Inspiration and Innovation is the challenge of opportunity
that motivates our search for solutions
27 years of working in the design, brand and marketing industry, with a Masters in Professional Design Practice and currently finishing a PhD. in Design Innovation in NUIM Paul, embraces the brand design industry with gusto and fervor. With Paul at the helm, CDG has grown to be one of Ireland’s leading full-service design agencies with an enviable portfolio of clients across the world. Shortlisted for the Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the year and many other design accolades he shows that determination, innovation and persistence brings reward. Paul is a well-respected designer in his own right and has lectured and talked at seminars on branding and entrepreneurship. Paul has shown that you can be both a top class designer and a successful business man and survive recessions as well as thrive on opportunities when presented.
Dan is our senior strategist and has worked alongside CDG for 20 years. Dan has an enviable pedigree in practice and academically. He is an MBA graduate from INSEAD and lectures MBA students in Michael Smurfit Graduate School. Dan’s skills include International Market Development, Strategic planning, and venture capital funding. He was chairman of the Scientific Advisory board in Germany. Worked in ACT venture capital IT sector, RTE, Seimens, and currently, runs his own business Nua Venture.
A strategic design thinker with huge international experience, great speaker and the ability to take any company to world-class standards.
Kieran is the lead designer at CDG and has been with the company since 2010. He Graduated from Ballyfermot College and started out working with CDG as an Intern. Kieran’s skills include Brand, Web, UI, UX Design as well as print and he has many years of professional experience in the design industry.
A strategic thinker with a good eye for detail, good communication skills and with the ability to take a job from initial concept through to final delivery.
Reema is the Senior Lead developer at CDG. She has graduated in Computer Science with Applied Maths. Subsequently completing a post-graduate degree from Dublin Business School in Web Technologies and Cloud Computing with first class honors.
Her skills include Web & Software development in .Net and PHP. Reema has over 8 years of professional experience in the software and web industry internationally.
Ciaran is our junior administrative innovation officer at CDG. Ciaran is currently studying Design & Innovation at Maynooth University which helps him be a key asset in strategic development. He has experience in the fields of creative & visual thinking, marketing, ethnographic research, innovation management, design for environments & sustainability, and has a background in physics and engineering.
He works closely with us on new projects that need strategic innovation to push their organisation into the future. A strategic creative thinker with great potential, coupled with the ability and mindset to help any business succeed in the future.
Rob is an Irish writer, Historian, Photographer and filmmaker specialising in Ireland and Europe. Rob has travelled over 1 million Km filming, photographing and exploring ancient sites, ruined castles and abbeys for books and TV series on RTE, UTV and BBC. His unique knowledge of Ireland’s history and archaeology is available as Adams & Buttle bespoke tours guide of amazing Ireland. The uncanny and esoteric is what Rob looks for in a story and film production. Rob has created documentaries, for RTE, videos for Breifne, Tourism Ireland and many more. Rob has an amazing character and the ability to make a video production shine with warmth and interest. Rob heads up our digital video production and filmmaking while working from his castle in Kerry Kingdom.