CV

September ‘11 – Current
Freelance
Agencies including: Rufus Leonard, Chaos Design, Design House, Creative Leap, Hunter Design

 

March ‘11 – September ‘11
October Sun (Part of the Loewy Group) – Freelance Creative Director
As stand in Creative Director, I was responsible for ensuring the seamless continuation of creative service excellence of the team. Clients included: Thames Water, Metropolitan Police, Karen Millen.

 

August ‘10 – March ‘11
Bite CP – Design Head
As Head of Design at Bite CP, I was responsible for creativity, ensuring the creative product for all digital and print work was conceptual, original and left the studio on time and on budget. I also led the design and launch of the new Bite CP branding and website. Clients included: Transport for London, Ernst&Young, Mindshare, Oracle, HLM Architects, Slendertone and Zoggs.

 

December ‘09 – August ‘10
Freelance Designer
Agencies included: Turnbull Ripley, Consider Creative, The Liquid Way, Bloom, Bite CP, Mr B & Friends.

 

August ‘08 – December ‘09
Appetite Consultancy – Design Head
At Appetite I was esponsible for the branding and communications team. The role bridged the gap between the studio and the directors. A key responsiblity was for creativity and output aswell as being involved in marketing, strategy and planning for most of Appetite’s clients. Clients included: Nexen, Spar, University of Leeds, Exova, Johnson & Johnson, Laird.

 

December ‘05 – August ‘08
Turnbull Ripley – Senior Designer
At Turnbull Ripley I creatively lead most projects and was also involved in the development of marketing strategies, literature portfolio management, websites creation, packaging and direct marketing. Other projects involved taking briefs, client presentations, budgeting, managing other designers and art directing photo shoots. Clients included: The NEC Group, Magic 105.4 FM, Amadeus Food, Earls Court and Olympia, Allianz Cornhill, Reed Employment, College of Law, Association of Accounting Technicians, Instone International, RAF Museum, Lycatel Mobile, Fidelity International.

 

June ’05 – December ‘05
Freelance Designer
Agencies included: Brand Environment, Dataflow IT Ltd, Consider, Tonik Design, Haime Butler and Byinstinct.

 

March ’05 – June ’05
Extreme Mobile – Head of Design
I head hunted to lead the creative team working on a new mobile phone brand from the Extreme Sports Channel for the youth market. This project included initial market research, brand strategy and positioning. Followed by the creation of a new brand identity, brand book and advertising/ marketing campaigns. This position was a four month freelance contract until the inhouse team had been established.

 

August ‘04 – March ’05
Dog Star Design – Senior Designer
Agencies include: The Body Shop, Southwark City Council, Aberdeen Asset Management, Locum Destination Consultants, Buro Happold, Camden Working, FIFI, Fisher Investments, GMAC, Matrix, Mortgage show, Southend, Southport, Southwark City Council, Camden Council.

 

March ‘04 – Aug ‘04
Communique 360 – Feelance Senior Designer
I was brought in to head up the team working on the new brand identity implementation for Southern Railways. The implementation project covered such items as the new website, passenger timetables and internal staff handbooks.
Clients included: Lexus,C2C, ONE, Monarch, Club Med, Lombard

 

Aug ‘99 – March ‘04
The-Field Global Brands Ltd. Designer – Senior Designer
Clients included: Virgin Experience, Virgin Vouchers, Virgin Incentives, Fulham Football Club,Hampshire Cricket Club, Quintus, Tampo Ltd, Elata, Puma, Explore Worldwide, MCI Worldcom, Netbenefit, Netnames, The-gathering, The Rose Bowl plc, Fastrack Parcels, Scotlee Resorts.
May ‘97 – Aug’99

 

Eureka! Graphic Design Ltd
Junior Designer – Designer
Clients included: British Film Institute, EMI Record Group, Café Pasta, Body Positive, Guy Chapman Associates, Financial Times Mastering, Saddlers Wells Theatre, Stonewall, Almeida Theatre, Health Eduction Authority, Kokuma Dance Dompany, Nahid Siddiqui Dance Company, Shared Experience Theatre Company, Aletta Collins Dance Company.

 

 

Education

 

1993-1997
Kent institute of Art and Design
BA Hons Visual Communication Media

 

1995-1996 (second year)
Maastricht Academy of Fine Art
Erasmus Exchange, Graphic Design Course