Jon Shakespeare


Jon Shakespeare is always ahead of the curve when it comes to the creative industry. He’s worked with some of the biggest names in publishing and helped them achieve their wildest dreams.

Jon’s wealth of experience and knowledge make him an absolute must-have for any project. He’s a true asset you don’t want to miss out on!

Jon Shakespeare

About Jon

In today’s tech-savvy world, Jon is on top of the latest and greatest digital innovations. He’s always looking for new ways to push the boundaries of what’s possible. 


Jon’s passion for conceptualisation, development and artworking is truly unmatched. He’s never one to stress out and will handle any crisis that comes his way with ease.

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Creative Chief

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Jon Shakespeare

Featured Work

Having a proven track record of delivering work, Jon showcases a diverse range of projects across various industries with confidence.

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Though the market may seem saturated, there are always opportunities for breakout success and he helped navigate the publishing world to make Meredith Alone stand out.

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WT Author Video

We all know that 2020 was a challenging year for organisations, but WT Author were excited to embrace the new opportunities and tackle any obstacles that come their way.

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Michael Joseph Advertising

Michael Joseph Publishing knows how to throw a party! Every February, they host a lavish crime evening that highlights the best talent in the industry.

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Jon Shakespeare

Years of Experience

Chief Creative

Author Studios
Sep. 2012 – Present
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom


Freelance Graphic Designer

Gorilla Wore Fur
Jan. 2009 – Jun. 2015
United Kingdom


Senior Designer

Inter City Group
May 2010 – Oct. 2013
Birmingham, United Kingdom


Head of Design

Baylis & Harding
Apr. 2005 – May 2010
Redditch, United Kingdom


From the inception of an idea to the final product, Jon offers all-encompassing services to his clients.


His approach to design is all about creating a balance between form, function and emotion. We believe in creating something that people will connect with on a personal level.

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The fundamental aspect of graphic design is the ability to translate complex information into easily digestible visuals that effectively communicate the desired message.

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He believes that product design is about the combination of creativity, technical knowledge and market research. 

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He can take your characters from the page to the screen and give them the depth and complexity they deserve.

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His visual representation of your products or services will help you stand out from the competition and showcase your unique value.

Photography © WT Author


From pre-production planning to post-production editing, he’s got the skills and expertise to help you create a professional-looking video that will leave a lasting impression.

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Whether it’s a heart-stopping action sequence or an emotionally charged scene, he will have the unique ability to bring any vision to life.

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