About Me

I am a Sydney-based graphic designer with over ten years of studio experience. With a passion for print, a keen eye for type and a fierce love of design as a medium for communication, I love to create beautiful and practical solutions with a minimum of fuss.


 

Past and present freelance clients include:

Women’s Agenda • Mahlab Media • Digital Chameleon • Private Media • Inner Sydney Regional Council • Readers Digest Australia
Connexus Financial • Sport Matters • AMPCo • MJA (Medical Journal of Australia)

Professional background:

2005-2010| Design Manager, LexisNexis Magazines Department:

  • Design and layout of the Lawyers Weekly, Human Resources Magazine, Risk Management Magazine, the Australian Corporate Lawyer Journal and Lawyer2B Magazines.
  • Management of team, including personnel and budget responsibilities
  • Creative direction of all titles, including redesigns and ancillary products such as web site and marketing design as well as client advertising design.
  • Work flow managing all design briefs through the team, managing freelance designers and photographers.
  • Art direction and prop styling for photoshoots, working closely with photographers.
  • Image creation for all magazines, adhering to house styles.
  • Working with pre-press departments both internally and externally to ensure best print results. Final sign off on all printers proofs.

2003-2004 | Graphic Designer, LexisNexis Newsletters and Books Teams

  • Design and production of Book covers for LexisNexis.
  • Design and production of LexisNexis marketing material, both internal and external.
  • Typesetting, design and production of LexisNexis legal newsletters.

2001-2003 | Junior Graphic Designer, HarperCollins Publishers

  • Design and production of Book covers.
  • Design and production of internal and external marketing materials including header boards, bookmarks, advertising materials and posters.

Education

  • Advanced Diploma Graphic Design, SIT Enmore Design Centre (TAFE) 1999-2001
  • Certificate Design Fundamentals, SIT Enmore Design Centre (TAFE) 1997-1999

Awards

  • Highly Commended: Magazine Cover of the Year 2009 Lawyers Weekly, “Just Kirby” Publishers Australia
  • Winner: Graphic Designer of the Year 2007 Publishers Australia
  • Winner: Graphic Designer of the Year 2006 Australian Business and Specialist Publishers Bell Awards
  • Finalist: Graphic Designer of the Year 2005 Australian Business and Specialist Publishers Bell Awards

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s