Spikyjumper is me, Jake Peet. The word came from an early childhood nickname given to me by my father who was something of a hippy. Now it is a unique and memorable brand identity and it playfully describes my sometimes prickly but always inquisitive nature.
I studied General Art & Design at Reigate School of Art followed by Editorial & Advertising Photography at the Kent Institute of Art & Design - now UCA.
I've over 17 years experience in the studios of various marketing and advertising agencies such as Ogilvy and OLIVER and a range of independents too. My career started in digital imaging consultancy, expanding through marketing and on to artworking and design. I've created, implemented and managed studio processes that include workflow, colour management and quality control. Today I'm an Integrated Designer, switching seamlessly between print, digital and motion.
My photographs are an observation of the person, place or thing that caught my eye – some of them commissioned and paid for some of them just because.
I also photograph weddings professionally, take a look at my wedding photography website if that interests you or if you or someone you know is getting married.