Rob Boynes

Creative Director

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

Creative Director and UX designer with over 12 years experience. A focus on publishing UX, user focused design, narratives, innovation and research. Specialises in identifying and developing innovative products, concepts, designs and ideas that reflect the future of content publishing. Prefers to design with data, follows RWD best practice and has worked extensively with COPE strategies.

Skills

 

  • Branding
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Mobile
  • Typography
  • Design
  • Web Design
  • Digital Video
  • Creative Direction
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • UX Design
  • UI Design

Work history

Currently

Creative Lead

Dennis Publishing

Mar 2014
  • Responsive Web and App UX, UI, Advertising, Wireframes, Design Language and Strategy for Dennis Media Factory and Dennis Interactive. Brands include Men’s Fitness, EVO, The Week, The Week Fashion, The Quarterly, Mental Floss (US), Cyclist, IBM, HP. British Media Awards Product Team of the Year 2014 PPA Digital Development Team of the Year 2013

2014

Creative Director

Contentment

Mar 2013 - Sep 2014
  • UX and UI design and implementation of responsive HTML products. Liaising with clients, stakeholders/board members, CEO and CTO. Responsible for staff development, design training, implementing workflows, design sprints and ideation processes.

2014

Creative Director & Founder

F&W London

Sep 2011 - Sep 2014
  • UX and UI design and implementation of web and App products, workshops, digital consultancy, commissioning of illustration and photography, end to end product development, client handling, pitch and ongoing client support. Brands include Storythings, Somethin’ Else, the Institute of Physics, The Economist. Consultant Creative Director with Argos Retail Multi Channel Strategy.

2012

Art Director

Dennis Publishing

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012
  • Launch Art Director for projects on emerging platforms such as WebOS, Native iOS, Android and HTML5. Creation and pitch of innovative digital display advertising. Brands include The Week, Bizarre, iGizmo, Virgin Atlantic, HP.

2012

Art Director

Various

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012
  • Media Blaze / The Gadget Show UX and UI design for Gadget Show iPad edition launch and related interactive advertising and video. Brands include Channel 5, North One Media. Haymarket Media Group UX and UI design for Stuff Magazine iPad edition launch and related interactive advertising and video. Created workflow strategies and provided training.

2011

Art Director Special Digital Projects

Future Publishing

Dec 2010 - Dec 2011
  • UX and UI design for multi-award winning T3 iPad edition launch and related interactive advertising. Client facing. Brands include T3, Sony, Audi, Intel.

2010

Sep 2009 - Dec 2010
  • UX and UI design of Web launch projects including Art Direction of assets, advertising and video players. Video editing for broadcast using FCP and After Effects. Assisted in brand development documentation for re-branded channels and launches. Worked across brands in internationally. Brands include MTV, Comedy Central, South Park Studios, Nickelodeon, Daily Show.

2008

Art Editor International

Art World Magazine

Dec 2007 - Dec 2008

2007

Art Editor

Redactive Media Group

Jan 2006 - Dec 2007

2006

Art Editor Special Projects

Future Publishing

Jan 2006 - Dec 2006
  • Launch Art Editor of Sky Movies Magazine (ABC Circulation 7.4 Million per month). Freelance.

2006

Designer

Freelance

Sep 2002 - Sep 2006
  • ACE Tennis Magazine Odeon Magazine Highbury Publishing / SMD Hotdog Magazine North Guide Magazine

Education

2002

English Language and Visual Communication Film

Northumbria University Newcastle

Sep 2009 - Sep 2002

    Awards

    2014

    British Media Awards Product Team of the Year 2014

    2013

    PPA Digital Development Team of the Year 2013

    PPA