Clare is a highly enthusiastic, conscientious graphic designer. With a love of all forms of art and design, Clare has always had a strong drive to create and to make ordinary things beautiful. Through education and experience, this passion has developed to use problem solving, research and a creative thought process to help clients to reach their project / brand objectives and goals.

KEY STRENGTHS

  • Ideas and concept visualization – story-telling /  creating an emotional connection with the customer through design
  • Excellent working knowledge of the design process – from concept through to final print production
  • Proficient with brand identities, audits and guidelines
  • Wide range of experience – has worked for agencies in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand
  • Always friendly and highly personable to deal with
  • Reliable and efficient – will always meet deadlines
  • Naming & branding / logo development
  • Strong communication skills – Clare will ask questions to get to know how your company runs and discover what your needs are
  • Detail-orientated – can confidently ensure accuracy and professionalism at all times
  • Aims to please – clients and employers have given much positive feedback *
  • Packaging design & print production preparation
  • Works well independently, or collaborating as part of a team
  • Promotional material – competent in designing creative large and small scale graphics – from exhibition display banners & signage to flyers, brochures, booklets and gift cards
  • Professionally trained with over 12 years experience
  • Skilled in both print and web

PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Member of the following professional creative organisations:

   

EXPERIENCE

The Brand Union, Dublin
2006 – 2008.

LED Group, Dublin
2008.

Hopping Mad Designs, Sydney
Freelance, 2009.

Various Design Agencies, Auckland
Freelance, 2010.

Bravo Outdoor / JCDecaux Advertising, Dublin
2011 – 2014.

Working Independently:
.99 Design
BRR (Brian R Richards Ltd)
The Design Dairy
Neworld Associates
Mo Design Co
Dynamo Design
Publicis Mojo Ltd
UGP Design
Mesh Design
Persuasion Republic
Y&R NZ
Design Tactics
RRD Creative

Clare Lynch Creative launched, Dublin
2014 – 2019

EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT

Clare graduated with an Honours Degree, Bsc in Multimedia, from Dublin City University and has acquired an Honours Diploma in Art & Design in NCAD, the National College of Art and Design. She has continued her post graduate studies in Illustration, Visual Arts Practice, Drawing Processes & Visual Research, Design Research at Level 9 of a Masters module in GMIT, Letterpress Printing & Typography, Web Design, Adobe Software up-skilling (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign), Artwork for Print, Creative D Program, received a QQI reward for Business Development for Creative Business Owners at the Entrepreneurs Academy, WordPress training and Sales & Marketing in institutions including NCAD, Griffith College, The Digital Hub, The Adrienne Geoghanne Illustration course, DPP Design Skillsnet, Plato Creative D and Catherine Lawlor School of Art. More recently Clare has been a regular Guest Lecturer to Graphic Design Students at Bray College of Further Education (Graphic design tutor Shirley Brooks at BIFE had high praise for Clare’s lecture here) and had her art featured in the CEAD 2016 Exhibition (see more here), Halftone Dublin, Wonder Exhibition 2017, Incognito 2018, the Catherine Lawlor Art Exhibition, CEAD 2019 Exhibition and she made the selection for the 100 Archive 100 best design projects of 2018 in Ireland. Clare regularly attends design events such as Offset, Pecha Kucha, Semi-Permanent, Show and Tell and IDI Bread & Butter talks to observe current design and industry news and trends and continued inspiration. She has won multiple design awards including IDA 2017 and IDA 2018, 100 Archive and Fresh 18.

EXHIBITIONS & FEATURES

  • June 2019  Featured in the CEAD 2019 Exhibition – NCAD, Thomas Street, Dublin
  • 100 Archive
  • Sunday Business Post
  • IDA Awards (2017 and 2018)
  • Fresh 18
  • Packaging of the World
  • Dexigner
  • July 2018 DesignWest Exhibition – Letterfrack, Galway
  • April 2018  Incognito 2018 – Solomon Fine Art Gallery, Dublin 2
  • October 2017  Halftone Exhibition – Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
  • August 2017  Stephen’s Green Art Exhibition, Dublin 2
  • June 2017  ‘Wonder’ Illustration Group Exhibition – FilmBase Gallery, Temple Bar
  • June 2016  Featured in the CEAD 2016 Exhibition – NCAD, Thomas Street, Dublin

Get in touch:

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