Alan Ainsley

Creative Director

Level
Senior
Location
United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

About me

Brand Strategist and Creative Director with a proven track record of delivering demonstrable effectiveness through creativity. Focused on generating insights & ideas to build brands and services, change behaviors, and deliver sustainable ideas that empower people. Driven by a passion to understand people, their needs, and the contexts and environments that inform their interactions. My work has been recognised with multiple design awards, from D&AD, Design Week, Clio, Mobius, New York Festivals through to Marketing Society Marketing Effectiveness and DBA design effectiveness awards.

Skills

  • Creative Direction
  • Advertising
  • Brand Strategy
  • Brand Management
  • Art Direction
  • Strategy
  • Design
  • Concept and Ideation
  • Branding
  • Brand Development

Companies I’ve worked with

  • S

    Snook

    • E

      Elmwood Design

      • T

        The Leith Agency

        Work history

        2018

        Partner

        Snook

        Nov 2016 - May 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Snook is an award-winning service design agency with offices in Glasgow and London. It helps organisations design, build and deliver great services by putting people first. I joined the business to help it grow, develop the business and creative offering and take it into new markets, all of which was achieved.

        2015

        Creative Director

        The Leith Agency

        Feb 2006 - Oct 2015
        • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Creatively led work and teams that covered multiple disciplines from brand design and strategy through to integrated marketing campaigns across all relevant channels and media.

        2004

        Creative Director

        Elmwood Design

        Feb 1995 - Oct 2004
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Elmwood is the world’s most effective brand design consultancy, winning more Design Effectiveness Awards than anyone else in the history of the scheme, recognition of the focus on the need for the work’s creative and commercial success. I joined Elmwood when it was still a local agency in Leeds and was part of the leadership team that grew the business into an international consultancy.