Our Team

Full-time, part-time, employed or associate, each of our team is committed to ensure our company philosophy of friendliness,
professionalism and expertise is at their core.

Adrian Taylor

Position at Aawen

Creative Director and co-founder/owner

Role at Aawen

Leads the Marketing service team at Aawen and supports the Design and Branding team. Also manages Business Development, Sales and Financial Management within the company.

Qualifications

HND in Design for Electronic Media, ILM 3 Certificate in Marketing

Membership of

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, Kernow Independent Networking Group, BITC ProHelp and Federation of Small Businesses

Previous experience

Worked at various Design, Marketing and Print companies in Cheltenham, Plymouth, London, Bristol and Penryn

Previous roles

Graphic designer, Mac-systems manager, Senior designer and Studio manager

Previous clients

Apple Europe, Schweppes Beverages, Bulmers Ciders, Gulf Oil, United Biscuits, Smiths/Walkers Crisps, Bovis Homes, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Devon Association of Tourist Attractions etc.

Personal

Enjoys reading, music, sport (watching – not playing!), mountain holidays and spending quality time with Dionne – his fiancée of 28 years!

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Jonathan Statham

Position at Aawen

Creative Director and co-founder/owner

Role at Aawen

Manages and leads the Design, Branding & Website development teams.

Responsible for creative management & development.

First Aider · Health & Safety Officer · Company Secretary

Qualifications

BTEC HND in Graphic Design

ILM level 3 in Leadership & Management – Project Management

ILM Level 3 in Understanding Health & Safety in the Workplace

CIEH Level 2 – Emergency First Aid at Work

Previous Experience

Hourds Design – Stafford

Cornwall County Council

Self employed illustrator

Personal

Enjoys reading, music, rugby, football, canoeing, rowing, camping

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Helen Parrott

Position at Aawen

Office manager

Role at Aawen

Joined Aawen in 2004. Office administration, social media posting/monitoring, client relationship communication, new business sales, assisting with illustrative jobs and company portfolio.

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Illustration, National Diploma in Foundation Art

Previous roles

Freelance illustrator & artist; published illustrations for children’s books, magazines, greetings cards, films, plus commissions for paintings & murals.

Personal

Enjoy spending time with friends & family, walking, cycling and enjoying the beautiful Cornish coast, travelling when I can & working as a freelance illustrator/artist.

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Tom Glass

Position at Aawen

Web developer

Role at Aawen

Has worked at Aawen since 2016. Responsible for web-development on client and internal projects, including eCommerce, SEO, WordPress, MailChimp, etc.

Qualifications

BA HONS Multimedia Graphics, HND Graphic Design

Previous roles

Designer at The Dawn Concept – Co-Founder and Director at TheEword, Webmaster at Incomtelecoms, Head of Design at Celltalk PLC

Previous clients

Best Companies, Jockey, Genting, Atomico, Betfred and SEHBAC

Awards

RAR Design Award, 42 Under 42

Personal

I enjoy the outdoors and regularly surf in the UK and Europe, In addition to this I also have an interest in winter mountain activities such as snowboarding
and skiing.

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Graham Buckley

Position at Aawen

Marketing and PR associate

Role at Aawen

Has worked with Aawen for over 10 years aiding clients with a range of marketing and PR support. From undertaking communications audits to researching and creating marketing plans, through to the delivery of a range of content-focussed marketing & PR materials including web & social media activity.

Qualifications

NCTJ (National Council for the Training of Journalists) Journalist.

Award winning PR consultant. Campaign Director for nationally and regionally awarded work including: IPR – Institute of Public Relations Best UK Business to Business Campaign 2000. Best UK Charity/Not for Profit Campaign 2000). IPR Best Regional Campaign South West 2001.

Previous roles

Account Director Gravitas PR, Owner/MD Mercury PR, Freelance PR & Marketing Consultant

Previous clients

Marigold Gloves, Deb Ltd, Summit Medical, PR/Marketing Director – Isles of Scilly Tourism Board, Honeywell, Trac Services, Hub Box

Personal

Enjoys staying fit and active in the great outdoors, walking, cycling, kayaking,
foraging. Also enjoys Yoga and trains in Kickboxing several times a week.

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Viki Carpenter

Position at Aawen

Social Media associate

Role at Aawen

Has worked alongside Aawen since 2017. Contributes to internal and client social media requirements including scheduling, writing and monitoring.

Qualifications

BA Photography and Applied Media; City & Guilds Web Design & HTML; NCFE Level 4 Postgraduate Diploma Magazine Journalism (NCJT accredited)

Membership of

British Association of Journalists, Kernow Independent Networking Group and Federation of Small Businesses

Previous roles

Deputy Editor Mail Online, Deputy Features Editor Cosmopolitan magazine, Editor B magazine, Deputy Editor & Digital Editor Cornwall Today; Marketing Manager Spiezia Organics.

Personal

Loves photography and writing children’s fiction for fun and also playing the guitar and Nordic Walking. Viki also loves dogs. She has a 60kg Newfoundland ‘giant’ dog and founded Dog Friendly Cornwall.

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