Wayne Ford

Designer & Creative Director

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Currently working on a range of design and visual communication projects that encompass: visual and brand identity, book, annual report, marketing, websites, catalogues, and B2B, consumer and customer media; in both print and digital channels for clients nationally and internationally. Alongside my design work, I’m engaged in design strategy and management for clients that include: media (print, digital and broadcast), fashion retail, finance, and manufacturing.

Skills

 

  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Creative Direction

Work history

Currently

Designer & Creative Director

Freelance

Jan 2011

2010

Group Design Director

Haymarket Business Media

Mar 2005 - Aug 2010
  • As group design director of Haymarket Business Media (part of the international Haymarket Media Group) I was responsible for the overall creative direction, development and brand identity of the group’s 30 plus brands across multiple channels in both the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.

2002

Art Director

The Observer Magazine

May 1996 - Feb 2002
  • Responsible for the creative direction of The Observer newspaper’s award winning colour supplement, collaborating with some of the finest photographers and illustrators working today, including, Brigitte Lacombe, Derek Hudson, Jason Bell, Fleur Olby, Jonathan Lovekin, Kevin Summers, David Bailey, Brian Grimwood, Martin Parr, Jane Bown, Frazer Hudson, Harry Borden, Jonathan Worth, Jillian Edelstein and Francesca Sorrenti, not to mention the very best writers, editors and food, fashion and interiors stylists.

Education

1985

HND Graphic Design

Swindon School of Art Design

Aug 1981 - May 1985
  • Graphic Design