An expert in guiding projects from concept to delivery, having nearly 20 years’ project management experience, delivering design and strategy for marketing, print and digital. My skill set goes deeper than that...

  • 1976
  • Cheshire / Wales / London
  • 07961 33 59 59


  • Digital DirectorJanuary 2015 - Present

    Parker Design

    2015 and a new chapter for me here at Parker Design as I was recently appointed Digital Director. Parker Design Consultants are an award-winning multi-disciplinary graphic design and web design agency based in Cheshire. We develop creative and strategic visual communication solutions for clients of all shapes and sizes, delivering great design, outstanding service and exceptional results. Parker Design Consultants work hard to create beautiful and focused design. We believe our work is a powerful business tool which empowers our clients to project their brand identity clearly across a broad spectrum of media and platforms. We hope our impressive and extensive portfolio of successful graphic and web design projects inspires you to contact us to discuss your next project.

  • Senior Web Developer & Digital Account ManagerMay 2009 – December 2014

    Parker Design

    Parker Design is a full service digital design and marketing agency, delivering Digital Brand Engagement using design, marketing and technology services. Experienced at every stage of the creative process, I offer a unique mix of skills across a broad range of professional design services. Project Managing digital projects for a range of content management and eCommerce platforms has allowed me to introduce creative solutions that meet the business objectives of our clients and that advance our own brand strategy. Our current clients include AstraZeneca, Home Bargains, Sage, Thomson Reuters, Unipart Consumer Logistics, United Utilities, and I have overseen our inclusion to RAR (Recommended Agency Register) and elevation to Top 100 status.

  • Creative Director May 2008 – May 2009

    Lee & Nightingale Advertising Agency

    As Creative Director, I determined and implemented the visual representation of the Lee & Nightingale physical and digital identity, plus the management of client projects through an internal team of Account Managers, Designers and Developers. A hands-on role, involving development of high-level concepts and design for marketing projects, I led pitching teams, liaised with external senior management teams and managed budgets.

  • Creative Director / Freelance Web DeveloperMarch 2003 – July 2008

    Re:Align:Design Ltd.

    I managed and ran my own freelance design consultancy, servicing a mix of direct clients and agency accounts for a range of sectors, including Accountancy, Arts, Business, Entertainment, Legal, Leisure, Theatre and Tourism. I offered a wide range of marketing, print and digital services/solutions, encompassing web design and development, corporate literature, project management, brand and logo development, exhibition graphics, online marketing, print and advertising buying.

  • Contract Web ManagerApril 2003 – April 2004

    AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

    Design, development, implementation and maintenance of The GEL (Global Electronic Library) Knowledge Store for AstraZeneca Regulatory Affairs based at Alderley Park, Cheshire. The 12-month contract included internal advertising and training in GEL, associated environments, materials and resources for AstraZeneca users, plus communications support to the senior Regulatory Affairs management team.

  • Web, Design & Publications ManagerAugust 2001 – March 2003

    University of Chester

    I had all-encompassing responsibility for Visual and Digital marketing of the University provision and maintaining the corporate online visual identity. I oversaw the Team and Project Management for design of physical marketing materials, inclusive prospectus, annual reports, promotional brochures, leaflets, flyers and posters, whilst actively supporting academic schools and departments to adhere to brand guidelines and marketing strategies.

  • Web Designer & DeveloperSeptember 1999 – August 2001

    University of Chester

    I brought innovative and diverse approaches to the ongoing development of digital provision for staff, students, University partners, education agencies and prospective student intake. Liaising specifically with Marketing, Recruitment, Communications and Public Relations departments and working closely with Academic, Service, Support & Student Union teams, the role developed the first corporate internet presence for the institution.

  • Research Assistant, Co-ordinator & Web DesignerJuly 1997 – September 1999

    SGSS, University of Chester

    I ensured that timely and informative communication took place between the Student Guidance & Support Services (SGSS) and the Undergraduate and Postgraduate student population through the development of digital and printed support mechanisms and the infancy of the internet. I provided quality control over initiatives and represented the University student profiling initiative scheme internally and nationally with internal and external partners.


  • BA (Hons.) 2:1, Fine Art with Computer Science and Information Technology1994 – 1997

    University of Liverpool

    Emphasis upon: Abstract Expressionism; Popular Culture; Critical and Contextual Studies; Information Technology in an Enterprise Society; Computer Graphics; Human Computer Interaction.

  • A LEVEL1992 - 1994

    St Robert of Newminster 6th Form, Tyne & Wear

    Design and Technology; Art and Design; Geography

  • GCSE1992

    Washington Grammar School, Tyne & Wear

    Design & Communication; Graphics; Information Technology; English Language; English Literature; Mathematics; Geography; Physics; Biology; Chemistry & French.

Key Skills & Expertise

  • Client Liaison

  • Digital

  • Engagement

  • Event Marketing

  • Management

  • Pitching

  • Social Media

Management Skills

  • Brand

  • Budget

  • Campaign

  • Event

  • Marketing

  • Project

  • Team

Design Skills

  • Brand Design

  • Graphic Design

  • Logo Design

  • Print Design

  • Promotional Design

  • User Experience

  • Web Design

Technology Skills

  • CMS

  • CSS

  • Google

  • HTML

  • Dreamweaver

  • PHP/MySql

  • Javascript

  • Wordpress

Software Skills

  • Adobe Suite

  • Illustrator

  • Magento

  • Microsoft

  • Photoshop

  • Prezi

Contact info

  • Cheshire / Wales / London

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