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Hello, my name is Tom, I’m a designer & maker. I’m currently based in Leeds in the United Kingdom.

Having practiced my craft for close to a decade, I consider myself highly skilled across the spectrum of design – keenly focused on branding and web / app design.

Building my own ideas under the moniker of Bound led me to upskill in several areas including social media managing & website development allowing me to quickly build MVP’s – it’s allowed me to think in a whole new way about projects.

I’m currently available for project, contract and full-time opportunities with brands & businesses of all sizes who are passionate about what they do.

Capabilities

Brand & Identity / Illustration / Print / Packaging / Web Design / WordPress / User Interface Design / User Experience Design / Social Media Management / Creative Direction / Project Management / Animation / Video Editing

If you have bespoke requirements, don’t hesitate to reach out and see how we can make an impact together – Get in touch.

Accolades

Mr.CUP Letterpress Calendar 2017 / Computer Arts Magazine : Issue 266 / Behance Branding Served (x3) / Behance Education Gallery (x2) / Behance Adobe Illustrator / Adobe Creative Jam contestant 2015

CreativeBloq / FPO ( Under Consideration )  /  Graphic Exchange / LogoMarked / From Up North

Instagram

  • It’s been a while since I’ve uploaded some design work!

Here’s a lil something something for a project I’m working on. I’m going to post more design work going forward, I promise!
  • Bio shot taken for the website & social media, it may look dark and moody but this year is off to an amazing start and I’m super excited and pumped up to being working with amazing people on equally amazing projects.

I’ve joined the team at Hark to work on UI/UX and everything in between brand/design related - so excited to really get stuck in and contribute to a great company. 
We’re also repositioning our efforts with @thedesignersleague and fixing where we went wrong in certain areas - I’ve got a real fire again to push our community to the next level. 
I’m also working on a couple other projects which are behind the scenes, making sure this year I don’t take too much on that it consumes me and focus on having a good time with people!
  • So I took part in @techstars @startupweekend and our team winning this made me staying up 40 hours very much worth it. 
A brilliant experience and can't wait to take on the next round. 
I'm proud of everyone in our team who leaned on eachother, was patient and kept their enthusiasm the entire time. 
Regardless of your skillset, if you want to have a crack at building something with others, please give yourself a shot at it, you don't know where it may take you!

#crabpincers #startup #startuoweekend #business #award #vsco
  • I’m not usually someone to talk about stuff like this but it’s been 3 years since my dad passed away. 
There were times when we weren’t the closest and times I really regret not giving him more attention. I often think that if he was still around we’d probably be a lot closer and get along a lot more. Even though we were distant at times, we’d always have a great chat - it’s just a shame we didn’t speak much when you passed. 
I have him to thank for my “creative flair” and inventive mind. He was talented and clever and I wish that more people had seen that. I often remember him helping me come up with crazy inventions, or showing me amazing music on the infamous minidisc player. He was always backing whatever I was into at the time and would always tell me that he was proud.

He would mark all his work with this cool signature that I’ve always been jealous of, so I thought I’d vectorise it to make sure I didn’t lose it, take it easy!
  • Walked past the branding me and @mrbenjaminsbarbers cooked up immortalised in stone. 
A very cool thing to see something developed on a screen transition to something physical and tangible!

I’m excited for the journey Ben and co is on and I can’t wait to see what’s ahead!
  • 2017 has been a crappy year all over, plenty of things I want to leave behind in it, so bye 2017, you’re dead (nearly) let’s have a cracking 2018 exploring new places, meeting new people and raising the bar!
  • Mark I developed with the rest of the admin team for @thedesignersleague great to have it out in the wild!
  • So to end this year I'm happy to be joining Agency TK as a Junior Designer in Leeds. I'm super excited to start a new chapter of my life and can't wait to be working with a great bunch of talented folks.

Their work is killer, check them out : www.agencytk.com

WIll be moving as soon as I've found somewhere to live, but will be popping back to Lincoln often to see family, so it's not goodbye!

© TOM LUDD 2018