Creative leadership on project events, experiential and marketing campaigns.
Concept thinking, art direction, client liaison and studio management.
Brand strategy, identity development, resource guardianship and facilitation.
Print-based literature, digital illustration, signage and screen-based delivery.
Storytelling through film, video, kinetic design, animation and presentations.
Design thinking, user stories, personas, wireframing and mock-ups.
Digital Graphic Designer
Ownership towards the end to end visual design process on L&D project deliverables and role modelling the standard for L&D processes, design principles and UX/UI design solutions. Responsible for the production of digital materials to supporting multiple learning projects, both digital and print, across brands such as Sainsbury's Supermarkets, Sainsbury’s Bank, Argos and Habitat. Managing projects and collaborating with SMEs, Learning Designers and Learning Consultants. Supporting the development and training of different members of the wider L&D and HR teams.
Freelance Creative Designer
Graphic and integrated design projects, working with clients such as Student.com and Coventry University.
Creative Design Manager
Overall responsibility for creative design and brand initiatives throughout the company. Initiating and creating brand identity and marketing concepts to suit each business sector. Input into brand refurbishments within existing business contracts. Sales team support with tender and bid applications. Demanding the confidence of senior management and key company stakeholders.
Visual Design Senior Tutor
Developing theoretical and practical student-centered learning situations appropriate to curriculum documentation for the Bachelor of Visual Design Degree programme. Identifying learning needs of students and implementing appropriate teaching skills and methodology.
Verified Local Organiser - Behance Portfolio Reviews
Verified Behance Organiser taking creative leadership, management and coordination towards the Behance Bahrain Portfolio Reviews event. The event featured hosted design talks with a speaker panel of select professional creatives, workshops, showcasing talent, with opening networking and socialising opportunities to an engaging and inspirational experience.
Senior Graphic Designer
Responsible for developing creative and originative design concepts, overseeing and improving brand development with strategy across the creative team. Building strong relationships across the business, demanding the confidence of senior management and key company stakeholders.
Group Communications Designer
Art Direction and execution of projects across media pitches and presentations for key agency stakeholders. Public Relations strategy. Translating marketing messages into visual and motion design materials for exhibitions, conferences, seminars, workshops and case studies. Support to offices worldwide and thought leadership.
Creative management for several annual agency publishing titles, campaign management and creative strategy development. Team leading, scoping meetings, client liaison with general studio management.
Delivering lectures, seminars and workshops in Design and Visual Communication/Digital Media for the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Media Production Degree programme within the Media, Humanities and Technology faculty.
Offering creative design solutions to company and client led individual projects, marketing events, sales tenders and operations led initiatives. Working with marketing, promotions and on-site signage materials for numerous catering, retail and leisure outlets.
Middleweight Graphic Designer
Responsibility for all design elements of digital media and print projects within the company. Concept and design development from conception to launch on client campaigns. Corporate branding, team leading, project planning, client meeting and liaison.
Masters Degree studies at University of the Arts London (Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design).
Digital Graphic Designer for Learning & Development at Sainsbury’s. Ownership towards the end to end visual design process on L&D project deliverables and role modelling the standard for L&D processes, design principles and UX/UI design solutions. Working across the Sainsbury’s group brands such as Sainsbury’s Supermarkets, Sainsbury’s Bank, Argos and Habitat.
Extensive and professional experience working on a diverse range of SME, client-lead and self-initated projects. Substantial design experience working with industry standard applications.
Experienced in teaching and mentoring others on the integral applications used within Adobe Creative Cloud.
In 2004, graduated from the University of Arts London (Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design) with a Master of Arts Degree in Communication Design.
In 2001, graduated with an upper class 2:1 Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Graphic Communication studying at The University of Wolverhampton, England, UK.
Professional experience working in numerous design studios and corporate agencies throughout the years.
Client project work includes Behance, Ministry of Defence (UK), Bank of England, Kingston University, Corpus Christi College, Royal Air Force, Nuffield Hospitals, Kempton Park Racecourse, LearnDirect, Tourism Malaysia and Sainsbury’s Retail Group.
2019: HR Love Awards 2018
Sainsbury’s Product Innovation Award
2015: Employee of the Year
2006: Elior Marketing Award for Excellence
2001: Graduate Student of the Year
University of Wolverhampton Graphic Communication faculty
2001: Daler Rowney Graduate Student Prize for Excellence
University of Wolverhampton Award Board
Seeking new experiences in life, taking a keen interest in pursuing independent worldwide travels where I am able to adapt to new environments and situations with meeting new people.
Lau Gar Kung-Fu, fitness training, athletics, swimming, music, visiting galleries/exhibitions/live presentations for inspiration, socialising, reading various works of literature and writing.
I have found Warren’s work to be of an outstanding level, giving each piece his own personal stamp. His organisational and team leader communications skills are of a very high standard.
– YOLANDA ZIANI DE FERRANTI – HAWKER, ART DIRECTOR
No matter how complex the problem is, Warren will always come up with a brilliant, elegant, and cutting edge solution that will help drive the business forward.
Warren's creative thinking improved the image and brand of all our products throughout his time here. Through his work ethic he maintained a high level of respect and admiration throughout the company.
Warren is conscientious and hard working with an innovative approach to design for a better future, gaining an immediate grasp of what the key objectives are, an enthusiastic and inspirational collaborator.
High level professional skill allied to good personality, smart dress doesn’t go amiss either. Immediate increased numbers of students signing up for modules taught by Warren. Excellent work produced by some of his students.
Very quickly, Warren established himself as a key member of the team and has shown professionalism and dedication that ensured any project he has been handed was completed on time and on many occasions exceeded expectations.
DEAN: FACULTY OF EDICT, BAHRAIN POLYTECHNIC