Leading Hand is a naturally curious and abundantly creative design and digital agency in Surry Hills, Sydney.
Graphic design, branding and visual identity, digital marketing, web design and management, environmental design, illustration, animation, signage, wayfinding, video production and copywriting are our forte.
Our strategic creative 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.
We love developing and communicating outstanding stories for our clients and we’re particularly focused on achieving great results. At the end of the day to create work that resonates in the marketplace is our greatest pride and joy.
Some of our wonderful clients at Leading Hand include: ABC Radio, Austrade, Australia Council for the Arts, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations, Australian Publishers Association, Australian Society of Authors, Daniel Boddam Architects, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp, Legal Aid NSW, Lendlease, Musica Viva Australia, NBC Universal, NIDA, NSW National Parks & Wildlife, Minka Consulting, Riverside Theatres Parramatta, Social Ventures Australia, St Vincent’s Curran Foundation, Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney Writers’ Festival, Tanner Kibble Denton Architects, Working Management.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com