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François Savarimuthu

Newport, United Kingdom
Working with people is a natural passion of mine, understanding and communicating through art and design. Focusing and motivating my path as a growing creative designer.

Ive worked closely with talented people, from my years of study and being a young professional.

Having experienced working as a freelance and in house designer, i've working alongside creative and positive artists within varied fields in this industry.

Through the processes of a creative designer, I have had the pleasure of being my own boss, leading a design team, and have worked with clients worldwide.

The studios I have worked in have ranged from small offices through to design and printing corporations.
Ive closely worked with bands and artists, leading high street brands, streetwear labellers, buyers, boutiques, corporate brands and independent clients.

My specialities are based on strong visual communication fundamentals. Researching, Developing and Finalising strong ideas make to be a very varied designer. Expanding on my natural interests, gives new direction in projects, allowing me to progress, being adventurous to make a project stand out from the crowd.

Work Experience

Crosspatch Ltd

Lead Menswear Graphic Designer

Responsibilities:-

I'm currently a lead graphic designer. I work in a design and printing house. My main job roles are to produce designs for a range of clients, ranging from children's, menswear and ladies wear, using a varied amount of design skills in branding, illustration, typography and custom fabrications and printing techniques for UK high street brands and international clients. I provide a high level of service, from designing and working alongside a design/print team and clients/buyers on a one to one basis. I provide artwork and prepare and output designs straight through to production, where our printing house produce samples and finished garments.

Accomplishments:-

I've always brought my professionalism and passion for art and design into any creative aspect of my life. As a creative i've always wanted to progress into becoming a successful graphic designer. Learning from my peers and working alongside a great team is definitely where I excel. Since being at this company I have gone to sell work into many high street brands, including streetwear labels, artists and bands. Work of which can be seen in stores and online.

Skills Used:-

I've developed a large amount of knowledge in printing whilst working at this company. I have had a good knowledge before, when working on silk screening projects. Although I have a much wider understanding of printing applications, types of stock and fabrics. I can produce the artwork and see it through to production, outputting layers for printing. I'm used to working on faster paced projects as I have meetings throughout the month with clients, projects varying from many styles and mood boards. Pitching my designs to my peers and clients in board meetings.
February 2013 - September 2013 United Kingdom

Vision Streetwear UK

Graphic Designer

Streetwear fashion designer

As seen in store and online at Urban Outfitters, Topshop, Topman, Asos.
June 2013 - August 2013 United Kingdom

Drivven Apparel

Graphic Designer

Street wear designer

As seen in store and online at Foot Asylum.
July 2013 - August 2013 United Kingdom

Electric Pineapple Apparel

Graphic Designer

Street wear designer

As seen in store and online at Urban Outfitters.
May 2013 - August 2013 United Kingdom

Inkspill Illustrations

Creative Director & Head Artworker

Creative Studio & Limited Edition brand [Not a clothing label] | Specialising in Graphic Design, Typography, Calligraphy, Illustration and Print. By Creative Designer François Savarimuthu
January 2010 Newport, United Kingdom

Education

University Of Wales Newport

Graphic Design

September 2008 - September 2012 United Kingdom

Languages

Creole (Conversational),
French (Advanced),
English (Native),

Skills

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Animation, Branding, Calligraphy , CorelDraw, Drawing, HTML, Mac, Packaging, Print Design, Print Making, Promotion,