Ami Gainford


A bit about me.


Hello, I’m Ami. I have over 15 years’ experience designing for some of the most renowned agencies in Sydney and London. I’ve worked for many different clients, across many different disciplines, from brand identity to packaging, strategy to exhibition and digital to editorial design.

2018-2019 Freelance (SKY, Apple)
2015-2018 FITCH, Design Director
2014-2015 Freelance (various companies)
2011-2014 Interbrand, Associate Design Director
2010-2011 Frost*, Mid-weight Designer
2007-2009 Studio David Hillman, Senior Designer
2004-2007 Pentagram, Mid-weight Designer

2002-2004, ECA, First Class BA (Hons) Visual Communication
2000-2001, Northern School of Contemporary Dance
1994-2000, Dame Allan’s Girls’ School

2013, Brand New Best of Show: Opera Australia
2013, Brand New Comprehensive Identity Programs: Opera Australia
2013, Brand New Best Reviewed Identities No.11: Opera Australia
2013, Brandemia Best International Brand No.9: Opera Australia
2013, Create Design Award: Telstra ‘Let’s Connect’
2013, Australian Catalogue Association: Telstra ‘Let’s Connect’
2013, Interbrand Best Work, Best Brand Engagement: Telstra
2012, AGDA Identity, Distinction: AGDA New South Wales
2012, Interbrand Best Work, Best Brand Introduction: Telstra
2007, D&AD Exhibition Design, Wood Pencil: V&A Modernism
2004, Edinburgh College of Art Design, Student of the Year
2004, RSA Design Directions, Stamp Design: Winner