Mark Deeprose, Creative Services Director, Jellyfish
We caught up with Jellyfish's Mark Deeprose. Discover his experiences in the creative industries and find out what advice he has to give.
What made you want to be a creative?
It was the one thing I really excelled in. I entered an egg painting competition at primary school and was disqualified because the judges didn’t believe I had painted it! From that day on, I never looked back. It gave me great pleasure bumping into my old teacher in later life and reminding her of that travesty.
What different roles have you had in the creative industry?
After graduating from the LCP (today’s London College of Communication) with a qualification in typography, I landed my first job as a junior designer in London. Here I learned the ropes in print and how to use a Mac fluently. I worked my way up to a senior role and then decided to work freelance for some broader agency/brand experience. I then set up my own business which I merged with Jellyfish four years ago. I’m now a director and head up an ever-expanding creative services team of 35.
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