Join me in discovering the career journey of Designers, Animators, Branding Experts, Sound Designers, Art Directors, Copywriters and everyone in between. Based here in Scotland, If you are interested in the Creative Industries or you are swimming in the soup already this is for you :)
The twists and turns in the life of one of the best designer and typographer in the UK. From professional footballer to designing the UEFA typeface Craig's journey is a story of hardship and achievements that culminates with him heading straight back from London to the small town of Gourock in Inverclyde where he services world class clients.
You can find Craig on Twitter.
The episode is also available on iTunes and Spotify.
Opening track prod. Rion Richard
Alice Carnegie is an illustrator by night and a gallery assistant by day. She created the Girl Gang series of illustrations and was nominated for the Creativity Award by Creative Edinburgh at their 2016 ceremony for her Bubblegum exhibition. Alice has a strong visual style and a specific approach to illustrating and our chat explores her take on work and life.
Pablo Fernandez Clark is an Illustrator, Storyboard Artist, Comic Book Artist and Animator. He worked on some amazing projects in the Video Game industry, Netflix shows, award winning cinema ads and animated shorts. His work was published by BOOM!, Dark Horse and his next big project by Image Comics is coming out soon.
Yann Seznec is an entrepreneur, a teacher and a musicians. In Edinburgh, he founded a game studio called Lucky Frame before going solo and focusing on his career as a Sound Artist. We go deep on what it takes to run an iOS game studio, winning a Scottish BAFTA and taming Dragons in the Den.
With me today is Creative Edinburgh Director Yasmin Sulaiman. She takes me on a journey from freelance writer to Editor in Chief at The List through more than 500 Fringe shows watched and some harsh criticism she used as a way to improve her craft. Together, we then celebrate the community by announcing the shortlist for the Creative Edinburgh Awards 2018
We go deep on Motion Design, burnouts and taking time to be lame. We also talk mental health and making better choices to stay balanced.
Matt Robinson, take us through his journey across the world between branding and communication.