Elliott Starr

Creative

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

I like to make things and solve problems. I particularly like to make things that solve problems. I started my career at Leo Burnett under Justin Tindall, where Cannes Lions recognised me and my creative partner as 'Best Young Creative Team' in the UK two years running - our first two years in advertising. Meanwhile, Leo Burnett became the most-awarded advertising agency in the world. I've since worked under Nick Bell at Fallon and Monty Verdi and Claire baker at Drum - tackling briefs from some of the world's biggest brands. My work has been recognised by multiple awards bodies around the world. My philosophy is simple: to sell, serve. It’s too easy for brands to say things - the sky and the budget is the limit. I believe brands should back up their words with action. Brands who offer huge value in the products and services they sell should do the same in the way that they sell them. In my spare time, you'll find me hanging from gymnastics rings, scaling bouldering walls and spending time with my wife and dog. *Nice to know Advertising is a tough industry to get into. Over the years I have helped student teams get placements, jobs and even awards. A few publications have even covered my efforts to help students get in, such as Campaign, LBB and HYC. In 2017 I launched Want A Creative Job, an online ad school for people who can't afford to go to ad schools. I also regularly host colleges for workshops, hold my own free evening classes and often judge D&AD New Blood.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Creative Stragegy
  • Brand Creative Strategy
  • Copwriting
  • Copyediting
  • Art Direction
  • Creative Direction
  • Concept Generation
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Leo Burnett

    Leo Burnett

    • Advertising
  • Fallon

    Fallon

    • Advertising
  • Drum

    Drum

    • Marketing & PR

Work history

Currently

Creative

Drum

Jan 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working across all clients. Reporting directly to Claire Baker.

2018

Creative

Fallon

Sep 2016 - Jan 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Worked primarily on: ŠKODA, Cadbury, Expedia, Ebookers and AXA. Pitch wins: Deliveroo

2016

Creative

Leo Burnett

Jan 2013 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Worked primarily on: Department For Transport, Action On Addiction, NSPCC, McDonald's, Freeview, Kellogg's, the co-operative.

Education

2012

BA Honors Creative Advertising

University of Lincoln

Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
  • Lincoln, United Kingdom

Awards

2019

  • ŠKODA

2019

Glass Lion - Silver

Cannes Lions

  • ŠKODA

2019

Shortlist

D&AD

  • ŠKODA

2019

Entertainment Lion - Silver

Cannes Lions

  • ŠKODA

2019

  • ŠKODA

2019

Sustainable Development Goals - Shortlist

Cannes Lions

  • ŠKODA

2019

  • ŠKODA

2018

Digital Creative Competition - Finalist

Ocean Outdoor

  • RNLI - See The Light

2018

Digital Creative Competition - Bronze

Ocean Outdoor

  • ŠKODA - Rally Sport Live

2016

Good Campaign of the Week

D&AD

  • the dry/clean initiative

2016

Pick of the Day

Campaign Magazine

  • the dry/clean initiative

2016

Best Small Circulation Flyer

Creative Circle

  • McDonald's - "Like Getting Your Money's Worth?"

2015

Good Campaign of the Week

D&AD

  • The Red Lippy Project

2015

Best Young Creative Team in the UK (shortlist)

Cannes Lions

2015

Best Idea In Global Network - Creativity Can

Leo Burnett

  • the dry/clean initiative

2014

Best Young Creative Team in the UK

Cannes Lions