Gavin McBride

Designer / Art Director

Shanghai, China

Work Experience

SevenFive Creative

Designer / Art Director

I was responsible for producing design solutions from original concept to final delivery, including pitching successfully to clients. Projects ranged from creating national health information websites to designing a logo for a community garden project. I gained experience in the Scottish food and drink industry by developing a brand-packaging for a limited-edition island of Islay whisky and also designing and directing a house recipe book for a prestigious Glasgow seafood restaurant.
March 2014 - January 2017 United Kingdom

Tayburn Ltd

Internship

August 2013 - August 2013 Edinburgh, United Kingdom

G1 Group

Design Intern

G1 Group is the largest independent leisure operator in Scotland with over 45 venues throughout the country.

Worked in a team on a variety of in-house publications and posters as well as external posters for a variety of entertainment venues.
July 2013 - July 2013 Glasgow, United Kingdom

Tayburn Ltd

Internship

Assisted senior designers on projects for Linn Music Systems, Scottish Water, Edinburgh university and Chewits Confectionery.
August 2012 - August 2012 Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Locofoco Design Limited

Internship

Worked under the supervision of the creative director on a brand-based project for an art-funding charity.
August 2012 - August 2012 Glasgow, United Kingdom

Education

Edinburgh Napier University

Graphic Design BDes (Hons)

September 2009 - June 2013 Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Zhengzhou University Of Light Industry

6 Month Exchange programme

Worked in a multi-cultural studio on several group projects, communicating ideas and direction across the language barrier.
February 2012 - July 2012 zhengzhou, China

Languages

English (Native),
Mandarin (Beginner),

Awards

Roses Student Awards

Brief Category Winner

2012

Skills

After Effects, Apple ILife Suite, InDesign, Layout, Lightroom,, Microsoft Office Suite, Photo Post-Production, Photography, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Studio Photography, Task Management Programmes, Typesetting , Typography, Illustrator, Vectoraster,