 3D Studio Max in order to illustrate golf courses for major publication.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:
• Consistently recognized for fresh and innovative ideas and applications.
• Promoted to Studio Manager.
October 2001 - September 2003 BELFAST, United Kingdom

Education

University Of Ulster

BA/HONS Visual Communication

2:1
October 1999 - June 2001 BELFAST, United Kingdom

LYIT - LETTERKENNY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

National Diploma in Design (Graphics)

MERIT 1
September 1996 - June 1999 DONEGAL, Ireland

Skills

CSS, Dreamweaver, HTML5, InDesign, Adobe CS 6, Illustrator, Photoshop,

Additional Information

RELIABLE FREELANCE CREATIVE WITH EXPERIENCE IN FRONT END WEB & CODING AS WELL AS EXCEPTIONAL ARTWORKING ABILITY. AVAILABLE FOR HIRE