Outgoing and creative, award winning Promotions Producer. Excellent script writing, direction, design and conceptual skills with a keen eye for detail. Gets the job done, on time and on budget and loves a challenge. Believes that a promo should be as creative as possible to have stand out value and memorability without compromising on its ultimate purpose, to sell programmes.
Worked as a freelance promos producer with some of Australia’s leading free-to-air and subscription channels including Channel Nine, Channel Ten, FOX8, History, CI, Bio and Arena. I am currently working freelance in Dublin.
Produced high quality on-air promotional material in a fast paced environment for Irelands largest independent commercial broadcaster. Was one of the most senior members of staff in a team of 10 in the promotions department. Won an International Shark Award (http://www.sharkawards.com) for a spot I produced for TV3's Body Image Week, which you can see on my reel.
MSc. Advertising Hons. (Dublin Institute of Technology),
BSc. Multimedia Hons.
Won Best Campaign at the 2008 Advertising & Promotions Shark Awards (http://www.sharkawards.com) This is featured on my reel.
Won Best Newcomer and Best Charity Ad at the 2007 Irish Radio Awards for a spot I wrote and produced for a homeless charity in Dublin. You can listen to the winning spot under the 'Radio' section of my website. www.damienreid.ie/reel
The first print Ad I ever produced came second place in a print advertising award competition in Ireland. It was an Ad for the VW Polo with a bent barrier. You can see the winning ad under the Advertising section of my website. www.damienreid.ie/reel