General Information

Address 22 Coniston Avenue      
  West Jesmond      
  Newcastle Upon Tyne      
  NE2 3HA      
E-mail sam@spjohnson.co.uk      
Mobile (+44) 07515352182      


Skill Summary

Creative IT Proficient
Hardworking Innovative
Deadline Oriented Fast Learning
Professional Eye for Detail
Reliable Good Leadership Skills
Ambitious Polite



2 Years BSc(hons) Product Design Engineering Northumbria University
1 Year BSc Product Design Loughborough University
A Level Design Techology (B) Eastbourne College
A Level Physics (C) Eastbourne College
A Level Chemistry (C) Eastbourne College
14 GCSEs A*-C The Cavendish School - Eastbourne

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze
Duke of Edinburgh Silver

Young Engineers for Britain national finalist, 2006.

Flt Sgt. and head of section to Eastbourne CCF(RAF) after 3 ½ years at 54 (Eastbourne) Sqn, Air Training Corps.


Previous work experience

Assistant Technical Director and Camera Operator for Pathway Productions Ltd. 2007.
Director - Steven Hoskins, Technical Director - Peter Smith.

Freelance graphic design:
Corperate imagery, logos, web, event promotion and livery.

Freelance photography:
Promotional, event, family, wedding, Christening, landscape, sport and wildlife.


Further Skills

Being a student Design Engineer I am proficient with numerous computer operating systems and I work with computers everyday. I use Adobe Creative Suit daily (Ps, Dw, Id, Lr, Ai etc) and I am currently teaching myself several CAD and 3D modelling packages including ProEngineer, Solid Works and Modo 4.01.
My Father is a Fine Art graduate and works as a Graphic Designer. Throughout my life I have observed his work process and skills. This has provided me with the opportunity to build on my own creativity and develop my professional skills.


workshop Skills

Competant workshop skills include the use of:
Band saw
Milling machine
Belt/orbital sander
Basic MIG welding
CNC CAD/CAM; including lathe, router, laser, plasma, water jet, 3D rapid prototyping etc
Manual fabrication tools
Spray finishing
Foam modelling


Hobbies and Interests

Freelance design – special effect, product, 3D, graphic and web
Freelance photography
Special effects for film and television
TKM Karting (Loughborough University in Club 100, 2007)
Flying light aircraft
Classic car restoration/maintenance
6-a-side Sunday football
Networking (meeting new people)
Drawing and painting
Model making and fabrication