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

Print: Waterlily bath company

Posh baths for posh people.

Website Maintenance: Complete Coherence

Achieve exceptional performance, even under extreme pressure…

Illustration: Kell

A Soundproof ‘Server Room in a Box’

Illustration: Binatone phones

The old dog n bone…

Flash: David’s Pension

Kinetic text for Zurich Plc.

Flash: Nigel’s Pension

Kinetic text for Zurich Plc.

Website: Cambridge IT

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

Website: Aerosol Society

It’s hard to explain how outdated this website was without showing it..

HTML email: LT Studio

A MailChimp responsive email template for LT Studio.

Flash: Cargo Risk Academy

Flash animation for Zurich plc.

Website: Prevailing Analysis

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

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: Ethernet Ltd

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

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.

HTML email: True

A simple HTML email.

Flash: GI Kinetic Text

An internal promotional animation for Zurich

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.

Flash: E-learning module

Built in flash with SCORM functionality.

Website: Surge Bikes

Surge Bikes needed a dynamic e-commerce website to showcase their exciting range of electric bikes.

Website: Alternative Capital

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

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!

Flash: Zurich, The Edge

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

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: 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!

HTML email: Zurich template

This is a template file used for internal emails.

Website: Therapy For You

1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem.

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: Edwards

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

Website: Harwood

Brief: Generic pictures of business people doing fantastic deals

Website: English Weather

English Weather are a very very posh knitwear company.

Website: Wings Alliance

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

Illustration: Britax

Technical illustration for a Britax child car seat manual.

Website: Jongleurs

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

Website: OUP US Higher Education

Website build for Oxford University Press

Website: Nagaland

I designed and built this website for a Danish company.

Website: Gentect Homes

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

Website: iTransact

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

Silver Lining

A very simple e-commerce website selling homemade jewellery.

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: Crazy Cow

The client wanted a ‘fun yet professional’ design.

Website: New Horizon Energy

A website for an oil company

Website: American Energy

An American oil company

Print: Soil Association

A pleasantly down to earth piece of work

Illustration: Flying School

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

HTML email: Naturebotts

A complex html email build.

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.

Website: Disc Golf UK

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

Website: The Raceway, Birmingham

This website came with one of my favorite briefs eve…

Website: Milk Publicity

Milk wanted something ‘different’, and the designers really took that idea and ran with it.

Website: Kelston Sparkes

Operating over 200 items of earthmoving, crushing and land remediation plant.

Website: Walkabout Bars

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

Website: OUP Brasil

Website build for Oxford University Press

Website: BC Photography

This is basically a fairly simple and robust HTML site.

Website: Flavour magazine

A website for foodies.

Flash: Dubai showreel

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

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…

Website: Cogent

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

Website: JAB group

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

Drupal website: Cloth magazine

A swanky new website for the sewing aficionado.

Website: Labels Zoo

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

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: Parts of car engines

Line drawings of complicated lumps of metal.

Website: Sector

iTransact contracted me to build this WordPress website

Illustration: Aeroplanes.

Lovely pictures of a jumbo jet and a DC3.

HTML email: True Digital

A complex html email build.

Website: Ferguson Mann Architects

I’ve had the honour of working for quite a few architects, and it’s fair tom say that they share a few things in common…

Website Somerset FMT Clinic

A quick and easy WordPress site.

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: OUP Mexico

Website build for Oxford University Press

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: LT Studio

Minimal – you haven’t seen anything yet!

Website: Zurich CommzKit

I translated this website into nine languages.

Website: Zurich 4 Protection

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

HTML email: Jongleurs

This is an email for Jongleurs Comedy Clubs.

Website: Ben DJ Art

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

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.

Flash: Animated banners

A campaign of over 200 banners!

Illustration: Security items

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

Website: Merganser support for schools

A nice simple WordPress website.

Illustration: Rexel binders

Bound to please!

HTML email: English Heritage

A complex HTML email build.

Flash: Zurich4Protection Banners

Animated banner campaign for the zurich4protection website.

Website: Jamie McPherson

One of the the cameraman behind amazing wildlife-documentary productions such as Attenborough’s ‘Our Planet’ and ‘The Hunt’, needed a new website.

HTML email: Examples from Zone

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

Website: OUP English Medium Education

Design and build for Oxford University Press

Illustration: Fellows binders

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

Website: Good Morning

Good Morning are a distributor to the catering industry.

Website: Zenith Optimedia

Website build for True.

Website: Merganser Consulting

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

Website: Somerset Crimbeat

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

Website: Whisk

Whisk! is a Bristol based catering and cafe company.

Website: Backhouse

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

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: Car Wizard

A rare opportunity to use a graffiti style font

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.