Rich has over 25 years experience in design and direction in a wide range of disciplines;
advertising, branding, packaging. Focusing on typography, layout and execution.
As well as being a respected hands-on designer, he has successfully run a number of
design departments, overseeing them both from a creative and mentoring perspective.

Previously he was Head of Design at FCB/Inferno and Design Director at Grey London
working on some notable accounts including Lucozade, BMW, Bose, M&S, Huawei,
Big Issue, Home Office, Volvo and This Girl Can.

Prior to that he was the Lead Designer at BBH for 11 years. There he worked on some
of the biggest and most influential brands in the world, including; Audi, google, Ray Ban,
Sol Beer, British Airways, Clarks, Virgin Media, Vodafone, ebay, Axe/Lynx, Christies,
St John Ambulance, Levi’s and Johnnie Walker. 

Rich also work at TBWA for 8 years as Senior Designer working on many ground breaking
and famous ads such as; Sony PlayStation, FCUK, Habitat, Absolute, The Labour Party
and some of the first Apple ads to appear in the UK. Rich has also designed the worlds
largest poster for Adidas, ‘Cometh the Hour’ which could be seen from over a mile away.

His work has been recognized at almost every major award show including The Clio’s,
Campaign Press and Posters, The Anna’s, Creative Circle, Big Awards, where he designed
the logo and the award itself. He has also been recognised at D&AD where he has
appeared in The Annual numerous times. Rich has also been a judge for New Blood and
several Creative Circle juries as well.

ADVERTISING >
FCB INFERNO - Head of Design - 2018
GREY LONDON - Design Director - 2017
BBH - Lead Designer - 2005 - 2016
TBWA -  Senior Designer - 1998 - 2005
PARTNERS BDDH - Designer - 1995 - 1998

FREELANCE >
OGILVY - 2017 - 2019
RECIPE - 2018
GRAVITY ROAD - 2016 - 2018
THE LIBERTY GUILD - 2019
BMB - 2017
YAGUARA CACHAÇA - 2016
NAVIGATE TRAVEL - 2015 - 2018

DESIGN CONSULTANCIES >
CHAMBERS CHAPMAN - Designer - 1995
PYOTT DESIGN  - Designer - 1995
RISE DESIGN - Designer - 1994
KEY SCOTT   - Designer - 1994
TLP - Designer - 1993

CONTACT >
email: rkrichken@gmail.com