TOM BRITTON

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

37 Thorpedene Gardens, Shoeburyness, Essex, SS3 9JE  •  07747 076373
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Looking to make an impact and add commercial value within my next role.
My determination and passion for the creative industry is what drives me – armed with a variety of skills and experience I have what it takes to be a successful designer

skills

TECHNICAL
PRACTICAL
After Effects
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Creativity
Animate
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Discipline
Cinema 4D
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Collaboration
Illustrator
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Organisation
InDesign
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Versatility
Photoshop
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Communication

references

TONY WARD | UX/UI DESIGNER | UK HOME OFFICE
email  •  LinkedIn

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“Tom is an extremely creative designer with high level knowledge of print and digital. He can conjure up great conceptual ideas within scope, time and budget of a deadline”

\ EXPERIENCE \

CURRENTLY
HEAD OF
DESIGN

THE HEALTH LOTTERY
LONDON
MAY 2013 - PRESENT

I work independently to strongly fulfill all print/digital design and production for The Health Lottery taking briefs directly from stakeholders and senior management.

  • Build static, animated and interactive display ads, publishing to Sizmek, AdWords and DoubleClick
  • Design concept to print for POS, OOH, events and national/regional press
  • Create motion graphics for social media and DOOH advertising
  • Initiated and composed a brand guidelines document refresh
  • Created UI designs for Health Lottery app to help UX team and developers - prototyped via InVision

PERM
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

NORTHERN & SHELL
LONDON
APR 2010 - MAY 2013
  • Worked quickly and efficiently without compromise to meet daily deadlines
  • Regularly provided creative solutions to challenging briefs from 50+ sales staff across 10 publications
  • Added value to sales team pitches by providing dummy mock ups for client buy-in

PERM
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

DOUBLELIX LTD
LONDON
AUG 2006 - MAR 2010
  • Gained solid brand design skills working alongside creative directors
  • Assured work on bid documents, overcoming unforeseen circumstances to complete the job on time
  • Added value by introducing InDesign to the studio and trained the team
  • Took briefs from clients direct and presented ideas
TEMP DESIGNER | MANDURAH GRAPHICS, AUSTRALIA |  OCT 2005 - NOV 2005
  • Displayed solid support for the studio during a very busy period
  • Liaised with clients face to face
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    • Consolidated my skills to manage multiple magazine titles
    • Received positive feedback on redesigns
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    • Confidently designed and managed two monthly magazine titles
    • Demonstrated flexibility, providing support to designers when needed

    PERM ARTWORKER  |  PRIORI MEDIA  |  LONDON  |  FEB 2000 - JUN 2002

    • Developed page layout skills showing an understanding of typography, grids and guides
    • Received praise for artworking consistency, including formatting, styling and positioning

    \ EXPERIENCE \

    CURRENTLY
    HEAD OF
    DESIGN

    THE HEALTH LOTTERY
    LONDON
    MAY 2013 - PRESENT

    I work independently to strongly fulfill all print/digital design and production for The Health Lottery taking briefs directly from stakeholders and senior management.

    • Worked quickly and efficiently without compromise to meet daily deadlines
    • Regularly provided creative solutions to challenging briefs from 50+ sales staff across 10 publications
    • Added value to sales team pitches by providing dummy mock ups for client buy-in

    PERM GRAPHIC DESIGNER
    DOUBLELIX LTD
    LONDON
    AUG 2006 - MAR 2010

    • Gained solid brand design skills working alongside creative directors
    • Assured work on bid documents, overcoming unforeseen circumstances to complete the job on time
    • Added value by introducing InDesign to the studio and trained the team
    • Took briefs from clients direct and presented ideas

    PERM ARTWORKER  |  PRIORI MEDIA  |  LONDON  |  FEB 2000 - JUN 2002

    • Developed page layout skills showing an understanding of typography, grids and guides
    • Received praise for artworking consistency, including formatting, styling and positioning

    education

    1997 - 1999

    Thurrock college • grays • essex • RM17 6TF

    BTEC ND Graphic Design

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    1997 - 1999

    Thurrock college • grays • essex • RM17 6TF

    A Level Art & Design

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    1992 - 1997

    THE GRAYS SCHOOL • GRAYS • ESSEX • RM17 5LL

    GCSE Grades A - C

    Art & Design  |  Graphics  |  Maths  |  English
    Literature  |  English Language

    qualifications

    Adobe Animate CC for Web Designers

    LYNDA.COM

    Certificate of Completion  |  Feb 2018

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    Zero to Hero Certificate in Cinema 4D

    ACADEMY CLASS • CLERKENWELL • LONDON • EC1R 0QJ

    Certificate of Completion  |  Aug 2017

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    BTEC ND LEVEL 1 Photography

    SOUTH ESSEX COLLEGE • BASILDON • ESSEX • SS16 5NN

    Certificate of Completion  |  May 2011

    about me

    Being a premium member of lynda.com helps enhance my design skills and capabilities. Subscribing to Computer Arts and Creative Bloq keeps me updated on the latest design news and trends. Regular exercise clears my mind and energises me for the week, with the help of a few strongish coffees! I keep a regular blog of design news, ideas and the odd review, take a read here.