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.
Digital Creative DirectorCollective Media (Time Inc UK.)
London, United KingdomFull 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 SolutionsAOL uk
- London, United KingdomFull 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%.
- Adobe Create Suite
- Digital Advertising
- UX Design
- Advertising Content
- Creative Stragegy
- Creative Storytelling
Zoology and Geology BSc honsRoyal Holloway, University of London
London, United Kingdom
Focusing on Palaeontology, Evolution and Animal Behaviour.
IPA Media Owner & Adtech Awards 2017IPAWINNER: Best Online Campaign for Avios WINNER: Best at Innovation