Currently freelancing, I work with a mix of publishing and creative businesses and start-ups, locally and overseas working toward the ultimate juxtaposition of image and language. 

These currently include:
DJCoalition, lighting designers, ongoing -- creative direction, print and digital platforms
Brain Candy, publishing, ongoing -- creative direction, design strategy, print and digital products
Final Mix Post, sound engineers, ongoing -- creative direction, logo and trading, design strategy for print and digital platforms

Harvard Business Review, freelance -- features art director and concept development for Spotlight section to 2019
Harvard Business Review, contract -- full redesigns in 2009-11 and 2015-16
Bauer Media, by contract -- airline magazines redesign 2014
Meld Studios. by contract -- content based visual design of outcomes from interactive and service design research
Fairfax's Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian Financial Review -- redesigns in 1998, 2000, 2012
Federal Publishing -- suburban couriers redesign
News Media -- pitch development, content and visual for prestige titles

My back story 2003 - 2011
On completion of a Bachelor in Visual Design, with a passion for editorial and a photography major, I was invited to join Wordley & Associates Photography Studios, Adelaide but inspired by the greater editorial scene, I worked as junior designer at Conde Nast Australia before returning to Wordleys for a one year internship. 
Next, I was invited to the perfect role at de Luxe & Associates, where I spent the next 15 years immersed in the fast-paced, very intensive world of editorial and publishing design, in Sydney, Hong Kong and Boston. Along with more traditional logo, branding and strategic work, I directed and mentored our teams, in design and content development, until de Luxe & Associates closed in 2011.

Direct skills:
Creative direction & design, print & digital
Typography & layout
Art direction and commission of photographers and image makers
Mac skills mainly in  -- InDesign, Photoshop and CCSuite

Extended skills...
Investigation & research
Project planning & brief development
Brand distillation & development
Pitch & presentation development
Visual direction & concepts
Content generation & language development
User focused design
Development of team & culture change
Mentoring & studio directing
Style guides & templates
Project management & production flow
Photography direction

Digital direction
Print artwork