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Cork Cork Ireland
 
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Clients
Vodafone, Shell, Zurich, BlackBerry, Lenovo, VM Ware, Cable & Wireless, King's College London
Professional Experience
Sinead O Leary
DESIGNER+ILLUSTRATOR

e: info@sineadoleary.com
w: www.sineadoleary.com
t: + 353 87 9112186

I am passionate about design and illustration. I am a very creative and motivated person who is a key team member but I also work well on my own initiative. In the past six years I have worked with brands such as BlackBerry, Vodafone, VM Ware and King’s College London.


SKILLS
ILLUSTRATION 15% EMAIL DESIGN 25%
WEB DESIGN 20% BRANDING 20%

EDUCATION
Cork Institute of Technology Hons BSC in Multimedia (02-06)
Ballincollig Community School Completed Leaving Certificate (96-02) Received all Honors


EXPERIENCE

Email Designer: Newsweaver Cork (Jan 12-Present)
Conceptualise, create and build responsive and brand aware email publications including cultural differences and language translations.
Liase with multiple clients within strict time deadlines and juggle multiple projects.
Excellent communication skills with colleagues and clients.
Key member of design team, excellent organisational and time management skills.
Worked closely with popular brands such as Shell, Zurich, Vodafone and Guidhall School of Music to create brand consistent engaging designs.


Web & Graphic Designer: TargetBase Integrated Melbourne (Oct 10 - May 11)
Create new design prototypes for marketing and collateral materials.
Visualise and develop a diverse range of web-based and print projects.
Responsible for building CSS and HTML emails and microsites.
Scheduling of campaign design and projects to ensure finished product is delivered on-time and to the highest standard.
Take a proactive approach to recommending and testing new innovations.
Work on layout and artwork pages ready for print.
Responsible for design and email blast of Lenovo’s monthly newsletter, Live & Loud delivered to over 4,000 subscribers within Australasia. Designed and coded a diverse range of dynamic marketing emails for BlackBerry including their monthly eNewsletter A-List.


Web & Graphic Designer: SHRC limited, Dublin (Nov 06-May 10)
Proficient in creating dynamic animations and illustrations for projects.
Work closely with the project manager and team members from concept to final production on a diverse range of projects.
Responsible for all printing materials both in-house and outhouse.
Lead designer on a dynamic web based learning tool, ‘Management 2020’, which comprised of four modules rich in audio, video, interactive javascript components and bespoke illustrations.
Designed all print material for the HMI (Health Management Institute of Ireland), which included internal flyers and external promotional material.
Responsible for the monthly update of the HMI website and their eMagazine ‘Health Manager’.
Responsible for orgainising freelancers for specific projects and maintaining a good working relationship with them.

FreeLance
Focus Ireland: Designed brochures and flyers.
Amelia's Magazine: Created illustrations for website.
Baulderstone, Engineering Australia: Designed annual reports and tender submissions.
Walsh Associates: Barristor at Law: Created logo and stationary.
Customised wedding invitation packages.
Greeting cards: Birthday, Christmas and St. Patrick's Day etc.
Create digital and free hand illustrations for small and large projects.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
Platforms
Competent using Apple and PC’s.
Applications
Adobe Suite. Office Suite. Fluent in programming languages as: HTML, JavaScript, CSS.


WHERE TO FIND ME
Twitter: @Sinead_O_Leary
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/sinead-o-leary/11/348/561
Pinterest: pinterest.com/sineadol/
Website: sineadoleary.com pixelandpencilpie.com


INTERESTS
Travelling: I enjoy visiting new places and experiencing new cultures.
Reading: One of my favourite past times especially when it’s a biography.
Fashion: Both high-street and contemporary.
Socialising: Listening to live music and meeting up with friends.
Sketching: Creating illustrations and drawings.
Blogging: I use pinterest and add regular posts to my blog.
Sports: Walking and Running.
        
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