A versatile creative director with extensive experience in the publishing industry. Expert in Layout, design both in editorial and commercial. Conceptualising and creating eye-catching images and content for luxury brands across print, the web and social media.


  • Art direction for campaigns across print and digital

  • Print design for magazines, advertising and brochures

  • Pitch and concept creation

  • Prop sourcing and styling for still life shoots

  • Asset creation for social media and the web

Computer Skills

  • Adobe InDesign CC 2017

  • Adobe Photoshop 2017

  • Adobe Illustrator 2017

  • Adobe Acrobat Professional

  • Phase One Capture One


  • Commissioning photography and illustrations

  • Design and layout

  • Organising shoots for still life, fashion and travel photography

  • Booking models, stylists and hair and make-up teams

  • Location and studio sourcing


  • Freelance art director, Tesco Magazine, Cedar Communications LTD

  • Freelance designer, EasyJet Traveller Magazine Ink Global

  • Creative director, Tatler Promotions, Condé Nast, London

  • Freelance magazine designer, Hearst and Condé Nast, freelance magazine designer working for glossy magazines in editorial & commercial art departments. Titles include GH, GQ, Tatler, Vanity Fair, Vogue

  • Magazine designer, British ELLE magazine magazine designer and illustration editor

Clients have included Adler, Acqua Di Parma, Asprey, Boodles, Breguet, Bulgari, Clarins, David Morris, De Beers, Dr Sebagh, Easyjet Traveller, Estée Lauder, Fabergé, Fortnum & Mason, Graff, Gieves & Hawkes, Healing Holidays, Laura Mercier, Laurent-Perrier Champagne, The Lanesborough, Manolo Blahnik, Marc Jacobs, Moussaieff, Moët & Chandon, Niquesa, Nirav Modi, Pandora, Patek Philippe, Philippa Craddock, Purdy, Rolex, The Ritz, Sybarite, Tesco, Tiffany & Co, William & Son, Chloé, Creed, Calvin Klein, Vera Wang, plus many travel, cosmetic and fragrance brands.


call 07808 728 519 email gavinpmshaw@gmail.com social instagram @gav_pat and instagram @broadstairs_pictorial