Personal Information

Professional Profile

I believe that a successful project is rooted in a deep understanding of each design job. I take great care to listen to my client, often forging long-term relationships.

My underlying principles are clarity, simplicity and a belief that a functional need and emotional response demand equal consideration.

I am forever a student of my profession. I have a need to learn the latest technology as well as developing fresh but lasting graphic design for my valued clients.

I am committed to donating to charities. 5% of all the money made from this business is going to the Save the Children fund.

Employment History

Mac Operator

Adcorp, Melbourne, Australia

  • Designing and producing recruitment and real estate advertisements for print

Graphic Designer / Mac Operator

Freelance, Wellington, New Zealand

  • Words & Pictures
  • Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand
  • Adcorp

Website Developer

Homebase, London, UK

  • Designing and editing website pages and content

Mac Operator

Haines Advertising, Wellington, New Zealand

  • Designing and managing recruitment advertisements for print
  • Working in partnership with account managers to ensure quality client service
  • Filing large volumes of jobs on a daily basis

Graphic Designer / Mac Operator

Freelance, Wellington, New Zealand

  • Designing and managing projects from brief to production
  • Pitching ideas and concepts to clients in partnership with the account manager
  • Capturing and interpreting clients briefs
  • Drawing thumbnails and creating mock up designs
  • Setting up computerised colour and colour separations for the printer
  • Designing annual reports, labels for exports, packaging design, sign writing, business cards and bank booklets
  • Working with corporate clients, ensuring quality service standards and project delivery

Graphic Designer

Meta Design, Wellington, New Zealand

  • Designing and managing projects from brief to production
  • Creating advertisements for fliers
  • Presenting ideas and concepts to clients, colleagues and manager
  • Setting up files for graphic design work
  • Importing and saving images
  • Working and communicating with printer

Scanning Operator

Kinetic Vision, Wellington, New Zealand

  • Working to a brief to determine file size
  • Preparing documents for scanning
  • Scanning and manipulating colours
  • Filing copies of scanned images
  • Cleaning and maintaining of machine
  • Cleaning and filing negatives, images and photographs

Education

Vocational Award in Employment Agency Practice (Foundation Certificate)

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (www.rec.uk.com)

Graphic Design Course

Wanganui Polytechnic (Affiliated with the Minneapolis School of Art and Design)

Key Skills

  • Experience as a Scanning Operator
  • Demonstrated abilities in Graphic Design Recruitment
  • Proven skills in Freelance Graphic Design
  • Website Design and Editing
  • Experienced Mac Operator and Graphic Designer with different companies
  • Developing concepts and artwork for a range of digital and print projects
  • Excellent eye for colour, graphics skills and creative abilities
  • Managing and designing projects from concept to production
  • Presenting finalised ideas and concepts to clients, colleagues and managers
  • Saving records into electronically managed systems
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Communicating visually, verbally and in writing
  • Competent working under pressure, meeting deadlines and multitasking
  • Effective building of relationships, partnerships and networks
  • Working collaboratively to make a positive team contribution

SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Maps in Illustrator as well as Real Estate and Corporate Advertising
  • Reikorangi Bush Honey Labels
  • Dragon Boating Festival
  • Customer Care Kit packaging design for Dulux Trade
  • Street signage for Woodward Street Barber Shop
  • Layout and graphics for Centre Stage Tourism Marketing Category
  • Category 3 Tourism Marketing
  • Corporate Property Sales
  • Delica – Fresh and Green Asparagus Packaging for Exports
  • AMP Annual Report
  • Promotional material for IT Consultancy firm
  • National Bank of NZ – “Our Vision, Our Values, Our Conduct”
  • National Bank of NZ – “Service Says It All” – Customer Service Awards Programme
  • Wickliffe Calendar
  • Business Cards
  • Department of Internal Affairs – Information Brochure

Testimonials

Wanaka Booking Centre

Emily has worked for the Wanaka Booking Centre and Harris Mountains Heli-skiing on a casual basis over the past one and a half years.

This work involved artwork, sign writing and wall displays.

Emily is a diligent worker and carried out her work for us efficiently and consciously. She has a pleasant manner and has a good rapport will all other staff.

I highly recommend Emily for any position that she may apply for, and wish her all the best for the future.

Paul Scaife,
Managing Director

Words and Pictures

Emily Fleming did some relief production work for me this year while one of my staff was away. They were difficult, complex jobs with less than desirable files supplied by the client.

The jobs involved laying out newsletters, an issues paper and a government department’s annual report. While design templates were available, many decisions were required to get the material to fit.

Emily handled the work with great efficiency and accuracy, and we were very pleased with the way she adapted so quickly to the range of tasks we threw her way. She showed a cool head in the face of tight deadlines and difficult material.

Emily has a warm and engaging nature and was a delight to have on the team.

Phil Stewart
Director, Words and Pictures

Adcorp

Emily Fleming was employed by Adcorp as a Mac Operator and Designer for three years.

Emily has proved to be well liked, punctual and helpful employee. The work was difficult and to strict deadlines and Emily went above and beyond what was expected. Emily delivered the highest standard of work and was always cool and cheerful. It has been an asset to have Emily on our team.

We wish her every success in the future.

Kym Davis,
Adcorp Studio Manager