Leedr / Lee – Der (leeding, leedrship)

A leedr is somebody who defines what is possible.

Lee Evans Freelance Agency Designer based in Bristol

Profile and Skills

With almost a decade of experience across the various fields, formats and platforms of design, I consider my skills to be well-established and versatile. Previous roles within both an agency setting and in the development of my own company mean that I am experienced in brand development, concept-management and working directly with clients.

Art Direction | Concepting | Design | Artwork | Digital | Print | Branding | UX | Mobile | Packaging

Employment History

11ElevenDC Bristol Design Agency
Lead Creative
11ElevenDC
Bristol

Clients: UWE, Smith & Williamson, Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions (ICES), Mill Autoquip, Romantica of Devon, Friska, Life Education Bristol, British Bridal Suppliers Association (BBSA), OnTrees, Solar Fusion, Phil Collins Bridal, Opulence Bridal, Olivia Grace Bridal, Anny Lin Bridal, Total MX, Selzig Consulting.

Duties: As Lead Creative, I liaise with clients, chair meetings, write briefs and manage contractors to ensure all work is done to a high standard and on schedule. Additionally, I work on the creation of wireframes, websites, email/banner campaigns, printed material, using company branding, and focusing on the development of the user experience.

ComputerMinds Bristol Design Agency
Head Designer
Computerminds
Bristol

Clients: Hewlett Packard, Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), Royal Farms, ATL Consults, Democra.

Duties: Working closely with the development team to concept and design responsive websites for Drupal based systems. Providing advisory and client-facing services for a range of conceptuals and briefs, whilst ensuring designs and pitches remain at a consistently high standard.

EMO Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Digital Designer
EMO
Bristol

Clients
Bentley, Rolls Royce, Land Rover, Jaguar, Lexus, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Mini, Toyota, Nissan, VUE Cinemas, Comic Relief, McCarthy & Stone, Arthritis Research UK, Allianz, Ford.

Skills
UI, Digital Design, Concepting, Advertising, Integrated Campaigns, Print Design, Project Management, Estimating timings and deliverables.

Duties
Heading up the digital department including the conception, wireframing and designing of projects to completion. This includes designing of websites typically led by rigorous brand guidelines – both for mobile and desktop. The regular design and guardianship of responsive email templates and banner campaigns. Other day-to-day activities include: Advising on job estimates, supporting junior members of staff, storyboarding and creation of animated for Flash and HTML5 banner advertising.

Design Consultant
Pieminister
Bristol
Design Consultant
Tweep Force
Bristol

Client
Tweepforce

Skills
UX, UI, Client Management, Digital Design

Freelance Senior Digital Designer
Positive
Bristol

Client: Millfield School

Skills: UI, Digital design, Email design.

Freelance Senior Digital Designer
Flourish
Bristol

Clients: Kallidus, New Day.

Skills: UI, Digital design, Wireframes.

DesignFreedom Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Digital Designer
DesignFreedom
Bristol

Clients: JustEat.

Wattle Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Digital Designer
We Are Wattle
Bristol

Clients: Quadratix.

Mr B and Friends Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Integrated Designer
Mr B and Friends
Bath

Clients: BBC, Principality Building Society

Saintnicks Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Designer
Saintnicks
Bristol

Clients: Red Bull, AXA, Three Mobile, Walkabout, Friends Life, Apetito

JoyLab Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Designer
Joylab
Bristol

Clients: The Entertainer – Toy Shop

Harleys Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Designer
Harleys
Bristol

Clients: Ericsson, Saab, Nammo, ChilliMint, Total Roofing Solutions, Lovell Group,

Duties: Working with strict brand guidelines and utilising templates and agreed media assets to create stunning and engaging visuals for a wide range of quarterly publications, brochures, annual reports and presentational platforms. Focusing on maintaining the visual design and brand identities of existing and established companies. Daily liaisons with account managers, copywriters and project planners to manage the conception and design for mass circulation print jobs.

Epoch Design Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Designer
Epoch Design
Bristol

Clients: Stork, Lifebuoy, Internal

Friska Bristol Print Design
Campaign Designer
Friska
Bristol
Healthspan Bristol Design Studio
Freelance Senior Designer
Healthspan
Bristol

Duties: Delivering digital design work to support the digital team in the creation of graphics for the Healthspan website including designs for banners, emails and other promotional material.

