Sunday, 5 June 2011

about me


2009-2011 – Staffordshire University BA (Hons) Surface Pattern Design (results pending)

2008-2009 – MMU Alsager Contemporary Craft

2007-2008 – Stafford College Foundation in Art and Design (Merit)

2005-2007 – Alleynes High School A-Level

Art: C

Business Studies: C

English Language: C

2003-2005 – 10 GCSE’s A-C

Personal Profile:

A motivated, adaptable and responsible graduate seeking a challenging, creative role within design that will utilise and develop my skills as a new designer.

Focused and driven to see things through to completion with a love for the satisfaction of meeting or exceeding a goal as small or big it may be.

Successfully combined studies with a part time job at Moto services and other commitments including a main role in Staffordshire Young Farmers proving to be self motivated, organised and capable of working under pressure and manage time appropriately.

There is always room for self-improvement both personally and professionally to try be the best.

Key Skills:

Excellent drawing skills. Colour Theory and generating ideas. Printmaking, painting and collage skills.

Proficient in Photoshop, Microsoft Word. Experimental with techniques

Good time keeping, very hard working,

well organised, flexible and able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Excellent customer service skills with experience in the field.

Open to any new challenges

Work Experience:

Dec 2010 – Work Placement at Mary Jones Design.

Skills attained: Awareness of a commercial market, knowledge of how a successful design studio functions.

Aug 2006 – Present Day – Customer assistant, Moto Hospitality.

Skills attained – perseverance, people skills, time keeping, money handling, and responsibility.


Sainsbury’s TU Oct 2010

Designed a collection of Baby boy Clothes.

Skills attained: The ability to push myself under a strict deadline and develop my designs to suit the commercial market and age group.

Inspire Me Papers Sept 2010

Designed a collection of eight scrapbook papers for the scrapbook market – featured on ‘Print and Pattern’ blog.

Skills attained: Creativeness with working to a limited colour palette, presentation skills.

Graham & Brown Jan 2010

Designed a wallpaper and wallart.

Skills attained: The ability to work to a commercial brief for a major company, designing in repeat in larger scale for the home ware market.

Other Interests:

2004 – Present day - Staffordshire Young Farmers

Involved in roles in club and Committees County level.

Taken part in many and a variety of competitions including public speaking and team sports from county level to national level.

Skills attained: Public speaking, confidence, organisational skills, leadership skills, life long friends, team player.


June 2011 Art and Design Graduate Show,

Staffordshire University.

July 2011 New Designers, London

Business Design centre

References available

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