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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWebsite & Digital Designer - Marketer - Art Director - Creative Director

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Art Direction
  • Digital
  • Websites
  • Design
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Creative Direction
  • Online Campaigns
  • Print Campaigns
  • Photoshop
  • Social Media
  • Email Campaign

Work history

Currently

Art Director

Freelance

Jan 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • With 15 years experience working for fashion and lifestyle brands, I create engaging stories and ideas for the people with which I collaborate. A holistic approach ensures my work is effective across every touch-point including print, film, web design, social media and experiential events.

2015

Art Director

Bloch Australia, Sydney

Nov 2011 - Jan 2015
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Heading a team of 4, working across all creative aspects of the business including brand, marketing and online strategy. - brand and marketing strategies - conceptualise and overseeing all campaigns - website creative strategy and development - social media strategy and direction - sponsorship liaisons and leverage - copywriting - packaging concept and design - photo and film shoot production and direction - inhouse web photography - inspire and direct inhouse team of 3 - costings and managing budgets

2011

Art Director

Bloch International, Australia

Apr 2009 - Nov 2011
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Defining the global brand direction and with a team of 3, producing all packaging and sales material for the international wholesale market. - concept to final production of all sales material - product design - packaging concept and design - advertising schedules and bookings - marketing and sales presentations - photoshoot production and direction - re-touching and colour correction - managing in-house design team of 3 - costings and managing budgets - liasing with suppliers

2008

Art Director

Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics, Australia

Jun 2004 - Jun 2008
  • Full Time
  • Experience included launching the iconic Australian makeup company in the USA with new packaging and a brand bible. - concept to final production of all web and print material - packaging concept and design - photoshoot production and direction - re-touching - managing in-house design team of 5 - costings and managing budgets - liasing with suppliers

2004

Fashion Director

Pulp Magazine, New Zealand

Jan 2004 - Jun 2004
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Freelance

2004

Art Director & Stylist

Freelance, New Zealand

Feb 2002 - Jun 2004
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Freelance
  • Clients included leading street magazine Pulp (as Fashion Director) and SAKS NZ, distributor for Versace, MaxMara, Ermenegildo Zegna and Paul Smith. - campaign and design concept through to final production - fashion show production - editorial & commercial styling - model casting

2002

Art Director

Lifestyle Magazine, New Zealand

Apr 1999 - Feb 2002
  • Full Time
  • Layout design of a bi-monthly womens publication. Responsibilities encompassed all aspects of magazine design and production. - layout design - pre-press and press passing - photoshoot production and direction - food and fashion styling - image editing and manipulation - stock library image selection