Urban Monk

Sydney, Australia
Make no small plans, they have no magic to stir men's blood.

Work Experience

Urban Monk


Retouching, project management, 3D visualisation, client services
July 2007 - Sydney, Australia

Chop Suey Industries

Partner/Senior Retoucher

Project management, client services, business development, senior retoucher.
July 2005 - July 2007 Sydney, Australia

JWT (J. Walter Thompson)

Senior Retoucher

Retoucher - a mushroom in the dark room - pixel pushing away.
November 2000 - July 2005 Sydney, Australia

Integrated Options


Artworking, retouching, back-up, general studio duties
February 1999 - November 2000 Australia

Various Clients

Retoucher, Scanner operator, artworker

Freelance retoucher, artworker at various agencies, design studios amongst travel.
January 1997 - December 1998 London, United Kingdom


South Afrian Printing College

Photolithography/Electronic Print Origination

Film separation, camera work, scanner operation, artworking, general photolithography, trade technique.
January 1995 - January 1996 Johannesburg, South Africa


English (Native),
German (Conversational),


Adobe Illustrator, Mac OSX, Mac Platform, Advanced Photoshop, Capture One,

shared awards

work has appeared in D&AD, Award and received Gold at the ONE show. (Sydney Writers' Festival 2006).