What I Offer…

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We help you to develop a brand that you're proud to shout about. We help you to deliver an effective and memorable message to your target audience. And we help you to create a powerful first and lasting impression. 

We develop branding, printed literature and stationery and online graphic design services (websites, PDF brochures etc). Most of our clients are small businesses although in some cases the work we are producing is for far larger organisations – one of our main clients delivers services within the NHS. We work for clients in a wide range of sectors – anything from IFAs and Accountants through to Children's Holiday Clubs – but have particular experience in the areas of The Arts, Education & Training, and community-led initiatives/organisations.

We work with you to identify and develop the message that you need to get across to whoever it is that you need to communicate with, and we then present it in a way that people will take notice and want to read it. We establish positive perceptions of your service or product and we make it easy for them to take in the relevant information. Finally, we encourage people to act on the information that you've shared with them. 

Typical type of stuff we do:
Company logos, branding and identity, stationery, brochures, leaflets, brochures, PDF literature, event publicity, print, websites....

Why I’m good at what I do…

Husband, dad, Manchester United fan, dog owner and various other things – some of which I'll even admit to!

Work stuff:
I spent approximately ten years working for a number of small and medium sized design agencies in Cheshire and Manchester after completing a degree in Graphic Design and Typography at the University of Plymouth. In many ways I found that the most interesting and rewarding work wasn't for the big-name clients that I worked for but rather for the many smaller names. Creating design work for these comparatively smaller businesses and organisations felt like it had a far more positive impact and provided a feeling of genuine involvement in those businesses.

I decided to set up Opus Creative Design Ltd in 2007. It's been a fair old journey since then and I've learned a massive amount – plenty of it from fellow 4Ners. For that I thank them. Hopefully I've managed to help a few people along the way too.

Member Testimonials

  • Dave is ace! He's designed lots of stuff for me & it's always spot on. This week I sent him the draft text for a flyer but told him I didn't think it had quite enough oomph. He oomphed it up brilliantly, put exactly the kind of personality into it I wanted & of course made it look fantastic.
  • I have just used Dave on a rush job and all I can say is WOW. He delivered on time and in incredibly tight timescales. The quality of the work is fantastic and he delivered exactly what I wanted. Have already recommended Dave to others. Superb customer service!! :)
  • I have seen Dave do this 4Sight once before but was glad to hear it again, particularly as I am just about to update my business cards. This just goes to show how useful a 4Sight session can be for members. Well done Dave. I made lots of notes and will be adopting many of your suggestions :-)
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What I do

  • Brand Graphic Design Print
  • Brand Website Design Graphic Design Print
  • Branding Graphic Design Print
  • Branding & Communications Design
  • Design and Printing

My Stats

Last online 22nd Oct 2018
Member since 23rd Nov 2009
Number of testimonials 12
Meetings attended 251

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