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Our Team

Experienced design professionals, we are passionate about innovative web site design and effective web coding technologies. We appreciate the value of strong branding and graphic design to make your website work for you, and have your business stand out from the crowd.

Highland Creative is backed by over 27 years experience in graphic design and business management, and well over 12 years experience in web site design.

Our carefully selected team of creatives and web technicians specialises in branding, e-commerce website design and construction, web marketing, graphic and corporate image design and copywriting for brochures and flyers, advertising, publications, web content and packaging.

Steven Jones

Steven Jones
Creative Director

Steven is the Creative Director of the Company. With over thirty years experience in design, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design from Sydney College of The Arts. After working for some time in Sydney in plastic fabrication, exhibition and display, he opted to focus on his interest in graphic design and in 1985 established the company which has evolved to become Highland Creative.

Over the years he has built up extensive experience in graphic design, working with clients to develop branding and has designed countless logos and business identities, websites, brochures, advertising, signage, catalogues, stationery, books and magazines.

One of the rare breed of creative ‘techos’, he recognises and values the challenge that technology brings. He believes that a working website can be designed to be functional and still look great.

His high standards, eye for design and detail, technical expertise and ability to communicate well with technicians combine to ensure quality control. His gracious approach delivers outstanding service.

A longstanding membership of the Australian Graphic Design Association [AGDA]  keeps him up with current trends while maintaining contact with other graphic designers.

An artist in his own right, Steven is also recognised as a craftsman and fine ceramicist.

Helen Jones

Helen Jones
Creative Director

With strong management and communication skills honed while a teacher, Helen assumed the role of Accounts Manager when she commenced working full-time in the business in the late 1990s.

Her love of writing, strong sense of marketing and aesthetics and ability to assess the essence of any business and transcribe people’s stories all combine to make her an experienced and accomplished copywriter and freelance Arts writer.

Helen holds a Bachelor of Education and has extensive secondary school teaching experience in Victoria and New South Wales, specialising in Technology – food, hospitality, design and technology, and textiles. She also trained at the Cordon Bleu in London and practised as a chef throughout the United Kingdom during ‘gap years’, and in recent years has undertaken studies in journalism.

For 7 years Helen also acted as tutor for the Graphic Design & Desktop Publishing course, which Highland Creative developed for the Sydney based distance education provider Australian College QED.

In her spare time she applies her love of fabric, colour, texture and design to contemporary patchwork.

Michelle Miller

Michelle Miller
Creative Studio Manager

With a strong interest in web design and development, Michelle appreciates all aspects of design and is particularly inspired by the clean lines and precision of Scandinavian and Japanese design.

Michelle developed an interest in typography from a young age as she watched her father working as a linotype operator in the print industry.

Her interest in design was further ignited when she studied and completed an Advanced Diploma in Jewellery and Object Design at The Design Centre Enmore, so it was only a matter of time before she became part of the Industry.

She thrives within the creative and collaborative team environment of Highland Creative and enjoys contact with clients, realising deadlines and the challenge of providing optimal solutions for each individual task and client.

She also appreciates the value of social media and its role in the marketing of any business.

In her spare time, Michelle is a practising jewellery designer/maker.

Reece Jones

Reece Jones
Systems Analyst

Reece has been using computers since he was tall enough to stand on Steve’s chair to reach a mouse and see the screen.

At age ten he enrolled himself in and completed a correspondence course in the Visual Basic programming language, and he continues to be propelled by curiosity and a desire for challenge.

Reece holds a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from Sydney University, with a double major in Literature and Film and a Graduate Diploma in Screenwriting from Australian Film and Television School (AFTRS), Sydney.

Having built websites in HTML by hand since the early days of the web, Reece is experienced in the latest platforms and technologies, such as WordPress, Concrete5 & Moodle.

He administers Highland Creative’s web hosting, manages domains and keeps our IT systems up and running. He has a particular interest in network systems planning and operations and he keeps the team in line!

Reece also produces all of our video content and in his spare time makes films and music videos, as well as writing freelance for publications such as VICE Australia.