Jon Gulbrandsen

Creative Design Manager

London, United Kingdom
I am a Senior Graphic Designer and Creative Design Manager originally from Norway, based in London. I work with print, digital, animation and branding.

Work Experience


Creative Design Manager

I currently manage a team of three Graphic Designers and one Animator/Designer. I provide creative direction to my own team, as well as the other design teams. In addition to this I frequently meet with both prospective and existing clients along with the account team, to help scope out projects. I also work directly on projects across branding, campaigns, print, digital and animation.
October 2018 - London, United Kingdom


Senior Designer

As a Senior Graphic Designer, I worked on a range of projects for a large number of public sector clients on projects across branding, print, digital and animation. I also line managed a junior designer.
August 2016 - October 2018 London, United Kingdom


Graphic Designer

Design102, the GCS Design Centre, provides creative design, print and publication services across government. As a Graphic Designer, I worked with several government departments and agencies on various projects, including branding, print, digital and animation.
March 2015 - August 2016 United Kingdom


Freelance Graphic Designer

I started my own company in 2011 and I have done all kinds of freelance work, including posters, flyers and large scale wall design.
March 2011 - Present London, United Kingdom


Graphic Designer

As a Graphic Designer at Diginate, my responsibilities include design for visual marketing, concept and creation of promotional content, mainly for online use. I am also responsible for ensuring that all artwork is set up according to correct printing guidelines. My work for Diginate has been featured in Computer Arts Magazine and various blogs.
June 2012 - Present London, United Kingdom


Creative Artworker

I was employed by Diginate while studying at Chelsea. What started as a part time artworking position grew with time into a full time creative position (see above).
June 2011 - June 2012 London, United Kingdom


Graphic Designer/Project Worker

From 2008 I had an 80% position at Noricom, where I was responsible for all Graphic Design. While there I worked with a range of clients and design agencies.
July 2007 - July 2008 Oslo, Norway


Graphic Designer

I started at Noricom as a freelance Graphic Designer, ensuring that translated documents (such as brochures) were set up correctly as print ready files. I have continued doing work for them sporadically after this period.
May 2007 - May 2008 Oslo, Norway


University Of The Arts - London

MA Graphic Design Communication

October 2010 - October 2011 London, United Kingdom

London Metropolitan University

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Final year of BA (Hons)
October 2009 - June 2010 London, United Kingdom

Norges Kreative Fagskole (NKF)

Graphic Design

2 year diploma course
August 2006 - June 2008 Oslo, Norway


Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Animation, Digital Design, Print Design, Adobe Illustrator,