Steve is a creative, all-round designer with over 20 years of experience in print design and publishing who consistently produces original work to a very high standard.
In London he has worked with a number of well-known publishing companies (Bloomsbury, British Publishing, Pavilion Publishing) and record labels (Universal Records, Motown Records) bringing together his skills in design and illustration for popular books and record albums.
He is now based in Auckland looking to bring his clean and artistic design eye to new clients and projects.
Freelance Graphic Designer / May 2009 - Mar 2021 / Self Employed
Book design and art direction of high profile international titles – covers, layout, typography, illustration, infographics, artworking, picture editing, picture and content research, collaborating with editorial, sales, marketing and foreign rights departments.
Clients include Thames & Hudson Publishers, British Library, Pavilion Publishing, Anova Books, Bloomsbury Publishing, A&C Black, Phaidon Press, Quarto Publishing, Universal Records, Motown Records, Blue Note Records, Verve Records and Decca Records.
Cover Designer / Jan 2007 - Jan 2008 / Thames & Hudson
Design, typography, illustration, artworking, picture research, collaborating with editorial, sales and marketing departments.
Cover Designer / Jun 2006 - Jan 2007 / Bloomsbury Publishing
Six month contract/maternity cover, designing covers for A&C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury.
Industries I know well
Natcoll College of Design & Technology
Diploma in Graphic Design