HELLO

I AM DEAN RIX

Experienced Graphic Designer.
Extensive experience in retail and corporate design.
Print & online collateral Expertise in creating promotional material online and print media.
Front End Web Developer.
HELLO

I AM DEAN RIX

Experienced Graphic Designer.
Extensive experience in retail and corporate design.
Print & online collateral Expertise in creating promotional material online and print media.
Front End Web Developer.
With 12+ years of professional experience, I combine dynamic design and creativity together with careful thought, communication and understanding to achieve a successful result.
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TECH SKILLS
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COMMUNICATOR
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AVERAGE DESIGNER
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TECH SKILLS
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COMMUNICATOR
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BAD ASS
With 12+ years of professional experience, I combine dynamic design and creativity together with careful thought,communication and understanding to achieve a successful result.
I am appreciative of the opportunities provided by previous employers and believe the skills and knowledge I have together with my work ethic will be beneficial to a future employer.
skill set
GRAPHIC DESIGN
Mac and PC Operator.
Indesign. Photoshop. Illustrator.
Flash. Freehand. Acrobat.
WEB DESIGN
HTML. HTML5. CSS3. XD.
Dreamweaver. Fireworks.
WordPress. Squarespace.
  • Aug 2016 – Present
    Currently freelancing with ongoing clients.
  • Oct 2015 – Aug 2016
    Fusion Creative
    Web Designer Client: Yellow Pages.
  • Apr 2015 – Jun 2015
    Big Ideas Group
    Contract designer
    - mainly signage design.
  • Jul 2012 – Jul 2013
    Vision College: Diploma in Web Programming & Design.
  • Mar 2010 – Apr 2011
    Go Digital
    Full time Graphic Designer / Finished Artist. My position along with others became redundant due to company downsizing.
  • Sep 2009 – Mar 2010
    Freelance work
    for Aquent / Firebrand (Melbourne & Sydney).
  • Jan 2008 – Sep 2009
    STARDOME
    Stardome Auckland Planetarium (Auckland NZ) Role: Full Time Graphic Designer & Web Design / Show Design. Employed as an in-house designer, from creative concepts to final print. Position became part-time so I took the opportunity to work and travel overseas.
  • Feb 2006 – Jan 2008
    Aim Proximity AKL
    Full time retail Graphic Design / Finished Artist. Clients include Pharmacy Brands, Air New Zealand, BNZ, Westpac and Telecom Directories.
  • May 2005 – Nov 2005
    The Workhouse
    Junior Designer & Finished Artist. Position was made redundant due to downsize of business.
  • Jul 2002 – May 2004
    College of Design and Arts (Christchurch NZ)
    I gained a Diploma in Communication Arts and Design with Merit.