Work History

From Auckland to London and nowhere in between.

Work History

  • Student

    Yoobee School of Design

    July 2017 – Present

    I am currently studying for a Dip in UX and Web Design and will complete my studies in June 2018.

  • Designer

    Freelance

    Dec 2016 – July 2017

    Freelancing at various agencies in Auckland.
    Roles: Mac Operator, Retoucher, Designer.
    Clients included: Assignment Group, 99 (Clemenger Group), Tenfold Creative, 
Image Centre Group, The Enthusiasts.

  • Assistant Studio Manager/Senior Creative Artworker

    VCCP

    Feb 2013 – June 2016

    Responsible for:

    - Receiving briefs from the creative director and client services

    - Providing production schedules and cost estimates
    - Design, artwork, retouching and visualising for a wide range of projects

    - Managing studio artworkers, designers and freelancers

    Clients included: Avis, 
easyJet, 
Coca-Cola, 
GSK, 
Hyundai, 
Molson Coors, 
McLaren, 
NHS, 
O2.

  • Freelance Creative

    Mac Resources Ltd

    Aug 2007 – Feb 2013

    Freelancing through my own company at various agencies in London.
    Clients included: VCCP & BSkyB UK

  • Brand Studio Manager

    Ogilvy NZ

    June 2007 – Aug 2007

    Studio Manager for 12 Artworkers.
    Responsible for trafficking workflow from the studio, estimates and technical help.

  • Senior Mac Operator/Retoucher

    Ogilvy NZ

    Dec 2004 – Aug 2007

    Senior Mac Operator and Retoucher.
    Clients included; AMEX, BP, Briscoes, Coco-Cola, Holden, IBM, Kiwibank, Nestlé, Rebel Sport.
    Work included: Retouching, visualising, packaging, DM, billboards, bus-backs, adshells, magazine ads, brochures, POS, mailers, press ads.

  • Senior Mac Operator

    Advertising Works

    July 2002 – Dec 2004

    Clients included: Briscoes, Rebel Sport, Paper Plus.
    Work included: Catalogues, press ads, mailers, POS.

  • Freelance Designer

    Oct 2001 – July 2002

    Clients included: AEG, Rinnai, Auckland DHB, Counties DHB.
    Work included: Magazines, brochures, POS material, stationery, logo design, press & packaging.

  • Designer and Studio Manager

    Pilgrim Communications

    May 1999 – Sept 2001

    Pilgrim Communications is an advertising agency specialising in marketing for non-profit organisations.
    Clients included: World Vision, Amnesty International, Merck Sharp & Dohme.
    Work included: Mailers, press ads, magazines, brochures, scheduling work, cost estimates, managing designers, pre-press, organising & overseeing printers.