Your brand's job is delivering a single clear message that is understood, shared and remembered.
You only get one chance at a first impression, so we have to get it right.
We are connected by worldwide digital communication; computers, tablets and smart-phones.
Digital design and the web are vital to the success and growth of your business.
Print reaches the senses that digital cannot, creating a tactile bond with a permanent object.
If your designs inspire and impress, they will be treasured and displayed.
Old adages are repeated simply because they're true, "a picture is worth a thousand words".
Replace wordy text with bespoke graphic punch and reinforce your key message.
My first foray into graphic design, working in a support role for the PR and Planning departments, producing presentations, reports and newsletters.
Freelancing as a designer and artworker for advertising agencies, design agencies and some corporate firms.
Working in-house at the London offices of this global management consultancy; producing reports, presentations, marketing and recruitment materials.
Back to school, to study the art of advertising on the country's premier post graduate course.
Creative placements with advertising and design agencies, such as; Mother, Saatchi & Saatchi, WTCS, GA Design and Finex.
Long term corporate placements with Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch and Mercer.
Developed a portfolio of private clients in the City, predominantly AIM listed natural resources companies and their advisers.
Consultant to Sony Europe; developing internal communications; intranet sites and corporate training programmes.
Communications Officer for Frontier Mining Ltd; building and maintaining the company website, producing investor presentations and company reports, providing PR and IR support.
Established a local client-base of small businesses and continue to work with larger London-based multinational clients; most recently designing and developing new report templates across nine brands for a luxury hotel group.
Creative, Dad, Spider Remover ...
... much loved by The Mrs
About seven years ago (when I had more hair and a smaller waistline), I escaped the crowds of London and moved to Redgrave, a quiet village in rural Suffolk near the market town of Diss. I live in a little old cottage with my lovely wife Emma (Senior Management), our beautiful daughter Poppy (Junior Management), our ferocious guard beasts Buster and Charlie ... and Snowy the hamster.
As you know I like to create, so enjoy building and fixing things, anything that allows me to work with my hands. I usually have a few projects on the go and currently have a couple of vintage caravans waiting to be transformed into 'amazing spaces', due to be tackled in the summer.
I'm a big fan of outdoor pursuits; long country walks, cycling, camping, off‑roading, sailing, motorcycles — although the latter seemed to have dropped from my to‑do list since becoming a husband and parent. My father's passion for vintage cars has rubbed-off on me, although I'm also partial to classic sports cars and Land Rovers.
I started playing squash last year and squeeze in a bit of painting when I have the opportunity.
I'll be FORTY in 2015 ... ( how did that happen ... ? ! ).