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Helen Thomas

Senior designer
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Helen is the designer of Platform and senior designer at Creative Concern.

Recently Helen has worked on the brand strategy for the University of Manchester; the design of Project Grow green hoardings and Platform, a magazine-style website. She previously worked on the brand development of Brockholes Nature Reserve, including their launch campaign which won the North West Tourism Awards Marketing Campaign of the Year, and worked closely with Peter Saville to develop the brand for Original Modern (Manchester). She developed the identity and campaign for You Can Foster, which resulted in double the target responses and 7,000 unique online visitors in the first three weeks of the campaign. Other projects include an identity for We Face Forward, an exhibition of West African Art, and a new brand for Hebden Bridge Town Hall cultural centre. Helen joined Creative Concern in April 2003 and is our longest standing member of staff. She has worked in design for nearly two decades.