Creative Director at Ward6 Singapore
John’s career began in fashion & editorial design. Branching out, he moved to the creative design & editorial studio – Deluxe & Associates. There developed a strong sense for graphic design, editorial design and creative communication under the watchful eye of James deVries and co.
With a solid design foundation established, he then set out to further his understanding and experience by freelancing in various design and advertising agencies in the Asia Pacific region until eventually finding anew home in Advertising at Ward6. Working with Grant and Hugh, he developed a strong sense of conceptual thinking and art directing.
John then joined McCann Health working with Sean Riley and co. Therehe further strengthened his thinking, work efficiencies and built a strong portfolio of film, digital and integrated ideas working on regional brands and accounts across the APAC region.
While working in advertising and polishing his craft, John learnt from many great people who have contributed to the well rounded creative he is today. 13+ years on, he has learned many things and made many friends across many countries.
John runs a creative photography and film studio with a small team of like minded artistic professionals – creating creative content, video/vlog content and workshops for photographers and cinematographers.
Conceptual Idea Generation, Creative Concepting, Art Direction, Copywriting, Client facing/presentations, Photography, Retouching, Digital UX, Digital UI design and web design.
Illustration, Editorial design, Typography, Packaging design, Project management.