Posted: Sun 5th Jun 2016

New Graphic Communication Lecturer Appointed /
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jun 5th, 2016

Liam Collins has just been appointed as the new Graphic Communication lecturer and will start his new role this month, preparing for the September intake of new students. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Liam, who completed his graphics degree in Newport, has since worked as a graphic designer for 9 years including working as a freelancer, in agencies and as an in-house designer for Gwent Police, which included developing all communications material and award-winning campaigns. Liam is currently completing his MA in graphics, and also works as designer and brand manager for the band for which he is lead singer: Rusty Shackle, an indie-folk band who were recently number 2 in the iTunes alternative folk chart. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“I’m really excited to be starting this role” commented Liam, whose specialist interests including web design, motion graphics and digital design. “There’s so much exciting stuff happening in Cardiff in terms of the design sector, and so it’s a great time to be a graphics student in the city”. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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