J-P Stanway

J-P Stanway - Designer

London, UK

Editorial designer with 15 years of experience helping global organisations such as the RAF and independent publishers tell their story.

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Overview

I have a broad range of experience within the publishing sector. In the past I have worked with international organisations such as the OECD and projects for the G7 and G20 summits as well as government departments as the Royal Air Force. I have also worked on consumer and B2B magazines as well as a number of book projects on aviation history and science fiction.

I am confident in art direction, typography, illustration, infographics, cartography and photo retouching. I have a strong knowledge of pre-press and printing processes with proven experience managing printers.
Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Economics
Health & Wellbeing
History
Political Science & Current Affairs

Certifications

  • BA (Hons) Graphic design

Work experience

Graphic designer

Self-employed
August, 2016 – Present (about 5 years)

Working remotely, but closely with the following clients:

Raconteur
Designing artwork for advertisers (Anydata, Agua Via) appearing in Raconteur’s weekly reviews distributed with The Times newspaper.

Vine Resources
Created an eBook series that reinforced their status as a thought-leader in the recruitment and technology sector. Designing email templates and landing pages, mapping out an effective user journey for the distribution of the eBooks.

Collinson
(Priority Pass, Collinson Latitude)
Working on a variety of projects from Infographics, marketing material such as brochures and event stands to pitch documents and presentations.

Harfield Media
Developing and creating publications for the Royal Air Force, RAF Museum Hendon, Atlantic Treaty Association, COMSEA, Healthcare in London and Amber.

Senate Publishing
Designed Migena Topciu’s MG Academy 2018 Look Book.

Senior Designer

Collinson
September, 2015 – August, 2016 (11 months)

Responsibilities:
• Working closely with marketing stakeholders and project owners to help deliver compelling, creative print and digital collateral.
• Help organise and ensure optimum design workflow
• Ensure brand guidelines are relevant and up-to-date
• Managing Junior designer and freelancers
• Collaborate with the team to help cross-pollinate ideas for various other projects.

Art director

Newsdesk Media
April, 2011 – Present (over 10 years)

Responsibilities:
• The visual look and feel of the company’s publications and marketing material
• Generating cover and layout designs in multiple languages, setting style guides and sourcing images
• Creating proposal presentations for new business
• Presenting design concepts to company directors and clients
• Developing publication for digital editions on iPad and working with external web developers for websites
• Coordinated and designed the feature walls for the company’s new central London office
• Managing a team of two art editors plus freelance designers
• Supporting the editor-in-chief, editorial team and production department
• Overseeing the work-flow of projects, working within a budget and liaising with the sales and marketing department
• Building relationships with suppliers, obtaining quotes and technical information from printers as well as negotiating rates with image libraries
• Representing the company at various events, most recently for the British Army Journal launch at Church House, and Invest in the Czech Republic at the Czech Republic Embassy

Clients and partners: Royal Air Force; British Army; Atlantic Treaty Association (ATA); G7 and G20 Research Group at the University of Toronto; OECD; London Stock Exchange Group; FIA Europe; WIEF; ICSS; African Union; Nigerian High Commission, London; South African Government; The Republic of Kazakhstan Government; Czech Republic Government

Portfolio (5 selected works)

RAF Coltishall: Fighter Station

Mick Jennings

RAF Coltishall Fighter StationMike Jennings MBEComprehensive 304-page history of the famous Battle of Britain fighter station which sadly closed in 2006. Fifteen chapters, seven of which cover World War Two operations with details of every squadron and the extensive action they saw whilst serving at Coltishall. The many characters who passed through the station also feature; including Douglas ... read more

RAF Coltishall Fighter StationMike Jennings MBEComprehensive 304-page history of the famous Battle of Britain fighter station which sadly closed in 2006. Fifteen chapters, seven of which cover World War Two operations with details of every squadron and the extensive action they saw whilst serving at Coltishall. The many characters who passed through the station also feature; including Douglas ... read more

Fall Out Roman Catholics and Jews: A Personal Account of This Distinguished Officer's Royal Air Force Career 1956-1963 with a Bit Added On.

Anthony Haig-Thomas

1st Old Forge Publishing edition 2008 hardcover fine book in fine dw In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

1st Old Forge Publishing edition 2008 hardcover fine book in fine dw In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

Industrial Sales: A Roadmap to Increase Your Sales Globally

Bram van Oirschot

Discover how you sell better to giant industrial companies. Industrial Sales enforces your selling system. Within a few steps, you will create a more effective commercial process, which will bring more sales with the same effort. Industrial Sales will help boost your sales independent on what area of the world or the type of industrial sector. Everyone involved in oil, gas, petrochemical, rene... read more

Discover how you sell better to giant industrial companies. Industrial Sales enforces your selling system. Within a few steps, you will create a more effective commercial process, which will bring more sales with the same effort. Industrial Sales will help boost your sales independent on what area of the world or the type of industrial sector. Everyone involved in oil, gas, petrochemical, rene... read more

Fieldbook for Mindfulness Innovators

Sanghvi Menka

This fieldbook is a result of extensive conversations with innovators who wish to contribute creatively to the growing field of mindfulness training, as well as teachers and researchers who care deeply about the integrity and quality of mindfulness innovations.Much of the material is focused on the initial development and testing of an idea. Most content applies to innovation in general, but h... read more

This fieldbook is a result of extensive conversations with innovators who wish to contribute creatively to the growing field of mindfulness training, as well as teachers and researchers who care deeply about the integrity and quality of mindfulness innovations.Much of the material is focused on the initial development and testing of an idea. Most content applies to innovation in general, but h... read more

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Bram van Oirschot
J-P got me over the finish line for my first book. He understood my eagerness to finish and guided me through the process with professionalism. I would recommend J-P for every book design and typewriting work. He is very communicative and is reliable. I enjoyed working with him. J-P gave me confidence. After his work was done, I could flawlessly upload the ebook and paperback version into Amazo...
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Bram van Oirschot, August 2019

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