Jake Smallman

Creative Director

Melbourne, Australia

Work Experience

Jake Smallman

Creative Director

June 2012 - December 2013 Melbourne, Australia


Creative Director

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.
November 2010 - May 2012 Melbourne, Australia

Paper Stone Scissors

Design Director

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.
May 2007 - November 2010 Melbourne, Australia


Senior Designer

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.
July 2004 - May 2007 Melbourne, Australia


Freelance Designer

After a couple of years abroad Jake freelanced at a number of leading Melbourne studios, working across brand, graphic design and packaging.
February 2003 - June 2004 Melbourne, Australia

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
Railtrack UK.
June 2001 - September 2002 London, United Kingdom