CURRICULUM VITAE OF CHRISTOPHER PAYNE

I am a highly motivated Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Art Director, always demanding the best of myself to produce memorable visual and interactive design.

PERSONAL DETAILS

  • Christopher Matthew Payne
  • Date of birth : 16th of March 1983
  • Nationality : English
  • Languages : English, Spanish
  • Years as a designer : 9 years
  • Phone number: +1 415 579 7050
  • Website: chrispayneportfolio.com
  • Email: chris@chrispayneportfolio.com
  • Twitter: @chrisypayne

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lead Designer | MuleSoft. Inc | San Francisco, United States | March 2012 - Present (3 years, 7, 27 days.)

With worldwide offices and over 35% of the Fortune 500 as customers, Silicon Valley based tech company MuleSoft is leading the way in solving the worlds biggest IT problem : integration. MuleSoft continues to grow from strength to strength, and is already seen a big player in the multimillion dollar tech-industry.

The MuleSoft.com website, which I designed, won the ‘2013 WMA Award for Outstanding Website’. This was voted by an independent panel of experts.

Won the ‘2012 MuleSoft Owner Award’ for Scaling the company. I was voted for this award by my peers as well as upper management.

I was responsible for designing and rebranding MuleSoft’s entire online / offline look and feel. A process which was complete in 3 months, and involved creative solutions to bring style and consistency to a website which houses over 500+ pages.


Freelance Graphic Designer | Worldwide | September 2009 - Present (5 years, 2 months 12 days)

Alfreton Town Football Club - Rebranded an English professional football club, which lead to a record number of shirt sales.

Desinion - Created my own SaaS company that allows creatives to get insightful statistics on their work.

Booze Tubes - Project managed and designed a simple but stylish logo & e-commerce website.

HSE - Won a national competition to design HSE’s poster campaign for health and safety in the workplace.

The Piano Poster - Designed and built a interactive advertising idea to publicize The Royal Academy of Music.

Sarah Green - Concepted and created an intelligent guerilla advertising idea to help a freelance english teacher.


Intern Advertising Creative | MSA Advertising | New York City, USA | June 2009 - September 2009

Worked with the creative team create, develop and present new and innovative ideas to many clients across different sectors, including New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation in which I thought up, developed and pitch the ‘Accidents Happen’ guerilla advertising campaign.

EDUCATION

Intern Advertising Creative | MSA Advertising | New York City, USA | June 2009 - September 2009

Foundation Degree, Design for Graphic Communication. 2:1


Chesterfield College

B.T.E.C. National Diploma in Graphic Design.

Merit Level B.T.E.C.

G.N.V.Q. in Art and Design with Distinction

N.O.C.N. Digital Design Studies (Adobe Products)


AWARDS

2013 & 2015 WebAward, outstanding website

Voted for by independent expert judges from around the world for my work on MuleSoft.com


MuleSoft owners award, Scaling the company

In house annual company awards, I was one of 8 winners (out of 400 employees) and won the Scaling the Company award for my diligent work in positively rebranding the whole company.