Pre-press Graphic Designer
My main task was to set up client artwork for print and create mock ups for client approval. I also liaised with clients when artwork issues occurred and assisted with large format printing and managed the company's social media platforms. I learnt a lot about how design works for printing on to garments and promotional products and enjoyed the fashion design elements within the job.
Experience in a corporate office environment with competent use of phone, email, Microsoft Excel spread sheets, Microsoft Word and Quote & Print Q&P program on Windows computers. Knowledge of press ready artwork files, printing and binding techniques, printing equipment and production processes.
Experience working in a print factory setting, folding and packing print jobs and sufficient use of production machinery: Die cutting & kiss cutting, laminating, wiro binding & drill hole machines.
2015 Ink & Spindle
Six weeks working with Lara Cameron & Caitlin Klooger at Ink & Spindle Textile Design.
Assisting with packing online orders, cutting fabric for furnishing products, mixing inks, Screen printing new colour swatches and washing screens.
I have worked on a number of freelance projects for friends, family & creative collectives including Mojo Record Bar, Vinyl Hosky, Annan Blix, Cluster Magazine, & Ryan Dickinson.
Producing graphic work and illustration for poetry books, magazine publications, album covers, CD packaging, gig posters, stickers, flyers and gift cards.
Bachelor of Design: Communication Design
Communication Design has taught me strategic problem solving skills for print and web applications. Throughout the course I excelled in publication design, corporate branding, pattern design and illustration.
Completed Year 12 VCE