Hi, I’m Chris Dowson.

I’m a freelance creative designer specialising in digital & eCommerce.

I started my career in printing and publishing - expanding into digital design and development and in 2005 I set up my own studio: My First Raygun. I now work on branding and digital design projects for businesses, individuals and agencies across the world.

Here’s what I can help you with:

  • Brand design.

    I have created a lot of logos - I know that branding is so much more than creating a kickass graphic and slapping it on your website header and some business cards. It takes a lot of planning, a little faith and a kick-ass graphic to slap on your website header.

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    Graphic design.

    The discipline that started it all for me. I trained as a graphic designer at college and have worked on countless layout projects - both editorial and commercial. I set a mean form, and a killer double page spread. It was my first design love...

  • Web design & development.

    I am an experienced web designer and developer. Whether it's a brochure site, a control panel or a shopping cart, I ensure that it looks great, works well and helps the user achieve your goals.

I have worked on projects for:

Chris delivered exactly what we needed him to. As well as being a very talented designer, Chris met every deadline, was always available to advise and was a great guy to have around the office.

Esme Fallows Operations Manager Xposure Creative Brand Marketing

Projects I’ve worked on.

You can see more of my past projects here.