Speakers

Paul Annett

Paul Annett

Creative Lead for the UK Government Digital Service (GDS)

Paul is the Creative Lead for online transactions at the Government Digital Service (part of the Cabinet Office). They’re revolutionising the way government creates digital services, and the way you interact with public services online – starting with the beta of www.gov.uk

In a previous life Paul was design lead at Clearleft, and is the star of Youtube’s most popular magic video. He lives in Berkshire with two kids, two cats, and one wife, @RellyAB.


Jake Smith

Jake Smith

End of level boss at JP74

Web designer/developer since 1996, covering nearly all aspects of the creative online experience.

Founded JP74 in 2001, and together with Pete Walker, have grown the company to 15 strong, working on some great projects, like web apps, mobile, ecommerce and more.

Currently a member of the D&AD North Committee.


Neil Kinnish

Neil Kinnish

Web Developer and Co-Founder of Workfu

In 2002 Neil collaborated with Dom Murphy on his project StickerNation. StickerNation was a non profit, self initiated website dedicated to showcasing and supporting sticker artists. By the time the site closed the archive had over 35,000 images from over 5000 different artists and had won the 2004 SXSW Award for Art.

In 2004 they co-founded the digital agency TAK! and had the pleasure of working with clients such as Virgin, Clarks Originals, BMAG, Ikon Gallery and Modern Art Oxford to name just a few, and were lucky enough to pick up a few awards on the way and some great experience.

After 6 years they decided to close the doors at TAK! and pursue new ventures.
…now, co-founder and developer of WorkFu.


Mike Kus

Mike Kus

Graphic / Web Designer & Illustrator. Co-founder of WorkFu

Mike has been a Graphic Designer for fifteen years and for the the last 4 of them he has mainly been designing for the web.

Up until March 2011 he had spent three years as lead designer at @carsonified before leaving to start his own design business. He now designs for clients worldwide in web, mobile and print.

He also recently joined forces with Neil Kinnish, Pete Nelson and Adam Martin to create WorkFu.

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