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Scott Simpson I am an all-round senior graphic designer with a flair for design and an eye for detail. I am creative, efficient, conscientious and happy working on print and web projects. I have a friendly relaxed attitude that allows me to fit well in any team.



Employment
 
Freelance designer Period: July 2011 - Present
Position: Senior Graphic Designer

The majority of my freelance work has been at Sugar and Partners and as Westpac's in-house designer. I have also done some smaller stints at Interbrand and Hot Mustard. I am a graphic designer for hire, so if you are interested, get in touch to see how I can assist with your print, brand or web projects.

Publiceye Advertising & Design Period: July 2009 - June 2011
Position: Senior Graphic Designer

A truly varied role where I got the freedom to express myself on a range of projects in print web and brand work. This involved designing billboards, brochures, magazines, websites, packaging, logos and much more. With clients like L’Oreal, Hawkins Construction, Olympic Gym and Dirty Dog to name a few, I had to constantly adapt to fit with my client’s style, something I did with ease. Being a smaller agency it was all hands on deck and not only did I take work from concept to completion, I was also involved in managing my clients and my workflow. Being one of the senior designers in the studio I also assisted the other designers in the studio with their design work and offered general support.

Hearst Digital (UK) Period: January 2006 - April 2008
Position: Senior Graphic Designer

This was my first taste as an in-house designer. Hearst is a publishing company with online titles such as Cosmopolitan, Mens Health, Handbag and Good Housekeeping. It was a face-paced role where I worked on print, web and brand jobs, and was also involved in promotions for London Fashion Weekend, Nike, Mango, The Devil Wears Prada and many more.

Visual Dialogue (UK) Period: January 2003 - October 2005
Position: Graphic Designer

A role that gave a great deal of variety and control. This included print, web and brand work where I managed my own jobs and liaised directly with the clients.

Visual Newmedia Period: August 2000 - March 2002
Position: Graphic Designer

This was a great first design job to cut my teeth in the world of design. It gave me a chance to develop my style and see what design in the real world was about.



Tertiary Education
 
Institution:

Auckand University of Technology (NZ)
Qualification:

Certificate in Graphic and Visual Design
Duration:

June 1999 - June 2000
Academic results:
• Computer studies
• Illustration and design
• Visualising
• Typography/logo design
• Visual and conceptual design
• Professional studies
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Software Knowledge
 
I am proficient in: • Photoshop (CS5)
• InDesign (CS5)
• Illustrator (CS5)
• Dreamweaver (CS5)



Volunteer work
 
Na'an ku se Wildlife Sanctuary
(Namibia)
Period: April 2008

I participated in a two week volunteer programme that entailed caring and feeding for a range of African wildlife with a focus on large cats. The sanctuary was set up to provide for animals that could not be placed back into the wild.

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