EDUCATION

Present

Web Development Course

Codermanual.com

2011

Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design

University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design

2008

Higher National Diploma in Visual Communication

North East Scotland College, Aberdeen, Scotland

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator
Desktop Publishing & Layout
Microsoft Office
Identity & Branding
Film & Digital Photography
HTML, CSS & XAML

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Mar 2017 - Present

Graphic Design Associate at Act4Accountability

Working for non-profit organization in the Washington D.C. area; providing and developing graphic design solutions for new initiatives and projects as required, including promotional material and publications.

Key Accomplishments

Delivered assets for public events in Washington D.C area, including flyers and HTML newsletter.
Collaborated with Executive Director to create new branding and one-pager for NGO Transparency Database.

2012 - 2016

Community Graphics Assistant

Volunteer for UFPlanets.com Ltd.

2012 - 2013

Design Editor at UFPlanets.com Ltd.

Sourced and edited imagery for magazine articles also continuing to design for publication on a quarterly basis.  Championed on-board client feedback and created revision including output for clients to better serve business needs.

Key Accomplishments

Created new template from existing online magazine from Photoshop to InDesign.
Collaborated between writers on detailed projects maintaining lines of communication to meet project deadlines.

EXPERIENCE

May 2017 - Present

Junior Digital Designer​ at Reapit Limited

Developing letterhead and brochure templates for nationwide real estate clientele, for use in advertising property and arranging offers on ad-hoc basis. Gathering requirements for projects from new clients requiring full deployment of templates. Utilizing project management cloud software for time management and team communication during tasks and projects.

Key Accomplishments
  • Leading and completing large-scale projects, working alone and with other internal teams.
  • Building HTML email templates for real estate purposes to client specifications and design briefs.
  • Delivering consistent turnaround of multitasked work; communicating to clients professionally and promptly.
2015 - 2016

Freelance Graphic Designer at Upwork Global Inc.

Responsible for creating design solutions for various clients within a worldwide freelance market. Delivering strong presentation skills by creating design vision to both colleagues/clients that are seeking corporate branding, literature, logo design, and other marketing materials.

Key Accomplishments
  • Highly skilled at multitasking and time management to ensure high level of client satisfaction.
  • Collaborated design and marketing solutions; delivering high-quality products based on client requested details for scope of project.
2014 - 2017

Administrative Assistant at Morrisons Supermarkets

Provided flexible operational support within a retail environment including responding to department/telephone queries, operating thermal printers/print queues and marketing liaison handling retail point of sale collateral and large-format advertising for company needs.

Key Accomplishments
  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries to define, manage, and prioritize work with flexibility to go above and beyond expectations when meeting deadlines.
  • Sustained viable relationships with clients, service providers, sub-contractors, vendors, and professional colleagues in building business.

Sept - Dec 2011

Junior Graphic Designer at Control Risks

Assisted with document conversion, company image library, creating corporate literature and annual reporting, HTML for newsletters and email invitations.

Key Accomplishments
  • Developed conversion of QuarkXPress documents to InDesign CS6.
  • Assisted in creating client-facing annual security report; created infographics using raw data.
"Callum is a well rounded individual who has been a pleasure to work with on the Federation Herald. His creative skill and ability to meet deadlines certainly makes him someone I'd recommend hiring."
Stefano Elia
Director, UFPlanets.com Ltd.