Michael Murphy - Glossop and Manchester Graphic Designer

Michael Murphy

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Graphic designer from Glossop, Derbyshire specialising in logo and print design, branding and advertising.

Personal Profile

I am a highly creative person with extensive experience in graphic and web design including on and offline marketing. I have a working visa for Canada for  2 years and plan on applying for permanent residency early 2017. I am now working in Toronto where I am using my experience to make an impact and to develop my skills further.

Employment

Aug 2008 – Current        In Graphic Detail / MadeByMike

Freelance Graphic Designer

Jan 2016 - Current         HomeLife Marquis Real Estate, Brokerage

Creative Director

Jan 2015 – Oct 2015      Saville Products

Marketing Manager

Jan 2014 - Oct 2014       Campus Living Villages

Digital Marketing Manager

Aug 2011 – Apr 2013         alldayPA

Senior Marketing Executive

Education and Qualifications

2011 – 2012     Manchester University
CIM Marketing Diploma Level 6.

2004 – 2006     Manchester College of Arts & Technology
FdA - Graphic Design & Advertising.

Awards & Achievements

Astrobiology and SETI, University Of Edinburgh, UK via Coursera, 2016 (92.4%)
Psychology in Criminal Justice, University Of Queensland, Australia via EDX, 2016 (87.0%)
36 x (and counting) One Minute Brief winner for creative advertising.

Proficiencies

Extensive MS Office skills including Word and Excel. Also experienced using a variety of web browsers, email software across both Windows and Mac OS and a wide range of design software including Adobe Creative Suite.

Interests and Hobbies

Keen interest in TV and film, true crime novels and socialising with friends and family. I also have a passion for travel which has enabled me to visit over 40 cities (and counting) across 3 continents. I also keep a very close eye on marketing trends and technological progressions.