Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameDavid George JUDD
Birth28 Nov 1938, Rugby Warwickshire
Birth28 Nov 1938, 3 Westgate Road Rugby Warwickshire
OccupationAdvertising Art Director
FatherHarry JUDD (1895-1971)
Misc. Notes
Since a boy David Judd always had a love of drawing and painting. This latent talent was further nurtured when away at boarding school at Kings school Sherborne (see photograph) Very much involved in school art projects he regularly produced cover designs for the School Magazine and Posters for films shown in the great hall on a Saturday night.

Studied at Coventry College of Art from 1953 and achieved The national Diploma in Design. Worked in a Coventry Art Studio Barras Studios for 5 years doing visuals for press ads and Kays Catalogues. In 1966 landed a job at Avon Cosmetics in Northampton. In 1971 the company opened a European office for Marketing at Knightsbridge London Avon Overseas Limited. After working there for 5 years left and joined Readers Digest, working in their offices at Berekeley Square London. A great opportunity to do some challenging design work for the promotion of Special Books and Records, and was envolved in two overseas Marketing Conferances in Tenerife and Lanzarote.

Returned to Avon in Northampton in 1989 and spent the last years of employment adapting to the new graphic technology way of working, designing pages on Mackintosh computer, and using the new Digital photography which was just coming in.

Retired from Avon in 2002, and devoted time to paint in Oils and Watercolours. Was elected Secretary of Rugby and District Art Society in 2006.
Spouses
Birth14 Jan 1950, Finedon Northants
FatherWalter George SWAIN (1924-2002)
MotherOlive Margorie PEARSON (1922-2009)
Marriage16 Jul 1977, All Hallows, Wellingborough. Northants
ChildrenRachael Claire (1978-)
 Karen Laura (1980-)
 Andrew David (1983-)
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