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Top 10 most exciting graphic designers on Creativepool

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The best graphic designers inhabit that space between the creative and the business-minded; the tangible and the intangible. It would be quite easy (and reductive) to simply take the phrase literally and describe a graphic designer simply as “somebody who uses graphics to design.” But the role has evolved so dramatically in the last few decades as technology has done likewise.

Graphic designers exist to bring form and function to ideas that might have been little more than vague concepts and they are the members of the creative team driving the literal vision of the company. 

Everything from the typography to the website design, logos, marketing and brand identity will be engineered chiefly by the graphic design team. So, it stands to reason that making sure you get the right designer (or designers) on board for your project is a pretty critical task. Thankfully, there are hundreds of incredible creatives on Creativepool ready to take on your graphic designer jobs right here. These are 10 of the very best for your consideration.

Scott Balmer

Scott is a freelance illustrator who is largely based in the UK, he has made work for numerous clients/publications over the years from different corners of the world. He has also exhibited his work in galleries such as Los Angeles, New York, London and so on. These Art Shows also include officially backed shows including the likes of Nickelodeon (TMNT) Kings Features (Popeye) and Mike Mignola (Hellboy).

Inés Garrido

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Inés is a Visual Designer based in London with a background in Fine Arts. Mostly interested in Printing, Typography, Graphics, Clothing, motion & animated graphics. She is looking to collaborate with people committed to ethical projects that aim to improve our community's wellbeing and the planet. Interested in: Activism / design thinking / climate change / LGBTQ+ / minority rights / sustainability / animal rights / wellbeing.

Eric Jordan

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Eric Jordan is an award-winning designer, animator, and creative director working in multiple mediums, with an 18+ year background in interactive design, motion graphics, 3D design/animation, branding and audio production. Recognized by .Net Magazine as one of the world's top 20 international designers, his work has spanned nearly all design & motion graphics mediums including film, broadcast television, websites, smart phones, virtual reality (VR), electronic billboards, vehicles, print, and video games. Eric has over 18+ years of industry experience and has won hundreds of notable industry awards, including FWA's "Most Influential Flash Site of the Decade", and has been featured in numerous design-related books and magazines around the world.

Wybe Magermans

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Having graduated with a BA in Architectural Design, Wybe relocated from his native country, the Netherlands, to London. Initially starting as an interior architect, he eventually found his metier in the strategic and account management side of agency life. Over the past two decades he has worked at top London agencies including: Fitch, Brandhouse and Pearlfisher, before joining Williams Murray Hamm in 2008. As WMH&I's Growth & Development Director, he leads the strategic direction of the business, setting out the positioning of the agency, identify key growth areas, find new and develop existing pillar clients, such as Castrol, Pernod Ricard and HONOR.

Toby Tinsley

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Toby is a graphic designer and illustrator with over 2 decades experience in the design industry. He engages in a collaborative and energetic way to design compelling brand propositions; drawing out a powerful expression of uniqueness with a ground-breaking vision, mission and positioning. Bringing the work to life beautifully by teamwork, communication and leadership allowing the visual communication across every single touch point; he creates creative brand worlds that reflects this powerful positioning and creates a framework of visual communication to land the message to core audiences.

Becky Swarbrick

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Becky is an experienced Senior Digital Designer & Art Director at AKQA. Specialising in Digital Design, Editorial Design, Art Direction, Animation and Product Design. Awarded Creativepool's People's Choice for Emerging Talent of the Year 2020. Clients include: Rolls-Royce, Burberry, Choose Love, Forevermark, Bacardi, Nike, WIRED UK, British Vogue, GQ, Topshop, Westbank Corp, World Gold Council & The Queens Commonwealth Trust. D&AD New Blood Mentor.

Alexandra Wong

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Alexandra is an illustrator and graphic designer, specializing in editorial and commercial illustration. There's nothing she loves more than a short deadline to get her heart beating. After graduating with a BFA in drawing (MIAD, 2013) she moved to Italy to further pursue an education in fine art, eventually shifting to illustration and design, ultimately achieving an MFA in communication design (SACI, 2018).

Christian Tunstall

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A highly qualified and awarded designer with over 25 years experience in the advertising industry, Christian has produced work for multinational clients such as Audi, Burger King, British Airways, Adidas and KFC at some of the top award winning advertising agencies in London and New York. Now working for the amazing King Henry Studios in Soho, he loves design, illustration and the advertising industry, thriving on the variety of creative work involved from Logos to 96 sheet posters, digital posters, image manipulation and comps to detailed typography.

Jessica Phillips

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Finding ways to push the boundaries of creativity every day and being a creative problem-solver inspires how Jessica leads her design teams at Pearlfisher as Creative Director. Over the last nine years, she has worked with an exciting and diverse range of brands, from challenger startups to global icons. Every project brings a new challenge which is one of the most exciting aspects of how she approaches design at Pearlfisher.

Jane Barges

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Jane Barges is a Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator currently based in Cambridge, UK. Jane creates imagery based on the world around her, in a playful and colourful style. In 2018 Jane graduated from Camberwell College of Arts with a BA Honours degree in Graphic Design. Since then, she has illustrated vibrant pieces for product labels, marketing material and animations for clients. Open to commissions, collaborations and new opportunities.

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