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CV  - William Chouffot

graphic designer | art director | photographer | marketeer
Southend on Sea, United Kingdom


Graphic designer, art director, photographer. Main areas of expertise: design for print and business communications, social media content, direct marketing, website design - actively seeking contract or freelance opportunities.


Guildprime Specialist Contracts Ltd 

Graphic Design | Art Director | Photographer

April 2015 - Present


Creation of content for social media (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn &  Facebook) and website. 
Design and management of website. 
Design, manage promotional print. 
Design, write and manage email newsletters. 
Project photography and video. 
Maintain digital email signatures 


Art Director & Graphic Designer

May 2012 - 2015 (3 years 8 months)

During this time I was contracted to work for both agencies, in-house client  side. Contracts include work for: Keymed, Debenhams, Xendpay, Dialogue Marketing, World Books and the Amethyst Group. 

Projects included: Website design for financial start up. Intranet management  for high street retailer. Production of Manuals for the repair of Endoscopes, Direct Mail campaigns for a Book Club. The Design and artwork for FMCG packaging and on pack offers. 

Oxford House College

Creative Director

March 2006 - June 2012 (6 years 4 months)

Responsible for the design and production of all marketing collateral online

and in print - including:

Advertising - digital and in print
Design and print of course prospectuses, leaflets, posters and internal  informational graphics. 
Digital presentations,
Content management and UX of websites in collaboration with development  team. 
Design and develop email newsletters and sales promotions.
Management of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). 
Design and production branded interactive pdf forms. 
Management of photography and video production. 
Management and guardian of brand identity. 
Development and management of in-house photo library. 

Mark 1 Hire Ltd

Graphic Designer

November 1999 - February 2006 (6 years 4 months)

Management of design and tone of voice of all marketing collateral. Mark 1  Hire placed exceptional importance on service design and delivery. 

Resposibilities included:

Design, management of website design and product updates.
Management of Search Engine Optimisation. 
Management of print and photography. 
Management and analysis of customer satisfaction surveys. 
Provide marketing communications advice to small business customers. 

Hyphen Advertising & Marketing

Creative Director | Art Director | Graphic Designer

April 1985 - May 1998 (13 years 2 months)

Responsible for the timely delivery of all agency creative work and pitches.  Working in collaboration with studio and production managers to ensure  deadlines are met. Managing Working with client-side management and agency account team to develop, advertising and marketing communication strategies for clients. 

Scope of projects included: advertising, direct marketing, print and event  management. Part of the senior management team that oversaw agency revenue growth of 600% over a 5 year period. 

Provide day-to-day project management and ensuring key stage deadlines  were met 
Establish and manage a team of designers, finished artists, writers, photographers and other freelancers to support business growth. 

Clients: Kompass, Norwegian Tourist Board, Dial Publications, Northumbria  Buses, London Business Link, Yorkshire Rider, Balkan Holidays, ACCESS Cardwise, National Express, Contiki Holidays, Greenwich Building Society, Iceland Air, Air France, French Line, Air France, Norton Abrasives, McCready's Steel, Laing Homes, Loftleidir Air, Intersun Holidays, Skytours. 

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