Simon Sankarayya (Sanky)

Creative Partner & Founder

Sanky co-founded AllofUs in 2003 and is one of 3 partners responsible for the overall creative direction of all its major projects including Ballantines, Covent Garden, Great Ormond Street, IKEA, Nokia, Paper Denim and Pentagram.

After studying graphic design at Newcastle College BTEC he then studied Graphic Design at Nottingham Trent. Sanky joined Digit at its inception as Art Director and worked with various clients including the award-winning Habitat, MTV2, Stella McCartney, Design Museum, Creative Review and Sky.

Sanky is a regular speaker at international design conferences including the IDN Fresh Conferences in Sydney and Singapore, Flash Forward Amsterdam, Design Yatra Goa, Design Indaba 6 South Africa speaking alongside Sir Terence Conran and Semi Permanent in New Zealand.

He has also been a judge for the D&AD Awards, Design Week Awards, Flash Forward Awards, Roses Design Awards, Canadian Art Directors Club, Construction Awards (South Africa) and the Art Directors Club in New York amongst many others. Sanky was elected as D&AD President for 2010–2011.

He currently spends his time split between London and New York after AllofUs joined Mccann in 2011.

Simon Sankarayya (Sanky) - SPEAKER AT DESIGNYATRA

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