Richard Laing, Graphic Designer/Producer

Relevant Qualifications

Degree equivalent in Information Graphic Design & Typography. Harrow School of Art & Design, London.

BBC Television, London

Immediately after graduation, seconded to a small design unit responsible for the creation of day to day on-air graphics for the BBC’s flagship early-evening current affairs programme Nationwide

BBC Education, London & Milton Keynes

1973 - 1989: The BBC and The Open University pioneered the art of distance learning to degree level using broadcast television production as an integral part of course materials. It was here that, as a graphic design department team member, I was responsible for producing content and promotional graphics across the complete faculty spectrum within the unique BBC/OU partnership.

Legend Television, Pinewood Studios

1990 - 1992: Solely responsible for the production of both internally and externally commissioned graphic projects primarily for independent production companies.

Freelance Graphic Designer/Producer (UK)

1992 - 2004: Established a freelance relationship with various production companies, facilities and broadcasters in the UK and Europe. Responsible for designing and producing graphic material for on-air broadcast, corporate and educational media.

Freelance Graphic Designer/Producer (NZ)

2004 - present: Based in Taupo, New Zealand.

Continuing freelance production activities for NZ clients.

Successful in completing graphic projects for music and arts programmes produced for TVNZ and Maori Television in addition to corporate solutions for independent production companies.

Disciplines: Adobe Production Suite including After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Audition and Muse.

Lifestyle Interests & Activities

Live Music (drummer & guitarist)

Cinema & Theatre




...and finally

I am personable, polite and professional in all that I do

for my clients. Furthermore, I am both passionate and enthusiastic about my work. If you have a video project in mind, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for a no obligation chat. My place, your place, or the local coffee shop? Your call.

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae


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