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Andrew Parson

Graphic Designer

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    The main aim of from phase of the project branding exercise was to generate a personal presentation that demonstrates my strengths, attitude, personality and abilities as a design professional.
  • D&AD New Blood Wood Pencil Winner
    Wow! What a night! I attended the D&AD New Blood Awards 2018 ceremony at The Oval Space in Bethnal Green, London. I was invited by the D&AD because my entry for the Burger King brief had been shortlisted for a pencil.
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  • Winning a D&AD New Blood pencil
    Winning a D&AD New Blood pencil for my Burger King 'Whopper World' design concept
  • Nailing Typography
    An experiment literally nailing typography…

Andrew Parson

Graphic Designer

Andrew has many years of knowledge and experience working as a designer across a variety of industries. He is always keen to improve himself as a designer and recently returned to his studies to complete a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design from the University of Hertfordshire, achieving a First Class and picking up a D&AD New Blood Award for his Burger King concept.

Andrew has many years of knowledge and experience working as a designer across a variety of industries. He is always keen to improve himself as a designer and recently returned to his studies to complete a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design from the University of Hertfordshire, achieving a First Class and picking up a D&AD New Blood Award for his Burger King concept.

Training

2016 – 2018

University of Hertfordshire BA (Hons) Graphic Design – (1st Class)

1996 – 1998

St Helens College, Merseyside BTEC HND – Graphic design

1993 – 1995

Withens Lane College, Wallasey BTEC ND – Graphic design

1986 – 1993

Blacon Arts College, Chester Neston High School, Wirral 1 ‘A’ level – Art & Art History 6 GCSE’s – English, Graphic design, D&T, 3D studies, Textile design, Expressive arts City & Guilds – Sport Science

Deployment

2009 – 2018

Lush Design High Wycombe Senior Designer

2000 – 2009

Chepping Media High Wycombe Senior Designer

1998 – 2000

Redmond Keene & Tang Repro Manchester Junior Designer & Repro Operator

Honours

Art & Design

D&AD New Blood Awards 2018: Wood Pencil Winner – Burger King

Waltons Trophy – Best Art Student: Blacon Arts College

Sport and Leadership:

Duke of Edinburgh Award: Bronze and Silver Sports Leaders Award

Military:

22ND Cheshire Regiment (Volunteers): Infantry Training Course 39 – Best recruit
Rank: Lance Corporal
Altcar North West Shooting: 2 gold medals
Bisley NRA Shooting: 6 Gold and 2 Silver medals

Disciplines

  • Drawing & Design thinking
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Acrobat
  • Premier
  • After Effects
  • Audition
  • Dreamweaver
  • HTML
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • CSS
  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • WHM cPanel

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