Creative Head

Manchester, United Kingdom

Work Experience

Love Creative

Senior Design Director

June 2017 - Present United Kingdom


Senior Designer

September 2014 - June 2017 United Kingdom

Mountain Creative Design Consultants

Senior Designer

Working individually and as part of a creative team to deliver graphic design solutions from concept through to completion for a wide range of packaging, branding, literature and promotional campaigns. Duties include designing, managing and producing projects from brief to fulfilment and employing a comprehensive range of practices to achieve that. As part of my role I was also required to produce original illustrations as needed with a variety of media, have a special aptitude for photography and mentor junior team members.

HIGHLIGHTS: Spirits Business Design Master Awards for Highland Park Thor
and Cutty Sark Tam o’ Shanter (two of only three awarded that year); creating a limited edition whisky that sold out in two days.
December 2005 - September 2014 United Kingdom

The Direction

Graphic Designer

My duties at this Manchester studio included designing a wide range of promotional literature, branding and direct mail campaigns for clients like the AA, Toyota and Audi. I also had the opportunity to work with a web developer producing online campaigns for the likes of Silverstone and RAC. I managed all design projects from initial concept through to realisation and always strived to push creative boundaries regardless of budget.
August 2003 - December 2005 United Kingdom

Lawrence Creative

Graphic Designer

I worked independently on design projects for a variety of business sectors including healthcare, financial services, food and beverages, IT and engineering.
June 2002 - August 2003 United Kingdom

999 Design

Junior Designer

I started with mock-ups but quickly proved my worth and progressed to working on high profile promotional material and packaging for Orange, Reebok, Sony and Virgin.
June 2001 - June 2002 Glasgow, United Kingdom


University Of Hertfordshire

BA (Hons) Graphic Design - 1st Class

June 2012 - October 2013 Hatfield, United Kingdom

City College

HND Graphic Design

September 1999 - June 2001 Glasgow, United Kingdom



DBA Design Effectiveness Award – BrewDog Distilling Co. LoneWolf



DBA Design Effectiveness Awards Silver 2019 – Häagen-Dazs



DBA Design Effectiveness Awards Bronze 2018 – Glasgow Prestwick Airport


World Whiskies Awards

World Whiskies Awards 2017 – World's Best Whiskies Design, Highland Park King Christian I


The Spirits Business

Gold - Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition


World Whiskies Design Awards

Best Blended Whisky - £99 and under - Cutty Sark Prohibition


The Spirits Business

Design Master - Highland Park Thor


The Spirits Business

Design Master - Cutty Sark Tam o' Shanter


World Wide Whisky Design Awards

Winner - Highland Park Loki