Neil Beech

Freelance Graphic Designer / Illustrator

London, United Kingdom
I am a Freelance Graphic Designer, Illustrator with 16 years experience in print and apparel Graphic Design. Currently living and working in London, my success lies in his ability to treat every project as if it is my first, maintaining the same level of freshness and enthusiasm.

Work Experience

Saltrock Surfwear

Head of Design

Responsible for:
• Apparel Graphic / Garment Design.
• Website Graphic / Layout design.
• Advertising / Catalogue / Newsletter / Poster Design.
• POS Design
• Art Directing lifestyle photoshoots,
• Management of in-house and freelance designers and Illustrators.
• Handling a budget in excess of £1m.
•Store concept planning and design.

Creative responsibility for all aspects of design from garment through to trims, accessories and hardware including styles, graphics and colour selection. Full range of garments for Men, Ladies, Boys, Girls and Toddlers. In the hardware range, the products include skateboards, surfboards, skimboards and the accessories range includes luggage, headwear, wallets, belts, scarves.
Creating artwork tech packs for far eastern manafactures and suppliers.
May 2004 - September 2012 Barnstaple, United Kingdom


Exeter College

GNVQ Adv Art & Design

Course content included Fine art, Illustration, Graphic Design, Printing - Etching, Lino, Silk screen; Photography and pottery.
September 1995 - June 1998 United Kingdom


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Etching, Linocut, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Pen And Ink, Pencil Drawing, Watercolour,