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Highly Creative Senior Designer/Art Director

Neil Andrew Freestone , Nailsea, Bristol, United Kingdom


Experience

10 - 14 years

Other titles

Art Editor Deputy Art Editor senior designer art director illustrator

Skills

Creative design Direct mail Advertising Point of sale Retail marketing + 16 more

I'm offering


Markets

United Kingdom

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Language

English
Fluently

Ready for

  Smaller project
  Larger project
  Ongoing relation / part-time

Available

Available from 21/06/2021

My experience

2017 - ?   freelance
Freelance Senior Designer Neil Andrew Freestone LTD.
Being freelance allows me to work with a larger group of creative people and many more clients/brands and design/creative and advertising studios. I have maintained constant bookings since making the move and my portfolio of clients include: Bosch, Bridgestone, C2C, Campari, Co-op, Costa, Formula1, Hyundai, Kenwood, Lamborghini, Open University, Pizza Hut, The Samaritans, Shell, Sky, Toyota, Thames Valley Air Ambulance, Vauxhall, VWFS.
Advertising, Photography, Corporate identity, Graphic design, Design, Layout, Illustration, Visual identity, Logo Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Art Direction

2012 - 2017   job
Lead Designer (Audi brand guardian) Bartle Bogle Hegarty,.
Working as part of a client facing leadership team for Audi UK, I was the brand guardian of the new Audi UK corporate identity, approving all printed comms and training cross-agency teams. I also introduced a new style of automotive photography addressing the ambition to create more relatable imagery. I then solely re-structured and re-designed Audi’s sales brochures across the range to suit the UK’s unique target market. (The only Audi guide globally to be approached in this way). I also developed integrated campaigns from both conceptual scamps and creative design, including; direct mail, email, digital display, social media, as well as retail space design, brochures and POS.

My portfolio at BBH also included; Adidas, British Airways,
Bang & Olufsen, Clipper, Dulux, The Guardian, Lynx/Axe,
Mentos, RAC, Triumph, Whitbread and Porsche Club GB.
Graphic design, Art Direction, Brand identity, Brand transformation, Marketing, Branding

2011 - 2012   job
Art Editor Total 911 Magazine, Imagine Publishing LTD.
Undertook full design responsibility for Total 911. Improved the publication using specialised automotive experience whilst maintaining the visual identity. Worked with the Editor to strengthen News-stand presence whilst solely producing the magazine cover to cover. Other responsibilities included directing/commissioning photo shoots, budgeting, liaising with readers, contributors and advertisers alike.
Design, Pos, Graphic design, Layout, Editorial design, Art Direction

2008 - 2011   job
Deputy Art Editor Fastcar Magazine, Future Publishing LTD.
Working on Fastcar I gained experience of being part of a dynamic editorial team, including working with freelance writers and photographers. Working closely with my Art Editor and the rest of the editorial team, I helped produced exciting features, strong cover mounts, and impactful packaging


My education

2004 - 2007
Bath Spa University
Bachelors, Graphic Design and Visual Communication

2000 - 2003
Yeovil College
National Diploma, Graphic Design, National Diploma, Art Foundation


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