I am a multi-disciplined creative freelance web designer, graphic designer, copywriter, and artist based in Chester, Cheshire, who is passionate about communication in all of its forms.
A career path that has included architecture, journalism, publishing, graphic design, web design and art allows me to consider every creative challenge from a variety of perspectives, in three dimensions, two dimensions, through the written and spoken word, digitally, or with a pencil or paintbrush. I don’t confine myself to one medium. I use words, pictures, art, colour, lines, computers, paints, pencils, my eyes, my mouth and – most of all – my ears.
I am a creative communicator who strives to bring intelligence, imagination and quality to all my work. I believe in collaboration not competition. I love working with agencies, other creatives and clients across the North West, Cheshire, Merseyside, and Staffordshire and am available for freelance design work across the UK.
I also run Cheshire creative design, branding and marketing collective Wonderful Life Media.
What I do
Graphic design, web design, brand identity, creative campaigns, social media, SEO, publishing, writing, journalism, production journalism, sub-editing, layout design, newspaper and magazine redesigns, copywriting. Usually a combination of many of these things, occasionally all of them. Sometimes, and that’s the fun bit, none of them. If you are looking for a freelance web designer in Chester or a freelance graphic designer in Chester or Manchester then get in touch.
At a glance
- Qualified with BA Hons Architecture
- Founder and creative director of Wonderful Life Media
- Designed and created brands, logos, publications and websites for a range of clients from sole traders to blue chips, charities and public sector organisations
- Trained journalist who has covered news, sport and features
- Redesigned several regional daily and weekly newspapers
- Written, edited and sub-edited for national magazines, regional newspapers and national newspapers
- Sold art all around the world
- My hands, eyes, ears, mouth, head and my heart
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Dreamweaver
- CSS3 & HTML5
- PHP & MySQL
- Pencil, Pen and Brushes
- My Mac
- My Sketchbook
What I do
- Graphic Design
- Web Design & Development
- Print Design & Publication Design
- Newspaper and magazine design, layout design and redesigns
- Brand Identity Design
- Brand Creation & Brand Consultation
- Logo design
- SEO and Social Media
- Journalism & Production Journalism
- Design Training