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
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.See Example
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.See Example
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.See Example
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.See Example
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 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.
Gill is a talented print designer & illustrator, in her own time, with over 5 years experience working at various award winning design agencies as a studio manager. As well as heading up the Orca team, Gill deals directly with our clients, making sure everyone's gettin' on just grand. Gill utilises her extensive studio experience in account & studio management to ensure the smooth running of all design & web projects.
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 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.