CV

Experience

Freelance animator and graphic designer

histeve.co.uk, January 2017 – Present

Providing a range of media solutions to clients, including animation, video editing, web design and
graphic design

  • Working directly with clients or collaborating with marketing companies and other freelancers;
    analysing problems, communicating ideas and providing a friendly, high standard service
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Premiere Pro;
    developed through a range of projects
  • Further extended my knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3, and learned the basics of designing
    WordPress themes through a number of web design projects
  • Business management duties including client sourcing and liaison, invoicing, project
    management and marketing

Careers Media Information Officer

The University of Sheffield, November 2012 – January 2017

  • Rebranded the service based on user group research to identify a more appropriate brand
    message and visual presentation
  • Helped rebuild the website from the ground up, including website architecture and formatting of
    information
  • Worked with a team to produce a series of MOOCs, providing animations and interactive content.
    The courses have gone on to be accessed by over 100,000 learners around the world
  • Produced a variety of digital and print media, including animations, videos, HTML emails,
    posters, flyers and information booklets
  • Managed the service‚Äôs social media presence, developed campaigns and increased the services
    reach and attendance at events

Education

MDes Graphic Design (2:1)

Sheffield Hallam University, September 2007 – July 2011

  • Explored and developed skills in a number of design areas including motion design, interactive,
    illustration and print design
  • Gained an understanding of design practices such as analysing briefs, generating and
    developing ideas, and communicating effectively
  • Developed skills in research, such as collecting and analysing quantitative and qualitative data to
    better understand problems, helping to create better informed solutions
  • Learned how to deliver confident and engaging presentations to express ideas effectively