Focusing on the illustrative side to design for print and web, I pride myself on delivering high-quality work for both large and small companies. Working across a number of fields from Brand Identity and Art Direction to Publishing and Illustration, I’ve worked on both personal and team projects for clients like Converse, MTV, Santa Cruz, New Era, Diesel, Carhartt and Bulmers.Locked Pro Plan feature
Nerdcave was born out of a mutual love of illustration, (semi) popular culture and nostalgia. Our aim is to put our shared enthusiasm for these more obscure aspects of popular culture to good use, harnessing our powers to produce unique products and unusual art projects that seamlessly combine our curious tastes. Nerdcave's illustration projects feature contemporary artists from across the globe, providing a platform that showcases the work of established illustration superstars alongside up and coming new talents. https://www.thenerdcave.co.uk
Since 2008 Mr Gauky has been the creative platform and alias used to promote illustration, art, graphics and large scale murals for international clients large and small. This includes editorial illustration, branding, merchandise, web and print. I have sustained the business by maintaining a diverse client base and generating interest through the website. Select Clients: Santa Cruz, Converse, Bulmers, MTV, Edding, Diesel, Vans, Courvoisier, Swatch, New Era, Red Bull, Carhartt, Biffa, Lyric (Hammersmith), Supreme Being, Any Forty, Skull & Heart, Iron Fist, Disturbia, Superdead Skateboards, Science Skateboards, Threadless, Computer Arts, Front Magazine.
Working to client guidelines, I was tasked with laying out brochures, making amendments to existing documents in InDesign and also redrawing floor plans in Illustrator for a variety of property developments.
As part of 3rd Rail’s new paper printing department and creative platform ‘3rd Rail Presents’, I was tasked with curating and branding an exhibition & marketing event titled ‘Artist Beer Visions’. The successful exhibition went on to tour around the UK and also lead to subsequent projects, whilst generating new business within this area. Other duties whilst at 3rd Rail, included designing and scheduling the weekly social media content. Day to day managing of key clients within 3rd Rail, from quoting, receiving and proofing of artwork, as well as managing the various work flow processes through the studio for a successful and timely despatch. • Design, branding and editing for web, marketing, press and publications. • Creating content and campaigns for social media. • Developing growth within the new paper print department. • Working closely with artworkers, printers & suppliers. • Dealing with all aspects of orders (Quotes, Artwork, Proofing, Despatch). • Using an existing network of industry contacts to generate new business. • Maintaining and expanding relationships with existing clients. • Knowledge of print production practices & processes. • Completing administrative work, as required.