Steve works directly with business owners and leadership teams to identify, structure and leverage brand strategies. He has a proven record of creating brand success, through intelligent and effective solutions. Steve has had deep experience at micro and macro level in all industry sectors. As Art Director at DAIS Steve helped their clients transform themselves and their markets. Whether they were redefining their brand promise, reinvigorating their internal culture or setting a new mandate, he guided them to achieve their goals with award winning, creative design and accountable brand strategy. Steve cut his teeth in the renowned London branding agency Wren & Rowe. Where he was mentored by the incredible Michael Rowe, Liz Wren, Paul Foulkes-Arellano, Luke Sudlow, Emma Colewell (Now Emma Hunt) and learnt from all the specialists that worked with the studio - Photo retouchers, typographers, photographers, mock-up artists, illustrators, language experts, artists, actors and musicians. For nearly 9 years Steve worked on international brands, experienced a wide variety of cultures, locations and markets. He left as Assistant Creative Director in 2008 and moved to Australia. Awards Graphis Identity - Gold (2011) Wine & Spirits International Packaging - Gold (2012) PICA Self Promotion - Gold (2014) PICA Typography - Silver (2014) PICA Identity - Silver (2014) BADC Illustration Silver BADC Identity Bronze PICA Illustration - Gold (2015) PICA Typography - Gold (2015) PICA Illustration - Silver (2015) PICA Identity - Silver (2015) PICA Self promotion - Bronze (2015) PICA Illustration - Bronze (2015) International Visual Identity Awards Hospitality - Gold (2016) Australian National Print Awards Illustration (2016) Published Design Montage - Feature Interview 2011 Typism (typographers conference book) 2014 Typograph.Journal Vol.3 2015 Typism (typographers conference book) 2015 The Design Conference - Open House Talk 2016 coroflot.com - Feature showcase 2017 news.com.au - Train sketches 2017 Courier Mail - Train sketches 2017 Daily Mail - Train sketches 2017 The Daily Edition (Channel 7 TV) - Train sketches 2017 australianinfront.com.au - Feature showcase 2017 You can see steve's online portfolio here: _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_ Steve also collaborates with other artists, mentors designers, restores cars and teaches single malt Whisky.WWW

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Steve works directly with business owners and leadership teams to identify, structure and leverage brand strategies. He has a proven record of creating brand success, through intelligent and effective solutions. Steve has had deep experience at micro and macro level in all industry sectors. As Art Director at DAIS Steve helped their clients transform themselves and their markets. Whether they were redefining their brand promise, reinvigorating their internal culture or setting a new mandate, he guided them to achieve their goals with award winning, creative design and accountable brand strategy. Steve cut his teeth in the renowned London branding agency Wren & Rowe. Where he was mentored by the incredible Michael Rowe, Liz Wren, Paul Foulkes-Arellano, Luke Sudlow, Emma Colewell (Now Emma Hunt) and learnt from all the specialists that worked with the studio - Photo retouchers, typographers, photographers, mock-up artists, illustrators, language experts, artists, actors and musicians. For nearly 9 years Steve worked on international brands, experienced a wide variety of cultures, locations and markets. He left as Assistant Creative Director in 2008 and moved to Australia. Awards Graphis Identity - Gold (2011) Wine & Spirits International Packaging - Gold (2012) PICA Self Promotion - Gold (2014) PICA Typography - Silver (2014) PICA Identity - Silver (2014) BADC Illustration Silver BADC Identity Bronze PICA Illustration - Gold (2015) PICA Typography - Gold (2015) PICA Illustration - Silver (2015) PICA Identity - Silver (2015) PICA Self promotion - Bronze (2015) PICA Illustration - Bronze (2015) International Visual Identity Awards Hospitality - Gold (2016) Australian National Print Awards Illustration (2016) Published Design Montage - Feature Interview 2011 Typism (typographers conference book) 2014 Typograph.Journal Vol.3 2015 Typism (typographers conference book) 2015 The Design Conference - Open House Talk 2016 coroflot.com - Feature showcase 2017 news.com.au - Train sketches 2017 Courier Mail - Train sketches 2017 Daily Mail - Train sketches 2017 The Daily Edition (Channel 7 TV) - Train sketches 2017 australianinfront.com.au - Feature showcase 2017 You can see steve's online portfolio here: _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup_ Steve also collaborates with other artists, mentors designers, restores cars and teaches single malt Whisky.WWWW

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Steve works directly with business owners and leadership teams to identify, structure and leverage brand strategies. He has a proven record of creating brand success, through intelligent and effective solutions. Steve has had deep experience at micro and macro level in all industry sectors.

