Fluent English and Spanish, basic French
HSC, Dux of school, Corryong High School, Victoria
Diploma of Art, Swinburne College of Technology, Victoria
Bachelor of Art, Swinburne College of Technology, Victoria
Selected as an inaugural member of Swinburne Design Group - an
industry-based design studio.
Various advertising agencies, Melbourne, Victoria
Worked on a range of packaging materials and print/television
Designer / Illustrator / Photographer
Publications Branch, Ministry of Education,
Designed and illustrated magazines
for children, kit packaging, and instructional publications.
Prepared exhibition of photos from stock photography taken
in Southern Europe and North Africa.
Freelance Designer / Illustrator
Clients included Ministry of Education, Victoria,
Longman-Cheshire, Macmillan Australia, TAFE Victoria, mainly producing materials for education
Studio Manager / Senior Designer Oxford University
Established and managed a
team of four designers, producing Secondary and Tertiary texts, and specialist trade
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Freelance Senior Project Designer Macmillan
Art directed and
designed components of a large reading scheme. Managed a studio and a team of approximately eight
Prepared exhibition of photos from stock photography taken in the Andean countries of South
Free-lance Designer / Illustrator / Photographer
Clients included, in no particular order: Australian Government
Publishing Service, Penguin Books, Ministry of Education, Longman-Cheshire, Thomas Nelson, Melbourne University
Press, Reed Books, Rigby Books, Oxford University Press, Macmillan Australia, Collins-Dove, Spectrum
Publications, David Lovell Publishing, Mimosa Publications. Worked on almost every form of publishing project
undertaken by the above.
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Studio Manager / Senior Designer Mimosa
art-directed a group of designers and type-setters involved in the production of a huge range of printed,
and other specialized materials required by the development of several large literacy, ELT, and
mathematics programmes for export markets. Used every available technology in print production and the
manufacture of specialized teaching aids, and produced materials for new forms of electronic
Senior Designer Mimosa Publications
Continued as art director and senior designer of materials for the
large-scale literacy and mathematics projects undertaken by the publisher.
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Free-lance Designer / Illustrator /
Worked in both
the trade and education publishing areas.
Designed five Macmillan Library series’
formats - Extreme Jobs, Our Body, Life in Australian Indigenous Communities,
Indonesia, and China.
Illustrated the trade picture book, HOP!
Little Hare for Little Hare Books.
Managed remotely the production of 72 covers
for a major new ESL series, Welcome to English published by Longman, Hong Kong for the Chinese market.
This project involved art direction and design of the series formats, the selection and briefing a group of
Australian illustrators, assembly and supply.
Art directed the pilot development of a new
literacy program for National Geographic Literacy in conjunction for Ibis Publishing Australia. Designed and
illustrated numerous titles for the same program at Ibis, and later, for Rigby who were contracted to
supply some components of the program.
Art-directed and designed several large,
multi-component ELT series’ for McGraw-Hill/MacDonald Publishing, including My World, We Can!
and Blue Planet. Briefed and managed an international team of designers, illustrators, and
photographers in Argentina and Mexico to implement these series’ designs over four
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Other clients included MacDonald Publishing,
Thomson Learning, Pearson Education, Harcourt Education, Little Hare Books. Currently working in the education market as an illustrator and
designer for Curriculum Corporation, MacDonald Publishing, Macmillan, OUP, and Simply
ABPA Book Design Awards
Shortlisted: Best designed paperback priced below $25 - Bitter, Black, and
Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational
Commended: Secondary single
book - Investigating Our World
APA Book Design Awards
Shortlisted: Best designed Primary education book - Eureka!
APA Book Design
Shortlisted: Best designed
Primary education book - The Literacy Tree (various titles)
APA Book Design
Shortlisted: Best designed
Primary education book - Longest, Tallest, Heaviest