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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Strategist - Creative Director - Creative Designer


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About me

A versatile and successful Creative Director working in the digital advertising sector since the late 90’s, seeking a new challenge to demonstrate a wealth of creative, technical and commercial skills acquired across a wide range of demanding roles. Enthusiastic with a strong creative streak, the ideal opportunity would combine the development of effective and original creative solutions with the excitement of working with new clients and technologies.

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  • Adobe
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Digital Advertising
  • UX Design
  • Advertising Content
  • Creative Stragegy
  • Creative Storytelling

Work history


Digital Creative Director

Collective Media (Time Inc UK.)

Mar 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Working with Collective’s proprietary technologies and partners to develop highly engaging, award winning, cross device, rich media solutions for brand advertisers. • Building a UK Creative Solutions team, developing processes, products and pricing. • Running rich media/tech platform RFP review process. • Scaling the rich media business successfully year on year from around 100 builds in 2012 to over 800 in 2017. • Winning Awards: IPA Media Owner Awards - Best Media Owner & Best at Innovation 2017, Best Online Campaign 2016, Best at Innovation 2015 & 2016. DRUM Awards - Best use of Creativity 2015 & 2016, Best Branding Campaign 2016.


Head of Creative Solutions

AOL uk

Jun 2008 - Mar 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Developing inspiring creative ideas, execution and leadership that established AOL as a leader in innovative creative solutions in the UK market, rising to No.1 in the IPA survey as of early 2012. • Developing and launching the new IAB Rising Stars format, the IAB Portrait, in the UK with Marks & Spencer as partner. • Launching Huffington Post Brand Pages in the UK with an innovative campaign for Inspired by Iceland. • Launching the interactive AOL Email Sign-in page product, allowing full screen flash animation, video and interaction, seeing engagement rates as high as 18%.



Zoology and Geology BSc hons

Royal Holloway, University of London

Sep 1987
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Focusing on Palaeontology, Evolution and Animal Behaviour.



IPA Media Owner & Adtech Awards 2017


  • WINNER: Best Online Campaign for Avios WINNER: Best at Innovation


DRUM Digital Trading Awards


  • WINNER: Best Branding Campaign - AVIOS 'Do More' WINNER: Best Use of Creativity - ASDA Halloween Branding Campaign