Dan Beaumont

Design Director

London, United Kingdom
I am an experienced strategic brand and packaging designer, with expertise in food packaging and corporate ID. Design, art direction and account management with a Degree in Product Design and animation, with interest in all areas of Art & Design.

Specialties: Branding, Packaging, Corporate ID, Structural Packaging, Art direction

Work Experience

Springetts Brand Consultants

Design Director

August 2013 - Present London, United Kingdom

Springetts Brand Consultants


October 2007 - August 2013 London, United Kingdom

Springetts Brand Consultants


Three month internship at Springetts Brand Design Consultants, awarded by the RSA as winner of the RSA Design Directions - Sustainable Packaging 2007.
July 2007 - October 2007 London, United Kingdom


University Of Huddersfield

BA (Hons) Product Design with Animation

September 2004 - May 2007 Huddersfield, United Kingdom


English (Native),



Winner, Design Directions - Sustainable Packaing



Adobe Photoshop, 3d Modelling, 3ds Max, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier, Apple Mac, Brand Design, CSS, Graphic Design, HTML, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Packaging, Packaging Design, Product Design, Retouching, Solidworks, Structural Packaing, Typography, Visualisation, Windows 95, Windows VISTA, Windows XP,

Hobbies & Interests

Hiking & Mountain Walking
Computer Aided Design
Web Design
Graphic Design
Most forms of Art, especially 3D Design, Design Technology.

Personal Skills

Driving Licence - Full clean UK Driving Licence.
Team Working - Experience working as a member of a team on academic projects; involving planning, co-ordination, commitment and role allocation.
Worked effectively with staff members at Burger King to run shop effectively, and develop my own and others skills in the workplace. Work with many colleagues at the University of Huddersfield Students Union Shop.
Excellent Attendance - Have never received attendance under 95% and in most academic areas have received 100% attendance awards.
Effective Communication - Good communication with the general public, developed through close customer contact in retail environments.
Presentation skills and confidence during university presentations and tutorials, have presented to groups of 5 to 30 and gained strong personal and design related feedback.
Initiative - Developed advertisement for Huddersfield University Mountaineering Society. One poster now looped into the University of Huddersfield Students Union poster reel, displayed on plasma screens around Union building.

Professional Skills & Expertise

Computing Skills -
2D Software: Adobe Creative Cloud, Creative Suit 6 (and lower) - Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Office Software: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook)
Operating System: Mac
Internet: WordPress, basic understanding of XHTML and the WWW
Verbal Presentation - Confident and expirienced presenting to groups of 5 to 30
Modelling & Materials Confident using workshop tools and machinery to produce scale models from most modelling materials.
Drawing, Sketching and Rendering skills developed throughout university projects and tutorials and college Art and Design assignments. Rendering includes chalk pastel, colour pencils and professional rendering markers.

Brand Knowledge - Able to design for specific companies and stick to their brand styling or theme e.g. Black & Decker orange and black colour scheme.
Creative Thinking - Ability to note down the wildest of ideas and narrow them down to the concept with most technical and aesthetic potential.
Time Management - Always make deadlines with a high quality of work and precision, to the best of my ability.
I manage to synchronise, academic work, a part time job and student mentoring. Also manage to have a good personal/social life.