Alan Firmin
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Alan Firmin

CEO & Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Alan Firmin
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Alan Firmin

CEO & Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
HIGHLIGHTS: • Youngest Creative Director for Grey Worldwide at 26 in 1995. • Over 30 International Awards in Branding, Advertising, and Digital Marketing. • B2B & B2C Global Marketing Experience. • Organically grew a brand’s social media following to 1.9m. • Taught Digital Marketing Strategy for an MBA course at London University. • Speaker at many global events on emerging media including New York, London (Google HQ) & Dubai. • Selected multiple times for FCB’s “Creative Rumble” team working on pitches and major brands such as Coca Cola, Nissan, IKEA, New Zealand Milk & Gatorade. • An entrepreneurial-minded individual who founded a start-up in the collecting sector. • Advised on a number of global start-ups in different sectors at various stages of development. • Highly proficient in Creative Cloud tools. (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) • Proposed and implemented a strategy within Dana that created over £1.5m in additional Revenue. • Guest writer for BitRebels.com a technology blog with 150,000 visitors a day. • Guest writer on ‘The Andy Jacobs Marketing Blog’ (Voted one of the top 100 Marketing Blogs in the world). • Developed social media strategies and trained teams in the Dubai & Abu Dhabi governments. • Created a proprietary tool (Area of Influence) for social media used by a leading digital marketing agency 2011. • Street Photographer who is exhibiting in 9 global exhibitions including Barcelona, Melbourne, Lisbon, Milan, and Birmingham. • Developed a marketing strategy that grew Bridgeman over £1m in sales each year for three years.
Projects
  • Liberty and life
    Liberty and life
  • Smile through darkness
    Smile through darknessNo matter the trials, and tribulations we face, Take a deep breath, and remember your place, No matter what comes, along into your path, One day you’ll look back, and most probably laugh, What seems so surreal, is all part of your story, As one human being, I believe it’s mandatory, A million to one, were the odds on us making, This journey called life, in which we are partaking, For the darkness we face, try to take in your stride, Buckle up for now, it’s all part of the ride, One day all the d
  • Looking forward
    Looking forward
  • Failure is not final
    Failure is not finalEvery step, that we take, A new beginning, we can make, No matter where, you start today, You can find, a better way, Release the baggage, of your past, And step away, all too fast, For you are not, defined at all, By those moments, where you fall, It isn’t the fact, that we fail, That’s not the end, of your tale, It’s how you pick, yourself up again, That shows your spirit, and play this game, Everyone fails, or you’ve never tried, And it’s okay, if you once cried, But wipe away, those tears an
  • The choices you take
    The choices you takeThere’s always a choice, we have each day, To start again, or find a better way, Not every road, we walk is smooth, The best we can do, is always improve, We are the choices, that we make, Never regret, the choices you take, Whatever the path, you decide to explore, The experience you get, is worth much more, Have your goals, and dreams you desire, But remember each step, can often inspire, No road you walk, is one you must keep, For the world it’s full, of opportunities deep, So when you are f
  • London eases back into life
    London eases back into lifeA selection of my latest images from my Instagram account @alanfirmin - you can feel the wheels beginning to turn in the capital. People heading back to the office and the crowds beginning to form. It goes to show that nothing will stop this great city moving forward, not war, not terrorise or even a pandemic.
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Projects credited in
  • Liberty and life
    Liberty and life
  • Smile through darkness
    Smile through darknessNo matter the trials, and tribulations we face, Take a deep breath, and remember your place, No matter what comes, along into your path, One day you’ll look back, and most probably laugh, What seems so surreal, is all part of your story, As one human being, I believe it’s mandatory, A million to one, were the odds on us making, This journey called life, in which we are partaking, For the darkness we face, try to take in your stride, Buckle up for now, it’s all part of the ride, One day all the d
  • Looking forward
    Looking forward
  • Failure is not final
    Failure is not finalEvery step, that we take, A new beginning, we can make, No matter where, you start today, You can find, a better way, Release the baggage, of your past, And step away, all too fast, For you are not, defined at all, By those moments, where you fall, It isn’t the fact, that we fail, That’s not the end, of your tale, It’s how you pick, yourself up again, That shows your spirit, and play this game, Everyone fails, or you’ve never tried, And it’s okay, if you once cried, But wipe away, those tears an
  • The choices you take
    The choices you takeThere’s always a choice, we have each day, To start again, or find a better way, Not every road, we walk is smooth, The best we can do, is always improve, We are the choices, that we make, Never regret, the choices you take, Whatever the path, you decide to explore, The experience you get, is worth much more, Have your goals, and dreams you desire, But remember each step, can often inspire, No road you walk, is one you must keep, For the world it’s full, of opportunities deep, So when you are f
  • London eases back into life
    London eases back into lifeA selection of my latest images from my Instagram account @alanfirmin - you can feel the wheels beginning to turn in the capital. People heading back to the office and the crowds beginning to form. It goes to show that nothing will stop this great city moving forward, not war, not terrorise or even a pandemic.
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Work history
    Tribalheart logo
    Tribalheart logo
    Founder & CEOTribalheart
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Products are made in a factory, but brands are created in the mind. We are not an agency. At least not in the typical sense. We’re a group of pure problem solvers. And we use the best of our technical know how and expertise to build tribes around a single hardworking idea. Nothing is more capable of creating change more than a tribe of passionate supporters and consumers of your brand or product. Tribalheart provides clients creative, strategic and effective: * Advertising * Art Direction * Brand Audit * Brand Consulting * Brand Development * Brand Strategy * Campaign Development * Copywriting * Digital Strategy * Email Marketing * Graphic Design * Marketing Strategy * Marketing Planning * Marketing Management * Packaging * SEO * SEM * Social Media Strategy * Social Media Management * UI/UX Design * Wireframes (website/Apps)
    Bridgeman Images logo
    Bridgeman Images logo
    Chief Marketing OfficerBridgeman Images
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Worldwide Chief Marketing Officer for the leading rights managed supplier of art, culture and historical images and footage. • New business development and acquisition • Brand and marketing strategy • Strategic Consulting, including business plan & sales strategy development. • Advising new businesses on formation of corporations and business structures. • Development, strategy and, management of 6 core brands • Leading new business initiatives • Client visits and presentations • Training for marketing and sales teams • Leading the internal creative development and execution of all marketing and advertising materials • Content management and calendar creation • Email marketing strategy • Social Media strategy and management • Event management • Keynote presentations at global conferences • Creative strategy and design for all creative marketing and advertising
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Skills
  • Creative
  • Marketing
  • Design
  • Art Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Branding
  • Advertising
  • Strategy
  • Photography
  • Photographic Direction