MY NAME IS
I RUN FISH
DESIGN AND ANIMATION
I’m a freelance graphic / motion designer with 18 years design knowledge and experience.
I have extensive knowledge in Online advertising, display ads, OOH, from concept, to design, to build in HTML5, Flash and GIF.
I've been a freelancer since 2010 and I create a lot of video work with After Effects and Premier for social media, live exhibitions, websites, youtube and presentations, using Adobe CC suite.
I also have a reasonable understanding of print design, HTML and actionscript.
Software Skills: Adobe CC (Animate, After Effects, Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, InDesign and Audition). GWD, Sketch, MS Office.
HND in Graphic Design.
ND in Graphic Design.
Mid Cheshire College, Hartford, Cheshire.
11 GCSE passes 5 above
C in English, Math, Art, Design & Communication and Design & Realisation.
St Nicholas RC High School, Northwich, Cheshire.
Full clean UK drivers licence.
Soup December 99 - July 10
My career began 1999 as a Junior Designer with Soup Ltd, Norwich. Progressing through the ranks I became a Senior Designer leading the online advertising team for Sky TV account.
During my time at Soup i worked on, Sky, Aviva, Startrite, RBS, Swinton, COI, NTL, Ryvita, Kettlechips and Jordans Cereals, some of which were nominated and won awards from Gramia, EMEE, IVCA and BIMA.
I've produced online advertising campaigns for Sky, RAC, Norwich Union, Fuji lm, Estée Lauder, Revlon, Innocent, Advent, Virgin money and Kingsmill.
July 10 - to present
Since going freelance I have worked with a lot of London based agencies such as Havas, TSL, FCB Inferno, Poke, Foolproof, Bio, Skive, Five by Five, Big Dog, Mindshare, on accounts such as Mercedes, Philips, Honda, Orange, Hertz, Guiness, Virgin Media, Converse, Sainsburys, Star Alliance, and The Post Office to name a few. Recently i have worked with the Greek branch of the international agency Mindshare working on online advertising for Anytime car insurance.
Voted one of the top 50 freelancers in the UK by The Drum
I have also established direct working relationships with OVO, Wrangler, Eastpak, Napapriji, Orchard Toys, Metfilm School, Doddle and Blinkbox and working closely with other freelancers I have been involved with event jobs that have taken me to Boston, San Francisco, Austin SxSW for Converse, and the European Motor shows In Paris, Frankfurt and Geneva for Toyota.