Drew Patmore

Freelance Commercial Interior Designer

Colchester, United Kingdom
Creative and innovative designer with over 14 years experience in graphic and 3 dimensional design, looking to fulfil my potential - which means challenge, looking to constantly evolve and deliver my very best. Meticulous, thorough, and detail-oriented individual able to meet deadlines and juggle multiple priorities. Proven ability to consistently deliver results. A natural facilitator and skilled in translating the needs of the customer into deliverables, on time, every time while forging relationships that build the loyalty base of the future. A strong team player, leader by example, inspiring others toward shared goals. Driven by a personal passion for excellence and professional loyalty, practising the ideals of quality through vision.

Work Experience

Freelance

Freelance Interior Designer (Commercial Interiors)

Specialising in high-concept workspace interiors and commercial fitouts. Taking intangible ideas, such as brands, and create tangible, physical spaces.

Current work encompasses retail, workspace, and brand experience.

• Interior design
• Space planning
• Concept drawings
• 3D visualisations
• Test fit drawings
• Selecting finishes and fittings
• Working drawings
• Furniture options
March 2010 - Colchester, United Kingdom

The Patmore Family House

House Husband

General care and education of my two young children

• Organisation and Timing skills developed
• Planning routines
• Able to juggle situations when problems arose
August 2009 - March 2010 Colchester, United Kingdom

Pelican Studios Ltd

Environmental Designer

• Successfully designed and delivered within the given time scale and budget seductive and informative sales environments to inspire potential customers as part of the visitors experience for the most prestigious major property developers.

• Analysed each project for its special requirements and opportunities: the end result being not a preconceived idea but a combination of the client’s requirements and desires, the development and the budget.

• Designed everything from complete integrated way-finding systems to individual signage pieces, with full understanding of the manufacturing process and printing side of each project undertaken.

• Successfully produced bespoke furniture, responsible for the design and construction, including resourcing materials/finishes and developing close working relationships with the manufacturers.
August 2003 - July 2009 Colchester, United Kingdom

Essential Publishing

Graphic Designer/Artworker

• Designed and managed sales literature, and promotional brochures for ‘Special Projects’ within the company’s client list.

• Designed Rolls-Royce centenary logo and worked with the design team in producing the celebrational promotion and historical literature.
September 2002 - July 2003 Colchester, United Kingdom

BDW

Creative Artworker/Graphic designer

• Worked within the design team in producing and the layout of the promotional sales literature and development brochures for large major UK property developers

• Expertise was in illustration, including schematic floor plans and block plans, development site plans and navigational maps.

• Designed and produced information graphics within marketing suites and the identity branding of development hoarding.
June 1997 - August 2002 Colchester, United Kingdom

Education

Colchester Institute

BA (Hons) Design (Specialising in 3 Dimensional Design)

1994 - 1996 Colchester, United Kingdom

Teesside University

BA(Hons) Product Design & Marketing

Only studied for two of the three years then took a break
1989 - 1991 Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

Grimsby School Of Art

Foundation Course (HND) - Specialising in Graphic Design

1988 - 1989 Grimsby, United Kingdom

Skills

3D Modeling, Bespoke Furniture Design, Concept Design And Presentation, Detail Design, Exhibition And Information Graphic Design, Furniture And Material Finish Specification, Signage And Hoarding Design And Implementation, Space Planning,