My Work

Website

Swinton Insurance careers website

Ensuring better career prospects.

Animation

SMRS Power of Data animation

Why data is so important.

Website

Compass Group Website

Making job searching easier for thousands.

Website

easyJet Technology page

Uplifting technology careers.

Internal Campaign

Management Speak

Enough with the bull***t.

Video

Turning Point Video

Showcasing the power of second chances.

Website

York St John mobile website

Open days on the go.

Illustration/Website

Us Squared

What if you were a hero in a retro point-and-click?

Advertising Campaign/Pitch

BCU Student Attraction

Based in Birmingham, aiming for the world.

Advertising Campaign/Photoshoot

Northumbria University Student Attraction

Delivering what students want in the best student city in UK.

Advertising Campaign/Photoshoot

Da Vinci Studio School student attraction

Taking the kids seriously.

Website

Miscellaneous Websites

Other web projects I have worked on.

Type Design

Sanriff Typeface

Bridging the gap between serif and sans-serif.

Wayshowing

BM&AG Wayfinding Proposal

Never be lost in a museum again.

Video

SMRS IDeA Video

What's the big idea?

Illustration

Northumbria University Illustrations

The colourful side of Northumbria.

Advertising Campaign

Nissan Talent Attraction

Uniquely Japanese British.

Photoshoot

The Co-operative Bank Photoshoot

Making the clients' dreams come true.

Advertising Campaign/Website

House of Fraser Technology Campaign

Fashion for all tastes.

Photography

Photography

Click!

Illustration/Misc.

Fine art & Illustration

Doodles and stuff...

About Me

My name is Kārlis Blūms and I am a graphic designer who currently calls Manchester (UK) home.

At the moment I am working as a web designer and my duties include UX, wireframing, prototyping and designing websites. In the past I have worked on print and digital creative, photography, video, animation as well as creative & photo shoot art direction in my role as a multimedia designer.

My Core Skills & Experience

Graphic Designer
Fine Art Secondary Education
1st Class Bachelor's Degree in Visual Communication
Type Design
Web Design
Typography
Photography
Video & Animation
Art Direction
6 Years and Counting of Freelance Work
3 Years as Multimedia Designer in a Studio
1 Year and Counting as Web Designer in a Studio

My Technical Skills

Photoshop

8/10

InDesign

8/10

Illustrator

8/10

Premiere

7/10

After Effects

6/10

Flash

4/10

Axure

5/10

Font Lab Studio

5/10

HTML

4/10

CSS

4/10

Javascript

2/10

If you want to get in touch with me, please drop me an e-mail on blums.karlis@gmail.com or contact me on Twitter.