Max worked for 3 years as a precision engineer qualifying in
engineering drawing and design before doing a degree in Illustration at
Brighton Polytechnic. He went freelance in 1986. Since then he has
worked for many top national and international publishing houses,
contributing regularly over the years to The Guardian, The Times and
The Observer. His Magazine work includes titles as varied as GQ,
Cosmopolitan, Ministry Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Playstation
Pro Magazine, Q magazine, ID, Maxim, Top Gear, New Woman,
Mac User, Tatler, The Radio Times and Time Magazine. In
addition he has worked for many book publishers and ad agencies
including Pan, Harper Collins, Octopus, Oxford University Press,
Heineman, Paladin, Minerva, JWT and Bates Dorland. In 1992 he
won the Association of Illustrators award for best use of humour. In
1995 he moved over from traditional media into digital art. In 1998
he became one of the creative leaders in the Siemens C25 ad campaign.
Last year he branched into Web graphics and became creative director of
the Futurebitch project for Second Circle. He has also worked on projects
for Channel X, The Virgin Group, Sony, Conrans, Momo resturant, EMI, BBC
Worldwide, Inferno, Chrysalis, Acid Jazz and Ministry Of Sound.
At present he his working on 'Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy', 'Doctor Who'
and 'The Radio Times Guide To Science Fiction' for the BBC. He is also
holding an exhibition of robot art to be held in London at the
end of October.