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Chris McLoughlin

A reliable and flexible designer, with an advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, who is able to work within tight deadlines, and now looking to work within a studio environment on a more full time basis, or freelance work in any creative format.

Work Experience

Members Only

Graphic Designer

Working as part of a design team in which various styles of T-shirts from Music to Russian Prison Tattoo was designed for clients such as Blue Inc., River Island and Choice. This included full research of styles, phrases, patterns and colours in which were relevant for the time and creating designs using a combination of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator before completing the designs and placing on a CAD ready for placement in the Members Only catalogue as awell as communicating with suppliers in Pakistan in relation to sampling, dispatching and making amendments on artwork as required all the way through to the final stages of sample production. Since the success of this 2 week placement, several freelance opportunities have been taken up within the company.
July 2011 - July 2011 Essex,

Associated Newspapers

Graphic Designer

Whilst at Associated Newspapers, I was involved in the design process for the layout of various pages within the insert magazine ‘YOU’, which comes as part of the package within the Mail On Sunday newspaper.

Furthermore whilst at Associated Newspapers I was involved in the editing and manipulation of images from the weekends sporting events, and to the editors specifications as they came through from the photographers. This was in order for them to be immediately sent to print ready for dispatch later that evening, for sale the following day.
March 2007 - April 2007 Kensington, United Kingdom

Education

Havering College

BA Hons in Graphic Design

September 2008 - June 2011

Havering College

National Diploma in Graphic Design

September 2006 - June 2008

Skills

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Full Adobe Creative Suite,