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Chris Felstead

Freelance Creative Director/Art Director/Designer/WriterUnited Kingdom
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Chris Felstead

Freelance Creative Director/Art Director/Designer/WriterUnited Kingdom
About me
I’m an award winning, client facing, fully integrated creative with international experience. I create ideas, art direct, design and write. I enjoy strategy and know what a big idea is. I also understand the complexities of global campaigns across various media. I have lots of pitch experience and can handle the pressure that goes with them. As a Creative Director I have managed the might of Braun globally, workingwith, and guiding a tight harmonious team both within Grey London and alsowith partner agencies. As a Full time and Freelance Creative I've happily and successfully worked in both large and small agencies, winning pitches, retaining large pieces of business and producing highly successful campaigns. I believe in simple but powerful ideas, beautifully executed in the most relevant media. My creative work has been recognised in numerous award schemes across a wide variety of accounts including PlayStation, British Airways, Barnardo’s and Johnnie Walker. I’m also a keen Photographer, who’s work has been commissioned. My work is available at a high end image library, home to some of the world’s finest photographers. They say I am both 'good and nice'. But don't take my word for it, here’s a quick snippet from a reference kindly written by Alex Grieve (CCO at AMV BBDO, then at BBH). “Bill Bernbach once said –‘it’s not enough to be good, you have to be nice as well’. Sadly, Chris fails on both counts. He’s very good and very nice. Hire him. He’ll make you and your agency look really clever. And good. Very good.
Projects
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Projects credited in
  • Shelter - The Last House
Work history
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    Freelance Senior CreativeChris Felstead
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Now available for solo or team work with my creative partner Andy Drugan. Team website: https://www.andychris.co.uk/
    Senior Creative (Contract)Saatchi & Saatchi
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Working primarily on BT to help further develop and deliver a new brand campaign.
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Skills
  • Advertising
  • Film
  • TV
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Creative Direction
  • Typography
  • Strategic Design
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Creative Strategy
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Creative
  • Creative Advertising
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Creative Concept
  • Creative Design
  • Creative Thinking
  • Creative Storytelling
  • Creative Conceptualisation
  • Concept Creation
Education
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    BTEC Design & AdvertisingThameside Art College
     - Manchester, United Kingdom
Awards
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    Creative CircleLeagas Delaney
    Shelter - Last House. Campaign to raise awareness of the housing crisis. http://www.chrisfelstead.com/#!shelter-last-house/w1fuv
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    COOH - Creative out of home awardsLeagas Delaney
    3 awards for Shelter Last House. http://www.chrisfelstead.com/#!shelter-last-house/w1fuv
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