Michelle Clark Production Artist

Skills

Technical: AutoCAD (5yrs), MicroStation (2yrs), Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign (4yrs). CorelDraw / Painter (2yrs). Dreamweaver & XHTML background (1yr), CSS & JavaScript experience (intermediate), Flash Animation.

Design:Interior Design & Spatial Planning (2yrs). Proven experience in layout, presentation, color awareness & logo design. Natural freehand ability, sketching, storyboarding etc.

Experience

HomeSav.com

Lead Production Artist, CANADA [ May.11 - Present ]
Image manipulation, compositing, structure and planning. Leading a small team of artists to create award winning digital media for publishing.

Canbridge Management Limited

Contractor, UK [ Jun.09 - Mar.11 ]
Recurring contractual project management cover as and when required.

Stanley Bragg Partnership Ltd

Architectural Technician, UK [ Jul.07 - Apr.09 ]
Working within the design team, produced architectural drawings on all elements of the design scheme, from planning through to building regs and completion. Majored primarily within the planning phase, producing high quality drawing and presentation works; noticeably design & access statements. Working with Microstation, Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign on a daily basis. Responsible for the design and upgrade of the company website, developing new features and improving the design layout.

Atkins Limited

CAD Technician, UK [ Apr.03 - Jul.06 ]
Permanent position producing a variety of drawings, architectural M & E and structural, for planning, building regs and construction purposes; focused primarily on the educational sector. Create visual representations of proposed buildings and interior works, allowing clients to visualize final solutions. Also gaining exposure to space planning for civil service industries and educational establishments.

Colbayns High School

Learning Assistant, UK [ Jun.02 - Apr.03 ]
Permanent position as Learning Assistant in lessons and contributed to improving the quality of learning for students with learning difficulties. Involved with behavioral management and oversaw exercises set in lessons, work, IT support, along with giving support to students where needed. As a member of the support team I needed to communicate well with children, always be patient and adaptable, and have endless reserves of energy. Assisted in managing the well being of Special Needs pupils to better integrate successfully into a main stream school environment. One student under my care was impaired with cerebral palsy which left her predominantly wheelchair bound, my main duties involved escorting her safely around campus and overseeing her needs.

Canbridge Management Limited

Interior Designer, UK [ Jun.00 - Jun.02 ]
Contract position while at college, providing conceptual ideas and visualization of proposals during design process. Primary role to produce conceptual designs for Italian themed restaurant, along with interior and exterior building works. Followed through from initial design stage to final construction and release.

Education

Higher National Certificate in Construction

Colchester Institute, [ Jun.07 ]

City & Guilds 4351/08 Computer Aided Drafting & Design 2D Level 4

Colchester Institute, [ Jul.05 ]

City & Guilds 4351/07 Computer Aided Drafting & Design 2D Level 3

Colchester Institute, [ Jul.05 ]

City & Guilds 4351/03 Computer Aided Drafting & Design 3D Level 2

Colchester Institute, [ Jul.03 ]

BA (Hons), Interior and Spatial Design

Suffolk College, [ Jun.02 ]

NCFE Illustration

Wilson Marriage Centre, [ Jun.10 ]

Advanced Level - Art and Design & Design and communication

Colbayns College, [ Jun.99 ]

Client Work

Freelance Illustration

Illustrator working in a freelance capacity, producing paintings and illustration for local clients and produced press flyers and other promotional materials for local businesses. Noteable work include the Design of an Architectural website for Stanley Bragg Architects, Production of flyers for Kings College Hospital and several works featured in Documentary film. During this period I also assisted a local photographic studio in the preparation of the studio before photo sessions and helping to select and enhance the best shots.

GreatDoubleDate.com

Contractor, UK [ Dec.07 - Feb.09 ]
Created concept artwork for social networking site. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Corel Painter with Wacom tools.