Adam Dahrouge

Creative

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

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About me

The Informal: A creative unicorn, possessing both left and right side skills with an infectious enthusiasm and an endless wardrobe. I light fires for truth, carry a torch for creativity and pave ways for great human experiences. The Formal: Energetic creative communications specialist with multi-sector experience across tech, media, travel, fashion, property and entertainment. Expertise spans campaign strategy and planning, multi-media content development, large-scale event planning and management, copy, design and production. The Side Hustle: Proud co-founder of the annual London Sketch Comedy Festival, a passion project that provided a much-needed new platform to the UK’s rising stars in sketch comedy.

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Skills

  • Digital Design
  • Web Design
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Graphic Design
  • Copywriting
  • Print Production
  • Events Production
  • Project Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Video Production

Companies I’ve worked with

  • D&AD

    D&AD

    • Design
  • F

    Freelance

    • Gain Theory

      Gain Theory

      • Marketing & PR
    • L

      Live Magazine

      Work history

      Currently

      Global Creative Marketing Manager

      Gain Theory

      May 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Guardian and executor of the creative direction of the Gain Theory brand on a global basis in line with global marketing strategy. Development, production and management of creative elements, processes and resources to ensure brand excellence and business progression with an agile, creative and forward thinking spirit.

      2016

      Production Assistant

      D&AD

      Jan 2016 - May 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Assisting with the production of entries to one of the world's largest creative advertising awards, handling entrant enquiries, evaluating work against entry criteria and assisting entrants in developing submission strategies to ensure a smooth and efficient submission process. Maintaining ingest and logging, QC and factual checks. Assisting with jury management during the awards' live judging festival.

      2015

      Corporate & business Development Manager

      FoodMama

      Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Leading corporate and business development for tech (SaaS) startup FoodMama, I successfully integrated the company into the startup environ, building investor relations and creating opportunities for investment, strategic partnerships and business promotion. Additional work to support the CMO included brand development, CRM, digital marketing, growth hacking and presentation production, including financial forecasts.

      2016

      Development Executive

      The Whole Buffalo

      Jun 2015 - Feb 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Working on a project basis with film and VFX collective The Whole Buffalo to manage development, including talent acquisition and development, script development, pitch development, market research and corporate communication with broadcasters and commissioners, from product sales to licensing and contract negotiation.

      2014

      Development Producer

      Silver Road Studios

      Jan 2014 - Jul 2014
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Utilizing a network of comedy contacts and talent I lead the creation of a comedy slate for the establishment of a new in-house production department. Line-managing creatives and contributors, negotiating pre-production contracts and developing commissioner presentations, I developed several projects including a fully scripted sitcom pilot highly praised by BskyB executives.

      2016

      Jun 2012 - Dec 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Founder and producer of London SketchFest, a critically acclaimed, annual festival for sketch comedy featuring competitions and awards for live performance, writing and filmmaking. Managing event production from talent scouting to sponsorship negotiation and local licensing. Working with key industry figures to coordinate a successful series of awards, gaining national press and building industry relations. Has lead marketing development with campaigns across print, press and digital with an overall media value in excess of £500k.

      2013

      Freelance Creative

      Freelance

      Jun 2011 - Aug 2013
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Working freelance as a copywriter and graphic designer for clients from tech, property, fashion and cosmetics. Creating commercial, print and web-proof copy and designing websites (wireframe and asset creation), graphic layouts, logos, presentations using a variety of software, occasional coding and advising on print solutions.

      2011

      Publishing Assistant

      APITS Group

      Jan 2011 - May 2011
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Assisting the head publisher, I wrote editorials for print and web alongside articles for syndication in partner publications such as airline magazines. The lead publisher on the annual live event show guide, I managed contributors, sub-editing and writing copy. Ensuring the website was maintained with frequent published online content, I curated, developed and produced online content working via CMS, DAM and database input. During live events I provided celebrity care and coordination.

      2007

      Sep 2006 - Jan 2007
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Managing diaries and bookings for a roster of clients, contributing to the agency's magazine The Fashion Journal and providing administrative support to the Director.

      2006

      Editorial Assistant

      Live Magazine

      Mar 2005 - Nov 2006
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Providing administrative support to the office team and researching article ideas to write and produce editorial copy.