I’ve been making ginger cool since 1995, and would like to show you how one day. I’m fascinated by tech, and have been the electronics related google for my entire extended family for quite a while now. I’m also the son of a pub landlord, which means I’m half decent at a quiz.
Design-wise I’m what some might call ‘a jack of all trades’; my day job and freelance work can range from animating an arse-kicking showreel, to kerning a logo type, to compiling together a beautify deck, to building a website, to product photography, to more recently some 3D work. Personally I thrive off this variety and have found that learning new skills while working is what I love. I also think this gives me a huge advantage when it comes to concepting, I know exactly what can be done on that budget, what isn’t possible in the time frame, and more, because I know how to do so much of the process.
I’m also an organizaholic, and this stretches everywhere from the holidays I organize for mates, The Design Kids events I do, and the way I work. I like setting targets, knowing the idea is sound before wasting time on something that won’t get signed off. I also love working in a team, which is a reason why I think I have found myself as an Art Director. Brainstorms are simply crap if there’s no one to bounce ideas off, challenge your pants ideas and make sense of those ‘almost there’ thoughts.