Martin Hovezak

Senior Creative Professional

London, United Kingdom
My background covers all major design disciplines. I specialise in the creation of captivating design for clients in the education and entertainment sectors, across digital and print.

I thrive in dynamic organisations that encourage active participation and development.

My current focus is centred around developing skills regarding mobile platforms as they offer various new ways of capturing contemporary audiences.

Work Experience

Royal Academy Of Music

Design and Production Manager

Guarding/developing the Academy's visual language, implementing efficient workflow systems, promoting best practice with regards to graphic design processes and creating captivating student and public facing collateral.
November 2017 - United Kingdom

The British Museum

Senior Graphic Designer

Leading on production and design, specifically for the International Engagement Department and Zayed National Museum Project. Development and creation of collateral for internal and external stakeholders and clients; in charge of workflow improvement, commerce specific brand development, creating accessible graphic design (information, high-level client-facing and gateway), and initiating and implementing interdepartmental collaboration across the museum regarding visual output.
2012 - Present United Kingdom

BBC Worldwide

Senior Graphic Designer

Creation, development and pre-press of DVD/BluRay packaging and marketing collateral (print/digital) for licenses including Top Gear (BBC), Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4), Mad Dogs (Sky) and Dr Who (BBC).
2010 - 2011 United Kingdom


Creative Services Manager

Worked for subsidiary Illumina Digital – initially hired to troubleshoot a £3m print/digital project for the Quality Improvement Agency, I was promoted to Senior Designer/Creative Services Manager upon the project’s successful conclusion.

I led on a number of projects for the BBC, Hollywood Classics, The Department of Education and Channel 4; I hired and supported designers, scoped and executed project plans, drew up budgets, managed the design studio and faced clients on a daily basis.
2008 - 2010 United Kingdom

ADV Films

Head of Design EMEA

ADV was the top international distributor of Japanese animation for Europe and the US. I was hired to build up the EMEA creative services department.

Within a year I was promoted to Head of Design and took on a wide variety of responsibilities – apart from art direction I commissioned dubbing studios, worked with suppliers, recruited designers and developers, and created a wide variety of iconic products, some of which have acquired collectors’ status since.

I always made sure that every project was managed efficiently, with an emphasis on clear communication with all stakeholders including the head office in the US, and ADV’s Japanese and European partners.
2005 - 2008 United Kingdom

Affinity Media

Art Director

Art direction of B2C titles (health, luxury, travel) for the US and UK markets. Commissioning of photography, overseeing production, liaison with clients, print suppliers and marketing departments were all part of my brief.
2004 - 2005 London, United Kingdom

Ink Publishing

Art Editor

Successful pitch for the relaunch of the Bradmans brand, production of two editions aimed at high end business travellers.
2003 - 2004 United Kingdom

Hallmark Communications

Art Director

Monthly UK ABC1 newsstand magazine AXM: Art Direction, commissioning and overseeing of fashion-shoots; development of website.
2001 - 2003 United Kingdom

Synergy Communications

Senior Digital Designer

Design and development of first generation websites for London authorities, NGOs, and charities
1999 - 2001 United Kingdom


Artworker/Graphic Designer

Gained solid on-the-job training and work experience at this global advertising agency (now MullenLowe Group), working on blue chip accounts such as T-Mobile and the National Lotteries.
1996 - 1999 Austria


English (Fluent),
German (Native),


Acrobat, Advertising, Budgeting, Business Development, Composition, Creative Suite, Design Management, Digital, Drawing By Hand, Dreamweaver, Ia, Illustration, Illustrator, Indesign, Information Architecture, IOS, Keynote , Leadership, Line Management, Mac OS, MS Excel, Ms Powerpoint, MS Project, MS Word, Negotiating With Suppliers, Office, PC, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Prepress, Print, Production, Project Planning, Recruitment, Retouching, Screen Design, Sitemap, Typography, Web,