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Anthony Wood

Global Managing Director Anthony Wood has worked as a senior designer at a number of leading ad agencies, from Havas Worldwide to Ogilvy&Mather. In his spare time, Anthony takes on pro-bono passion projects, such as the Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival or designing for start-ups and artists and is the founder of House of Mockups. 

What do you love about design?

I love that you can communicate something in an instant without even using words. That you can change peoples perceptions, solve problems and influence in a positive way. And make things look pretty along the way!

Why do you teach?

It is seriously the most satisfying job that I have had. There is something amazing about sharing your knowledge with others, opening them up to creative ways of thinking and building on the skills and knowledge they bring with them. It’s a total buzz seeing someone who couldn’t use a computer at the start of the course graduate and go on to have their dream career.

Tell us about your design career outside of Shillington.

Shillington keeps me pretty busy, but I still manage to fit in some love jobs for pro-bono clients like the Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival, artist and start ups. After seeing thousands of portfolios, I recognised the need for quality mockups for designers, and founded House of Mockups. Prior to Shillington I was working as a Senior Designer in ad agencies in London and Sydney.

If you were a typeface, what would you be?

I would be Gotham. To quote from the H&FJ website … “assertive but never imposing, friendly but never folksy, confident but never aloof”.

What’s your favourite blog?

UnderConsideration.

Andrew Shillington
Founder, Global

Anthony Wood
CEO, Global

Clare Terry
Director, Australia

Natalia Zuluaga
Director of Operations, Global

John Palowski
Head of Course Content, Global

Chris Norman
Head, Online

Cathy Sison
Head, New York

Jack Trotman
Head, London

Sara Mazzoni
Head of Marketing—Mat Leave, Global

Laura Carrick
Marketing & Communications Specialist, Global

Clay Allison
Head of Experience, Global

Nick Smith
Course Content Creator, Global

Shrenik Ganatra
Course Content Creator & Teacher, New York

Nicki Vleisides
Lead Course Advisor, Global

Dina Shirin
Course Advisor, Global

Oli Stevenson
Marketing & Copywriting Lead, Global

Tia Ajala
Marketing & Communications Assistant, Global

Alex Daley
Experience Lead, Northern Hemisphere

Andy Dion
Experience Assistant, New York

Kim Melvin
Lead Teacher, New York

Tessa Canon
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Justin Carey
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Carly Larsson
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Laura Moore
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Anna Meyer
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Sam Jacobs
Graphic Design Teacher, New York

Meg Bathard
Experience Assistant, London

Kym Rohman
Lead Teacher, London

George Simkin
Lead Teacher, London

Dan Wilson
Teacher & Special Projects, London

Mags Straatman
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Céline Bouichou
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Tina Victoria Afshar
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Rich Tucker
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Alessia Mazzarella
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Marco Invernizzi
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Claudia Rivera
Graphic Design Teacher, London

Ella Shillington
Experience Manager, Australia

Tim King
Lead Teacher, Australia

Jaimee-Lee Field
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Michelle Smalley
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Missy Dempsey
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Olivia Chen
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Micke Lindebergh
Graphic Design Teacher, Sydney

Femi Coppi
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Nathan Millard
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Sarah Napier
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Wayne Smith
Graphic Design Teacher, Melbourne

Thiago Eichner
Lead Teacher, Online

Annette Dennis
Lead Teacher, Online

Elena Passeggi
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Dave Bird
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Amy Prus
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Hilary Archer
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Andy Judd
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Emily Comfort
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Dahlia Ishak
Lead Teacher, Online

Spencer Harrison
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Nick Bailey
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Adam Busby
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Emma Clark
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

Mitch Reyes
Graphic Design Teacher, Online

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