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