Brent Gorsky
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Brent Gorsky

Brand SpecialistLondon, United Kingdom
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Brent Gorsky

Brand SpecialistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I work with ambitious leaders to build better organisations. I create brand strategies that bring their aspirations to life – using creativity and insight to build brands with authenticity, energy and purpose.
Projects
  • Uncle Bee
    Uncle BeeI did this illustration for my nephew. A hug from Uncle B.
Projects credited in
  • Unlock the Future
    Unlock the FutureWorking with the United Nations Foundation I created the branding for #UnlocktheFuture, a high-level virtual event which took place as global leaders gathered for the opening of the UN General Assembly, and marked the beginning of the coalition for young people and future generations. This meeting was hosted by the world’s most far-reaching youth-led and youth-focused networks and movements including BRAC, Girl Up, Global Youth Mobilization, the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC)
  • YesColours
    YesColoursIllustration of paint samples for the paint company YesColours Working with the founder, I illustrated some of the sample pots the send to customers, to help launch the new sustainable paint brand.
  • A visual identity for aldwychstories.com
    A visual identity for aldwychstories.com‘Aldwych and the Winston Wallace Zoo for Extraordinary Animals’ is a children’s picture book and audiobook. Alongside the production of the podcast for aldwychstories.com, I also designed the visual identity and illustration work.
  • Editorial design and illustration for Rising on Air
    Editorial design and illustration for Rising on AirEditorial design and illustration for the Rising Academy Network. The report charts the story of how the Rising Academy team came together, as Covid-19 swept the globe, to create Rising On Air, a free distance learning solution to deliver high quality curriculum over radio.
  • Institute for Strategic DialogueA guide to help civil society work together to tackle online manipulation
    Institute for Strategic DialogueA guide to help civil society work together to tackle online manipulationThis toolkit by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue provides practical advice for organisations to begin to track online disinformation. In order to ensure the toolkit had a low barrier to entry, I worked closely with the researchers to develop a rigorous system to organise the material, ensuring each step was as clear as possible. To increase readability, the layout moves away from the densely packed pages typical of technical manuals and incorporates more white space with large, clear signpo
  • A brand strategy and visual identity for Digital Action
    A brand strategy and visual identity for Digital ActionI worked closely with Digital Action’s Chief Executive Liz Carolan to develop a brand strategy for this new organisation. Starting with just Liz’s desire to help strengthen democratic rights in our digital age, we built a new organisation. From the name, to the narrative, from the service strategy to the visual identity, from business cards to stationery, I supported them in turning an idea into a brand. The concept for the logo comes from the idea that much of the political and corporate world
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Work history
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    Director and Brand StrategistStudio Apm
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    I created gorsky+grey so I could work with ambitious and considerate leaders that want to build better organisations. I create brand strategies that bring their aspirations to life – using creativity and insight to build brands with authenticity, energy and purpose.
Skills
  • Marketing PR
  • Branding
  • Corporate Identity
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Brand Identity
  • Brand Management
  • Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Creative Thinking
Education
    The London School of Economics logo
    The London School of Economics logo
    MSc Media, Communciation DevelopmentThe London School of Economics
     - London, United Kingdom
    Graduated with high merit. Examined theory and research in the field of media and communication, in particular its application in developing nations. Conducted dissertation research in Zimbabwe. Awarded distinction in both corporate and political communications.
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    BA(Hons) Political ScienceCarleton University
     - Ottawa, Canada
    Graduated with Highest Honours. Studied political theory, international relations and comparative politics. Awarded the EWR Steacie Scholar¬ship, the Clarence C. Gibson Scholarship and the Honourable Walter Baker Memorial Scholarship in Political Science, awarded on the basis of high academic standing, with consideration given to those demonstrating political leadership.
Awards
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    Honourable Walter Baker Memorial Scholarship in Political ScienceCarleton University
    Awarded on the basis of high academic standing, with consideration given to those demonstrating political leadership.