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Gordon Powles C.V

14, Laxfield Way
Pakefield,
Lowestoft,
Suffolk NR33 7HQ

Full Clean Car and Motorbike Licence

DBS Enhanced Certificate

Tel- +44 (0)1502 582730
Mobile- +44 (0)788 8725 379
Email- gp@gordonpowles-media.com

A dynamic innovative professional designer with over 26 years experience in the design industry with a Graphic Design degree from Camberwell College of Art in London. A good communicator with excellent project planning skills and has worked in various design environments ranging from large multi national blue chips companies to small design agencies.

Having worked on both small and large design projects, and I have the ability to plan time effectively and meet tight deadlines. Used to working both on my own and in teams for external clients and internal marketing departments, taking briefs for a wide variety of media work and presenting solutions to the client. A broad ranging knowledge of design for print, photography, social media, websites, video and on-Screen Presentations. An integral part of a design team whose strength is adaptability to a constantly developing environment.

Education:

October 2018 – Squared Online Certificate in Digital Marketing

Jan 2018- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Training & Security Services

April 2013 – April 2014- Nma Training Business Management with Accounting – Pass

Sept 90- July 93- B.A.(Hons) GRAPHIC DESIGN.
Camberwell College of Arts (University of the Arts London).

Sept 88- July 90- B.T.E.C. NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN. E.R.A.C. DIPLOMA IN DESIGN.
Lowestoft College of Art and Design.

Subjects studied- On-screen graphic design, multimedia (interactive), web page design and construction, 2-dimensional design, photography.

Special Skills- Concepts and storyboarding, visualising ideas, cross-platform PC and Apple Mac computer design skills.

Software Skills-  Adobe Creative Suite Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Indesign, Microsoft Office.

Employment History

Jan 17-Present- Kingsley Healthcare Group

Graphic DesignerDesigning branding, websites, press advertisements, brochures, flyers, graphics for trade shows and exhibitions, photography and videography. Digital media assets and social media campaigns, branded websites, banner advertising and email campaigns.

Feb 09-Jan 17- Freelance Graphic/Web Designer

Designing and developing Websites and promotional marketing solutions for small to medium sized business.

Aug 07-Feb 09- Monster IT Solutions Ltd

Creative Design/Marketing Director– Designing Websites, branding and marketing materials.

July 05-Aug 07- Motional Intelligence Ltd

Creative Design/Marketing Director– Designing Websites, branding and marketing materials

Aug 04-July 05- Focalpoint Digital Ltd

Design ManagerWorking in a busy photographic studio, designing and building sets for VIdeo/DVD Corporate Productions. Designing Websites, branding and marketing materials and art directing shoots for clients.

Aug 01-Aug 04- Freelance Designer

Freelance Interactive Designer– Creating total design solutions for small to medium sized business ventures. From corporate identity, design, maintenance and promotion of corporate web sites.

Mar 01- Aug 01- Granada Television Ltd- (Granada Learning Professional Development)

Senior Graphic Designer– Creating and implementing the branding and promotional campaign for GLPD. Creating style guide, ‘Look and Feel’ for templates in Photoshop for website, stationary and print.

Nov 98–Mar 01- Anglia Television Ltd

Senior Graphic Designer– Designing Websites, on screen design, branding and marketing materials

Feb 97-Nov 98- Crown Production Ltd

Senior Multimedia Designer– Designing of all on screen Graphic Design and working on corporate video productions.

Jan 95-Feb 97- The Russell Organisation Ltd

Junior  Designer– Designing for Print, Exhibitions and New Media. Designing Interfaces for CD-Roms and Websites.

Nov 93-Jan.95- Freelance Graphic Designer

Producing design work for various design agencies.

Sept- 83-Sept 88- Boulton Paul Manufacturing-

Wood Cutting Machinist– Making furniture, doors and windows.

My personal Interests include Photography, Art, Painting, Fishing Motorcycling, Playing Guitar and the Cinema.

References On Request.