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Brian Roberts
brian@prawnsoda.co.uk
Profile
Designer and illustrator with over 20 years industry experience in print and web design. Excellent technical skills, communication and understanding, taking designs from concept through to finished artwork. Self motivated, organised with a good sense of humour, I have independently pitched for and worked on some iconic brands including Disney, Marvel, Arsenal, Stick Sports and Postman Pat.
Commerical
History
Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator
2004 to Present - Selected clients below

Stick Sports
Designing and producing concept artwork through to device-ready graphics, illustrations and animations for mobile games, including Stick Cricket, Stick Tennis, Tennis Tour, Stick Soccer, Soccer 2 and Golf Valley.

Disney Channel
Work includes advertising for Hannah Montana, Chicken Little and The Chronicles Of Narnia as well as websites, radio and tv adverts.

ITV
DVD design and production, concept through to artwork and accompanying press advertising, brands include Arsenal FC, Hammer Horror and Lewis.

Liberation Entertainment
Designing DVD sleeves and advertising including the re-release of the classic Marvel cartoons, using strong branding and official Marvel artists.

Clear Vision
When Liberation Entertainment lost the rights to the Marvel cartoons they were bought by Clear Vision. After a successful pitch I continued producing the design and artwork, this time employing the illustrators directly.

Entertainment Rights
Initially producing illustrations for DVD sleeves I went on to design and produce the full press-ready sleeve artwork, brands included Postman Pat, Tracy Beaker and Trumpton. Over 300 DVD sleeves were designed.

Stewart Fenn Marketing Ltd
1999 to 2004 - Creative Director
Work included websites for Homepride Flour, Carter Jonas and Walls' Sausages, as well as graphic design for Lucite and Virgin.

EBP Creative Ltd
1998 to 1999 - Designer / Illustrator
Work included advertising, illustrations and graphics for Heart FM, Joe's Basement and Marks & Spencer.

Realtime Studio
1997 to 1998 - Designer / Illustrator
Clients included Tesco, Anderson Consulting, Granada Plus and British Gas.
Education
Falmouth College of Arts
1995 to 1997
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Graphic Design

Herefordshire College of Arts
1994 to 1995
BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies

John Kyrle Sixth Form
1992 to 1994
2x A levels
3x GCSEs

John Kyrle High School
1987 to 1992
8x GCSEs
Achievements
& Awards
2018 - Stick Tennis passed 70 million downloads
2015 - First indie game launched
2012 - TIGA Games Industry Awards, finalist
2012 - The 300th Prawnsoda DVD was released
2007 - British Video Association Awards, nominee
2005 - FHM Game Chart #1 (3 months running)
2004 - FAB Design Awards, finalist
2003 - Interviewed by Time Magazine
1997 - Won the Proctor & Stevenson Design Award
1992 - Won the UK Schools Maths Challenge
Interests
All facets of design, art and photography. I write a monthly comic strip for a national magazine. And I do like a spot of fishing.

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