Author Archives: John

About John

I'm a Digital Designer, Art Director, Animator, Illustrator and Author. I'm currently working at John Brown Media as a Senior Digital Designer.

Count Me In

Count Me In is an app I designed for Cyldesdale and Yorkshire bank. The app is free to download and available on ios and android devices. It is aimed at 2-5 year olds. There are three mini games within the app which teach children shapes, sizes and counting.
Illustrations are by Emma Parrish and was coded by Julius Bangert.

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Vue Cinemas

Early this year I was involved in the winning pitch for Vue cinemas. I was lead digital designer and tasked with designing what the Vue magazine would look like on tablet and mobile devices. I used the prototyping tool marvel to bring my designs to life. below you can have a play with the prototype I designed for an iphone.

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Andrew Dounis left our digital team yesterday so I made him some leaving drinks with customised labels.


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Website makeover 2014

Having recently redesigned the portfolio section of the website we thought it was about time to make the homepage and blog responsive too, hope you like it.


New responsive website, try it on any device.

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Max Monster

I couldn’t leave out my newest nephew Max so I illustrated his name using monsters. His older brother Jack had started calling him Max Monster so I took my inspiration from him. I got the design printed on a black baby grow.

Max Monster design

Monster Max babygrow

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Leon the Lion

To brighten up my nephews room I decided to make him a vinyl sticker based on his name.

lion sticker

Leon and the Lion wall sticker

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New Portfolio – John

responsive website

I’ve just finished my new responsive portfolio website, try it on your desktop, tablet, smartphone or any other device!

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Seiyu animation




A few screens from a simple and fun animation I created for a pitch for Seiyu (a japanese supermarket and department store).

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City Kicks website

One of the most exciting and challenging projects I’ve worked on this year was the design of the City Kicks website. City Kicks is Manchester Citys’ Kids Membership scheme and the site is a place fans can find out the latest news, watch videos and play games.

Landing page

In order to view content on the site you would have to register to become a member of City Kicks, as a result of registering the age of the user could be captured. One of the unique aspects of the site was to tailor the content to the age of the user visiting. For example; some content such as social media elements would only appear if the member was a teenager where as some games would appear to everyone.

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