Special Skills

Working in a charity that provides support to and training for disabled people, I have considerable experience in designing materials for disabled people with a range of impairments including visual impairment, dyslexia and learning difficulties. To design, illustrate, layout and publish a range of publicity materials, including project leaflets, flyers, posters, reports and applications, which include text, graphics and photographs and to present information in a clear, accurate and accessible form, bearing in mind the diverse range of need and ability.

Key Business Skills

Ability to competently use Adobe and Macromedia products
Creative informative design
Producing work to tight deadlines
Answer phone calls
Liaise with external printers and clients
Liaise with 40-50 work colleagues

Commercial Achievements

Produced four Impact Reports for Circles Network
Set up web presence for Alliance and Leicester Group Union of Staff
Provided support graphically for clients within Circles Network
Created Leaflets, Flyers, Folders, 3folds, 2folds, posters, character design, scratch built websites using Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Produced powerpoint slides and flash movies, web optimization and some knowledge of action script

Personal Strengths

Enjoyment of the tasks which are given to me. Good communication skills,
honest, hard working and reliable

Personal Motivation

Belief in myself to get the job finished to accurate standards
Positive attitude to get the job done no matter how difficult. A creative mindset
with the will to exceed my personal limitations

Career Aims

To progress further with my career within Graphic/Web Design
To design fully accessible web sites specifically designed for all genres who use the net.
To gain valuable experience within media culture