Career Profile


I’m an Australian graphic designer with over 10 years, across Dublin, London and Australia. Ranging between advertising, branding, digital media, UI/UX, motion, story-boarding, event and venue design, digital and print, for both agency and in-house.

In Janurary 2019 I moved to Dublin, and started working for Virgin Media Television as a Senior Graphic Designer. Working on a range of digital and print projects, in a busy & challenging environment, while also mentoring the Junior and Midweight designers.

During my time in London I worked for Media Zoo, a creative digital agency. My work was spread across different projects for large and demanding clients such as Santander, M&S, Tesco, HSBC and the BBC. This involved creating content for Learning & Development modules, as well as brand promotion, PR supporting material, print, graphics and storyboarding for video content, animation, UI design and set design for creative & corporate videos.

Prior to London I worked for 5 years in the creative studio of ASX200 listed company Retail Food Group (RFG), giving me the great opportunity to work on and rebrand 3 iconic Australian franchised systems, established across Australia and New Zealand.

WORK HISTORY


  • Freelance

    Present
    Graphic Designer

    Project-based freelancing in Dublin, Melbourne and remotely for UK agencies.

  • Virgin Media Television

    Feb 2019 - Oct 2019
    Full Time Contract Senior Graphic Designer (Dublin, IRL)

    Contract Senior Designer - Working across multiple discipline ranging across; Fashion photo retouching, social media posts, event collateral design and venue dressing for events and Press shoots. Branding for ‘Upfronts’, Virgin Media Player and News graphics on social platforms. While mentoring the Junior & Midweight Designer.

  • Media Zoo

    Jan 2017 - Sept 2018
    Full Time Graphic Designer (London, UK)

    Working in a creative design team for one of UK’s leading creative communications agencies. Designing multi-page layouts, digital e-learning platforms, storyboarding and creating illustrative elements for short educational films in a mixed agile and waterfall working environment. Companies I work on include; M&S, Tesco, Santander, HSBC & NSPCC to name a few.

  • Retail Food Group (RFG)

    Oct 2011 - Aug 2016
    Full Time Graphic Designer (Gold Coast, Aus)

    Daily duties consisted of working towards short deadlines in a busy & high-pressure environment; on local area marketing, national campaigns and re-branding for several national & international brands.

    Reaching full capacity in 2014, the studio grew giving me the position of 'Brumby's Bakery - Graphic Designer'. This enabled me to shape and develop the new branding, as well as conduct the visual creative for national campaigns (TTL) & projects.

  • Brumby's Bakery

    2014 - 2016

    In 2016 developing the National Digital Loyalty program, inwhich I was responsible for planning and executing sub-branding, UI & UX for a responsive micro-site & mobile app, card design and point of sale.

  • Shared Brands

    2011 - 2014

    Principal designer on Michel’s Patisserie rebrand in 2013 and collaborating with the Senior designer on rebranding of Donut King and Esquires Coffee throughout 2012.

  • Freelance Contractor

    (Gold Coast/Brisbane, Aus)

    2009 - 2012

    Starting my career by registering an ABN (Australian Business Number) in late 2008. I began working on small to medium projects, before contracting out to a number of local businesses. Projects ranged between local promotions, edm, branding & signage; business cards & logos and promotional artwork.

    VC Marketing

    2009 - 2012

    Contract Graphic Designer, (Gold Coast, Aus)

    Snap Printing

    2010 - 2011

    Graphic Designer (Gold Coast, Aus)

    Pacific Transcription

    2010 - 2011

    Contract Graphic Designer, (Brisbane, Aus)

    Wildfire Sports/ Wildfire Books

    2011 - 2012

    Graphic Designer, (Brisbane, Aus)

Software & Skill Set


• Adobe Creative Cloud (2019)

InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, XD & After Effects

• eMarketing Software

MailChimp & Vision6

• Glyphs App

Font Editing Software

• Office 365 & Google Drive

Word, Excel, PowerPoint

• HTML5, CSS - Bootstrap

- Understanding of jQuery, JavaScript

• Web Editors

Pinegrow, Adobe - Dreamweaver & Muse

• FTP software

FileZilla

• SEO

(Search Engine Optimisation)