Jake joined as the only creative in the Melbourne office and quickly built up the design team. As Creative Director of Interbrand, Jake oversaw branding and design work for clients such as Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, Melbourne Theatre Company, Medibank, Origin, realeastate.com.au and Peter Lehmann Wines.
Jake spent three and half years as Design Director at Paper Stone Scissors, where he worked across fashion, retail and the arts. His design work in the retail sphere included Kookai, Peter Alexander, D:Fuse, Adidas, Olga Berg, Chadstone, Salt&Pepper and Nobody Denim. Jake has also created brands for fashion boutiques Green with Envy and Grace as well as events such as L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival and Life in Style.
Jake developed brand strategy and corporate communication skills during three years at Cornwell, working on a range of branding projects including the re-brand of RACV, DesignLive, Sustainability Victoria and Sydney’s public transport system. Publication work included L’Oreal, Possibility (the forthcoming Cornwell book) and Cuisine Sensoria.
After a couple of years abroad Jake freelanced at a number of leading Melbourne studios, working across brand, graphic design and packaging.
Design Research Unit
While living in London, Jake worked for renowned signing and wayfinding experts Design Research Unit, on signage systems for projects such as the London Underground and