PAUL CUMMINGS

DESIGN CREATIVE  CONCEPT  TECHNOLOGY

PORTFOLIO

RECENT WORK

 

VIRGIN MEDIA

BUSINESS

SOCIAL MEDIA

ALEXANDER

MCQUEEN

CONCEPTING

POLYGON

DAYDREAM

TECHNOLOGY &ARTS

CV PROFILE

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Art director, conceptual and creative designer with over 15 years’ experience within digital marketing. Working with some of the top agencies in London.

 

With an in-depth understanding of online advertising and social media, following the latest trends in technology and platforms creating state of the art products for multinational brands.

CREATIVITY

 

Originating from an arts and design background gives me broad perspective on the creative processes, with key industry skills including graphic design, concept and prototyping and problem solving.

 

Addressing business requirements with flair, expressing Ideas clearly and concisely, appealing to form and function that results in innovative and elegant design.

 

ART DIRECTION

 

Well-suited member of the team to guide the design process for digital brands, encompassing full life-cycle of projects from conception to execution including excellent abilities in visualization and prototyping.

 

Hands-on skills with the entire Adobe Suite, including 3D design at disposal and a deep understanding of current trends in design and technology.

 

CONCEPTS - BRANDING & EXPERIENTIAL - WEB, TABLET & MOBILE - ILLUSTRATION - USER - CENTRED DESIGN -

STORY BOARDS - PROTOTYPING - ANIMATION - MOTION - ICON & LOGO DESIGN - 3D DESIGN

LEADERSHIP

 

Experience in running small design teams and working independently. Has excellent client facing skills with a polite, logical, straight talking diplomatic approach to all members the team and departments.

 

Provides mentoring for juniors with best practice approaches to projects. Taking ideas forward as a team and providing effective handovers.

TECHNOLOGY

 

Having a comprehensive knowledge of the Adobe suite including 3D design. Responsive design for screen based display. Motion as well as prototyping software including 3D printing and Product design.

 

CORE

 

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Animate, Muse, Fire Works, After Effects, Audition, Light room, Flash, Experience Design, Acrobat Professional, Cinema 4D, Sketch

QUALITY CONTROL

 

Analytical with attention to detail: a perfectionist. Logical and practical with review processes. Realistic with goals and time-keeping.

Appleby

Accenture

Araura Coms

Barclays

BASF

Bet Genius

Bing

Burberry

CONTEnt and Code

CLIENTS

SELECTED

CANON

Content and Code

DHL

Diesel

EasyJet

Glenfiddich

HSBC

ITN

Lovestruck

Nike

Paypal Online Marketing

Proctor&Gamble

Reebok account

Southend Airport

Glenfiddich

Paypal Online Marketing

Proctor&Gamble

Reebok

Santander

Samsung SDE

Savvis

Southend Airport

Travel Supermarket.com

Virgin

Agency.com

AIA

Ajilon

Antidote

Base One

Bet Genius

Big Pink Media

Chaos

Digitas

DJ Willrich

DLKW

Drugstore

AGENCIES

SELECTED

 

 

EHS 4D

Exposure

Hogarth Worldwide

Joshua Interactive

JWT

KesselsKramer

Kittcatt Nohr

Mc Canns Erickson

MRM

Ogilvy

Poly Com

Playgen

Proximity

Publicis

RMG Connect

Saatchi & Saatchi

Samsung SDE

Scary Beasties

Seren

Spinnaker

Suburb Design

Tag Worldwide

The Brewery London

The Online Studio

Translucis

Travel Supermarket.com

Tribal-DDB

TMWType 3

VCCP

Virgin Media

WDMP

Wellcom

Wunderman

WWAV Rapp Collins

HISTORY

SELECTED

2014 – 2016

 

Freelance Creative Art Director

 

Last two years has been focused on Creative Art direction and visual design for UX and multi-platform responsive design. This has included working with teams on Application design for information rich websites.

 

This period also includes branding for above and below the line, marketing and social media as well as motion design. Highlights include working with Bet Genius, Travel Supermarket and Virgin Media Business

2011 - 2014

 

Freelance Art Director

 

As an art director and creative I was engaged in the full cycle of the production of websites, micro-sites, flash design and animations. Including production for online marketing and social media also digital display. In some instances responsible managing small teams for creating creating applications.

2008 - 2011

 

Freelance Art Director

 

Demonstrating flexibility and versatility between creative art direction, art direction, design and production. Being at the heart large project cycles providing a range of online products. Agency and direct client experience. Products include applications, marketing and mobile applications.

 

 

2007 - 2008

 

Full-time Art Director

 

Tribal DDB: Primarily worked with creative teams to visualize and demo concepts for existing clients and new pitches. Being responsible for the production of all websites and marketing media for a portfolio of clients that included Philips, Volkswagen and The Guardian as well as other international brands. Role required managing a small design team for short deadline roll-outs and large quarterly campaigns.

HISTORY

CONTINUED

2001 - 2007

 

Freelance Art Director

 

Gaining six years experience building online brand experiences working in some of the best agencies in London. Also working directly with some of the biggest international clients to produce seamless online engagements. Roles involved creative art direction and branding, user experience, marketing, rich Internet applications and motion.

2000 - 2001

 

Full-time Art Director

 

Gamer TV a subsidiary of TWI / IMG embarked on the largest internet projects of its time. Produced  a daily online and broadcast output for south East Asia. Role included co-ordinating a small team to produce animation shorts for the extreme sports channel.

 

 

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