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Brisbane City, Australia
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Steve works directly with business owners and leadership teams to identify, structure and leverage brand strategies. He has a proven record of creating brand success, through intelligent and effective solutions. Steve has had deep experience at micro and macro level in all industry sectors.

As Art Director at DAIS Steve helped their clients transform themselves and their markets. Whether they were redefining their brand promise, reinvigorating their internal culture or setting a new mandate, he guided them to achieve their goals with award winning, creative design and accountable brand strategy.

Steve cut his teeth in the renowned London branding agency Wren & Rowe. Where he was mentored by the incredible Michael Rowe, Liz Wren, Paul Foulkes-Arellano, Luke Sudlow, Emma Colewell (Now Emma Hunt) and learnt from all the specialists that worked with the studio - Photo retouchers, typographers, photographers, mock-up artists, illustrators, language experts, artists, actors and musicians. For nearly 9 years Steve worked on international brands, experienced a wide variety of cultures, locations and markets. He left as Assistant Creative Director in 2008 and moved to Australia.

Awards
Graphis Identity - Gold (2011)
Wine & Spirits International Packaging - Gold (2012)
PICA Self Promotion - Gold (2014)
PICA Typography - Silver (2014)
PICA Identity - Silver (2014)
BADC Illustration Silver
BADC Identity Bronze
PICA Illustration - Gold (2015)
PICA Typography - Gold (2015)
PICA Illustration - Silver (2015)
PICA Identity - Silver (2015)
PICA Self promotion - Bronze (2015)
PICA Illustration - Bronze (2015)
International Visual Identity Awards Hospitality - Gold (2016)
Australian National Print Awards Illustration (2016)

Published
Design Montage - Feature Interview 2011
Typism (typographers conference book) 2014
Typograph.Journal Vol.3 2015
Typism (typographers conference book) 2015
The Design Conference - Open House Talk 2016
coroflot.com - Feature showcase 2017
news.com.au - Train sketches 2017
Courier Mail - Train sketches 2017
Daily Mail - Train sketches 2017
The Daily Edition (Channel 7 TV) - Train sketches 2017
australianinfront.com.au - Feature showcase 2017

You can see steve’s online portfolio here:
www.syounger.com.au

Steve also collaborates with other artists, mentors designers, restores cars and teaches single malt Whisky.

Day rate:
GBP £ 700
Next availability:
February 7, 2019
Industry Experience:
Agriculture & Mining, Computers & Electronics, Consumer Goods, Education, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment, Non-Profit Organization, Professional Services, Real Estate & Construction, Retail, Software & Internet, Telecommunications, Transportation & Logistics, Travel & Hospitality, Wholesale & Distribution
Gear & Software Experience:
Adobe Illustrator ( Expert )
Adobe InDesign ( Expert )
Adobe Photoshop ( Expert )
Adobe Spark ( Intermediate )

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