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Employment history

Freelance graphic design work, June 2018 – present
My freelance work focuses on web-based design projects, including the creation of my wife's website, as she is a newly-turned freelance copywriter and journalist. I designed and developed this website in HTML and CSS, implementing an interface that uses parallax scrolling – emilyhaddington.co.uk


Art Editor, Aceville Publications Ltd, August 2017 – present
In my role as Art Editor, I work within a design studio across multiple print titles. I am specifically responsible for two titles produced for the learning sector – Teach Early Years and Nursery Business. My duties include, but are not limited to:


Graphic Designer, Aceville Publications Ltd, April 2016 – August 2017
In my role as Graphic Designer, I worked across multiple titles, including Your Fitness, Health & Wellbeing, Soul & Spirit, Crafts Beautiful, Let's Knit, Healthy Diet, Natural Health and Grow Your Own. My duties involved the creation of editorial layout and typography for Aceville's print titles, the creation of marketing and promotional materials for magazine clients, image retouching, data back-up and pre-press production


Art Editor, Haversham Publications Ltd, May 2006 – April 2016
In my role as Art Editor, I designed and produced six magazines in total. The last two I was responsible for were among the UK's biggest hair and beauty titles – Hair and Blackhair. Previous titles I have also worked on in the company are: Hairstyles Only (Europe's #1 selling hair title); Hair Now; Perfect Hair and Nails and Tattoos Only. My duties included, but were not limited to:


Graphic Designer, Haversham Publications Ltd, March 2002 – May 2006
In my role as Graphic Designer, I reported to an Art Editor and worked on various assignments for Blackhair, Good Health, For The Bride, Bliss For Brides, Hairflair and Beauty and Low Carb Energy magazines. I was responsible for page layout and typography, product photography, retouching and photoshop work, illustration and communication with the relevant editorial teams.

 

Qualifications

PGDip Web Specialist Diploma (Distinction awarded)
Pitman Training – Awarded July 2018

BA(Hons) Graphic Design
Falmouth College of Arts (now University of Arts) – Awarded June 2001

BTEC Foundation Studies: Art & Design
Braintree College – Awarded June 1998