Curriculum Vitae

Employment

November 2013 - May 2016
Senior Creative Artworker/Designer
Accord, London, United Kingdom

  • Page layouts/design for monthly cruise holiday publication Blue Horizons; ensuring publication guidelines retained, all pages ready for print and uploading to printer
  • Designing/restructuring advertisements for press, intensive use of InDesign CS
  • Formatting type and editing layouts
  • Liaising with client agents
  • Ensuring PDF documents conform to print specifications
  • Creating animated GIF web banners
  • Utilising Flash online banner templates

March 2011 - November 2013
Freelance Creative

Created a diverse range of work from: Design work; online assets; exhibition backdrops and illustrated content for clients such as: Merlin Entertainments/Madame Tussauds, Hub TV, Krafty Koncepts, New Empress magazine, Stalking Elk magazine, Boxglo

February 2012 - October 2012
Art Editor
Medikidz, London, United Kingdom

  • Art direction of comic book projects from script to print
  • Liaising with artists (pencillers/inkers/colourists) to create cohesive, comprehensible quality comic book material
  • Liaising with writers, graphics assistants and print managers
  • Carrying out artwork edits and lettering/sound effects through Adobe CS software (Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign)

July 2006 - March 2011
Graphic Designer
Athena Press, London, United Kingdom

  • Book cover design - concept to print ready files
  • Interior work - diagrams, maps, illustrations, photo sections
  • Proofing material ready for print
  • Administrative duties - contacting clients, record keeping, utilising spreadsheets

August 2004 - December 2005
Graphic Designer
Environment & Heritage Service, Belfast, Northern Ireland

  • Designing publicity material - press ads, posters, billboards etc.
  • Designing in-house material - reports, guides
  • Proofing material ready for print
  • Liaising with contacts in other departments to create relevant project work

Education

University of Ulster, York Street, Belfast
First Class BA Honours
Art and Design specialising in Illustration

Contact

info@alfiegallagher.com

A comprehensive PDF Curriculum Vitae including numerous work samples can be downloaded here.