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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Branding
Animate
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Collaboration
Cinema 4D
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Communication
HTML/CSS
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Creativity
Illustrator
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Discipline
InDesign
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Organisation
Photoshop
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Versatility

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”

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CURRENTLY
HEAD OF
DESIGN

THE HEALTH LOTTERY
LONDON
MAY 2013 - PRESENT

I'm directly responsible for all creative work produced by The Health Lottery. Working independently, I strongly fulfill all print/digital design and production, taking briefs directly
from stakeholders and senior management.

  • Design and build static, animated and interactive online display ads, publishing to Sizmek, AdWords and DoubleClick
  • Design concept to print for POS, OOH, DOOH, events and national/regional press
  • Create motion graphics for social, THL website and DOOH advertising
  • Added valuable UX ideas for customer retention and acquisition
    of new online players
  • Created UI designs for Health Lottery app prototyped via InVision and Sketch for developers to
    work from

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 the sales team by providing dummy mock ups for their pitches to help obtain 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

PERM
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

CREATIVE WORKHOUSE
ESSEX
JUN 2004 - JUL 2005
  • Consolidated my skills to manage multiple magazine titles
  • Re-designed the magazines which coincided with an increase in circulation

PERM
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

PUBLISHING NEWS
LONDON
JUL 2002 - MAY 2004
  • Confidently designed and managed two monthly magazine titles
  • Demonstrated flexibility in supporting the Art Editor and Senior Designers

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.