I Was Born Left-Handed

It was my preferred hand-choice when clumsily stuffing fistfuls of mashed carrots into my mouth. The outstretched arm I opted for when inquisitively and eagerly trying to grasp my grandad's glasses from his face as he leaned in for a kiss goodnight.

That is, until my family moved into a house with a mirrored layout to what I had previously known some 18 months later. It's at this point, so my parents tell me, with my new world back to front, that I naturally switched to using my right.

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Approach

This is probably the earliest notable instance that I demonstrated an understanding in the significance of the visual world that surrounds us all, and interestingly, how the details of a design can so often have an affect on us; evoking emotions and provoking reactions.

I still harbour this ethos today, and pride myself in creating highly conceptual, well crafted work that makes people look, and think, twice.

I believe in a considered, structured and minimal approach to design as the foundation for strategy-driven solutions to brand identities, visual languages and graphic systems that are equally as clear and effective as they are visually engaging.

I remain right-handed.

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Right Here, Right Now

I am a multi-disciplinary, award-winning graphic designer, currently based in Vancouver, Canada. This portfolio website showcases a selection of featured work from almost a decade of industry experience.

From working in-house at Manchester United Football Club, to a number of branding agencies I have a wealth of knowledge working with globally recognised brands, as well as developing creative visual solutions to help smaller brands achieve big ambitions.

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Selected Client/Brand Experience

+ Accenture
+ Adidas
+ Aeroflot
+ Aon
+ Arterra Wines Canada (formerly Constellation Brands)
+ Basd Bodycare
+ BBC

+ Brother
+ Bu Wines
+ Chevrolet
+ The Cooperative
+ DHL
+ Epson

+ Football Pools
+ Hodder+Partners Architects
+ Hublot
+ International Football Fan Survey
+ The Little Potato Company
+ Manchester United

+ Manchester Society of Architects
+ Merseyside Police
+ Nike
+ Pernod Ricard
+ Skuta Pumpkin Seeds
+ Staffordshire University
+ Superdrug
+ Thomas Cook
+ Turkish Airlines
+ Vancouver Whitecaps FC
+ Vancouver Street Soccer League
+ VOLO Athletics

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Expertise

+ Branding
+ Creative Strategy
+ Art Direction
+ Typography
+ Conceptual
+ Print and Editorial
+ Packaging
+ Branded Environments, Signage and Way-Finding
+ Visual Design for Web and Digital
+ Filming and Editing 

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Experience

+ Dossier Creative (2016-present)
+ MMP Global (2015-16)
+ Origin Creative (2014-15) 
+ Manchester United Football Club (2012-14)
+ Hodder+Partners (2010-12)

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Awards

+ DieLine Award - 3rd Place (2019)
+ Graphis Award - Silver (2018)
+ How Merit Award (2018)
+ Graphis Award - Gold (2018)
+ Clio Bronze Winner Award x 2 (2014)

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Education

+ BA(Hons) Design & Art Direction (First Class)
+ Manchester Metropolitan University