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Kate 100615
Firstname/Profession
Kate
Graphic Designer / Art Director
12 Plus years Experience
Auckland
561

Represented: 01/02/18

Bio

Kate is an internationally experienced and highly awarded senior designer/art director.

 

Over the last 15 years, Kate has worked on some of the world’s biggest and most demanding brands for some of the advertising industry’s top names: Weiden + Kennedy, Mother, adam&eve, ColensoBBDO, Lean Mean Fighting Machine, TBWA and SS+K NYC. Over that time Kate’s work has been recognised at D&AD, Cannes, One Show, Clio, AWARD and Axis.

Expertise

Advertising Art Direction Branding Creative Direction Graphic Design Ideation Illustration Logo Design Print Typography

Software

FontLab Fontographer Illustrator CC InDesign CC Microsoft Excel Microsoft Powerpoint Microsoft Word Photoshop CC

My skills

Design Skillset

Graphic design
Art Direction
Typography
Logo Design
Branding
Corporate Identity
Printmaking
Illustration

Recent Employment

Senior Designer/Art Director / 2016 / SS+K NYC

While living in NYC, I freelanced at Stag and Hare for a short contract and then ended up staying at SS+K for the remaining time.

Senior Graphic Designer / 2011 - 2014 / Colenso BBDO

I started my career at Colenso back in 2005. Then left for London for a few years and joined the team again when I returned in 2010 - initially as a freelancer, then came on board as Senior Designer - moving up to Head of Design before departing for New York in 2015.

Graphic Designer/Art Director / 2007-2009 / Weiden + Kennedy

I've worked on and off here as a freelance graphic designer since I arrived in London in 2007. Other places I've worked when I haven't been here are outlined in my Summary.

Industries I know well

Advertising
Film
Music
Telecommunications
Charities
Banking
Food & Beverage

Mediums I know well

Print
TV
Digital
Mobile

Qualifications

Auckland University of Technology: Bachelor of Design. Graphic, Illustration, Painting, Printmaking, Typography 

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