About GPD


INTRODUCTION

GPD has a considerable amount of experience gained from a broad and varied career designing, developing and publishing branded content across print and digital platforms for a multitude of major UK companies in the corporate sector. Together with a wealth of knowledge drawn from working on national newsstand publications, where he developed and honed his editorial design skills in the extremely competitive newsstand marketplace.


From 2008 with his freelance consulting career, he has developed a long standing base of quality clients - Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room (CWR) and Westfield for example.


He has also demonstrated agility and flexibility in moving with new technological trends in media and publishing over a career that started when Digital Media was in its infancy. Having also had digital work used in the global launch campaigns for Adobe’s Digital Publishing Suite.


He is used to working across multiple time zones with international stakeholders, managing teams built around specific projects. 


And has worked with and directed a large and diverse range of photographers, designers, stylists, editors, subs, writers, developers and programmers, for an equally broad range of content publishers and clients. As well as mentored young budding designers at ‘Live Magazine’ a social enterprise aimed at helping and nurturing young people.


Ensuring the highest standards of design, illustration and photography are used throughout the work he produces for his clients. Practicing a thorough understanding of the process of design, from developing the brief through to execution and delivery. GPD finds the point of balance that leads to the development of successful and strikingly designed solutions across both print and digital media.




Services


EDITORIAL DESIGN

Newsstand, Consumer, B2B, Internal Comms, and Membership publications In print and digital for the Private, Public and 3rd Sector.


BRANDING & LOGO DESIGN

Utilize considerable experience working with major international blue chip clients and their brand’s.


MOBILE PUBLISHING

Develop your content, design tablet apps and publish them across OSx, android and kindle devices.


PITCH CREATIVE

Utilize GPD’s extensive publishing expertise to rapidly produce distinctive, effective and successful pitch winning creative. 


E BULLETINS

Design, build, publish and track platform responsive ebulletins with full  analytics for campaign and marketing usage.


CONFERENCE GRAPHICS

GPD can produce the full spectrum of design deliverables that enable and facilitate the smooth running of your event.


WEBSITES

Design & build of websites for small businesses. Designing, intergrating and maintaining website digital assets.


REPORT'S & BROCHURES

Bringing content to life with concise, clear typography, engaging use of photography and compelling infographics.


STUDIO SPACE

Centrally located in London, EC1. Working with editorial, publishing, and comms teams across multiple time zones.



Above: Art Directing a cover shoot for Norwich Union's 'Real Living' magazine, published by Seven Squared. The initial concept sketch for the client, through to the finished, published cover.