About Blake Designs...
Blake Designs Ltd is run by Claire White an independent creative designer based in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands. Claire has a proven track record with over 20 years commercial experience in creative design, delivering exceptional logo & visual identity design, website design & development and print design for a wide range of clients.
Claire adopts a professional and personal approach, using simple technical terms and language that you will understand, with a ‘no jargon’ promise! Offering design services that are excellent value for money, combined with Claire's wealth of commercial experience and high attention to detail ensures every project undertaken is a success!
Claire has had many satisfied clients over the years, here is what one recent website client had to say...
"Our website is a great success and has received outstanding praise from our customers. Due to Claire’s passion for website design and development and her dedication to providing an excellent service, we have maintained high search engine ratings, which have in turn increased our customer numbers. About 90% of our customers have found us via our website, which is extremely user friendly. The use of social networking links and other links within our site has also increased our visibility within the web arena, which all adds to increasing our business potential.
We cannot say enough about her excellent work and cutting edge talent. I would highly recommend Claire to anyone who is thinking of starting a website, she is fantastic."
Diana and Jacqui, Cherish UK
If you would like some design work, a website developing or logo created and want to know more about what is involved or have a project you would like to discuss, for a consultation then please get in touch today.
Claire White, Creative Designer...
Upon leaving University Claire began her working career as a designer for an industry leading business to business online & print publisher. Within the business she quickly rose to the rank of Multimedia Manager and this is where she stayed for a number of years.
In 1999 Claire joined Birmingham City University (BCU) formally UCE as a Technology Consultant, the following 13 years saw her work on 4 consecutive multi-million pound European funded projects. Claire assisted many hundreds of companies across Birmingham and the West Midlands and in many differing industry sectors with their website design, logo & branding design, multimedia and design for print requirements. Claire soon became a Senior Consultant and subsequent Creative Team Manager, in the final two years of her employment with BCU Claire strategically planned, designed and developed BCU’s own Faculty of Technology, Engineering and the Environment website presence. Over the years Claire has done work for small and large businesses, as well as working as a freelancer for a number of design agencies, her diversity of experience and skills are her key strength.
In 2012 Claire left BCU to pursue her dream of working for herself, she now works as independent creative designer.
Skills: website design and development, html, css, flash, ecommerce website design, cms website design, search engine optimisation (seo), logo design and branding, stationary and business card design, graphic design, design for print, email marketing design, social media, photography.
Software: Adobe DreamWeaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Macromedia Fireworks, Macromedia Freehand, Adobe Acrobat.