Lawson Lovell

Mr.

London, United Kingdom
I am a professional Graphic Designer with over 8 years of experience participating in the creative process. I am proud to have demonstrated the ability to see projects through from concept through to artwork.

I am skilled in conceptualising and implementing marketing ideas,advertising, photography, and designing and managing websites.

I have a working knowledge and understanding of event management.

Previous roles in the retail industry have resulted in me being accomplished in both management and customer services advisory roles

Work Experience

Trinidad And Tobago High Commission

Public Affairs Culture and Tourism Clerk/ In-House Graphic Designer

In this position I am Responsible for managing and organising information resources within the High Commission. Additionally I am currently the inhouse graphic designer responsible for photography, web content management, conceptualisation and coordination of new marketing initiatives such as graphics, advertisements, event branding & collateral, posters, and flyers.
August 2011 - Present London, United Kingdom

Lawson Lovell Graphic Designs

Freelance Graphic Designer

As a freelancer, I produce for clients strong branding and marketing solutions including logos, printed marketing collateral, websites, both print- and web-based advertising, and coordinate further production with third party web and print vendors.
July 2009 - United Kingdom

Trinidad And Tobago High Commission

Public Affairs Culture and Tourism Assistant Attaché

In this role I did press releases, photography, conceptualisation and coordination of new marketing initiatives. Additionally I designed marketing materials including logos, static and animated web graphics, advertisements, posters, flyers, banners and brochures both in print
and digital formats.

I was solely responsible for the creative direction of the Newsletter. This included editing, copywriting, conducting interviews and compiling articles and images. I managed both publishing and distribution of the Newsletter.

As an Assistant Attaché I had formed key partnerships through networking. I worked with other affiliated local government agencies to formulate and coordinate cultural events and projects. I have demonstrated skills in training others through the supervision of department interns.
March 2010 - August 2011 London, United Kingdom

Co-operative Financial Services (CFS)

Customer Service Advisor

In this position I achieved a high level of customer service that ensured customer needs were met, whilst maximising sales opportunities. My information design skills were often utilised during in-house training sessions to present information to other staff members about products, rules and regulations, making it engaging, clear and concise.
November 2009 - December 2010 Stockport, United Kingdom

ILVA Furniture Store Limited

Customer Services Advisor

As an advisor I learnt and utilised various sales techniques including psychology based skills taught during our training course. Customer expectations were met and exceeded through resolving issues and queries with a composed and professional manner. My positive deposition and creative thinking helped motivate and support staff members when they were struggling with heavy workloads.
July 2006 - September 2008 Manchester, United Kingdom

United News Shops Limited

Deputy Branch Manager

In this role I ensured company policies and procedures were strictly adhered to and sales/wages and budgets were met. I practiced effective communication with the team maintaining good employee relations. I attained high standards of customer service and care, cleanliness, merchandising and administration during my tenure.
December 2005 - March 2006 Manchester, United Kingdom

Hi-Lo Food Stores Limited

Back Store Supervisor

As a result of my bi-monthly retail management training I provided support, planned and organised in store promotions and merchandising and events. I managed quality control checks on goods and effectively controlled shrinkage in the warehouse. The in store targets I achieved directly influenced my promotion to acting Grocery Department Manager. I consistently ensured policies, procedures and required
targets were achieved.
November 2003 - November 2005 Trinidad and Tobago

Education

University Of Bolton

Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design (Hons)

October 2006 - June 2009 Bolton, United Kingdom

University Of London

Bachelor’s degree in Management (Hons)


October 1998 - June 2002 Trinidad and Tobago

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Art Direction, Basic HTML, Digital Photography, Logo Design, Photo Manipulation, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Flash, APPLE FINAL CUT PRO, Consulting, Marketing Strategy, Microsoft Office Programs, Proficient In Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Social Media Marketing, Video Editing, Video Post-Production, Web Design,