Meet the Team

Our design experts challenge our students to disrupt the collective trends and create epic original ideas.

DONNA BURRELL

Creative Director and Interior Designer

MELISAH MAY

Illustration and Typography Specialist

HELEN WORRALL

Graphic Designer at Newcastle Permanent

JESSICA PAGET

Designer and owner of Plumtart

ASHLEE WATT

Designer

XANTHE MENDOZA 

Designer and owner of Be Bold Design

ADELINE COOPER-PEH

Architect, Director- Add-A-Line Designs

KELLY WALKER

Graphic Designer and Illustrator

TIM DAVIDSON

Producer and 3D Animator

LUKE BURRELL

Creative Director of Mezzanine

SHANE BURRELL

Film colourist and Director of Final Post

HUGH PASCOE

Graphic Designer and Freelancer

ANDREA CIOTTI

Founder of Palm & Pine Party Co.

Industry Partners

We’ve partnered up with some of the most innovative industry leading professionals and organisations to help you catapult your career in design.

At HDS you will graduate with a handful of creative networks who are committed to your success.