A creative designer with vast knowledge and skills in design having worked on regional and multi-national design projects, including Galaxy, Procter & Gamble and the Co-operative Group on various marketing campaigns creating brochures, direct mailings, advertising and packaging.

He understands the need for good design that works with the target market and relishes building working relationships with clients and getting the right result. He knows that design must communicate and not just look nice and wants every client to feel better for having worked with him.

experience

Twenty plus years as a graphic designer.

Began his career as a graphic designer for Durham Constabulary working at Police Headquarters in Durham before moving to an agency in Washington working with large pharmaceuticals Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo, Sanofi-Winthrop and Allergan. He then moved to Robson Brown Communico in Newcastle, the largest agency outside London, working on various accounts including Forbo, Sealy Beds, Newcastle United, University of Sunderland, and DeVere Hotels. His experience also covers packaging on large accounts such as Galaxy, Milky Way and You Are What You Eat, while also developing marketing campaigns for the Co-operative Group.

likes and dislikes

Likes: Music: plays drums, football, people watching, Spain and sunshine, House, Grey's Anatomy, good design, drawing and sarcasm.

Dislikes: Rudeness, bad management; and there's a lot, soaps, flat beer, manufactured pop bands, bad design and England shirts.