About me

Under the microscope


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Mark Sumner Graphic Designer

I’m a senior creative working within the design, advertising and marketing industry. I have a wealth of experience including integrated design and project management.

I’m used to working with blue chip firms in-house and agency side. My work entails the delivery of complex solutions and I enjoy being hands on, from the critical briefing stages to the final completion of a project. I’m also conversant with client- facing and co-ordinating roles, including skills such as staff management, media buying and pitching.

A large part of my job is to develop branding and design corporate promotions through printed collateral and digital media. I have had the opportunity to work with some of the leading international companies, for example: Barclays, JLT, Unilever, VW Group, Campbell’s, McLaren, Lotus, Alfa Romeo.

Interests:
Photography, Global Travel, Racquet Sports, Skiing, Mountain Biking.
Favourite travel spots: Lauterbrunnen (Switzerland),  Yosemite NP (North America).


Software Experience & Professional knowledge:
Mac OSX, Adobe Creative Cloud, Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, WordPress.

Core Skills:
Creative direction
Graphic design (print & digital)
Brand development
Marketing & brand strategy
Copywriting & headline building
Account management & handling
Work-flow & project management
Brief & estimate writing
Print handling & web management
Print & new-media buying
Client briefing & pitching
Team building
Contract & freelance management
Project & sales presentation
Public speaking
Business networking
Social media
• IT trouble shooting


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