About

Suzie Webb is a British designer, interactive director, illustrator and creative with thirteen years experience. Her portfolio mixes interactive design with illustration, animation, identity design, product design, application design and rich immersive experiences for clients such as The BBC, Diesel, Kellogg's, Coca Cola, IKEA, Geox and Channel 4.

Throughout her career her work has been consistently recognized by both National and International awards and she has collected over 30 awards for her work including four Webby's, five FWA, a D&AD Book, a CLIO, a LIA, two Visuelt, two Design Weeks and two BIMA's.

Formerly Creative Director of magneticNorth in Manchester and currently Interactive Art Director at Forsman & Bodenfors sister company SMFB in Oslo, Norway.  

She has been a juror for The FWA (Site of the Year 2007) and D&AD amongst others.

She is leader of the Grafill Interactive Advisory Board and is an active participant in education - lecturing, mentoring and appearing as a panelist and speaker.

In 2007 she created MIXA, based on her idea of making and giving cassette mixtapes but with digital music. It was brought to market as a physical product with her employer magneticNorth and sold all over the world. It received widespread press coverage including Oprah, Wired, Vogue and many blogs, tv stations and magazines worldwide.

In 2008 she was listed as one of The UK's rising stars in The Observer magazine.

She is educated in Fine Art Sculpture and Multi-Media Technologies.


AWARDS

2012 VISUELT - GOLD
(Illustration Open Class) Mr Eks' Camden Players / for Coney & Camden City Council

2012 VISUELT - Nomination
(Cover Illustration) Mungolian Jetset - Schlungs / for Smalltown Supersound & Mungolian Jetset

2012 NORWEGIAN DESIGN COUNCIL Award for Design Excellence
(Interactive design) The Gas Machine / for McCann Norway

2011 GULLTAGGEN - SILVER
(Best Social Campaign) For Barnas Beste / for McCann Norway and Stine Sofies Stiftelse

2011 INTERNATIONAL ECHO AWARDS - SILVER
(Best Public Information Campaign) For Barnas Beste / for McCann and Stine Sofies Stiftelse 

2011 MAX MARKETING MIX  - Art Direction of the Year
For Barnas Beste / for McCann and Stine Sofies Stiftelse  

2011 VISUELT  - Nomination 
(Cover Illustration) Mungolian Jetset - Moonjocks and Prog Rocks / for Smalltown Supersound & Mungolian Jetset

2010 SØLVTAGGEN July 
For Barnas Beste / for McCann and Stine Sofies Stiftelse 

2010 VISUELT - SILVER 
(Editorial Illustration) Put Your Hands Up For Detroit / for Hot Rod Magazine and Mungolian Jetset

2010 LONDON INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE COMPETITION - Honorable Mention
(Illustration) Put Your Hands Up For Detroit / for Hot Rod Magazine and Mungolian Jetset 

2009 THE WEBBY AWARDS - WINNER
(Lifestyle) BLOOM for The BBC

2009 THE WEBBY AWARDS - Peoples Voice Winner
BLOOM for The BBC

2009 DESIGN WEEK - Nominee
(Consumer Product) MIXA   

2008 THE WEBBY AWARDS - HONOREE
(Mobile Advertising) Saxton for Urban Splash

2008 The FWA May 
(Site of the day) BLOOM for The BBC 

2008 BIMA- WINNER
(Content & Design) / BLOOM for The BBC

2008 PIXEL AWARDS - WINNER
(Green) / BLOOM for The BBC

2008 PIXEL AWARDS - Nominee
(Music) / MIXA

2008 IVCA CLARION AWARDS - WINNER
(Best Climate Change Communication) / BLOOM for The BBC

2007 THE WEBBY AWARDS Nominee
(Best Aesthetic) / Submit Yourself for DIESEL

2007 YDA - WINNER
(Best Technical Achievement) / Submit Yourself for DIESEL

2006 The FWA December 
(Site of the day) / Submit Yourself for DIESEL

2006 DESIGN WEEK - WINNER
(Interactive Media) / Blueprint Studios  

2006 THE FWA January 
(Site of the day) / Blueprint Studios

2006 THE ROSES - GOLD
(Best Website) / Chimney Pot Park for Urban Splash

2006 THE ROSES - SILVER
(Best Website) / Blueprint Studios

2005 DESIGN WEEK Finalist
(Interactive Media) / New Islington for Urban Splash 

2006 YDA - Finalist
Blueprint Studios 

2005 THE WEBBY AWARDS Nominee
(Real Estate) / Chips for Urban Splash 

2005 THE ROSES - SILVER
(Best Website) / CHIPS for Urban Splash

2004 THE FWA April 
(Site of the day) / Kutopia for KELLOGG'S

2004 D&AD - Book
(Digital Crafts Art Direction) / Love Your Digital Radio for The BBC 1Xtra

2004 THE ROSES - GOLD
(Best Website) / New Islington for Urban Splash

2004 London International Awards - Finalist
Kutopia for KELLOGG'S

2004 FAB AWARDS - WINNER
(Website) Planet Juice for Capri Sun  

2004 FRESH - SILVER
Kutopia for KELLOGG'S 

2004 FRESH - Finalist
Love Your Digital Radio for The BBC 1Xtra

2004 ONE SHOW (Interactive) - Merit
(Self Promotion) / magneticNorth agency website 


INTERVIEWS

2011 Designers Around The World 

2011 WhyCreate - Artist profile 

2010 Glass Magazine - Co-operative Agency Models 

2008 Computer Arts - Record Covers in the Digital Age

2006 The FWA Interview 

2006 Digit - The Future of Flash

2005 .net - Getting it right online

2004 Practical Web Designer - 1Xtra case study 


BOOKS 

Norwegian Illustrators 2012 (Grafill) featured

Web Design Music Sites 2006 (Tashen) featured 


PRESS COVERAGE (OF WORK)

Creative Review, Adline, Computer Arts, .net Magazine, Stuff, Oprah, The Guardian, Design Taxi, Behance Advertising Network, Moluv, Design Charts, Design Week, Communication Arts, Eye, Digit, New Media Age, The Times, The Observer, Design Spring / Creative Bloq.


JURIES

2013 D&AD Crafts for Design Jury

2008 D&AD Student Awards

2007 The FWA - Site of the Year Jury

2006 YCN (Youth Creative Network) CLICK - Judge


SPEAKER / PANELIST

2008 D&AD Liverpool Design Symposium - Lecture to students on responding to a brief

2006 In The City Music Conference - The Future Of Music Packaging

2005 Interactive In The City Conference - Democracy and the Internet


PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Future 500 Network - member

Grafill Interactive Advisory Board - leader


 

 

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