Orca design was founded in 2010 by childhood friends James Ewin and Joel Rosen. Orca is a full creative design agency specialising in all areas of graphic design and visual communication, including bespoke typography, illustration, corporate branding, editorial design and web design, as well of copywriting, content creation, brand exposure, brand development, social media management and photography. Orca create novel design solutions to solve problems within complex environments.

Doing things differently since 2010

What We Do

Branding & Identity Design

We specialise in bespoke branding and corporate identity design. We create full brands from scratch or provide a brand overhaul service, updating and modernising existing brands to suit current design trends and markets. We also offer extensive brand guideline documents to ensure consistency throughout your brand.

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We create custom CMS websites which you, the client, can have full control of; editing your own content and imagery whenever you like. We also offer a comprehensive hosting and maintenance service, keeping your site up-to-date and bug free. We can also help to update and improve existing sites.

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Over the years, we have become renowned for our fun and playful illustration style. We create vintage inspired, original artwork to suite any purpose, from album cover artwork to infographics, and posters to packing. We love a challenge and we love getting creative on extensive illustration projects.

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Print and Layout

Orca also provide a design service to suite most print and layout requirements, offering clean, concise design solutions for all kinds of corporate and independent clients. From full corporate stationery to brochure design, and full magazine creation to signage. You name it, we create it.

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Our Clients

The Team

Joel Rosen

Joel is a highly skilled illustrator at heart & co-founded Orca Design in 2010. Joel has over 10 years experience of working across both digital & print. In 2013, Joel also set up Briefbox; an online design community helping aspiring designers to improve their design skills. Briefbox has seen significant growth since, & is now a successful online business with a solid community of over 8,000 members.

James Ewin

James is a highly experienced graphic designer - with a BA Hons in the subject. In 2010 James co-founded Orca Design, & has developed it into a successful agency with a highly regarded reputation, working with many large national and international brands. James is a driven business owner with over 10 years experience & also helps to run Orca's sister company Briefbox, as a director.

Harriet Montague

Harriet is experienced in project management, digital and offline marketing, content creation and event planning. She is a proactive and conscientious project manager, experienced in harnessing team talent and producing quality products. Harriet is a creative problem solver with a meticulous attention to detail and a confident approach to juggling multiple tasks to ensure projects are completed on time and to budget.

Flávia Mayer

Originally from Cascavel, Brazil. Orca came to met Flávia during her study abroad year at Cardiff M.U, where she completed an internship & blew us away with her beautiful illustration & typography skills. Flávia has since completed her BA Hons in Graphic Design at the Federal University of Paraná & made the permanent move to England to join the Orca team last year as junior designer.

Ellie Scrimshaw

Ellie deals with the Orca accounts and new business ventures. With an extensive experience history in office management & finance, Ellie is integral to the running of the business & keeping everyone in line.

Ryan Boylett

Ryan is our highly talented, and versatile, web developer with over 10 years experience in the field. Ryan thinks in code and specialises in Wordpress, PHP, HTML, CSS and Javascript . He also has extensive knowledge of building & maintaining custom, html newsletter campaigns. Ryan and is passionate about using the latest technologies to create accessible, intuitive & attractive user experiences.