What I do at my desk

Who employs me:

  • Individuals who want a website
  • Print Designers who want their ideas to work on the internet
  • Small Businesses that want their existing website updated or maintained.
  • Design Studios and Agencies who want me to work in-house
  • Blue Chip international conglomerates who need my help
  • Manufacturers who need illustrations for their manuals

I’m an extremely efficient worker. I don’t miss deadlines.

Here’s some examples of my work

Website: Somerset Crimbeat

Somerset Crimbeat is a charity that give out money to projects aimed at improving local environments.

HTML email: True Digital

A complex html email build.

Website: Zenith Optimedia

Website build for True.

Illustration: Kell

A Soundproof ‘Server Room in a Box’

Website: Zurich 4 Protection

Sometimes it’s nice to be a very small cog in a very big machine.

Website: Alternative Capital

This was a turnkey solution website which took only 10 working days to deliver.

Silver Lining

A very simple e-commerce website selling homemade jewellery.

Website: Edwards

An exciting opportunity to learn a new API to create an Estate Agents website

HTML email: LT Studio

A MailChimp responsive email template for LT Studio.

Flash: Cargo Risk Academy

Flash animation for Zurich plc.

Print: WMS Catalogue

This was my first job in print, back in 1998. Before the interview, I read the Quark Xpress manual from cover to cover.

Website: Serious Food

My first job for Winter Design.

Website: Barney Cokeliss

Barney was about to head off to the Toronto International Film Festival, where he had a short film premiering when he realised that his website was very out of date…

Print: Soil Association

A pleasantly down to earth piece of work

Website: Cogent

This website uses Drupal CMS. I would always choose WordPress, but sometimes the client knows best!

Print: Ultimatum

Ultimatum is an annual magazine which is sent to people who play Ultimate frisbee in the UK. For ten years I have been the designer of Ultimatum.

Illustration: Britax

Technical illustration for a Britax child car seat manual.

Website: The Lockout

I got to listen to new music from upcoming bands before anybody else had heard of them. Some of them never had a more enthusiastic audience than me!

Website: English Weather

English Weather are a very very posh knitwear company.

Website: Legend Events

This site was build in Joomla CMS (an inferior predecessor to Wordpress), and is huge! There are around 300 pages of content!

Illustration: Fellows binders

I still don’t know what these machines actually do.

Website: Ethernet Ltd

The client needed a website in a hurry. I designed and built this website in two days.

Website: BC Photography

This is basically a fairly simple and robust HTML site.

Flash: Zurich, The Edge

This was for a huge TV screen at a trade show.

Website: Jongleurs

We built and maintained the Jongleurs website from 2001 – 2009.

Flash: Dubai showreel

This is a showreel to ‘pump up’ Zurich’s agents in Dubai…

Website: Brodie Press

I had this design idea for ages, but was unable to persuade any business to go with it. Then Brodie Press came along and loved it.

Flash: Animated banners

A campaign of over 200 banners!

Illustration: Security items

Various items for a company that made security cameras and lighting.

Website: iTransact

This website presented a number of technical problems that seemed impossible to solve…

Flash: David’s Pension

Kinetic text for Zurich Plc.

Website: Gentect Homes

Gentect Homes is an innovative partnership of leading specialists who plan, design and build quality homes…

HTML email: Zurich template

This is a template file used for internal emails.

Website: LT Studio

Minimal – you haven’t seen anything yet!

Website: Whisk

Whisk! is a Bristol based catering and cafe company.

Website: JAB group

JAB Group provide a bespoke recruitment service for sales and marketing appointments within the building industry and allied sectors.

Website: England Green

England Green wanted something completely unique, with usability coming way down the list of priorities, and concept being at the top.

Website: Joel Bugg

Joel understand the value of professional photography and so we had the joy of working with some really excellent images for this project.

Print: Rugby programmes

I got to meet quite a few of the team. Well, I didn’t actually meet them, but we all had breakfast in the same café at the same time.

Website: Disc Golf UK

I recently started playing Disc Golf and came across a site selling discs in the UK.

Website: Labels Zoo

An e-commerce website, selling integrated labels, which achieved £250,000 turnover in its first year of trading.

