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Benjamin Coleman

Manchester, United Kingdom
A love of design across all media with a specific focus on typography and branding.

Work Experience

Transport For Greater Manchester

Designer

Worked on the complete rebrand of the organisation from GMPTE to Transport for Greater Manchester. Other projects have included: bus and vehicle liveries, passenger information and timetables, signage and wayfinding schemes, electronic passenger information displays, construction hoardings, public consultations, stakeholder communications, corporate exhibitions and presentations, marketing campaigns, animations, press and screen advertising, vehicle-wraps, architectural branding, interior design for vehicles and buildings, info-graphics, corporate reports and documents, Microsoft Office templates and the creation and development of sub-brands including Local Link, Salford Quayslink, Better by Cycle, Metroshuttle, Metrolink, Rail North, Yellow School Bus, Travel Choices, GMEV and the smart-ticketing project.
March 2009 - Present Manchester, United Kingdom

Hemisphere Design And Marketing Consultants

Designer

Worked on design and branding and exhibition projects for a diverse range of clients including, Oldham Council, Sunderland City Council, Bolton Council, Bolton at Home, Salford City Council, Manchester Central Convention Centre, Manchester Art Gallery, Imperial War Museum North, The Lowry and Metrolink.

Also worked on exhibition designs and digital touch-screen interactives for Imperial War Museum North, Manchester Art Gallery and the Lowry.
May 2007 - March 2009 Manchester, United Kingdom

Hello Creative

Designer

Various clients including some projects for Channel 4 Music
August 2006 - March 2007 Manchester, United Kingdom

Kilogramme

Designer/Animator

Worked on design, animation and digital projects with Kilogramme.
August 2006 - May 2007 United Kingdom

Paperstyle Limited

Designer / Prepress

Managing and processing prepress production for a variety of clients from large-scale B1 press work to small-run specialist projects. Printed work for many on Manchester's high-end design agencies for clients including Diageo, Google, Urban Splash, The Hallé Orchestra, The Bridgewater Hall, Amec, The AA, Kellogg and JCB.
January 2003 - August 2006 Oldham, United Kingdom

Brimstone Artworks

Designer

Worked on a variety of branding, design and advertising projects and pitches for clients in financial services, telecoms, hospitality and heavy engineering sectors.
March 2001 - January 2003 Altrincham, United Kingdom

Education

Stockport College

HND Design and Visual Arts

September 1998 - July 2000 Stockport, United Kingdom

Languages

English (Native),
German (Beginner),
Danish (Beginner),

Skills

Abode Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adaptive Web Design, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Edge, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Premiere, Apple Aperture, Corel Draw, CSS3, Fontographer, HTML5, Prepress Print Production, Quark Xpress, Web Design,