Malcolm Gilbertson

Creative Director & Silverback Founder

With a wealth of industry experience and a passion for strong, functional design, Mal founded Silverback Studios in 2010. Whilst he manages many aspects of the business, as our Creative Director, his overarching responsibility is to maintain the highest of creative standards, helping our clients to develop their brands to their fullest potential, through the printed and digital design services we offer.

Background: BA Hons in Visual Communication; +20 years in the industry, as Designer and Creative Director.

Lucy Percy

Client Director

Lucy oversees the brand strategy and client management, developing and nurturing communications between our team and our clients; she ensures that every project is on brief, on budget and, most crucially, on brand – so that there is quality and consistency across everything we deliver.

Background: BA Hons in Graphic Design; +20 years as Account Manager/Director and new business development in London and Sydney.

Jarrett Owen

Digital Director

Jarrett oversees the digital side of our business – managing and liaising with designers and developers to achieve the best outcome for our clients. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in all things digital, Jarrett can be relied on to stay afoot of the latest web technologies and design trends in this dynamic and exciting environment.

Background: ND in Graphic Design; BA Hons in Interactive New Media; +15 years in the design industry at agencies in London and the South.

Jake Harris

Digital Designer/Developer

Jake operates on the digital side of our business – in web design and front-end development as well as SEO and animation. Jake likes to push design boundaries to create something memorable and unexpected.

Background: completed an apprenticeship at Silverback; qualified in HTML, CSS, SEO, Javascript, iOS and Android.

Alex Rye


Creative, competent and adaptable, Alex predominantly works on branding and graphic design for print and production. She has a flair for bringing brands to life and is always keen to learn new skills, most recently 3D modelling and renders. She is also the force behind all things ‘social’ in the studio.

Background: BA Hons Graphic Design; several design-based internships. Academy Class Cinema 4D.

Emma Sprules

Junior Designer

Emma our uber creative Junior Designer has a distinct hand drawn illustration style that enhances the bespoke nature of our design.

Background: BA Hons Graphic Design; New Business Development for the FMCG market.

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