Education: HND Graphic Design
Successful career, traveling the world meeting inspiring people and being able to inspire others.
LinkedIN Profile: https://linkedin.com/in/cory-barrett-21710915
Current Position: Design Consultant
Experience Description: Includes: • Creative Consultant - CBC • Group Director - Strategy & Operations Creative Visual Merchandising - Tiffany & Company • Co-Owner - Native Media Group • Director, Global Visual Concepts - Gap Inc. • Creative Head - Bally • Creative Manager - COS • Visual Manager - The shop at Bluebird • Visual Stylist - Liberty Ltd • Visual Merchandiser - Topshop Topman For more information, please visit the LinkedIn link.
How did I get here, I constantly ask myself that same question. This was not the path that I had planned. But it is one I am eternally grateful for.
I studied Graphic Design at University in Northampton and that was my dream to work for a top agency, designing packaging, advertising campaigns and working with some of my creative idols. The Face magazine, David Carson and Neville Brody.
But life had a different plan for me. I left Uni graduating proudly with my HND in Graphic Design confident in my ability and proud of my portfolio but the Graphics community wasn’t set up to take me on “how much experience have you had” said the 7th interviewer. If you class a week working at a printing company not a lot! It was at that point I just became a little disillusioned with the whole process, I’ve just graduated how can I gain experience? But what it really taught me it’s not what you know but who you know especially taking your 1st steps into a career.
A MAN HAS TO PRESENT AN IMAGE TO THE WORLD”