Steve MacSorley
Graphic Design, Cardiff Cardiff United Kingdom
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Brief Summary
Designer and project manager with twenty plus years industry experience. Started back in the day when drawing boards had their own tilt and rulers. Now using a tablet to mark up site surveys on the hoof!
London 2012 Summer Games Olympic Organising Committee (LOGOC).

Vancouer 2010 Winter Games Olympic Organising Committee (VANOC).

Doha Asian Games Organising Committee (DACOG)

Act Reprographics Cardiff.

Capital Radio.

Morgan Signs Cardiff.

Professional Experience
Steven James MacSorley
20 Pentwyn Terrace,
Near Cardiff

Home Tel: 01633 681634
Mobile: 07972 023592
[email protected]

An experienced and enthusiastic professional designer with over 20 year’s industry experience in the Signage, Design and Sports Industries.

Major Achievements:
Manager Venue Wayfinding London 2012 Summer Olympics. Team member with the Look and Way-finding department. Responsible for the scoping of way-finding and functional signs to Olympic standard competition venues and non competition venues.

Manager Venue Way-finding Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Team member with the Look and Way-finding department responsible for the scoping of way-finding and functional signs to Olympic standard competition venues and non competition venues.

Regional Co-ordinator for the Doha Asian Games. As part of a team of nine co-ordinators responsible for over thirty sports venues. Responsible for the development then implementation of functional and way finding systems across all venues.

Employment History:
March 14th 2011 to September 15th 2012.

Wayfinding and Signage Project Manager, London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Responsible for the creation of bespoke Wayfinding and Signage packages across 6 competition, 5 non competition and 23 training venues.

- Delivered comprehensive scope of wayfinding and signage requirements for a total of 11 venues, including 5 non competition venues
- Delivered bespoke solutions to multiple stakeholders within time critical deadlines
- Managed multiple and concurrent installations for responsible venues
- Advised stakeholders on product type and placement
- Managed contractor relations, logistics and day-to-day operations for responsible venues

May 2010 to July 2010.
Sign Manager Pro-Art Signs, Cardiff.
Responsible for the running of a busy design and sign manufacturing studio. Customer first contact, site survey, creation of quotations and installation planning.

July 6th 2009 to16th March 2010.
Manager Venue Way-finding for the Vancouver Olympic Organising Committee Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.

Main responsibilities:
The survey of six Olympic venues leading to the creation of a venue by venue way-finding and signage scope. Installation planning for both internal and external temporary venue signage. Planning of placement of bespoke temporary freestanding way-finding signs .Working with both city and federal government agencies to ensure compliance with highway regulations.

7th April 2008 to June 5th 2009.
ACT Reprographics LTD.
Regional account manger and sign project specialist handling existing client portfolio and developing new client opportunities.

12th January 2007 to 5th April 2008
Account Manager Signrite.
Regional account manger and sign project specialist handling existing client portfolio and developing new client opportunities.

26thFebruary 2006 to 23rd December 2006.
Regional Signage Co-ordinator Way-finding and Signage department. Doha Asian Games Organising Committee. Doha, Qatar.
Main responsibilities: Identification and co-ordination of way-finding and signage requirement for eight Asian Olympic venues within the Doha metropolitan area. Creation and update of signage databases with Microsoft Excel. Working closely with the external contractors ensuring smooth manufacture, delivery and installation of over 35,000 signs.

June 1st 2005 to 25th February 2006
Job title Sign production manager. Signrite Ltd, Pengam, South Wales.
Main responsibilities: Production control and co-ordination with sales and manufacturing. Sourcing and purchase control of materials. Sales control and customer base care.

1st March 2003 to 30th May 2006
Job Title: Manager A2 Solar Signs Ltd.
Main responsibilities: Running of a medium sign company employing 12 staff. Sales, production and purchasing control. Creation of using excel spreadsheet. Installation planning and cost control.

1st October 2001 to 28th February 2003
Job Title; Designer Signrite Ltd.

31st March 1996 to 30th September 2001
Job Title, Designer Morgan Signs Ltd.

Educational Qualifications:

5 subject at O Level
1 subject A Level

Foundation Studies Certificate.
HND in Design, Cardiff Art College.

I.T. Skills:

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop & In-Design
Microsoft Office Packages
Microsoft Front Page
Gerber Omega & Composer

Additional Information:

Full clean UK driving license.


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