Hey! My name is Zak.

I'm a Industrial Design graduate from Loughborough University with a deep-rooted passion for making beautiful, impactful things and experience working in product, brand, graphic & web design.

ana. Allergy Care
March, 2020
Our goal is to make public places safer for all by providing secure and dependable access to anaphylaxis treatment medication along with easy to follow instructions. (This is an on-going project)
Product Design | UX Design | Web Design
Ryan Mcgee
February, 2021
A colleague & friend of mine, Ryan Mcgee decided that to start 2021 off right he wanted his own personal website and brand to act as a hub for his various interests, including business consulting, blogging and podcasting, with the end goal being to capture more potential client interest.
Web Design | Brand Design
House Hack
January, 2021
House Hack host engaging virtual experiences that empower student & graduate talent with the opportunity to consult with social enterprises and find roles at growing start-ups. I often do odd graphic design jobs for them whilst also being part of their organisation and taking part in events as a 'Team Leader' myself.
Graphic Design
#Me (Hashtag Me)
December, 2020
Hashtag Me offers mental health based peer support and resources to students at university. When founder & CEO Megan Gamble approached me to design her a new website from scratch, I jumped at the opportunity and ended up creating one of my favourite websites to date.
Web Design | Brand Design
Jessalyn Grace
November, 2020
I was hired by Elevate Pictures through Upwork to design a fun, personal e-commerce website for the American influencer Jessalyn Grace. The key was to showcase her music, youtube videos, book and merchandising line in a bold way that reflected her individual style.
Web Design
Letterbox Treats
November, 2020
A fun little freelance graphic design project for a startup mail order sweets company which involved the designing of numerous web assets, social posts, and a thank you customer delivery card to get the company ready to launch.
Graphic Design
The Hampstead Bakery
October, 2020
Re-branding the home bakery business 'The Ginger Lilies' required completely changing their image to give them a stronger online presence. I came up with their new name and designed them an entirely new logo, website & brand package.
Brand Design | Web Design
Spot
May, 2020
For my final year UX module at university I designed 'Spot' - a smart city app that allows users who are travelling for a year abroad (for work, study, or leisure) to find, secure and become familiar with their ideal location and accommodation before arrival.
UX Design
being.
February, 2020
A quick one-week project for my Live Project module in my final year of university, during which I designed a phone-hiding desktop plant product to help escape the digital world and embrace the physical world.
Product Design
ABEL
January, 2020
I designed this AI integrated customisable/modular stability assistance device for over 70's to tackle the RSA's 2020 project brief 'Healthy Routes', kickstarting my final year at university and leading to new skills learning in both product and UX design.
Product Design | UX Design
The Wood Works
September, 2019
Over the course of my year in industry placement role as a graphic design/marketing intern at The Wood Works - a bespoke kitchen & living company - I designed websites, brochures, videos, social media ads, magazine ads, and much more.
Graphic Design | Marketing
Rise Oats
August, 2019
RISE is an up-and-coming health food company for which I created the brand & logo, visuals, packaging mockups, social media posts (video & photo), pdf brochure and website - all during my year in industry.
Brand Design | Web Design
Fast BPI
May, 2019
Whilst on my placement year I undertook a freelance job on the side, which involved me designing the brand image and website for an up-and-coming online bespoke property investment service.
Web Design | Brand Design
The Simple Shaker Company
March, 2019
The Simple Shaker Company is an new online kitchen cabinet seller for which I created the brand, logo and website as a freelance job during my placement year. This was the first ever web design job I completed professionally, and I learnt a lot whilst doing so!
Web Design | Brand Design
Bloo
August, 2018
In my second year at university I designed Bloo, a smart cuddly toy with inbuilt safety protocols, protection settings, child mood monitoring systems and smartphone integration - all as part of my Sustainable Design module.
Product Design | UX Design
Smart ForSnacks
July, 2018
In my second year of university we were briefed to design a food heating device which enhanced a certain experience, using a chosen brand's design DNA. After doing a full semester of group research, I designed a SMART CAR heat & share nachos concept which enhanced the in-car movie experience.
Product Design
drip
May, 2018
For my second year Industrial Design Studies Module I had to design an internet of things connected product to be modelled by hand to a high standard. As such, I designed a smart weather responsive auto garden watering system for the modern home, stylised as a dripping leaf.
Product Design | UX Design
Pop!
April, 2018
As part of my second year Design Week we had to design a product inspired by Joseph & Joseph, utilising live hinges and polypropylene plastic. That's how I came up with Pop - a stackable, multi-purpose, flat pack shelving unit for students.
Product Design
Leveroo
February, 2018
During the Design Mould Tool module in my second year at Loughborough we designed and manufactured a fully operational steel injection mould tool for an injection moulded bike tyre lever widget intended to be a promotional item for Deliveroo drivers.
Product Design | Manufacturing
SoundBomb
June, 2017
For a surface modelling CAD module (one of my first projects of second year) I designed a multi-directional mobile speaker which I branded as 'SoundBomb', advancing my video and photo rendering skills on Keyshot.
Product Design
Fold
October, 2016
For my A Level Design Technology final project I designed and manufactured my first ever product (which I still use to this day!) - A luxurious, ergonomic, dual-purpose, folding chair/table, designed for household use.
Product Design | Manufacturing
Snacktivity
March, 2019
I won a competition to design a logo for 'Snacktivity' - an NHS funded research group focusing on encouraging inactive people to do small or bite sizes amounts of physical activity throughout the day. This competition was run internally at Loughborough University.
Graphic Design
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