DAMIAN TOTMAN

DAMIAN TOTMAN

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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DAMIAN TOTMAN

DAMIAN TOTMAN

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I’m a designer and writer. I lead a small studio in London called Semi-famous. We work all over the world for brands big and small. Previously, I have been the Global Creative Director of Bloomberg, led my own agency in New York, and spent years as a creative director for many famous agencies with lots of initials on the doors.
Projects
  • GfK / Complexity, via simplicity.
    GfK / Complexity, via simplicity.Simple design and intricate data visualisation help convey the dynamics at play in this short video we created for GfK’s Consumer Insights Engine – tracking brands and consumers globally.
Projects credited in
  • Hard-to-explain topics, explained simply.
    Hard-to-explain topics, explained simply.Bloomberg Quicktake is the go-to source for simple explanations of complex topics. Quicktake sorts through a lot of information to eliminate the distracting elements and focus only on what's essential. Craft the creative to mirror this process and let the simplicity of QuickTake attract new readers. In its four years of existence, Quicktake had developed a niche following. We wanted to increase our audience to include readers interested in business, economics and topical global news, and who ap
  • Showreel
    ShowreelA snapshot of our work, some brand new, and some not-so-new.
  • Every action adds up.
    Every action adds up.Throughout April, Bloomberg celebrated Earth Month in our global offices, telling our sustainability story and encouraging employees to take small actions that make big impacts. In conjunction, we launched our 2018 Impact Report, highlighting the ways our company is a global leader in sustainability.
  • Inclusion makes all the difference.
    Inclusion makes all the difference.Bloomberg celebrates Pride 2018. A global celebration of our LGBTQ+ employees and allies. Throughout June, we showed our #PrideInAction in a variety of creative ways.
  • Be ready for the imminently possible.
    Be ready for the imminently possible.Sooner Than You Think is a Bloomberg event franchise focused on the topics and trends on the cusp of revolutionizing business, technology and the world around us. The first in the event in the 2018 series took place at Station F in Paris, the worlds largest startup incubator. Speakers included Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris; Christopher Wylie, Whistleblower and former Director of Research for Cambridge Analytica; Yann LeCun, VP & Chief AI Scientist at Facebook; and John Collison, President & Co-F
  • London Mithraeum / Bloomberg SPACE
    London Mithraeum / Bloomberg SPACESituated on the site of Bloomberg’s new European HQ, the London Mithraeum is a cultural hub showcasing a 240 AD temple, a selection of  Roman artifacts found during the excavations, and a series of contemporary art commissions responding to one of the UK’s most significant archaeological sites.
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Work history
    Semi-famous logo
    Semi-famous logo
    Creative DirectorSemi-famous
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    SEMI-FAMOUS is a creative and production studio driven by culture, design, and content. We partner with brands, companies and people to develop and realise ideas that move things forward.
    Bloomberg Studio logo
    Bloomberg Studio logo
    Global Creative DirectorBloomberg Studio
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    I built and led the Bloomberg creative group for nearly eight years. Six in New York City, and the last two in London.
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Skills
  • Art Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Copywiting
  • Creative Direction
  • Brand Strategy
  • Direction