Posts Tagged ‘Art Direction’
WOW – The Enquiry Desk
WOW - The Enquiry Desk

Always double check the final artwork files before you send them to the client. Make sure you are supplying it as requested in the brief – format; dimensions; mode; resolution; colour separation etc.  Don’t let yourself lose future work because of silly mistakes like spelling or missing something out.       The Enquiry Desk, […]

WOW – Art Director & Author Tristan Manco
WOW - Art Director & Author Tristan Manco

It’s an old chestnut but something you discover to be true. Your reputation is everything – positive relationships will get you through decades of your career. All the people you meet along the way will one day be working with you – so be nice! Tristan Manco, 2013 Art director and author Studied: Visual Communication, […]

WOW – Art Director Sean Garrehy
WOW - Art Director Sean Garrehy

Work will be rejected; it happens, it hurts. If it didn’t, you’re in the wrong profession. Sean Garrehy Art Director Little, Brown Book Group  Sean studied Graphic Design in Southampton and worked for various agencies before falling in to cover design. He is the Art Director at Little, Brown Book Group where he’s worked for […]

WOW – Advertising Art Director Tony Clements
WOW - Advertising Art Director Tony Clements

Be yourself, be original, be different, be nice. When commissioning imagery for advertising I normally have a very strong idea of the sort of image that’s needed, that’s why it’s best to develop your own style and be unique. Also get with a good agent, as time is always an issue I would always search […]

WOW – Creative Director Simon Armstrong
WOW - Creative Director Simon Armstrong

It’s insanity to believe you’ll ever have time to complete all those personal projects, but not having any personal projects will drive you insane. Simon Armstrong 2012 Creative Director ticktockrobot  Studied: Illustration and Animation BA Kingston University I’ve worked in the media industry for nearing 10 years now.  After completing an Illustration and Animation degree […]

WOW – Paul Crowley of Demographik
WOW - Paul Crowley of Demographik

Carry headphones. Befriend cleaners. Paul Crowley, 2012 Creative Director, Demographik  Studied: BA Graphic Design at Barnet/Middlesex University Paul is a long time ‘creative’ who started working in the design industry twenty years ago, when the Mac IIFX was still an expensive dream, Letraset was reality, and the Quantel Paintbox was the hippest kid on the […]

WOW – Stu Tolley of Transmission
WOW - Stu Tolley of Transmission

Don’t be afraid to give up an unfulfilling creative situation.  Stuart Tolley, 2012 Art Director, Transmission Creative Agency 2012 Studied: BA and MA Visual Communication at UCE Birmingham  Stuart began his career working in the editorial industry, firstly at the award winning style magazine Sleazenation then as the Art Director on the Independent on Saturday […]

WOW – Mark Swan of Kid-ethic Studio
WOW - Mark Swan of Kid-ethic Studio

Do more personal work Mark Swan of Kid-ethic Studio, 2012 Studied: BA and MA Visuals Communications at UCE Birmingham Mark initially worked as a freelance illustrator on editorial commissions before working in industry as a designer.  He worked at ‘Ghost Design’ for 5 years producing book covers for many leading publishing houses and then later […]

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