To whom it may concern
Please find attached /enclosed my CV by way of application for the post of Graphic Designer at your company.
As you will see from my CV, I have graduated from the west Wales school of arts with a BA (Hons) degree in Graphic design, after receiving an A* in GCSE Art and Design and a National Diploma in the same subject. I am now actively pursuing a career in my chosen field. I am very creative, and would love to work in the Graphic Design Industry.
The position within your company is of great interest to me, as I am looking for an opportunity to utilise the skills I have developed in graphic design and illustration in an industrial environment.
Thank you for taking the time to consider my application and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.
D.O.B. – 02/12/1975
27 Maple Crescent, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire SA31 3PS
A hard working, reliable and self motivated individual, a team player, but equally happy to work on own initiative with pace and energy. I work at my best in an environment where creativity is required and always strive to deliver high standards with great attention to detail and timescales. I thrive on working to challenging targets, being able to demonstrate commitment, resilience and professionalism throughout.
Since Graduating in 2010, I have...
*Produced various Freelance works.
*Produced artwork and marketing for a number of small businesses around Carmarthenshire area, in particular work for bars and restaurants. Type of material produced includes advertising posters, leaflets, flyers and tickets for events and bands.
* My work has been used by Coleg Sir Gar, Trinity College and Graig in LLanelli
*Designed logo for local building firm, for use on t-shirts and correspondence.
*Produced “Photoshop” and “illustrator” work for Ralph Wright sign writers, Wright Signs & Daughters, also completed some live work experience within this company.
*Camera operator experience for Rees Sound Systems at Carmarthen and Swansea University Ball for June 2009 and again in 2010.
* Co - directed and produced three music videos, and operated camera for live filming footage direct to big screen for Musical Artists such as Florence and the Machine and Two Door Cinema Club.
*Produced artwork for Turtle Promotions
*Worked with event’s organiser Mr Mark Howells, producing artwork for T-shirts, events literature and marketing.
*Mr Howells and I are now in the process of setting up our own Promotions Business. Organizing Gigs, festivals and events for bands throughout Wales. Also offering a live footage facility, plus a Music Video and Artwork package.
*Set up a portfolio of some examples of my work at www.jayrimmer.blogspot .com
July 2009 –Present - Mekatek recycling centre - Labourer
May 2004 to when 2009 the Poplars Inn - Bar Manager
Nov 1994 to April 2004 West Wales General Hospital - Catering Asst, Stores person
Education and Qualifications
Sept 2007 – July 2010 BA (Hons) Degree Graphic Design, West Wales School of Arts, Carmarthen
Sept 2006 – June 2007 National Diploma Art and Design, Coleg Sir Gar, Graig, Llanelli
Sept 1992 – May 1993 BTEC Art and Design, Llanelli Technical College
Sept 1986 – June 1992 QE Maridunum Secondary School to GCSE level (8 attained)
References Available from
Mr. A. Pettiford, Transport Manager, Wales and West Utilities
Mr. R .Wright, Ralph Wright Sign writers, Wright Signs & Daughters, Johnstown, Carmarthen
Mr Matthew Long, Lecturer, Graphic Design Dept, Coleg Sir Gar Carmarthen
Mr Karl Sedgwick, Lecturer, Graphic Design Dept, Coleg Sir Gar Carmarthen