Curriculum Vitae

Nathan Jones.

nath@jonesinc.co.uk

Experience.

Sazerac UK (Hi-Spirits Ltd). Creative Director

Feb 2011 – Present

Creative Director for Hi-Spirits (Sazerac UK) having established an in-house marketing department to manage a growing portfolio of well over fifty individual spirit brands. Including Southern Comfort, Fireball and Buffalo Trace Bourbon.

Syrox Emedia. Creative Director

Nov 2007 – Jan 2011

Creative Director/project manager responsible for all creative output including design, planning, architecture and build of large scale eCommerce, content managed websites. Clients include Getty Images, Fifa and MTV.

Syrox Interactive. Lead Creative

Nov 2003 – Feb 2007

The lead designer responsible for the design and build of HTML websites, microsites, Banner Adverts, email marketing campaigns and Flash-based business presentations. Clients include 3M Pharmaceuticals and Getmapping.

Skills.

Interaction.

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Photography / Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Dimension / Cinema 4D
  • WordPress (basic front end HTML)
  • MailChimp Email campaigns

Visual.

Software.

Education.

Cranfield University.

BA Hons Graphic Design

1992-1995

Education.

Experience

  • 5+ years design experience in an agency environment or other relevant industry
  • Interest and understanding of branding and brand identity systems
  • Experience working across multiple projects helping to lead creative output
  • Strong understanding of emerging practices and classic design methodologies
  • Experience driving and leading strategically led creative work
  • Client-facing experience

 

Skills

  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Excellent visual communication and art direction, strong storyboarding and visualisation
  • Ability to manage your time across several workstreams
  • Excellent Adobe Creative Suite skills