a designer with over 17 years experience working at many of the best agencies in london. exceptional typographic and retouching skills, combined with an obsessive eye for detail.
personable and approachable, always eager to provide practical solutions to creative problems and will go the extra mile to make certain they’re delivered on time and to an impeccable standard.
mac skills |
expert in CS6
(indesign, photoshop, illustrator & basic dreamweaver)
further education |
west herts college, watford
1996 – 1998
hnd in typographic design
(opted out of 3rd year of degree
after job offer from m&c saatchi)
west kent college, tonbridge
1991 – 1993
btec national diploma
in graphic design
current employment |
kastner & partners
sept 2005 – present time
head of design
responsible for the design and advertising process from concept through to final artwork sign off.
over the last 10 years my commitment to maintaining the highest quality of work has led to me becoming one of the main points of contact in europe for all red bull advertising design.
as well as working with red bull, I have overseen pitch wins on chevrolet, adidas eyewear, the berry company, oakley, black garlic, glenlivet whisky and most recently the folio society.
set the design style and oversaw the european launch of chevrolet.
international creative director for the world wide launch of red bull energy shots and ‘world of red bull’ merchandising.
designed a limited edition cliff diving can, the first time in red bull's history that an entire can ‘takeover’ design has been signed off.
previous employment |
april 2004 – august 2005
worked on all major clients including apple, eurostar, nissan, nivea, playstation, whiskas before being head-hunted by kastner & partners.
jan 2004 – april 2005
leo burnett, saatchi & saatchi, ogilvy & mather
leo burnett london
june 2002 – dec 2003
assistant head of design
worked with mark cakebread on all major clients including fiat, heinz, kelloggs, nintendo, max factor, mcdonalds, philips, as well as designing the quarterly worldwide magazine.
m&c saatchi london
sept 1998 – june 2002
assistant head of advertising & design
offered a position by barry brand after a 2 week college placement, promoted within 6 months and went on to work closely with tiger savage on the becks ‘bottles’ & thomas pink ‘gangster’ campaigns, as well as working on british airways, fosters, holmes place, lastminute.com, mg rover, natwest, qantas & silk cut.