Kia ora. I’m Zak, a designer currently working at Sharesies in Wellington, New Zealand. I design websites, identities, posters, campaigns, fonts, applications, publications, t-shirts & more.
     If you have a project you would like to discuss, please get in touch.




Work
Sharesies 2021–Present
Freelance 2016–Present
Springload 2014–2021

Contact

hi@zakbrown.co
+64 326 1412


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Previous clients

Klim Type Foundry, NZ On Air, Red Cross NZ, Xero, Inquisitive, Delivereasy, Sharesies, Massey University, Accuro Health Insurance, Taumata Arowai, Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, RNZ, Formway, Wellington International Airport, Airwallex, Hagar International, Kiwibank, Kiwiwealth, JKBA — Judi Keith Brown Architects, New Zealand Festival, McIndoe Urban, Angela Daniel Jewellery & NZ Jazz Festival.

Recognition

Delivereasy 2020/21
Kātoitoi Aotearoa Design Archive: Digital, Social Good
DINZ Best Awards: Finalist, Large Scale Websites

Klim Type Foundry website 2019/20
DINZ Best Awards: Gold, Large Scale Websites
DINZ Best Awards: Silver, User Experience
DINZ Best Awards: Silver, Digital Products
DINZ Best Awards: Bronze, Digital Campaigns
AGDA Design Awards: Pinnacle & Judge’s Choice, Website
AGDA Design Awards: Distinction, Design Craft, Typography
AGDA Design Awards: Distinction, UX, Interface & Navigation
AGDA Design Awards: Distinction, Digital & Mobile
Red Dot Awards: Best of the Best: Typography
Red Dot Awards: Best of the Best: Website
TDC: Certificate of Typographic Excellence
D&AD: Shortlist: Digital Design, Digital Products
Webby Awards: Nominee & Feature
Kātoitoi Aotearoa Design Archive: Digital Innovation

NZ On Air 2019
Best Design Awards: Bronze, Large Scale Websites
AGDA Design Awards: Finalist, Digital  

NZ Festival 2016
Best Design Awards: Silver, Large Scale Websites

Featured

It’s Nice That
“Can you translate a memory into a digital font family?“ 

The Brand Identity
“Klim launches new typeface collection Söhne”
AIGA Eye On Design
“A Modern Sans-serif Infused With the Spirit of the NYC Subway”


Qualifications

Bachelor of Design, First class honours
Massey University, College of Creative Arts,
Toi Rauwhārangi


Talks

The Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ)
Best of the Best, Designers Speak® Auckland 2021
Best of the Best, Designers Speak® Wellington 2021
Best of the Best, Designers Speak® Christchurch 2021
Banter & Brews, Massey University 2021
Typography lecture, Massey University 2020
Banter & Brews, Massey University 2019
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