I’ve been fortunate enough to be in a position where people have always pushed my ability when it comes to my design career, even from the start of my career studying at college my tutors saw my potential and thankfully gave me multiple opportunities that probably others didn’t get. I am also proud that my work has been recognised multiple times and have the pleasure to call myself an award winning designer after winning multiple creative design awards including a YCN Award.
History pre Framework
Previously i’ve been a designer for another creative studio in Nottingham and have had the opportunity to design for some fantastic brands, products and services. I’ve been in the industry for over 5 years and have only experienced one side of how the industry can be led. Making the move over to Framework really opened my eyes to how good and exciting this industry can be. From the beginning of my design career I was always told that “only 40% of you in this room will make it into the industry” and I have made sure that my hard work and determination led me down this path.
Activities in your spare time
Spare time seems to be a luxury now that I have recently had a child, but if I do get any, you will be sure to see me on the golf course shanking it round, trying my hardest to keep improving. Golf is a new found obsession that I now can’t live without and will hopefully continue until my back gives out.
My first job was a self employed paperboy that I inherited from my brother when I was 15…however I loved my sleep that much that my customers didn’t receive their papers til about 10am. Sometimes the shop I bought the papers from had ran out of certain papers I needed, so I would scan all the other shops for the right ones to continue my round…needless to say my christmas tips were never great. I was known as “the latest paperboy in the world”