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Firstname/Profession
Nick
Design Director / Graphic & Brand Designer
12 Plus years Experience
Auckland
6485

Represented: 11/04/18


Bio

Meet Nick.

 

Hi, I am a multi-disciplinary designer, my work encompasses brand identity systems, environmental graphics, publications, digital interfaces, high-end packaging, multi-media exhibitions and site-specific artworks.

 

I have a strong work ethic and plenty of drive to deliver to deadline innovative work that strikes the right tone with meticulous attention to detail. I am an articulate communicator that enjoys leading client interaction as well as playing a creative role within a team.

Expertise

Art Direction Brand Identity Design Direction Environmental Graphics Graphic Design Infographics Packaging Typography

Software

Illustrator CC InDesign CC Microsoft Excel Microsoft Powerpoint Microsoft Word Photoshop CC Sketchup Trello

My skills

Art Direction
Bringing together cohesive strategies for creative content.

Brand Systems
Brand strategy development, design concept development, brand collateral design, project management.

Signage & Way finding
An in-depth understanding of environmental graphics, readability, scale, production and project management of sign projects.

Environmental Graphics
3D visualisation of graphic elements, rapid prototyping, an in-depth understanding of materials and processes, scale drawings, reading plans and elevations accurately, accessibility. All things relating to the integration of graphic elements into a site-specific design.

I'm best known for...

Nick has created graphic identities for more than 100 exhibition and visitor experience projects and has a skill set that is perfect for site specific projects where 3d and graphic elements need to combine seamlessly.

Industries I know well

Branding and Identity
Marketing
Architecture
Arts and Culture
Museums
Retail
Tourism
Conservation

Mediums I know well

Print
Digital
Rapid Prototyping

Honours & awards

VOLUME: MAKING MUSIC IN AOTEAROA, 2016
Temporary Exhibition, Auckland Museum
Winner – GLAMi Awards 2017 (Exhibition Media)
Winner – NZIA Colour Award
Finalist – Best Museum Project, Museums Aotearoa

TAKU TAMAKI: AUCKLAND STORIES, 2015
Temporary Exhibition, Auckland Museum
Winner – Museums Australasia Award, Best Exhibition (Metropolitan Social History)
Winner – Best Museum Project, Museums Aotearoa
Winner – NZIA Colour Award
Winner – Resene Total Colour Award 2013

RNZ NAVY MUSEUM, 2011
Torpedo Bay Devonport, Auckland
Silver – Best Design Awards, Environmental Graphics
Winner – Inaugural Museums Aotearoa Award for Innovation
Winner – NZIA Award for Heritage Architecture
Winner – NZIA New Zealand Award
Finalist – NZIA Supreme Award

WHAKAARO PAI MEDICAL SCIENCES LEARNING CENTRE, 2006
School of Medicine, University of Auckland
Winner – New Zealand Institute of Architects New Zealand Award
Winner – New Zealand Institute of Architects Colour Award
Winner – New Zealand Institute of Architects National Award
Finalist – NZIA Supreme Award

Qualifications

Post Graduate Diploma: Design & Publishing

 

Bachelor of Design (hons)

Creative. Digital. Marketing. Recruitment.