Last Update 14 December 2019
Date of birth: 27 November 1975
Nationality: British / Italian
Address: 15 Petworth Close, M224YQ Manchester, United Kingdom
Mobile: (0044) 7955 115280
Portfolio Website: www.antonioesposito.me
Portfolio Password: ant_portfolio
Downloadable Portfolio: http://antonioesposito.me/portfolio/AEsposito_Portfolio.zip
August 2013 to December 2019
Senior Web/Graphic Designer / Head of Design
Advancis Ltd – Buddy Loans (Manchester, UK)
Caerus Capital Ltd – ChooseMyCar (Manchester, UK)
I was hired by Advancis Ltd as a Senior Web/Graphic Designer to become responsible for the development, the prototyping and the graphic design of all the financial products of the company related to their main brand Buddy Loans. I was also responsible from new start-up company established in 2017 ChooseMyCar. Key responsibilities were:
– Brand and corporate identity – design and development.
– Concepts, prototypes and designs of corporate websites.
– UX / UI design of web and mobile applications (loan apps).
– UX / UI prototype and design of internal selling and management software including call centre
– Concept, prototype and design of landing pages for client’s conversion for all company’s loan
and finance products.
– Marketing materials: newsletters, banners, brochures,
flyers, Social Media campaigns, investors presentations.
– Marketing infographics, PowerPoint presentations and employees training materials.
– Corporate stationery design: letterhead, business cards, invoices, legal documents and
contracts, company merchandise.
October 2017 to December 2018
Senior Graphic Designer (Freelance)
Loanable Ltd (London, UK)
Loanable Ltd is a credit broker company established in 2017. I was hired as a Senior Graphic Designer to work closely with the company CEO to develop and to design all the corporate and marketing materials for the business, including:
– Brand identity design.
– Corporate website design for www.loanable.com.
– UX / UI prototype and design of web and mobile applications.
April 2013 to July 2013
Head of Design
Kudos Web Design (Manchester, UK)
I was hired at Kudos Web Design as a Head of the creative department. I was responsible for the design and the management of all the creative aspects of the company including:
– Initial brief with the clients.
– Websites prototyping and graphic design.
– UX / UI design of e-commerce web applications.
– Marketing materials, landing pages and mobile apps.
November 2011 to February 2013
Senior Graphic Designer
Stanleybet Betting Ltd (Liverpool, UK)
I was hired by Stanleybet as Senior Graphic Designer to become part of a marketing team of 12 people. At Stanleybet I was responsible for the design of most of the off-line promotional and betting products of the company. All the design projects were mainly utilised inside the company’s shop across 8 European countries.
– Posters, flyers and banners design.
– Concept and design of betting products and promotional materials.
– Betting slips, shop’s furniture and company merchandise.
August 2010 to January 2011
First Internet Marketing (Manchester, UK)
I was hired at FirstInternet to become responsible for the coordination and production of all the design materials for the agency’s clients. My responsibilities were mainly the graphic design and art direction of websites, advertisements, newsletters, brochures, logos and office stationery.
October 2008 to April 2010
Web Graphic Designer
Lakestar Media (Manchester, UK)
At Lakestar Media I was responsible for the design, development and maintenance of all the websites amd marketing materials for the company’s clients, including:
– Banner campaigns, newsletter, landing pages and websites graphic design.
June 2006 to October 2008
Web Graphic Designer
Promedia Advertising (Manchester, UK)
At Promedia ADV I was responsible for the design, development (PHP) and maintenance of all the company’s clients websites. I was also in charge of the development of an internal CMS for the client’s website management.
November 2002 to May 2006
GPCWeb Marketing (Naples, Italy)
At GPCWeb I was responsible for the HTML, CSS and PHP development of all company’s clients websites and CMS Content Management Systems.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy CBT Diploma
The Centre of Excellence February 2018
Eating Psychology Diploma
Clinical Weight Loss Diploma
Body Love Diploma
Eating Disorders Awareness Diploma
Addiction Therapy Diploma
The Centre of Excellence During the Year 2016 / 2017
Certified NLP Practitioner
The Coaching Academy June 2015
Certified Life Performance Coaching
The Coaching Academy November 2015
Career Coaching & Motivational Speaker
IAP College 2016
Advanced Graphic Design Diploma
Creative Design School 2013 – 2014 (United Kingdom)
Web Designer / Developer – Course/Stage
Fama Consulting Srl – November 2001 to January 2002 (Italy)
Software Developer – VB, C, C++ Course
Progetto Lavoro School – September 1999 to July 2000 (Italy)
High School Diploma as “Land Surveyor”
ITG G. Porzio – September 1990 to June 1995 (Italy)
SKILLS & TOOLS
Graphic design expertise
Websites, UI/UX software and CMS design, brand identities, adverts, brochures, social media design, posters, flyers, postcards, banners, leaflets, corporate stationery, image manipulations, merchandising, magazines, exhibitions and displays, photography, mobile apps, landing pages for conversion, presentations.
Software and technologies
Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
Currently using/learning Figma – www.figma.com.
Basic knowledge of Videos Post-Production (Final Cut Pro)
CERTIFIED LIFE COACH
Since October 2016 I am the Managing Director at TheThinkingMind Coaching Ltd, where I am specialised in Life Performance and Weight Loss Coaching, with particular attention to CBT and eating psychology disorders.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
I love coaching and helping people to achieve their most important goals and dreams. Fitness is also another of my passion. I am a certified Insanity Live Instructor. I love writing and reading, I have a big collection of non-fiction and self-development books. I am also interested in travelling when possible, photography, music and food.