Play Nicely Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Designer
Play Nicely
Bristol
Focus Bristol Design Agency
Lead Digital Consultant
Focus
Bristol

Clients: Coldharbour Systems

Duties: Handling the design process from the beginning including the creation of wireframes, finished visuals, and enhancement of the user experience. Working directly with clients – my role involved chairing meetings – from the initial conception to final reviews – and managing a team of creatives.

Activation Digital Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Designer
Activation Digital
Bristol

Clients: Nestle – Maggi Professional, McCoy’s, Levi Roots, Currys, PC World and Cook Italian.

Duties: Liaising with the design and management teams to create wireframes, concepts, designs for digital and printed campaigns. Output including storyboards, website banners, and printed materials, specialising in developing campaigns that sync well with the well-known, family-friendly brands.

375 Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Designer
375
Bristol

Clients: EDF, Viridor, Wetlands Wildlife Trust, Babcock, Centre for Sustainable Energy, Our Green Deal and PlanLoCal.

Duties: Working directly with other freelancers, I was in control of the digital output of the creation of wireframes, concepts and finalised designs. Additionally I led the design of a variety of marketing materials including direct mail pieces, brochures and annual reports.

Synergy Design Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Senior Designer
Synergy Creative
Bristol

Clients: Bristol Airport, Home Farm Trust (HFT)

Nudge Digital Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Lead Digital Designer
Nudge Digital
Bristol

Clients: Cornwall College

Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions - ICES Bristol Driving Organisation
Freelance Lead Digital Designer
Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions
Bristol

Duties: Working from wireframes to create a fresh yet corporate site incorporating the needs of the client and target audience, Designing style guides and selecting imagery, ensuring the adequate explanation of functionality and details to make sure any future design process is as straight-forward as possible.

Ocado London Design Agency
Freelance Designer
Ocado
Bristol

Duties: To promote and maintain the visual designs and identity of the Ocado website and its complimentary marketing. Daily liaisons with account managers, copywriters and project planners to manage the conception and design for mass circulation print jobs.

Lloyds Banking Group Bristol Design Department
Creative Artworker
Lloyds Banking Group
Bristol

Duties: Responsible for the creation of internal marketing, print and web collateral with speedy but accurate creative artworking and designing.

Roles included: Identity creation, web visualisation, banner artworking and campaign photography searching were all included whilst maintaining quality control and responsibility for the integrity of the brand and guidelines.

Deep Blue Sky Bath Design Agency
Freelance Designer
Deep Blue Sky
Bristol

Clients: twiDAQ, HTML5

Duties: Having freelanced on numerous projects, some of my many responsibilities include working solely with transatlantic companies and project managing the design, development and implementation of Mobile App, TwiDAQ. Weekly meetings with developers and designers, my main focus was on developing the User Interface to enhance the gameplay and functionality – this was done by encouraging the user’s sense of incentivised competition and subsequent motivation to play and required an ability to understand the wants and needs of the target audience in order to maximise engagement.

Middleweight Designer
AgencyUK
Bath

Clients: Del Monte, BSM, Global Pharmaceutical company Quintiles, Dr Schӓr Glutafin, Principality Building Society, Care UK, Kings Court Trust, Sovereign Living, iKUBE car insurance, Future Publishing, Momentum Corporate Finance, PC Gamer, Golden Joystick Awards, CVG – Computer and Video Games, GamesRadar, Rathbone, Valley Orthodontics and RK Accountancy.

Duties: Working within a small team creating campaign concepts that covered point of sale, websites and social media. Once created I was in charge of taking them through to completion, from design and artworking for print/digital, to ensuring all digital marketing is SEO optimised. General duties included: liaising with the account team; estimating timings; delegating workloads; designing brand guidelines and having an open correspondence with printers and suppliers.

E3 Media Bristol Design Agency
Freelance Designer
E3 Media
Bristol

Clients: KIA

Duties: Artworking for digital. Managing lesser experienced members. Working to extremely tight deadlines.

Working primarily on KIA.co.uk, alongside senior designers, producers and the Creative Director; designing web pages and heavily manipulating images that were beyond perfect – all the time, managing some of the lesser experienced designers; helping them along and briefing them in. Additionally to the brief I created a series of emails for the Red Nose Day campaign, simultaneously encouraging charitable donations, as well as creating brand awareness.