Jez WebbArt Director

Jez is an extremely talented designer, illustrator and art director with an impressive ability to produce imaginative solutions that, time and again, exceed client expectations.

Our public and private sector clients trust him to deliver intelligently considered, beautifully executed work. And his design flair is backed up with an exhaustive knowledge of design programs.

In more than three years of working with Blackwood, Jez has been formative in growing our business, expanding our client base and producing work that has helped clients to push boundaries with great results.

Expertise:

  • Working seamlessly with multidiscipline design teams, partners and leading industry consultants
  • Producing integrated communications across a range of media and channels to best convey client messaging to targeted audiences
  • Portfolio spanning a wide client base, from Chance UK to SABMiller, Islamic Development Bank and leading law firm, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

A highlight from the last year or so has been working with clients from the Middle East. Understanding their different approaches and ways of working has been a truly rewarding experience.

All time favourite piece of design? The poster from the 1964 movie, Endless Summer, by John Van Hamersveld.
Most proud of? Developing an enduring and rewarding relationship with Chance UK. It’s been fantastic to be part of their success story as they’ve been able to help more children.
All time hero? Chris Achilleos, the fantasy artist. He produced poster artwork for some of the big Hollywood sci-fi films as well as book covers for Dr Who and Star Trek.
Guilty secret? Chocolate.
Expert tip? Make sure the brief is as good as possible.

Jez recently illustrated a friend’s children’s book, making him a soon-to-be published illustrator.

An antidote to sitting still in front of a Mac, Jez makes surfing look easy in Bali.

One of his favourite places is Cornwall, where he married Michele in 2015. The couple drive their campervan Smurf down to the West Country when they can. Though there’s no hurry – top speed? About 55 mph.