Website: Nagaland

I designed and built this website for a Danish company.

Flash: GI Kinetic Text

An internal promotional animation for Zurich

Website: Cambridge IT

These guys offer great IT support, rescue and advice in the Cambridge area.

Website: New Horizon Energy

A website for an oil company

Website: Aerosol Society

It’s hard to explain how outdated this website was without showing it..

HTML email: Naturebotts

A complex html email build.

Website: OUP Education

I suggested that with minimal code changes I could make the current website responsive, thereby eradicating the need to run two websites with the same information.

Website: The Raceway, Birmingham

This website came with one of my favorite briefs eve…

Website Maintenance: Complete Coherence

Achieve exceptional performance, even under extreme pressure…

Website: Aspen Concepts

This website offers them a simple CMS that does a lot of complex stuff in the background to make their website look great.

Illustration: Flying School

A very small selection of the 5,000 images I have redrawn for BGS.

Drupal website: Cloth magazine

A swanky new website for the sewing aficionado.

Website: Therapy For You

1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem.

Website: Ben DJ Art

I had long wanted to create the most simple site possible..

Website: Crazy Cow

The client wanted a ‘fun yet professional’ design.

Website: Merganser support for schools

A nice simple WordPress website.

Print: Waterlily bath company

Posh baths for posh people.

HTML email: Jongleurs

This is an email for Jongleurs Comedy Clubs.

Website: American Energy

An American oil company

Website: Zurich CommzKit

I translated this website into nine languages.

Website: Interflow UK

Interflow UK are a the UK suppliers of various high end stainless steel products to the building industry, for example kitchen drainage ducts and air ventilation systems. Their products are installed in the kitchens at both Buckingham Palace and the House of Commons!

Website: Sector

iTransact contracted me to build this WordPress website

HTML email: English Heritage

A complex HTML email build.

Website Somerset FMT Clinic

A quick and easy WordPress site.

Website: Walkabout Bars

Situated in most city centres throughout the country, Walkabout (Aussie theme bar) now boasts 49 pubs… and counting!

Flash: Zurich4Protection Banners

Animated banner campaign for the zurich4protection website.

HTML email: Examples from Zone

I did a load of html emails for Zone Digital, here’s a small sample of them.

Website: Pure Fudge

This website is for a new mum who wants to sell fudge in her spare time between changing nappies (you couldn’t make this stuff up).

Website: Merganser Consulting

To be honest, I still don’t fully understand what it is this company does!

Website: Noisy Little Monkey

The website needed to be big, brash, colourful and most importantly responsive. These guys are also really on updating, and add new blogs to their website on a daily basis.

Website: Prevailing Analysis

Prevailing is a leading provider of engineering and analysis services to the wind farm industry.

Illustration: Binatone phones

The old dog n bone…

Website: OUP US Higher Education

Website build for Oxford University Press

Website: Harwood

Brief: Generic pictures of business people doing fantastic deals

Flash: Nigel’s Pension

Kinetic text for Zurich Plc.

Website: OUP English Medium Education

Design and build for Oxford University Press

Website: Flavour magazine

A website for foodies.

Flash: E-learning module

Built in flash with SCORM functionality.

HTML email: True

A simple HTML email.

Illustration: Rexel binders

Bound to please!

Website: Backhouse

Backhouse specialises in small-medium sized housing developments primarily across the South West of England.

Website: Zurich Intranet microsite

To be honest Jack, you are the key person in getting this project to be where it is and you have been brilliant to deal with…

Website: Good Morning

Good Morning are a distributor to the catering industry.

Website: OUP Brasil

Website build for Oxford University Press

Website: OUP Mexico

Website build for Oxford University Press

Illustration: Parts of car engines

Line drawings of complicated lumps of metal.

bristolGoundSchool

Website: Bristol Ground School

This is a complex website; not only does it sell courses (turnover £216,538.00 in the last annum!), it also enables students to book cramming courses from a list of scheduled events.

Website: Wings Alliance

Bristol Ground School asked me to rethink their Wings Alliance site.

Illustration: Aeroplanes.

Lovely pictures of a jumbo jet and a DC3.