Aaron Flynn


Confident, naturally curious, with a meticulous eye for detail, and a passion for minimalistic user-focused flat design.

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Digital Designer

  • date_rangeJul 2017 - Present
  • north_eastDistrelec

Distrelec is one of Europe's leading distributors of electronics, automation and measurement technology. My role here involves working with Marketing to help drive traffic to our websites by designing and developing a wide range of web pages, emails, banners and printed marketing material. Attention to deal is crucial, as the vast majority of the work I create has to be translated across 23 countries in 16 languages.

As one of the first to be employed in Distrelec’s Manchester Enterprise Hub, I played a pivotal role in helping them establish the marketing departments collaborative processes, workflow tools and resource requirements.

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SASS
  • jQuery
  • Hybris
  • Dynamic Yield
Present
Day

Digital Designer

Venn Digital is a Digital Marketing Agency based in Cheshire. As a Digital Designer I was responsible for the design and frontend development of their clients' websites. I was involved at every stage of a project’s life cycle, from the initial meetings with the client, to the design, build and user testing of the final product. Larger projects involved working closely with a team of Digital Designers.

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SASS
  • Github
  • Bitbucket
Jun
2017

Faculty Web Officer

As a Science and Engineering Faculty Web Officer, I was the digital marketing expert for the faculty and responsible for the management as well as enhancement of a broad portfolio of websites, whilst implementing digital marketing campaigns and techniques to improve the faculty’s recognition and visibility in key markets. I worked collaboratively with teaching, research and technical staff to ensure that their outputs were presented effectively to key audiences.

I provided a crucial role in ensuring that the university's brand, reputation and strengths were promoted correctly internally and externally. I worked closely with the Faculty Marketing Officer, developing the faculty’s portfolio of digital marketing materials, initiating and delivering digital campaigns to support a number of key projects, open days and events within the faculty - such as:

  • Open days and tours
  • High profile events
  • Launches and engagement events
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • WordPress
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • PHP
Apr
2016

Website Manager

  • date_rangeJan 2014 - Jun 2015
  • north_eastR.O.EYE

R.O.EYE is a performance marketing agency based in Manchester and London. During my time there I was solely responsible for the development and management of a portfolio of affiliate websites. This included their development, content management and maintenance. I worked with Backend Developers to create data-driven features to make them as autonomous as possible.

I drove traffic to them through a series of weekly email campaigns and via social media advertising. In addition, I was involved in any graphic design the company needed, including logos, pitch documents, user guides and web banners.

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SASS
  • Github
  • Bitbucket
Jun
2015

Web & Graphic Designer

Gladiator PC is owned by Aria Technology, a computer components and peripherals retailer. I worked for Aria on a 2 month contract to help redesign and develop Gladiator PC, a custom PC building website. This contract involved working closely with their Graphic Designer to create new branding and a Back End Developer to integrate the functionality of the website.

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • HTML
  • CSS
Oct
2013

Artworker & Online Executive

  • date_rangeJun 2008 - Aug 2010
  • north_eastHSS Hire

HSS Hire is one of the leading suppliers of tool and equipment hire in the UK. In this role I was solely responsible for their graphic design and web content management. The role was new, and I worked with HSS Hire to determine my hardware and software requirements, timescales and workflow.

My day-to-day included designing printed marketing, clothing, stationery, signage and billboards, updating hundreds of products online, building microsites and email campaigns and producing analytical reports.

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML
  • CSS
Aug
2010

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