Desmond Wade is an Irish designer with a background in engineering. While studying for his undergraduate in graphic design, Des co-founded a design start-up called Instamedia. Graduating from college this year, Des holds a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communications) degree with Honors from Crawford College of Art & Design (CCAD) and CIT. If you're interested in getting to know more about his background, he's dropped a few details below.

Education

CCAD/CIT

September 2013 – October 2017

Visual Communications (BA Honours)

Crawford College of Art & Design/
Cork Institute of Technology

CIT

September 2010 – October 2013

Higher Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering

Cork Institute of Technology

Experience

Chapter.

July 2017 – March 2018

Chapter.ie

Designer

Instamedia Ltd

January 2013 – February 2016

Instamedia Limited

Designer/ Co-Founder

Freelance

February 2016 – July 2017

Freelance Graphic Design
& Digital Marketing

Selected Clients

Google

Rolex

Irish Examiner

University College Cork

BreakingNews.ie

Benchwarmers

Bank of Ireland

Mini

Heineken

Foot Island Resort

Starbucks

Greenlight Events

Great National Hotel Group

RecruitIreland.ie

Achievements

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Visual Communications
Packaging Design
Finalist
Cork Digital Marketing Awards
Best Instagram
Finalist
Cork Digital Marketing Awards
Rich Media
Finalist
Cork Digital Marketing Awards
Rich Media
Finalist
Eir Spider Awards
Rich Media
Finalist
Certificate of Excellence
Campaign Design
“In recognition of outstanding research and project work on the topic of blood donation for the Irish Blood Transfusion Services”