I’m an experienced graphic designer, specialising in website production and user experience design. I have 9 years experience working for top design agencies throughout the UK, and have worked for clients such as BBC, Jaguar/Land Rover, Age UK, and Dunlop – as well as helping many start-up businesses create beautiful brands and high-end websites. I have a
I’m an experienced graphic designer, specialising in website production and user experience design. I have 9 years experience working for top design agencies throughout the UK, and have worked for clients such as BBC, Jaguar/Land Rover, Age UK, and Dunlop – as well as helping many start-up businesses create beautiful brands and high-end websites. I have a degree in Graphic Design from Bristol and I am highly experienced in web production, UX design, and art direction.
- Natural History Museum
- Dunlop Tyres
- Royal Horticultural Society
- National STEM Centre
- Age UK
- Advanced in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Flash
- Use of typography, layout and colour to enhance usability and communicate information eﬀectively
- Generating ideas, conceptual thinking and creative analysis
- Time management and organisation, delivering projects on time and on budget
- Website production management, ability to lead a team of developers to deliver full online projects
- A good understanding of printing techniques
- Knowledge of HTML/CSS and an understanding of Magento and WordPress development
- Websites and online material
- Logo's and brands
- Business cards and stationary
- Mobile applications
- Vehicle graphics
- Signage and other printed material
Available for both freelance and contract work in the UK and abroad. Please contact me for current timescales.
See my portfolio at http://www.aarontolley.co.uk
User Experience Designer @ I design websites, brands, and printed materials for both high end agencies and personal clients. I always take great pride over my work to produce designs that both myself and my clients can be extremely happy with. I consider target audience, future development, and user experience and will always deliver projects on time, on budget, and with an honest approach. From January 2012 to Present (4 years) Birmingham, United KingdomSenior Digital Designer (P/T) @ UX consultation, digital design, & brand application. Working with the digital team to create new campaign designs. Re-designing Age UK's style guide to create a coherent web experience for users. From October 2014 to September 2015 (1 year) London, United KingdomLead UX Designer @ Consultancy based UX contract to develop an exciting new feature on the Land Rover website. From May 2015 to May 2015 (1 month) Birmingham, United KingdomSenior UX Designer @ Designing responsively for desktop, tablet, and mobile I work alongside the BBC Future Media team by designing for new multi-platform technologies whilst still adhering to strict rules put in place by present guidelines. I work on new responsive designs for all BBC genres, from visual concepts to production based specifications - I have helped the BBC create a new responsive platform for all future content.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education From March 2014 to December 2014 (10 months) Manchester, United KingdomUser Interface Designer @ Contracted to work with the Research and Development team at BBC's Media City to develop visual designs and UX directions for future media such as interactive furniture and wearable technology. Working with research scientists to plan and develop user interfaces for new technological devices. From February 2014 to February 2014 (1 month) Manchester, United KingdomVisual Designer @ Working with a UX team as a visual designer I developed the brand application for an exciting new product released by the BBC recently.
"Our new flagship content format that makes learning feel effortless and entertaining. An Interactive Guide is more than just a webpage - it's a visually exciting experience that invites you to lean forward, "turn the page" and find out what happens next. The design is uncluttered, the learning is subtle, and within every exploration of iWonder content you'll find a moment to reflect: an opportunity for a deeper appreciation of a topic."
- Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/internet/posts/BBC-iWonder-home-page-launched
Designing responsively for desktop, tablet, and mobile I have helped the BBC Future Media team by designing for new multi-platform technologies whilst still adhering to strict rules put in place by present guidelines.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iwonder From August 2013 to November 2013 (4 months) Graphic Designer @ Senior graphic designer supporting a large team of website developers and project managers. I worked on branding start-up businesses, website production designs for large companies and e-ccomerce developments, as well as print design. From 2009 to 2012 (3 years) Junior Graphic Designer @ Junior graphic designer working on Wordpress website development and Flash design as well as creating greetings cards for Hallmark. From April 2008 to June 2008 (3 months) Bristol, United Kingdom
BA(Hons), Graphic Design @ Bristol University UWE From 2005 to 2009 Rising Brook Stafford Aaron Tolley is skilled in: Graphic Design, User Experience, Art Direction, Photoshop, Interaction Design, Print design, Website Redesign, Typography, WordPress, Bespoke website design, Print, Web Design, Branding & Identity, Flash Animation, Web Application Design
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