Fi Hart, Freelance Digital Designer & Artworker
Please contact me via email fionahart@gmail.com
Based in Maidenhead, Berkshire.
SUMMARY:
Versatile Digital Designer with feet on the ground and ready to run.
Strong academic and arts background with 17 years experience at leading design agencies in London, now working freelance in Berkshire.
I’m a non-egocentric, approachable creative and production designer. A detail-orientated team player with a passion for finding solutions. Comfortable working with clients, account handlers, planners, art directors, writers, lead designers and developers – to make great work happen.
Available for artworking, web design, graphics, banners, animation, emailers, vector illustration, video editing, logos and branding.
Proficient in Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, GoAnimate, HTML / CSS / Webstorm and WordPress, with experience of InDesign, Premiere, After Effects.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
Sep 2014 onwards
Freelance Digital Designer & Artworker @ Hart in Motion, Maidenhead
After 17 years experience in leading design agencies, I am now working freelance – bringing all those years experience to a wider audience! I am currently working with a number of local companies on individual projects, some of which I will display in my gallery soon; others will remain confidential due to contract agreements.
Sep 2013 – Sep 2014
Digital Designer @ Geometry Global, London
A highly-valued key designer within the digital team working on a variety of projects and clients including:
- Emirates
- MAA
- Nectar
- Visa
- Vodafone
- Dove…
Jul 2005 – Sep 2013
Digital Designer @ Ogilvy Action, London
A well respected and valued creative member of the digital team at this Brand Activation Agency. Clients included:
- Action Aid
- BAT
- Fage Yoghurt
- First Direct
- HSBC
- Mondelez
- Kodak
- Motorola
- Ogilvy Healthworld
- Philips
- Sabre
- Snapdragon
Jul 2004 – Jul 2005
Freelance Digital Designer @ Tarantula, London
Primarily working as the key designer managing the Virgin Mobile Intranet system – artworking page designs, html builds within the CMS and close liaison with the client.
Jun 2003 – Jun 2004
Backpacker, Round The World
South America, NZ, Fiji, Australia, South East Asia and China!
Living the dream…
Jul 2002 – Jun 2003
Freelance Digital Designer @ i-Clinic, London
Working as the primary Digital Designer alongside the Creative Director, copywriter and developer on a number of exciting clients including Sky News, Sky Music and Radio 1.
Jul 2001 – Jul 2002
New Media Designer @ IQdos, Marlow
Working within the design and development team creating websites, CMS and applications to deliver unique e-learning programmes. Clients included BA, The Crown Prosecution Service and Janssen Cilag.
Jun 2001 – Jul 2001
Freelance New Media Designer
Working collaboratively with individual developers creating websites and flash animations for several small projects.
Mar 2000 – May 2001
Junior Designer @ Definition Digital Media, London
A head on launch into my design career, I developed my skill-set swiftly and worked on a number of impressive and challenging projects, including clients such as ITV football, Penguin, Puffin and Ladybird Books.

EDUCATION:
Sep 1996 – Jul 1999
Leeds Metropolitan University
BA (hons) Graphics Arts and Design
Specialising in stop frame animation
Sep 1995 – Jul 1996
Braintree College
BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

TOOLS:
Adobe CC, Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, GoAnimate, HTML / CSS / Webstorm, Wordpress, Prezi, with experience of InDesign, Premiere, After Effects, InVision.
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