Curriculum Vitae

Paul Lloyd

Full Name:
Mr Paul Robert Lloyd
Walsall, West Midlands, UK
(52° 38′ 30.2″, -1° 59′ 17.4″)
Date of Birth:
Sunday 17th August, 1980
White British

Personal Statement

A Graphic Designer with over five years experience in website design and development, Paul delivers beautiful visual interface design, information architecture and HTML programming. He is a keen advocate of web standards and best practices, and actively follows latest discussions in this area.

Employment History

FourTwo - Freelance Graphic Designer

July 2003Present

Working with emerging technology start-ups, as well as developing web-based solutions for small businesses.

Gotomedia, LLC - Interaction Designer

October 2007January 2008

Ning, Inc. - Lead Designer

November 2005October 2007

Responsible for providing overall design direction across Ning, it's associated websites and communication channels, as well as the initial CSS and (X)HTML development of websites.

This position has seen me work remotely as a contracted freelancer, and now permanently on site at their headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

Orange Vision Ltd. - Graphic Designer

July 2004January 2006

Appointed to work at growing web marketing company to develop solutions for high profile clients within the Estate Agency, Healthcare, Recruitment and Financial industries.

Primarily responsible for defining the structure and design of websites, before development using CSS and (X)HTML. Other responsibilities included the production of associated print work when required.

Ignited a 'web standards' revolution, seeing the company adopt a policy of building websites that adhere to published web standards, and give a greater focus to web accessibility.

Education and Qualifications

Cumbria Institute of the Arts - BA(Hons) Graphic Design

September 1999June 2002

During this three year course programme, I undertook a series of imaginative briefs that addressed specific themes and design specialisms whilst allowing me to develop my technical skills. In my final year I undertook a major, self-negotiated design project that required research, evaluation and a formal presentation at assessment and the degree show.

A selection of my work was also chosen by the college for exhibition at D&AD's 'New Blood' student showcase in 2002.

WALCAT - BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art and Design)

September 1998June 1999

A programme of study designed to allow me to make an informed decision about my progression onto art and design programme in higher education. This was a requirement of acceptance onto a design degree, and confirmed that I wanted to study Graphic Design.

Brownhills Community School - GCSE and 'A' Level studies

September 1993June 1998

Additional Skills and Experience

Web Design & Development

  1. 5 Stars (X)HTML
  2. 5 Stars CSS
  3. 5 Stars Microformats
  4. 2 Stars JavaScript
  5. 2 Stars Flash
  6. 2 Stars PHP

Design for Print

  1. 3 Stars PhotoShop
  2. 4 Stars InDesign
  3. 4 Stars QuarkXpress
  4. 4 Stars Illustrator


Available upon request

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