Elliott Starr

Creative

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Creative Director - Website Designer
  • Borja Mucientes
  • Will Pearson
  • Brenda Wilts
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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. We'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. Our work has been recognised by Cannes, D&AD, The One Show, The Andys, Ocean Outdoor and Creative Circle. Our philosophy is simple: to sell, serve. It’s too easy for brands to say things - the sky and the budget is the limit. We 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 Laura and I have helped student teams get placements, jobs and even awards. A few publications have even covered our efforts to help students get in, such as Campaign, LBB and HYC. In 2017 we launched Want A Creative Job, an online ad school for people who can't afford to go to ad schools. We also regularly host colleges for workshops, hold our 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

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  • Leo Burnett

    Leo Burnett

    • Advertising
  • Drum

    Drum

    • Marketing
  • F

    Fallon

    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

    • Tour Des Femmes

    2019

    Glass Lion - Silver

    Cannes Lions

    • Tour Des Femmes

    2019

    Shortlist

    D&AD

    • Tour Des Femmes

    2019

    Entertainment Lion - Silver

    Cannes Lions

    • Tour Des Femmes

    2019

    • Tour Des Femmes

    2019

    Sustainable Development Goals - Shortlist

    Cannes Lions

    • Tour Des Femmes

    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