"Dynamic, driven and a true digital evangelist, Stuart is a visionary who takes quantum creative leaps, developing award-winning work that doesn't just dazzle, it defies boundaries. He's breathtaking in his brilliance – and he really does have it all. From blinding intelligence and creativity to illuminating insights that light up new possibilities in ways you'd never have imagined.
Stuart gets extraordinary results even from ordinary briefs because he approaches every brief with exceptional passion, attention to detail and a steely determination to push the limits of any media.
Inspired and inspiring, Stuart's also a joy to work with: a team player of great integrity who injects his trademark warmth and humour into every job. In short: Stuart's a rare digital star - work with him if you can."
Victoria Crump, Copywriter, JWT
"Stuart is a real talent who consistently delivers quality solutions. He is a pleasure to work with. He also has almost a sixth sense when it comes to interpreting strategy and his attention to detail is second to none."
Karim Slim, Senior Interactive Consultant, JWT
"Not only a great art director, but a top guy too. I was pretty new to the industry at the time and much appreciated his openness to help and share his knowledge and experiences."
Nicola Guest, Designer, Blue Barracuda
"Stuart was fun to work with and inspirational. I remember having a particularly difficult friday and getting an uplifting text message from Stu which made monday morning a lot easier to cope with. We worked closely on a lot of projects, and I gained knowledge which is helping me out in my own career."
Stewart Sear, Designer, Blue Barracuda
"Stuart is a great interaction designer and art director with thorough conceptual and analytical ability. His interactive vision and aesthetic, combined with an indefatigable attention to detail, makes him a great asset to any truly digital employer."
Bo Hellberg, Associate Creative Director/Creative Director, Modem Media
"Stu is a delight to work with, extremely creative and a great visionary. When concepting with him, it seemed like we could come up with ideas for a lifetime, helped largely by Stu's positive approach and direction."
Steve Coe, Senior Freelance Copywriter, Full Six
"Stuart's an awesome guy. He's creative, fun to work with and hard working. He's also full of original ideas."
Mark Scott, Senior Copywriter, AKQA London
"Stuart is an extraordinarily unique creative talent. He is extremely passionate about his work and it shows in the detail. I loved working with him and hope to do so again in the future."
Paula Jago, Head of Operations, SixandCo Ltd, FullSIX Network
"Bel combines strong creative ability and sensitivity with a healthy dose of commercial understanding and pragmatism. I appreciated her mature and considered approach to her work, and to the challening task of providing leadership to a very strong Candi creative team during her 6 month tenure as acting creative director for the agency.
Deborah Keay, Managing Director, Candi
"I had the pleasure of working with Belen on a project for the Teacher Training Agency while at DraftFCB. Belen is a truly gifted Art Director with a keen eye and a brilliant ability to turn a half decent idea into a visually compelling piece of work by giving it a visual dimension that mere mortals would never have dreamt of in a million years."
Alex Pearl, Senior Copywriter/Deputy Creative Director, Lowe Plus/DraftFCB
"Belén was my art director and partner in crime at DraftFCB - one of the most naturally talented and dedicated creatives I've ever worked with. Her fine arts background means that she has a hawk's eye for detail, is constantly looking for inspiration from all sorts of places and can put any creative vision to paper with artistic ease. She has a wonderful, soft-spoken way with people and I cannot recommend her highly enough and can only hope that one day - in another life - we work together again. She also has the most weirdly magnificent collection of 80s and Iglesias family music, which accompanies her everywhere."
Johannie van As, Copywriter, Draftfcb
"Belén was a pleasure to work alongside at Draftfcb. She understood brands, briefs and budgets, which is always a good starting place. But more than that, she understood the importance of ideas. She was not only very good at conceptual thinking but also knew immediately if an idea from me or from anyone else was worth pursuing. If it was, she possessed the skills to make the idea come to life either on the page or on the screen.
Just realised I've written all this in the past tense. I shouldn't have. Belén can do just as easily and professionally now what she could do then. Oh, and she's good fun to have around."
Kevin Mills, Senior Copywriter, Draftfcb
"Belén is a very experienced digital designer and art director. Not only is she technically excellent, her artistic background gives her an added dimension. She can come up with great ideas, visualise them, present them, art direct them AND produce them with her fantastic layout and illustration skills.
Working on projects with Belén is great because she's passionate about what she does and turns every brief into something interesting and worthwhile. And not only that, she is a lovely person.
I wholeheartedly recommend Belén."
Gabrielle Collard, Digital Studio Manager, TBWA\GGT
"Id like to recommend Belen as I know she will always provide interesting answers to complicated briefs. She's done it in the past and I'm sure she'll do it again."
Pete Jones, Brand Guardian and Senior Art Director, TBWA GGT
"Belén is a passionate creative with the drive and energy to get the job done well each and every time. Belén is one of the few excellent and versatile creatives that i've had the pleasure of working with, she has the ability to drive a concept across various media type and platforms. An excellent addition or driving force to any team."
Paul Lindsell, Senior Designer - Freelance, TBWA\GGT