John Saunders

Senior Digital Designer

Summary

An accomplished senior designer and front-end developer with over fifteen years’ experience in the Digital Media agency environment. A seasoned team player comfortable with both brand-based and creatively-led briefs.

I am currently looking for new freelance contracts. I have worked for a broad range of clients in the Entertainment, E-commerce and B2B sectors, both within advertising and marketing agencies and from directly working with clients. As well as designing I am also a competent front end developer, which gives me a comprehensive knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Testimonials

Posted by Ian Perkins (ECD), www.nameandname.com

Written testimonial:
John helped us on important coding and production work for electronic mailings for YouTube in Taiwan. I've known and worked with John on and off over 15 years, and recommend his skills to anyone seeking a hard working and thorough designer to work on digital projects.

Portfolio

Turner Broadcasting System Europe

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk

Redesigning the pan-European Cartoon Network web sites, incorporating elements from the global branding and developing new sections to showcase additional content and features. Involved extensive UI design work to develop the Video and Shows sections in-particular.

skills used: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Graphics, Web Design, Graphic Design, Usability, Testing

Turner Broadcasting System Europe

www.boomerangtv.co.uk/shows/puppy-in-my-pocket

Design of the Puppy in my Pocket showpages within the Boomerang website. I was the lead designer for this project and was involved from initial concept stage, and creating graphics to working with the developers and testing for final production.

skills used: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Graphics, Web Design, Graphic Design, Testing

Working Mums

http://www.workingmums.co.uk/working-mums-magazine/

I was involved in creating the brand identity for this website and creating visuals of the magazine section of the site and also updating visuals throughout the rest of the site. I also created ad banners to promote specific sections.

skills used: Branding, Photoshop, Illustrator, Graphic Design, Web Design, Flash

Ocean Recovery Alliance

www.plasticityforum.com

I was involved in expanding a static, one-page website, to a full medium sized website and integrating with Perch CMS to enable the client to regularly update the content. I also trained the client in using the CMS.

skills used: Photoshop, Web Design, CMS, XHTML, Html, CSS, Graphics, Testing, Training

Becky Knapp

www.yetimagic.co.uk

I was involved in the HTML/CSS build and graphical amends for this project. I also provided training to enable the client to continue updating the website.

skills used: XHTML, CSS, Html, Dreamweaver, Graphics, Training, Testing

Purplefish

www.50stmaryaxe.com

I was involved in the HTML/CSS build and graphical amends for this project.

skills used: XHTML, CSS, Graphics, Html, Dreamweaver, Testing

KUBE Media

www.tashia.com

I was the lead designer and developer for this website. I was involved in every stage from initial concepts through to HTML/CSS building and testing.

skills used: Photoshop, CSS, Html, XHTML, Graphics, Graphic Design, Web Design

Work Flexibility

Location flexibility

Within London.
Within London.

Length of contract

Days.
Weeks.
Months.