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Leading Hand is a naturally curious and abundantly creative design and digital agency in Surry Hills, Sydney.

Graphic design, digital marketing, web design, environmental design, signage, wayfinding and copywriting are our forte. Our bespoke solutions are innovative, practical, results driven and great value. We have an open and collaborative working style and from this we nurture long-standing relationships with our clients.

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Our Team

Jamie Carroll

Jamie Carroll

Founding Director and Designer

A marketing and graphic design expert, Jamie Carroll’s extensive knowledge and keen commercial sensibility are the hallmarks of his long-standing client relationships at Leading Hand. His skills include arts marketing, design strategy, visual brand development, retail advertising, environmental signage and wayfinding, consumer packaging, copywriting and print management. View LinkedIn Profile

Brett Osmond

Brett Osmond

Managing Director

Brett Osmond joined Leading Hand in 2016 following a stellar career in book publishing. He launched and directed the Australian Government’s national Books Alive campaign for five years and most recently was Marketing and Publicity Director and Head of Digital for Random House ANZ. Brett brings great expertise in digital marketing, graphic and web design, brand development and publishing. View LinkedIn Profile or email brett@leadinghand.com.au

Caitriona Egan

Caitriona Egan

Creative Director

Caitriona Egan has been with Leading Hand for four years. Her love for her work is evident across her graphic design for print, digital, environmental signage and wayfinding. A talented illustrator and design creative, Caitriona has a keen interest in graphic design for the built environment, corporate identity and web design. View LinkedIn Profile or email caitriona@leadinghand.com.au

Vanessa Brewster

Vanessa Brewster

Digital & Print Designer

Vanessa Brewster works on a variety of graphic design projects across print, web and motion platforms. She brings a diverse set of skills and interests to Leading Hand, including user experience and interface design, illustration, visual brand development and motion design. View LinkedIn Profile or email vanessa@leadinghand.com.au

Franklin Carroll

Franklin

Studio Cat

I am Franklin Osmond Carroll, a Lilac Burmese. I live in Sydney and have a keen creative streak and a passion for living life to the full. When I am not in Potts Point you can find me at Leading Hand.

Jason Williams

Jason Williams

Digital Producer

Jason Williams has been at the forefront of digital innovation for 15 years. His extensive knowledge encompasses user experience and user interface design in web development and web-app development, through to SEO, SEM, social media and website hosting solutions. Jason ensures Leading Hand delivers all types of technical projects from concept to completion along with ongoing support. View LinkedIn Profile or email jason@leadinghand.com.au

Cate Lane

Cate Lane

Senior Writer

Cate Lane has a passion for words and a love of long copy. A successful freelance writer who brings 20 plus years of experience in advertising to Leading Hand, Cate has worked on local and global brands for ad agencies both large and boutique. Cate writes for every kind of medium: digital, social, print, TV, radio, DM, POS and retail; plus, press releases, magazine articles and branding documents. View LinkedIn Profile or email cate@leadinghand.com.au

Brittany Denes

Brittany Denes

Designer

We are thrilled that Brittany Denes is back working with Leading Hand. Having travelled extensively, lectured at the UTS School of Design and worked with a range of design studios, Britt has significant experience across print, digital and branding. With a passion for ecological feasibility, environmental sustainability and longevity in design, Brittany is an engaged and impressive designer.Email brittany@leadinghand.com.au