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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Art Director - Creative Director


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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.


  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Editorial Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Typography
  • Branding
  • Picture Editing
  • Web Design

Work history


Designer & Creative Director


Jan 2011
  • Full Time


Group Design Director

Haymarket Business Media

Mar 2005 - Sep 2010
  • Full Time
  • 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.


Art Director

The Observer Magazine

Jun 1996 - Feb 2002
  • Full Time
  • 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.



HND Graphic Design

Swindon School of Art Design

Sep 1981 - Jun 1985
  • Graphic Design