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Sam 2017B
Graphic Designer / Design Director
8-12 years Experience
Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Tauranga

Represented: 09/08/17


I've worked with some of this countries top creative people and some really fun brands. The telling of a unique brand story, executed with the value of strong design, should be the anchor point for all progressive marketing behaviour. Like everyone else these days I'm glued to my mobile, iPad and laptop taking-in brand experiences. I love a good UI but that's only a small part of graphic design. I have masses of experience & talent. You'll often see me frowning at sad design & marketing. Two brands I currently admire, Airbnb and Semi Permanent.

My skills


Research / Rapid Visualization / Art Direction / Graphic Design / Web Design / Video Design / App UI / Print Publications / Brand Identity / Concept Development / Look & Feel Consistency / Teamwork / Communication Layout for screen and page / Typography / Information Hierarchy / Pencil & Vector Illustration / Photography direction / Retouching / Sen Mac Skills / Resourcing.

Recent Employment

Brand Leader / 2015 - 2017 / Movio

  • (Movio Are Winners Of High Tech Innovative Product 2016)
  • Responsibilities: Marketing Design, Team Leadership. Copywriting, Ideas, Brand Refresh, Design Systems, Brand asset libraries, Moderation, Digital Mkg Material, Conference comms, Publications, Animation, UI, App Concepts, Data Visualisation, Production, Resourcing, Movio Corporate, Products & Numero Box Office. Many Improvements to processes.

Senior Designer / 2011 - 2014 / Saatchi & Saatchi

  • Responsibilities: Pitch Publications, Campaign Design, Campaign Typography, Illustration, Brand Redevelopment, Video titles, Lockups, Web banners, Art Book design, Press Ad Design. Highlights - L&P type work, Saatchi pitch books, AXIS event design, Pencil work, infographics.
  • Clients - Spark, L&P, Weetbix youth, ASB Tertiary, DB, Saatchi Exec Presos, Saatchi Internal.

Senior Designer & Photographer / 2009 - 2011 / Design&Motion NZ

  • Responsibilities - Management & execution of all creative workflow. Print, Web, asset creation.
  • Highlights - Arhaus & Stryde website design including photography & videography.
  • Clients - Interbrand, Marque, Air NZ, Arhaus, Space Division, Stryde, Badger, Vector, NGOs.

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Mediums I know well



Bachelor of Graphic Design - Auckland University of Technology
A-Bursary (Design Scholarship & Senior Art Prize) Mount Albert Grammar School

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