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Freelancing (‘11 – current)

Paul left Freemax to spread his design love. He felt it was time he got back to basics. He started contracting with DNX Marketing in Shere, for what was meant to be a 2 week placement, but they kept him there for a year, working on re-branding projects for multi- national companies, designing mobile applications for technology companies and working with their clients to help deliver the high quality that is always expected. 2012 also saw Paul working at Merchant Cantos, Ogilvy and digital motion company Media Station, concentrating on their digital corporate work and some touch screen products. Paul also has a handful of happy clients that he works as well as a few cunning app ideas.

– Creative Director (‘08 – ’11) Permanent

Paul joined Freemax Media during its start-up phase. The company operates at the leading edge of online marketing, both in terms of audience engagement channels and approaches, and commercial propositions. On joining the start-up, Paul was charged with building a production team to handle the rapidly changing, and ever increasing design and technical demands.

The company expanded from 3 to 30 and the production team was built from 1 to 10 within 18 months. Paul is responsible for managing design, copy, SEO and development. He liaises with clients to build strong lasting partnerships, working with them on their brands and customer engagement. He is responsible for increasing conversions. He also manages all aspects of social engagement and builds communities around a range of Freemax Media and client sites.

– Associate Director of Design (‘05- ‘08) Permanent

After joining IPT in 2005, Paul was quickly promoted to Design Director to lead a team of 10 designers and work closely with a development team of 25. Paul managed an international design team with designers in the UK, Manila and France and was involved in new business development, budgeting and marketing strategy reporting directly to the CEO.

His role was to stream-line production and reduce task turn-around time for both internal design requests and client requirements. He audited existing brand exposure and re-launched IPT’s market presence to a high, consistent standard across a multitude of platforms and across Europe.

– Senior Designer (‘04- ‘05) Permanent

PDV Ltd is an online Direct Marketing company specialising in permission marketing. Paul’s responsibilities as designer included generation of new online game concepts, brand design, game flow and user experience as well as online marketing. From the initial brainstorm, wireframe creation to final UI design, Paul was the driving the force for the new ‘Credit Banking’ system, which has been responsible for a marked increase in user interactivity and site loyalty positive customer feedback.

Freelance – Senior Designer (‘01-‘03) Contract

Freelance designer taking led on initial conception to delivery of both interactive and offline projects for a variety of clients including: BBC Radio 1; Surrey University; Chaos Design; Trace Magazine; Purpleworks and Mirror Image.

Work published in: Design Weekly –Asthma UK redesign.

– Senior Designer (Feb ’00 – July ‘01) Contract + Permanent

Flutter.com was the first person-to-person online betting exchange. Paul was brought in pre-launch to head the design team in designing, testing and implementing the brand and user-interface of flutter. The main challenge that was overcome, was the creation of an online brand that introduced a previously unseen product concept. The brand objective was to install trust as well as the element of fun. Responsibilities included Liaising with Directors and Board members on product design, lead team to meet tight deadlines and liaised with technical teams in both UK and San Francisco.

Work published in: New Media, Sunday Times, Racing Post, Top 50 e-brands 2000.

– Senior Designer (Aug ’99 – Feb ’00) Contract

365 are an online content provider supplying the user with sports, business, personals and gaming information. Paul’s involvement was to design user interfaces for new products that were being launched and work closely with the technical and content team to ensure that delivery was on time and to specification. Additional projects included the design and delivery of a number of micro sites.

– Graphic Designer (Jul-Aug ’99) Contract

A joint multimedia launch with new travel magazine ‘Escape Routes’ and internet site being designed to a tight deadline. Responsible for designing and implementing the Internet site in keeping with the brand of the magazine. Work published in: Reviewed in New Media age.

– Graphic Designer (Jan ’97 – Aug ’98) Contract

Worked on the new NTL interactive television trial project which included titles such as The Radio Times, Gardeners World, Comedy Zone and Top Gear. Paul provided creative input on the styling of these sites, coded for multi-platform compatibility and worked closely with client and customers whist still keeping to tight development and launch deadlines.

– Graphic Designer (Jan ’94 – Aug ’96) Contract

Worked on the new NTL interactive television trial project which included titles such as The Radio Times, Gardeners World, Comedy Zone and Top Gear. Paul provided creative input on the styling of these sites, coded for multi-platform compatibility and worked closely with client and customers whist still keeping to tight development and launch deadlines.