Originally from England, Gavin is a design and pedagogical professional with a background of working in a variety of the creative industries. Currently, Gavin is working as Head of Design (International Baccalaureate MYP) at an international school in Gothenburg, Sweden. With ten years teaching experience, Gavin has developed schemes of work where students create their own films, book trailers, animation, posters, CD covers and label design. To see examples, please click here.
In addition to his educational work, Gavin has developed a portfolio of set designs for BBC Playbus, fringe theatre and Stage Door Manor in New York. Gavin has also worked as a creative educational advisor for Connections festival at the National Theatre, as well as a Creative Practitioner for the English Arts Council project Creative Partnerships in the East.
Recently, Gavin’s focus has been on designing book covers, illustrations and animated book trailers for children’s fantasy novels.
Do you have a creative project and would like to hire Gavin? Please contact him via the contact page or LinkedIn.
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS
teaching + illustrating + animation + scenic design
University of Cambridge
Certificate of Further Professional Study- Creativity as Practice
University of Greenwich
Post Compulsory Education & Training - PCET in Art and Design
Graduate Teacher Training Programme
Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) Media Secondary Education and Teaching