Frank Stebbing

Editorial Designer & Creative Director

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Frank Brands have a passion to help people to develop and create unique business identities and marketing material which clearly communicates core values, differentiates companies or products, improves market reputation and connects you to your preferred customers and target markets. This drives your profit – and brings my clients closer to their goals. We have four main areas of expertise Corporate Branding, Website Design, Editorial Design and general Graphic Design.

Work Experience

The Media Factory

Art Director

Responsible for the design and production of artwork across TMF’s 3 divisions – Media, Events & Publishing. Over the past seven years, I successfully steered TMF’s launch publishing wing (initially with no art budget) to it’s peak output of 23 regular, profit–making publications and multiple one-off projects. My primary focus has always been clear, concise communication and innovative visual solutions. To create unique, cost-effective, quality artwork in a timely manner.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Directing the creative function so that the environment, culture, team, capabilities, tools, processes, expectations, work style and other elements support the strategic goals and brand of TMF
• Lead, motivate and manage a creative team of eleven graphic designers
• Responsible for staff recruitment, budgeting and IT resourcing
• Creation and production of artwork for pitches
• Confer with clients to determine objectives, budget, background information
• Present final layouts to clients for approval
• Creation of publishing templates, style sheets, etc.
• Direct multiple design initiatives and teams
• Review and approve proofs of printed copy and art developed by staff members
• Insure design consistency across initiatives
• Manage the art/editorial process to assure on-time delivery of creative files to prepress house
June 2003 - July 2010 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Arabian Interactive

Creative Director

Responsible for conceptualizing, organising, art directing and designing web solutions for Arabian Interactive a multi-disciplinary communications agency.
June 2009 - July 2010 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Frank Brands

Owner and Creative Director

Frank Brands is an affordable brand design agency in Dubai that helps business’ just increase their profits through the better attraction and retention of their ideal customers. We achieve this because we are driven by quality and motivated by what’s right for our clients. We treat our clients’ success as our ultimate reward.
January 2011 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Education

Camberwell College Of Arts

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

September 1991 - June 1994 London, United Kingdom

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

APA Design Award

Best IT/Comms magazine of the year (November 2000

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Skills

Brand Aligned Graphic Desig,