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Graphic Designer

Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland
January 05, 2018

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Enthusiastic and dedicated worker with a wealth of experience in the graphic design and

printing industry, seeking to enhance the productivity of a busy and exciting establishment, whilst also strengthening my skill set.

H.A. Kidd (May 2017 - November 2017)

Toronto, ON, Canada

Graphic Designer

I worked with two other graphic designers in a marketing team of six people. Together, we organised our workload and brainstormed to decide what direction we took for various projects, from a simple E-Blast to an entire range of packaging for a family of products. My main tasks were:

- Design/Print product catalogues, sell sheets & flyers

- Photograph all types of new products in stock

- Apply image corrections for website and advertisement use

- Design packaging for sewing, craft, and knitting products for outlets such as Walmart and Sears

Xerox (Nov 2016 - April 2017)

Toronto, ON, Canada

Print Production Associate

I worked with Xerox as part of a contract for a multinational insurance company. Their print requests were constant and spanned across various categories:

- Auto ID card printing and mailing

- Printing, finishing and managing mailers for nationwide distribution

- Preparing renewal forms for distribution across North America

- Printing & finishing presentation materials

- Occasional upkeep of materials stock


Adobe software (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) Wordpress, Movie Maker, Powerpoint, Solidworks, Fiery Workstation, Printing operations & finishing, Social Media management. SKILLS OVERVIEW


+353 (0-86-070-****

Padraig O’Dowd


- Full, clean Irish driving license

- Safe Pass Certificate

- Interested in running, having completing various 5km/10km courses, as well as a nationally acclaimed all-terrain 16km course

- Interested in cycling, having completed 60km courses

- Interested in amateur photography

- A long standing interest in music, recently taking up playing drums EXPERIENCE (continued)

(Referees available upon request)


Creative Design & Innovation (Sept 2009 - May 2013) Sligo, Ireland

Bachelor of Arts, Level 8 (2nd Class Honour, 2.1)

- Class Representative in 3rd year

- 2nd place team in Engineering Week 2013 day-long project

- Merit 1 grade achieved for project 'The Future of the Workplace' Ballast Signs, Design & Print (Feb 2012 - Oct 2016) Sligo, Ireland

Graphic Designer, Printing operator

- Large-scale & small-scale printing design & set-up

- Collaboration in setting up and running the printing department

- Operate large flatbed printer

- Manage client projects

- Consult clients in creating concepts/solutions

- Assistant sign fitter

- Weekly social media updates, including creating advertisement and video demonstrations of our work.

Design Era (Sept 2013 - Apr 2014)

Sligo, Ireland

Graphic Designer, Partner

A college partner and I set up a small creative design collaborative. Through this, we took on various types of projects, such as:

- Concept/Product development

- Basic computer 3D modelling

- Multi-page document design set-up

- Social Media graphic design

- Logo design

- Printing design & set-up

- Exhibition displays

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