5 Mins With our Junior Designer Josh Proud

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What do you enjoy most about being a part of at verb?
I enjoy the atmosphere and everybody else’s work ethic. Everybody is very professional and hardworking and I can can go to anybody for help, whenever I need it. Everybody is really friendly and easy to get along with which makes working here very enjoyable.

What are your most common hobbies?
My hobbies include football and American Football. I play American Football for a team and I have had trials for Great Britain. I have been playing for about four years now. I used to play football (soccer) and am an avid arsenal fan. I go to quite a lot of games at the Emirates.

What inspired you to become a creative?
I always knew I wanted to be in design but originally i wanted to be an Architect. I then changed my mind and wanted to go to University to study to become a Product Design/Industrial Designer but digital design won out !

If you won the lottery, what would you invest the money in?
If I won the lottery I’d buy a nice riverside apartment in London and I’d also pay off my mums mortgage. I’d also buy my dream car, a Nissan GTR.

What is the most difficult part of your job
Being a designer, the most difficult part of my job is the contrast of opinions within the design team. Every single person has their own specific tastes and idea of how things should look so I may not like what the other designers are doing and they might not like what I am doing, even if we are working on the same project.

What is your most prized possession?
My most prized possession is my Arsenal signed Shirt. I went to a members day and was able to get my shirt signed by about ten different players. It was one of my best ever experiences.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
If I could have any superpower it would be to be able to see into the future. If I could see into the future I would go to the betting shop and have some fun!

Tell us something that Verb do not already know about you?
When I was growing up, and even now, my favorite film series is Star Wars. I used to watch it almost every day. I still like to watch it and watch at least one of the films once a month.