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I am an Isle of Wight born Designer & Programmer based in London. I'm passionate about digital content, music production and project management. I love to create and collaborate on exciting art, media and fashion projects and I'm always seeking out other like-minded people to work with.

170+

Happy Clients

1:1

BA (Hons)

3

Cities Lived In

10

Countries Visited

Design

I am an established Graphic Designer with over 5 years of experience delivering Digital and Print products.

Code

I create and deliver websites. Recently I've been brushing up on API calls and formatting their JSON responses.

Project Management

I maintain, develop and scale projects to ensure deliverables are finished on-time, and more importantly, on-point.

Marketing

I write queries for complex databases to filter & extract targeting data as well as create appropriate design work to tie-in with the data use.

Time saving

I work smart. I like to refine processes and automate tasks wherever possible. Less time grinding more time masterminding.

Special Skills

I have additional skills/experience working with audio, animation and video. Ik ben ook Nederlands aan het leren.

HTML 5 / CSS 3
JS / JQuery
PHP / SQL
Javascript
Illustrator
Photoshop
Languages
Friendliness

My Journey

CD Pool 2016 - Today
Digital Designer / Content Manager

For the last few years I have maintained the role of lead designer and product manager at CD Pool; a subscription music service for DJs. I am solely responsible for all their visual media and communications spanning both digital design and print.

At CD Pool I currently produce the monthly design, production and release of all 12 music products in both digital and physical print. I have also completely redesigned these products and overhauled their processes for not only a more modern and fresh look but also a faster and more cost effective production time. I also play a key role working on marketing campaigns and brand awareness in areas such as advertisement, events and social media for the company.

Sonica Studios 2014 - 2015
Dialogue Editor / Sound Design

At Sonica I was responsible for a variety of dialogue editing projects including a 52 part children's animation where I recorded, cleaned and synced raw audio of the voice talent for the finished animation. I also did sound FX and additional dialogue editing for films, documentaries and advertisements as well as the usual day-to-day tasks in operation of the studios such as equipment maintenance and some client facing responsibilities.

Talking Print 2014 - 2015
Print & Audio Consultant

Talking Print create bespoke print items with integrated video & audio players. I assisted in design and makeup of these products and performing audio & video optimisations for the hardware spec. Here I wrote a script to speed up media upload to the devices, they could simply be plugged in and pulled out when finished, eliminating the need to drag files and complete onscreen prompts thousands of times over.

WhoSampled/Vevo 2013 - 2014
Content & Programming Teams (Internships)

Two similar companies in the online Music Industry today but with vastly differing scales. I learnt a wealth of things from each but the most valuable I deem to be my differing observations of the company workflows, their content management practises and how they shared similar methodologies in spite of dramatically differing operations of scale.

Whosampled: A small highly specialised team of programmers and content managers. I did mostly content/design work here. I designed a design, UX and feature roadmap for the site to help guide the products development.

Vevo: A large international video hosting service. I did a mix of programming, content and design work with the Marketing & Sales team and Content & Programming Team. It was here that I hacked together a web scraping script to collect Youtube subscriber counts for each of their 30k channels; they had staff members logging manually for weeks! D:

Leeds College Of Music 2010 - 2013
BA (Hons) Music Production (First Class Honours)

This is where I started project managing by recording orchestras, musicians and meeting the huge organisational demands these type of production projects require. I was introduced to web programming here and received some basic education in design & branding and so I've since ran with that, and through sheer passion of the subject, have built up a professionally competitive skillset in Digital Design.

Sample Portfolio

  • All
  • Web Design
  • Motion
  • Applications

Nube

Part of a geometric styled animation project.

Ashley Baker's Branding.

Ashley Baker's Branding.

CD Pool

At CD Pool I currently produce the monthly design, production and release of all 12 music products in both digital and physical print. I have also completely redesigned these products and overhauled their processes for not only a more modern and fresh look but also a faster and more cost effective production time.

Ashley Baker Interior Designer

Full branding, web design, business card design for Interior Designer Ashley Baker.

Fruit van de Nederlands

A digital art series painting classic fruits in a bold and distinctive style.

AI.AM.I

Personal motion grpahics challenge to animate AI visually.

Toyota Aygo Campaign Graphic

Winning design for the Vevo/Toyota Ad campaign.

The Carpet Gallery Website

Web build for a family run flooring experts in West London.

SVG Love

SVG Animation code enhancement.

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