As Art Director at DAIS Steve helped their clients transform themselves and their markets. Whether they were redefining their brand promise, reinvigorating their internal culture or setting a new mandate, he guided them to achieve their goals with award winning, creative design and accountable brand strategy.

Steve cut his teeth in the renowned London branding agency Wren & Rowe. Where he was mentored by the incredible Michael Rowe, Liz Wren, Paul Foulkes-Arellano, Luke Sudlow, Emma Colewell (Now Emma Hunt) and learnt from all the specialists that worked with the studio - Photo retouchers, typographers, photographers, mock-up artists, illustrators, language experts, artists, actors and musicians. For nearly 9 years Steve worked on international brands, experienced a wide variety of cultures, locations and markets. He left as Assistant Creative Director in 2008 and moved to Australia.

Awards
Graphis Identity - Gold (2011)
Wine & Spirits International Packaging - Gold (2012)
PICA Self Promotion - Gold (2014)
PICA Typography - Silver (2014)
PICA Identity - Silver (2014)
BADC Illustration Silver
BADC Identity Bronze
PICA Illustration - Gold (2015)
PICA Typography - Gold (2015)
PICA Illustration - Silver (2015)
PICA Identity - Silver (2015)
PICA Self promotion - Bronze (2015)
PICA Illustration - Bronze (2015)
International Visual Identity Awards Hospitality - Gold (2016)
Australian National Print Awards Illustration (2016)

Published
Design Montage - Feature Interview 2011
Typism (typographers conference book) 2014
Typograph.Journal Vol.3 2015
Typism (typographers conference book) 2015
The Design Conference - Open House Talk 2016
coroflot.com - Feature showcase 2017
news.com.au - Train sketches 2017
Courier Mail - Train sketches 2017
Daily Mail - Train sketches 2017
The Daily Edition (Channel 7 TV) - Train sketches 2017
australianinfront.com.au - Feature showcase 2017

You can see steve’s online portfolio here:
Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signup

Steve also collaborates with other artists, mentors designers, restores cars and teaches single malt Whisky.


Skills

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Spark
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Experience Level

Adobe Illustrator
Expert
Adobe InDesign
Expert
Adobe Photoshop
Expert
Adobe Spark
Intermediate

Industry Experience

Agriculture & Mining, Computers & Electronics, Consumer Goods, Education, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment, Non-Profit Organization, Professional Services, Real Estate & Construction, Retail, Software & Internet, Telecommunications, Transportation & Logistics, Travel & Hospitality, Wholesale & Distribution
    uniE621 Australian Brandalism
    Illustration for an article about saving the koalas.WW
    uniE621 Low-Poly Truck Illustration
    Part of the illustration for a strategic article, created for a client in the financial sector.WW
    uniE621 N D A
    Non-Discolsure Agreement. Most of my work is covered by an agreement to keep it private, as it is primarily strategic business and brand advice - not the sort of thing you want to educate your competitors about. I did this work as a bit of content to allow me to talk about not being able to talk :)WW
    uniE621 N D A
    Non-Discolsure Agreement. Most of my work is covered by an agreement to keep it private, as it is primarily strategic business and brand advice - not the sort of thing you want to educate your competitors about. I did this work as a bit of content to allow me to talk about not being able to talk :)WW
    uniE621 N D A
    Non-Discolsure Agreement. Most of my work is covered by an agreement to keep it private, as it is primarily strategic business and brand advice - not the sort of thing you want to educate your competitors about. I did this work as a bit of content to allow me to talk about not being able to talk :)WW
    uniE621 'Daily Dropcap' custom type design
    One letter, from the whole alphabet of designs I did for The Daily Dropcap.WW
    uniE621 Facta - Behavioural Harmonics
    New naming, trademarking and branding for a startup in the HR space. Custom typography, illustration and brand standard guideline documentation. #branding #illustrator #designer #logoWW
    uniE621 NorthStar
    Brand design and trademarking advice for new talent management firm in London. #branding #illustrator #designer #logoWW
    uniE621 Kraftur
    Complete rebranding and naming and trademarking of an existing commercial concrete company. Custom typography, illustration, storytelling, livery and a brand standards guideline document. #branding #logoWW

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