CV

Qualifications

September 1994 – June 1996

GNVQ Advanced Art and Design, West Herts College

September  1996 – June 1998

HND Graphic Design and Image Making, West Herts College

September 1998 – June 2000

BA(Hons) Graphic Design, University of Luton

April 2021 – Present

Currently studying an advanced Adobe Illustrator tutorial course

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Work experience

April 2001 – November 2001

Full-time employee

Junior Mac Operator

Irvine Ltd (company which sold radio-controlled models)

November 2001 – May 2005

Full-time employee

Junior Graphic Designer

Royal Air Force Museum London

June 2005 – September 2007

Self-employed

In June 2005, I first decided to attempt self-employment, from then, up to September 2007, I completed various small jobs for people; such as leaflets and logos.

July 2005 – June 2006

Self-employed

Westcounter Engineers Ltd

This was my first large self-employed project: an advertising poster campaign for a project management company within the construction trade. Unfortunately, the director decided not to complete it.

October 2005 – July 2006

Self-employed

Royal Air Force Museum London

Occasional work for the Royal Air Force Museum’s web designer, including two newsletters.

October 2007 – May 2008

Part-time employee

Label printer/designer

Fenwick Brent Cross

Position involved creating, printing – and occasionally cutting to size – price labels, mainly for products on sale or reduced price.

December 2007 – January 2008

Self-employed

Royal Air Force Museum London

Aircraft and vehicle line drawings were required by my former boss, the Head of Design. These were to help him with aircraft and vehicle relocation planning.

June 2008 – present

Self-employed

Simpson Garden Maintenance

I have produced, and continue to produce various material to advertise our business, such as leaflets and business cards.

December 2008 – February 2009

Self-employed

Royal Air Force Museum London

Line drawings were once again requested by the Head of Design, this time to decorate the walls of their former restaurant ‘Wings’, which used to be in the Battle of Britain Hall.

March 2009 – Present

Self-employed

Occasional work – mainly centred around book covers with an emphasis on illustration – was requested by a friend. One design was developed to promote a cryptocurrency called StartCOIN, which ended up on t-shirts supported by financial journalist and host of RT’s Keiser Report, Max Keiser. This work is ongoing.