2002–2005

first class honours

BA Graphic Design (Hons)

Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, Southampton Row, London, WC1B 4AP

2005

design junior

Belknap + Co Newspaper Design

Clients included Village Magazine (Launch), Tesco, The Belfast Telegraph and Le Matin newspapers (above).

2005–2008

senior designer

Dorling Kindersley

Managing the design of international flagship titles such Earth: A Visitor’s Guide and The Sports Book (above).

2008–2013

freelance art editor

Magazines such as FHM (above), NME, Wired, and Empire, as well as book publishers including The Penguin Group. As well as publishing, I also worked on iPad design, branding and poster design for various clients.

2011–2013

Art Editor

NME Special Series

As Art Editor I had full design control of the NME Special Series (above). With 5 issues a year each issue was designed from scratch to visually represent the band.

2013 - 2016

Deputy Art director

ShortList Magazine

By art directing shoots, commissioning illustrators and designing features and covers, my job was to help make ShortList the best designed magazine on the men’s market. ShortList is the widest read men’s magazine in the UK.

2016–present

Art director

BuzzFeed

Working to a mobile first principle, my role is to create and improve the design standards of the brand in the UK and other territories around the world. Reporting to the Editor-In-Chief, I lead a team of illustrators, animators and designers as well as a in-house photographer.