Ahmad Swaid

Digital Creative Direction and Social Media Consultant

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsConsultant - Marketer - Art Director

Projects

About me

Ahmad Swaid is a Social Media & Content Consultant, specialising in Digital Creative Direction. After a degree in Cultural & Creative Industries at Kings College London, SWAID worked for several luxury titles from Wonderland and Hunger Magazine. Ahmad then joined GARAGE magazine as Digital Editor in 2013, pitching the ground-breaking image recognition app alongside developing the brands social media and online platform . After 3 years he left the biannual to work on several projects including but not limited to Lula Magazine, Adidas & Miu Miu. Ahmad has served as the U.K Editor of New York based art bi-annual, Foundations & as the digital consultant System Magazine. Currently he is Social Media Editor of Nowness.

Skills

  • Popular Culture
  • Social Media
  • Content Creation
  • Visual Direction

People I’ve worked with

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  • Pedro Góis

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  • Daniel Simeonov

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    • Illustrator
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  • Eduardo Silva

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    • Designer & Maker
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  • Lily-rose Brooks

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    • Actress
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Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Adidas Group

    Adidas Group

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    • Fashion

Work history

Currently

Digital & Social Media Consultant

System Magazine

Apr 2016
  • Freelance

Currently

Head of Social

Nowness

Apr 2016
  • Freelance

Currently

U.K Editor

Foundations Magazine

Dec 2015
  • Freelance

2016

Brand Consultant

Adidas Group

Jan 2016 - Feb 2016
  • Freelance
  • Consulted for premium street wear brand Y-3 /Adidas with Flamingo International on consumer lifestyles and influences

2016

Digital Consultant

Prada

Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
  • Freelance

2015

Digital Project Management

Beats By Dre

Dec 2014 - Feb 2015
  • Freelance

2014

Social Media Consultant

Lula Magazine

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Freelance
  • Created social media content strategy for the re-launch of the UK based fashion magazine

2016

Digital Editor

Garage Magazine

Mar 2013 - Mar 2016
  • Full Time

Education

2010

Cultural Creative Industries (MA

King’s College London

Aug 2008 - May 2010

2008

Media Technology

University of West London

Aug 2006 - May 2008