Hi. My name’s Ash, a multidisciplinary graphic designer originally from London and now based in Bristol. Thank you for taking a look at some of my recent work.
With several years experience creating offline/online advertising and marketing campaigns for a hugely diverse range of clients – from a London Design Festival event exploring art and journalism to a world renowned research and data institute – and a long background in film, television and theatre, my aim is always to answer the brief as accurately and imaginatively as possible, through strong concept work, considered typography, bold use of colour and shape, dynamic movement, and relentless attention to detail. I am passionate about the craft of design and completely committed to delivering the most engaging well executed solution to a client’s brief.
(2012 – current)
Designer – Indicia, Konica Minolta Marketing Services (October 2019 –
Senior Designer – Waitrose & Partners, John Lewis Partnership (March – October 2019)
Lead Communications Designer – University of Bristol (2017–March 2019)
Graphic Designer, London College of Communication – University of the Arts London (2015–2017)
Junior Designer, Graphics and Exhibitions – Lawrence Zeegen (D&AD Trustee and Vice President of Icograda) and ThinkDo Studio (2014–2015)
Freelance Graphic Designer – various (2012–2014)
Performance poetry and spoken word, acting, writing and directing – I have always had a love of storytelling through word and image. It was producing showreels and promo material for shows, actors and casting agencies that made me move into design full-time. :)
(2006 – 2012)
Theatre: The Sea Plays (Old Vic Tunnels, London); Kate Tempest’s Wasted (Original Cast – Paines Plough/Roundhouse, London/Birmingham Rep- Latitude Festival); Crystal Maze, The Miniaturists32 (New Arcola); Philip Ridley’s Untitled (Southwark Playhouse) and Moonfleece (Original Cast – Riverside Studios and UK tour); Sing To Me Through Open Windows and Chains (Orange Tree Theatre, London); Deadlock (National Tour); The Picture of Dorian Gray (European Tour); Measure for Measure (Shakespeare’s Globe); Equus (Best of Fringe); Blue Remembered Hills (Pick of Fringe); Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rep Theatre Company, Derbyshire and Edinburgh) and The Tooth of Crime (Contact Theatre, Manchester).
Television: Peep Show (Ch4); Above Suspicion:Deadly Intent; Law & Order UK; Wire in the Blood; The Bill (ITV); No Hats No Trainers; Doctors; Holmfirth Hollywood and Holby City (BBC)
Film: Jadoo (Jadoo Films Ltd); Harry Brown (MARV/ Lionsgate Films); Firewood (Berlin Film Festival); No Hiding Place (TalkbackThames) and the Incredible English series (Oxford University Press).
Commercials: Saw ride at Thorpe Park; McDonalds and Irn Bru Phenomenal Summer 2011