RichardsDee are delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Ledwidge as Design Director and Emma Conway as Senior Designer. The appointments reflect the company’s commitment to design excellence and creativity.
Stephen brings to the agency over 15 years industry experience. He has been based in both Dublin and London and most recently worked as Design Director at Zero-G where clients included DesignMap, Special Olympics International, and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Stephen has also developed campaigns for the Abbey Theatre, Galway International Arts Festival and St. Patrick’s Festival.
Stephen is currently sitting as a member of the 100 Archive steering panel and has worked as an illustrator for clients including the Harvard Business Review, Business Week, Der Spiegel, Esquire and the 2012 London Olympics.
Emma has over 7 years experience in the design industry and has worked in both Dublin and Rotterdam agencies where clients included Temple Bar Gallery, The Yes Campaign and Trinity College Dublin. Most recently she worked on the An Post rebrand while at Image Now.
Emma’s areas of speciality lie within branding, typography and digital applications. She has also been recognised for her independent projects and is regularly featured in Totally Dublin and District Magazine.
“Stephen’s strength in design leadership for many well-known organisations will help us move the dial on how we evolve and future-proof brand identity. Emma’s relentless creativity will help us develop braver and more ambitious territories for our client’s work”, says co-founder and Creative Director Simon Richards.