John Marsland goes freelance

John Marsland, former Art Director at Motivate Publishing has gone freelance. John brings with him 11 years of experience and has worked in the UK as a Product Photographer and in Dubai with ITP Media Group and BNC publishing before joining Motivate, where he worked on illustrating content and photography as well as across consumer and customer publications including Emirates Woman, What’s On, Emirates Man, Dubai Voyager, Good Magazine, Cyclist Middle East and Campaign. He will continue to work as a published illustrator and on photography for both in studio and on location as well as offer branding and graphic design services.

“While I had a fantastic time working at Motivate, I felt like the time was right to broaden my creative horizons,” says John. “I’m really excited about taking this next step and seeing what challenges lie ahead.”

New joiners at Motivate Publishing

Changes have been been made to the Motivate team in the form of two new joiners. Shruti Srivastava has rejoined the company as Senior Sales Manager to Open Skies magazine. Shruti worked with the Open Skies team until three years ago, when she left to join digital company Onurfingers as Marketing Manager. Most recently she was Senior Sales Manager at ITP Publishing before rejoining Motivate.

Jessica Lane has joined Motivate as Deputy Sales Manager assigned to Good magazine. Jessica has 11 years of work experience in the UK, nine of which are in advertising sales.