Chris Bodycot
Graphic Design, United Kingdom
 
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Contact details
Tel: 0788 4245089
Brief Summary
My background,

I have been in the graphic design world for many years now from being at Leicester College doing a NVQ then onto a National Diploma in graphics. After this I studied at Lincoln University and completed a HND in graphics.

Now I’m working in a company, which I have gained a great deal of experience in carrying out an array of different graphic jobs. I produce a wide range of design lead items such as Packaging, Identity/Logo design, Printed Media, Web Media and Photography. As well as conforming to Corporate Guide lines for companies such as ASDA, Wilkinson and Sainsburys. I have basic website building skill which i would like to improve on in the future. I am hard working, enthusiastic, I always thrive to learn new skills and seek to gain more knowledge and learn all the intricate details of design.
Professional Experience
about me
I have been in the graphic design world for many years now from being at Leicester College doing a NVQ then onto a National Diploma in graphics which I was graded Distinction, Distinction, Merit. After this I studied at Lincoln University and completed a HND in graphics. During my time at university I sauced a work placement during my summer holidays. The placement was at STANDOUT A fast growing design company, I had to produce different items from packaging to identities.

Overall I am an enthusiastic, punctual, hard working and very well organised person, capable of working alone or in a team. With my current experience I have learnt to deal with customers and suppliers.

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my experience

Charles Bentley and Son Ltd (Bentley Brushware)
Full Time employment – September 2010 – Present Day
www.bentleybrushware.com
A worldwide company importing and manufacturing Brushware. My roll is a Graphic Designer for Charles Bentley & Son, I produce a wide range of design lead items such as Packaging, Identity/Logo design, Printed Media, Web Media and Photography. As well as conforming to Corporate Guide lines for companies such as ASDA, Wilkinson and Sainsburys.

Paradigmprint (UK) Limited
Full Time employment – Spring 2008 – September 2010
www.paradigmprint.co.uk
A Small Local Print and Design Company. My job at ParadigmPrint was to Design and create for any of the customers needs and also so company marketing. I also so had to artwork and Print items are a large digital press.

STANDOUT
Work placement – Summer 2005 – Spring 2006
www.standoutuk.com
A fast growing design company. I sauced this work placement during my summer holidays from university. I had to produce different items from packaging to identities.

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my skills

My skills as a graphics designer are broad from the use of programmes and platforms to the understanding of print and web media. I can adapt my skills to suit any team or companies way of developing ideas to really life products.

quark xpress – advanced
adobe photoshop – advanced
adobe illustrator – advanced
adobe indesign – advanced
adobe dreamweaver – beginner
photography – advanced

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online

As today we live in the computer age I am online and you can find out more about me
and what I can do by visiting the websites below.

www.bodycotgraphics.co.uk

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things i can do

logo / logotypes
packaging
advertising
vector art
typography
branding
pattern design
digital art
photography
image manipulation
website
web mail

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My referees
Mark Pietrasik
Managing Director
Paradigmprint (UK) Limited
Unit 2 Knights Close
Thurmaston
Leicester
LE4 8EW

Philippa Wood
Course Leader
University of Lincoln
Thomas Parker House
Free School Lane
Lincoln
LN2 1HJ

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Chris Bodycot

Call 0788 4245 089

email bodycotgraphics@me.com


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