Who is Guy?
Guy Downes is a visual communications specialist who helps organisations connect with the audiences that matter to them using pictures.
Guy has worked for a wide range of leading brands such as BBC, Blackmores, Bupa, Intel, ING, BMC Software, Eli Lilly, GE Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, Lumley Insurance, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Nous Group, NUW, PwC, Premiere Global Services, Lion Nathan, Ogilvy PR Worldwide companies, STW Group, Wake20 and Your Body Works.
Primarily, Guy uses a range of visual techniques to help companies draw attention to their story including:
- Unique illustrations and visual notes
- Graphic Recording
- Tailor-made Infographics
- Video scribing
Guy also consults to companies providing visual ideas and thinking to help solve business problems and identify opportunities. He also accepts private commissions for his artwork.
What difference can Guy provide?
Guy is totally focused on visual communications, combining his visual and artistic expertise with his 10 years international PR experience, to provide a tailor-made offering that helps organisations draw attention to the story they need to tell, whether it’s about a new product or service, a thought-leadership issue or articulating the company vision.
Guy’s work can be used across many communication and marketing scenarios e.g. new business pitches, presentations, internal and client-facing meetings, strategy and planning sessions, invitations, marketing collateral and components of ongoing campaigns.
What benefits can Guy deliver?
Guy’s unique ability to help companies think and communicate visually helps them:
- Engage and capture an audience’s attention
- Humanise complex or abstract concepts
- Let information be absorbed quickly
- Get people talking; and above all
- Draw attention to their story in a fresh, eye-catching and compelling way
In addition, Guy understands the PR and communication process and the importance of ‘story telling’ following most recently 6 years at Howorth in Sydney (an Ogilvy PR Worldwide company). Prior to this, he spent 4 years in London working at leading international and Pan-EMEA communication consultancies.
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