About Us

Our team is made up of a small group of creatives all with a background in Graphic Design. Our mission is to inspire, educate and help others to become professional and successful designers.

Martin Perhiniak

Founder & CEO

Voted as one of the top 10 Adobe instructors in the world and currently providing consultancy to WPP, Adobe's largest Creative Cloud enterprise customer.

With over fifteen years of experience as a practising designer his online courses not only cover the technical knowledge you need. Martin also teaches a lot about design principles, compositional techniques and plenty of best practices that he picked up and developed while working as a graphic designer and illustrator on projects such as Pixar’s Cars and Toy Story, BBC’s Dr Who or Mattel’s Team Hot Wheels.

Shumi Perhiniak

Creative Director & Designer

Shumi is a self-taught graphic designer. In 2012 she took a career break and devoted her time to studying Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Six months later she started freelancing and within a year become a Certified Photoshop Expert.

She has worked both in-house and in agency roles as a retoucher, artworker and moved on from junior to senior design roles. Working for brands like JJW hotels and Resorts, Toni&Guy Hair, Baker Ross and Renaissance Education. 

Barni Heredi

Video Production Manager

Barni studied Architecture and for a while worked in his profession however his passion for video editing changed the course of his career. Originally a self-taught enthusiast. In 2014 he worked on different educational projects and devoted a lot of time to learning more about video editing. Whilst taking on freelance projects and working with different video editing platforms, including starting his own YouTube channel.

He started working as a freelancer for YES before joining the team full time to both edit video content and create animations. 

Tom Barad

Director of Marketing & Growth

Tom is a marketing and small-business growth expert specializing in value and experience driven businesses. After 5 years working as a copywriter,  positioning and promotion consultant, he joined YES full time as our Marketing director.

He is setting up and managing our campaigns, making sure that people who we can help the most will find us.

Nisha E. Jahan

Design Intern and Customer Support 

Nisha is one of our students learning Graphic Design and focusing on improving her Photo Editing and Retouching skills, a passion that she developed whilst working as a model for brands such as New Look, Miss Selfridge and OK!

She now works at Yes I'm a Designer on a freelance basis as a design intern and customer support whilst still working full-time in recruitment.

25+ courses

with over 200 hours of video training, quizzes and real life creative exercises

Certified Training

official training provider and partner for Adobe

200,000+ students

taught online, at seminars
and in classrooms

15 million+ views

and over 600 free tutorials
on our YouTube channel