Preston's Freshfield makes double appointment

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Preston marketing communications and advisory firm Freshfield has made two new appointments to its branding and design team.

Simon Wilson joins from branded footwear firm Jacobson Group, where he worked on design projects for classic British trainer and sportswear brand Gola.

Rhys Leeds was previously a freelance designer and also worked on a number of road safety campaigns for Lancashire Partnership for Road Safety.

Simon Turner, managing director of Freshfield, said: “The world of design continues evolving and today’s designers need a vast array of skills, including a good understanding of the digital marketing landscape and moving images.

“Simon and Rhys bring to Freshfield an abundance of creative capabilities as well as a commitment to excellent client service.”

The duo will work on design and branding projects for clients including Lancashire County Council, MHA Moore and Smalley, Mulbury, North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, Nurtur Student Living and UCLan.

Freshfield, which has offices in Preston and Manchester, employs 17 staff and has specialisms in advisory, design, digital, employee communications, PR and content marketing, social media and video.