Employment History

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Job Experience

Worked for Independent News & Media, a media organisation based in Dublin, Ireland, with interests in 22 countries on 4 continents worldwide.

 

 

 

2014-Present: Freelance

Freelance Graphic Designer/Web designer

 

 

2006-January 2014: HCL Technologies, Armagh

Senior Graphic Designer

Design of editorial features pages and magazine titles for all INM titles.
Design of INM newspaper advertising content.

Senior designer tasked to design INM promotional marketing advertisements from client brief to final print.

All work carried out in an intensive deadline driven environment ever present in a Pre-Press department.

 

 

 

1997-2006: Belfast Telegraph Newspapers, Royal Avenue, Belfast

Pre-Press Process Department

Electronic scanning of all editorial colour content using state-of-the-art drum scanners and Apple Mac computers running Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and QuarkXpress DTP applications.

Troubleshooting of all electronic file types and media (relating to the pre-press environment.

Press Plate Production: Production of aluminium press plates for press. Plates were created using photographed negatives of full process (CMYK) or mono broadsheet or tabloid pages. Plates released to presshall where they were mounted on press rollers for printing to paper.

 

 

1990-1997: Belfast Telegraph Newspapers, Royal Avenue, Belfast

Graphic Designer

Design of all Telegraph advertising on Apple Mac computer using QuarkXpress DTP package

 

 

1989-1990: Belfast Telegraph Newspapers, Royal Avenue, Belfast

Paste-up artist

Manual paste-up of all Telegraph editorial and associated newspaper titles.

 

 

1988-1989 The Ideal Setting, University Street, Belfast

Typesetter

Typesetting of brochures, advertisements and assorted media for large client base.

 

 

1987-1988 Boardroom Magazine, York Road, Belfast

Typesetter

Typesetting of all editorial content using Compugraphic typesetting computers.

 

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Belfast based graphic designer with over 20 years experience within the print industry.

Creating visually stunning designs across various content to include advertising media, editorial feature pages and print magazines.

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