Simon Carr

Simon Carr

Designologist. Responsive Web Advocate. Likes to build things.

Location
Greater Nashville Area
Industry
Design

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Simon Carr's Overview

Current
  • Principal, Creative Director at workbysimon
Past
  • web developer + designer at echo
  • Game Artist & Animator at Part12 Studios
  • Interactive Programmer/Designer at MMA Creative
  • Associate Art Director at The Idea Farm
  • Contract Designer at RB Design Studio
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Simon Carr's Summary

Simon believes: "Design is the visual representation of strategy"

Simon has been interested in design his entire life. After graduating with a degree in graphic design, he worked with many talented art directors, designers, developers and strategists in the agency world. Lucky enough to work with good folks, smart enough to learn from them.

Since 2009 Simon has been focusing all his attention on working directly with clients. As creative director of workbsimon, he provides strategy, concepting, design & implementation. Typical clients are technology companies, startups, architecture firms, design agencies and large companies in need of new ideas.

Design Services: Modern solutions for responsive websites and applications. Including UI Design, wireframes, Mood Boards and layered photoshop files.

Development Services: front-end development, responsive code, css3, WordPress and mobile development.

More info at workbysimon.com

Simon Carr's Experience

Principal, Creative Director

workbysimon

May 2009Present (5 years 5 months) Greater Nashville Area

workbysimon is a strategic design studio based in Nashville TN. Expertise includes responsive web design, UI design for web + mobile, along with development for HTML5, CSS3, Mobile and WordPress.

Client work ranges from technology companies, startups, creative agencies, entertainment and arts. Collaboration with design teams at large companies as well.

Find out more @ www.workbysimon.com

web developer + designer

echo

2008June 2009 (1 year)

Member of the Creative Team responsible for working with designers, programmers and account managers to build online communities for the Entertainment Industry.

Worked hands on for Echo clients: Faith Hill, Kelly Clarkson, Beyonce, Yanni, Kanye West and more.

Game Artist & Animator

Part12 Studios

February 2008January 2009 (1 year)

Part 12 Studios is a nashville based game development studio. As a co-founder, I helped create the first Part 12 Studios title: World's Fastest Drummer. Since its release, the game has over 1.5 million plays on the Addicting Games website.

Interactive Programmer/Designer

MMA Creative

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

June 2007May 2008 (1 year)

At MMA I worked as part of a multi-talented creative team. The clients I worked with while at MMA ranged from the Tennessee Democratic Party to Vanderbilt and the Climate Project.

My responsibilities included web design and development, as well as videography and editing for our economic development clients. I also wore the hat of an animator when the ocassion presented itself.

Associate Art Director

The Idea Farm

January 2006June 2007 (1 year 6 months)

At The Idea Farm I worked on a variety of projects involving: web design, print design, videography and photography.

Contract Designer

RB Design Studio

Sole Proprietorship; 1-10 employees; Internet industry

20052006 (1 year)

Contract work for RB Design Studio.

Simon Carr's Languages

  • spanish

Simon Carr's Skills & Expertise

  1. User Interface Design
  2. Web Design
  3. Graphic Design
  4. Wordpress
  5. Web Development
  6. Creative Direction
  7. CSS
  8. Mobile Design
  9. Responsive Web Design
  10. User Experience
  11. WordPress
  12. Website Development
  13. Email Marketing
  14. Flash
  15. Photoshop
  16. Multimedia
  17. InDesign
  18. E-commerce
  19. User Interface
  20. Art Direction
  21. HTML 5
  22. CMS
  23. XHTML
  24. Photography
  25. Animation
  26. Mobile Applications
  27. Branding & Identity
  28. Adobe Creative Suite
  29. Interaction Design
  30. Information Architecture
  31. Front-end
  32. Logo Design
  33. Graphics
  34. Brand Development
  35. Corporate Identity
  36. Creative Strategy
  37. Layout

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Simon Carr's Education

Western Kentucky University

BFA Graphic Design, Art/Design, English/Writing

20002005

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nature, people, art

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