A brief overview ...
Nice to meet you ... I'm a flexible, resourceful and creative designer currently based in the Cotswolds - near Stow in the Wold, Gloucestershire UK - but with clients round the world. Highly experienced in design for logos, identity, publishing, advertising, web design, email marketing, point of display, packaging and much more.
Career timeline ....
2015 - Present / Freelance as John Fordham Design; Clients include Bloomsbury UK, Bloomsbury Qatar, Puffin Books, PWL Studio, The Pin Oak Charity Horse Show, Off The Wall Gallery, Shyne Energy and Pennino & Partners,
2008 - 2015 / PWL Studio, Houston Texas USA - Clients include Pin Oak Charity Horse Show, Off the Wall Gallery, Shyne Energy, Deville Fine Jewelry ...
1997 - 2008 / Freelance: Clients include: Lewis Moberly, Turner Duckworth, Penguin Books, Macmillan Books, Orion Children's Books, Usborne Publishing, Egmont, Kingfisher
1991 - 1997 / Tynan D'Arcy, Windsor UK: working on packaging and marketing projects for Premier Foods, Tomy Toys, Greens, Sara Lee among many others
1989 - 1991 / Blackburns Ltd, London UK; Packaging design for, among others, Trebor Basset, Swanson Wines, Sisterson Foods, Berry Bros and Rudd
BA Hons Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins School of Art, London UK
Contact me for a full resume and references!
Adobe Photoshop, Indesign & Illustrator (excellent)
Useful on Excel/Numbers, Word/Pages, Powerpoint/Keynote
Email marketing using Campaign Monitor
Content management systems such as EE & Wordpress
Excellent language skills for copywriting, copy editing and proofreading
• Brand positioning, name generation
• Advertising and marketing development
• Design implementation
• Art direction for photography and illustration
• Visualisation / mock ups
• Studio management