• Right in the heart of London’s design quarter, our Clerkenwell home is where the magic happens.

  • Team

  • Aapo Bovellan

    Responsible for creating Uplause and Supercell brands. Aapo drove the critically acclaimed global redesign of Nokia’s brand, including the creation of Nokia Pure typeface which won Design Museum’s Graphic Design of the Year.

  • Miia Bovellan

    Responsible for analysing deal flow, issuing term sheets and managing the process of closing investments. Researcher with a PhD in life sciences from London Centre for Nanotechnology at UCL, published in several peer reviewed journals.

  • Gernot Preslmayer

    Creative Director who held senior positions at MetaDesign, Landor, Greenspace and Nokia. Gernot has worked on major global rebrands for companies such as Nokia, BP, Toyota, Volkswagen Group, Siemens and MRM.

  • Dan Fitzsimmons
    Design Director

    Dan has over 12 years industry experience. He has worked with clients ranging from start ups to major global brands – including O2, UEFA, EBRD and Derwent London.

  • Tom Austin

    Tom graduated from Falmouth University of Arts in September 2016. He joined us straight after an internship with Pentagram and has received a New Blood Graphite Pencil from D&AD.

  • Isobel Rutherford
    Office Manager

    Isobel has a degree in English and Creative Writing from Royal Holloway. She makes sure our studio is constantly shipshape and running smoothly, and no spelling mistakes leave it!

  • Join us

    We currently don't have any full-time positions, but often collaborate closely with copy writers, animators and digital designers. If you're interested in working with us, email your CV to info@proxy.vc. We also offer internships to design graduates. While we will try our best, we may not be able to reply to all emails.