About
Jaz Denness in Garden
Design background

 

Jaz has 15 years’ graphic design experience which has included time at Scottish agencies Evolution Design20/20 Productions, and in-house for Michelle Mone’s 'Ultimo' lingerie brand at MJM International. Jaz has been fortunate to work with a variety of clients and their brand styles, including corporate, retail and fashion clients such as Hello Kitty, Nickelodeon, G-Star Clothing, ESMS, RBS and currently Audit Scotland. This has involved working closely with his clients to produce a variety of websites, brand identity, packaging, and print publications, as well as fashion and consumer products. Jaz's work for Edinburgh Inspiring Capital won the top award for best DVD in the Scottish Corporate Communications Awards, run by the CiB (British Association of Communicators in Business)

Jaz graduated from Edinburgh Napier University with an Honours Degree in Graphic Communications (BA 2:1 Hons) and has strong knowledge of design applications, including Adobe CS suite, Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Cinema 4D, which is useful for mocking up 3-D visuals. This all means Jaz has the versatility to multi-task between print, web and 3-D projects.

 

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Testimonials
  • Jaz has created fantastic work for us and help deliver our sales objective by providing an excellent standard of marketing collateral.
    Craig Patterson
    Head of Stewart Travel
  • I worked with Jaz at PMD in his role as Designer. In very tough working circumstances Jaz consistently focused on the creative objective to ensure that the sales engine was effective at bringing in new business. Jaz worked hard and commanded the respect of his colleagues. On a personal note it was a pleasure to work with Jaz.
    Tony Maguiness
    Commercial Manager at PMD
  • Jaz is a gifted and conscientious graphic designer that produces first class work in a timely and professional manner. I cannot recommend him highly enough.
    William Worsley
    CRM Consultant at NHS Greater Manchester Commissioning Support Unit
  • I worked with Jaz on a number of projects including Online Campaigns, Brand Development, Brochure Design and Exhibition Graphics.

    Jaz had a natural ability as a designer to ascertain what was required quickly and while coming up with many creative and impressive concepts always had a commercial focus.

    Jaz was a pleasure to work with adopting a flexible and can do approach.
    Marie Murphy
    Group Marketing Manager at Entrusted Group Ltd
  • Placed Jaz at PMD and he was quickly able to demonstrate his creative and design skills to really help the company progress. Would recommend his broad range of capabilities.
    Wendy McDougall
    CEO - Firefish Software
  • Jaz reported directly to me at Entrusted Group, providing technical and creative design input into everything from websites and online campaigns to brochures and exhibition graphics.

    In an often challenging environment Jaz was always enthusiastic, proactive and professional, remaining unfazed no matter how short the deadline or how many times the brief was amended.

    Jaz was a true team player who showed a clear understanding of the commercial imperative and the need to work collaboratively with other disciplines. I would not hesitate to recommend him.
    Simon Walden
    Freelance Writer, Editor, Copywriter & Communications Professional
Experience
  • 20/20 Productions
    20/20 Productions
    Graphic & Production Designer
    A multi-award winning design and communications agency. Designed print and web projects as well as 3-D, CAD modeled exhibitions/stage-sets for blue chip clients such as RBS, HBOS, Scottish Widows and Standard Life.
  • PMD
    Graphic & Packaging Designer
    PMD was a premium brand distributor for Nickelodeon, Sanrio's Hello Kitty and Disney. This role involved creating print designs for fast-moving-consumer-electronics sold by Tesco and Next throughout the UK.
    PMD Packaging
  • Ultimo Lingerie
    Worked directly with Michelle Mone OBE on the creation of fashion brands ICON and MIRACLE and print hanger packaging, POS, and catalogue design.
  • Colpitts World Travel
    Graphic & Web Designer
    Responsible for the in-house marketing collateral and building a new travel company brand and site.
    Colpitts World Travel
  • Evolution Design
    Evolution Design
    Graphic Designer
    Additional experience of freelancing for design agencies such as Evolution Design, have given extra experience of client servicing.
  • Audit Scotland
    Graphic & Digital Designer
    Audit Scotland provides the Auditor General and the Accounts Commission with the services they need to check that public money is spent properly, efficiently and effectively. Designing financial reports and info-graphics for print and digital publishing.
    Audit Scotland
  • Klaklak
    Klaklak Design
    Designer/Photographer
    Additional experience of freelance photography, design and 3-D modeling.
  • Service Graphics
    Graphic Designer
    Designing for Service Graphics part of the St Ives Group, the UK's leading exhibition, large format print and design company. Handling everything from bespoke exhibitions, stadium and sports branding.
    Service Graphics
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Brands
  • Ultimo
  • G-Star
  • Hello Kitty
  • Nickelodeon
  • Wilson Plumbing
  • Balmule House
  • ESMS
  • OJPT
  • STM
  • Entrusted Group
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