James Kirkup

Creative Director

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Website & Digital Designer - Digital Designer

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About me

James Kirkup is a London based graphic designer with over 9 years experience working from junior to senior within Head London, Poke, Huge and Burberry. In 2016 James founded Studio Beuro over in Melbourne, focussing on digital & branding projects and since returning to London he is now focussed within the creative team at Studio Juice. www.james-kirkup.com www.twitter.com/james_kirkup Along the way James has also co-founded many personal projects that include physical culture publication Fragment, menswear t-shirt brand TWIN, festival scheduling application Headline and now, Studio Beuro. His final stint before opening his own design studio includes a year inside British fashion house Burberry working inside their digital team on the companies mobile site. In 2013, James switched from working freelance under his own name to founding Studio Beuro under which houses all personal, out of hours work. The studio has already produced design work for established entities such as Boiler Room, Ninja Tune, Juno Plus and Columbia Records.

Skills

  • Corporate Identity
  • Graphic Deaign
  • Digital/ Print
  • Digital
  • Website Design
  • Illustration
  • 360 Campaigns

Work history

Currently

Design Director at Studio Beuro

Studio Beuro

Mar 2013
  • Full Time
  • Director of Studio Beuro, an independent graphic design studio focusing on projects across digital and print. Founded by myself and working in collaboration with friends and past colleagues. Studio Beuro was founded in London and will be moving to Melbourne, Australia in February 2015. www.studiobeuro.com uk.linkedin.com/in/jameskirkup

Currently

Senior Digital Designer

Studio Juice

Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2014

Senior Digital Designer

Burberry

Jan 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Full Time
  • Based within the Burberry Creative Media Department to deliver the brand's debut mobile e-commerce platform across mobile and tablet for 2014. Aside from working predominantly on the mobile release, I've spent the year executing the design for various interactive experience in-store and across burberry.com projects.

2013

Senior Designer at Huge

HUGE

Jul 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Full Time
  • Brought in as a Senior Visual Designer working across digital projects for One & Only, Art Direction for Alexander & James and pitch work for Money Supermarket and more.

2013

Senior Designer

Poke

Oct 2011 - Jul 2013
  • Full Time
  • Working alongside the creative and UX team to produce digital products for Mulberry, Ted Baker, Mappin & Webb, Goldsmiths, EE, Orange and Skype. As well as client work I also had the opportunity to work on many of Poke's side projects. This including executing the Branding and Art Direction for their co-project with Hackney Council; The Tech City Apprenticeships programme and many more.