Mark Seabridge

Digital Art Director/Designer

Melbourne, Australia

Work Experience

Tribal Worldwide

Digital Art Director

Producing conceptual ideas, functional specifications, scamps, wireframing, user flows, user interface design, visual design, art direction and support across a wide variety of digital projects for well known Australian brands. These include; Westpac, Telstra, Jeanswest, Daiso, Apia, AAMI, and Treasury Wine Estates (Wolf Blass, Penfolds, Lindeman's, Wynns, Devil's Lair etc).
June 2013 - Present Melbourne, Australia


Freelance Digital Art Director & Designer

Providing art direction, conceptual ideas and design support across a variety of digital projects for various agencies across Melbourne including Tribal DDB and Big Red Digital. Clients included well known Australian and international brands such as; Coles, BP, Westpac, Telstra, Jetstar, Stubbies, Liquorland, FlyBuys & Daiso.
January 2013 - June 2013 Melbourne, Australia

Primesight Ltd

Senior Graphic & Web Design Manager

Managing the Graphic and Web design team for one of the UK’s largest Outdoor advertising companies, creating and developing the brands visual output and creative direction both on and offline.

Sole responsibility for implementing and managing the companies online presence, including the complete re-design and ongoing content management of the website as well as social media assets.

Managing team members and directing freelance support including photography and video production teams.

Producing creative Outdoor campaign proposals and solutions to both agencies and many of the the UK's top 100 companies.

Creation of all printed and online media including sales and marketing materials, presentations, product development brochures, emailers and direct mail to a consistent, high quality.

• Promoted to Senior Graphic & Web Designer after 6 months
• Achieved Star Performer of the year award 2011
• Awarded Performer of the quarter Q3 2012
• Promoted to management in 2012
• Created, lead and shaped the design strategy across the full portfolio of products and marketing collateral
• Managed and trained team members to deliver consistent high quality work to tight deadlines
• Worked closely with senior management on creative direction for the brand
• Supported the wider marketing and sales teams to hit commercial targets through idea generation and pitch material
• Provided website auditing, site mapping and creative direction
• Single handedly produced the site architecture, look and feel of the website and project managed the development and copywriting
• Lead the SEO, UX and social media strategy for the new site which lead to increased sales leads and site traffic
• Instigated new professional campaign photography procedure and after-sales initiative utilising social media for interplay with clients
• Directed and edited videos and photo shoots with animated sequences, titles and captions
• Gained stong print buying and negotiation experience
April 2011 - London, United Kingdom

Lebara Mobile

Lead Designer UK & Spain

Brand development, Creation of both online & offline artwork for 8 major countries from advertisements and merchandise to above-the-line campaigns

Working within an in-house marketing department establishing and developing the identity of a market leading International telecommunications brand (Sunday Times top 5 growing UK companies). Providing an integral role in all marketing and brand communication material from POS to international advertising campaigns across all media.

• Management & training of freelance designers and artworkers
• Senior client handling
• Development of brand identity and acting as brand guardian
• Lead brainstorms, concept development, copy writing & presentation
• Working with multiple languages
• Motion/presentation graphics
• Above & below-the-line advertising campaigns
• Creation of: advertisements, merchandise, corporate brochure, internal branding, POS, packaging, posters, leaflets, outdoor etc.
• Flash banner creation, web site updates & maintenance
• Image retouching/photographic manipulation
• Development & implementation of brand guidelines

• UK • Australia • Germany • Spain • France • Netherlands • Switzerland
June 2008 - June 2010 London, United Kingdom


Freelance Graphic & Web Designer

Freelancing in-house as a Graphic & Web Designer / Creative Artworker for various London based agencies / companies including Atkinson Associates, RPM, Lebara & Axa in-between travelling.
July 2010 - March 2011 London, United Kingdom

Octink (Previously Allsigns)

Designer/Creative Artworker

• Project management
• Creation of new artwork from POS, exhibition and poster graphics to hoarding layouts and vehicle livery
• Creation and use of artworking templates for several clients
• Technical specification & 3D drawings
• Image retouching/Photographic manipulation
• General Artworking Duties such as proofing & archiving
• Setting up artwork for large format printing

• Nokia • George Wimpey • St Pancras International

Programs Used:
• Adobe CS3 Suite(Indesign/Illustrator/Photoshop/Acrobat/Bridge)
• Quark Xpress 7
• Microsoft Office (Entourage, Powerpoint, Word, Excel Etc)
• Google Sketchup Pro (3D Drawing)
• Onyx (Ripping software & Postershop)
• Filemaker Pro
• Easycut
June 2007 - June 2008 London, United Kingdom


Senior Designer/Print Production Manager

• Project management
• Training and management of colleagues
• Client briefing / consultation
• Design and proofing of all graphics including POS, roller banners/popup stands, posters, flyers, vehicles
• Overseeing the production of all signs and graphics from prepress through to finishing
• Operation and maintenance of the large format printers (HP, Mutoh Rockhopper II & Canon 8400)
• Colour correcting/resizing and other print production processes through ripping software (Onyx)
• Retracing, creation and development of client’s logos and brand identity
• Site attendance & onsite installations of graphics, vinyl & signs

• BBC • Green Tomatoes • Scribbler • Ministry of Sound • Australian High Commission
October 2005 - June 2007 London, United Kingdom

Artis Projects Ltd


• Scheme Drawings for local planning authorities and councils using Quark and Indesign
• Technical & scaled drawings in AutoCAD, Illustrator and Photoshop
• Creation of new artwork & signage
• Photographic manipulation
• Manual layout drawings and designs
• Print production/ PDF creation and manipulation.

• Starbucks • Abbey National • Roadchef • Whitbread (Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Brewsters)
July 2004 - October 2005 Greatworth, United Kingdom


De Montfort University

Bachelor of Art Honours, Graphic Design, New Media & Illustration

September 2000 - September 2003 Banbury, United Kingdom

Truro College

Advanced GNVQ: Art & Design, A-Level: Communication Studies Grade B

September 1998 - September 2000 Truro, United Kingdom



Star Performer of the Year



Employee of the Quarter Q3



Marketing Communications, Strategic Thinking, 3D Drawing, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Advertising, Art Direction, Artworking, Brand Developement , Conceptual Design, Copywriting, Corporate Identity, Creative Direction, Cross-media Campaigns, CSS, Digital Photography, Final Cut Pro X, Flash Animation, Front-end Design, Graphic Design, HTML5, Icon Design, Idea Generation, Infographics, Information Design, Instructor-led Training, Jquery, Layout Design, Logo Design, Management, Online Advertising, Outdoor Advertising, Packaging Design, Photo Manipulation, Photo Retouching, Photography, Powerpoint, Problem Solving, Project Management, Proofreading, Scale Drawing, Site Mapping, Sketchup, Storyboarding, Technical Drawing, Template Creation, Typography, Video Editing, Web Banners, Web Design, Wire Framing, WordPress,