Ellis McKenzie
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Ellis McKenzie

CreativeUnited Kingdom
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Ellis McKenzie
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Ellis McKenzie

CreativeUnited Kingdom
About me
Creative smorgasbord based in bonnie Scotland. Former studio artworker & content creator at the Leith Agency. Currently studying MSc Creative Advertising at Edinburgh Napier University.
Projects
  • NYC Tartan Week
    NYC Tartan WeekCombining two icons from either side of the Atlantic to promote NYC Tartan Week.
  • Waitrose | John Lewis & Partners
    Waitrose | John Lewis & PartnersCoursework created for a brief to advertise online Christmas trees, with the main theme being conflation.
  • Krispy Kreme
    Krispy KremeThe brief: create ideas for a doughnut drive thru. The results: a hole lot of fun (sorry).
  • Glen's Vodka: Love Island Bingo
    Glen's Vodka: Love Island BingoHow do you mark the most momentous televised occasion of the year? With a Love Island themed bingo, of course.
  • The Leith Agency - Diversity Picks
    The Leith Agency - Diversity PicksEvery month, The Leith Agency nominates an employee to share their favourite forms of inclusive media that they’ve enjoyed over the past four weeks. It could be a thought provoking TV show, or a podcast that highlights issues that resonate with them. A play on words led to pick 'n' mix being the central theme and Daniel Quasar's redesigned Pride Flag served as inspiration for the colour palette.
  • OMB: Clear Channel
    OMB: Clear ChannelPersonal project taking on OMB's brief with Clear Channel to help Britain smile during difficult times: make people smile with 5 words or less on a billboard. And thus, the worlds of Roddy Ricch and DIY collided.
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Projects credited in
  • Hot New R&B
    Hot New R&BThe first edition of my monthly R&B column for The 405, which ran on the website for a year, featuring illustrations by Ellis McKenzie.
  • What the Fudge
    What the FudgeFor my fourth year major journalism project, I developed my own website entitled What the Fudge - a satirical popular culture website focusing on the worlds of music, fashion, film & TV and arts & culture - which I first had to pitch to my module leader and have approved. For this, I had to source and write daily new stories, features, reviews and produce multimedia content suitable for the style of the website. I also had to create my own social media pages and develop a following online. I cho
Work history
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    Studio artworker & content creatorThe Leith Agency
     - Edinburgh, United KingdomFull Time
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    Senior Digital Creative ExecutiveiProspect
     - Edinburgh, United KingdomFull Time
    Lead digital designer specialising in personalised content & online advertising
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Skills
  • Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Html/css
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Advertising
  • Wireframing
  • Photoshop
  • Digital Design
  • Brand Development
  • Branding
Education
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    MSc Creative AdvertisingEdinburgh Napier University
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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    Visual Communication DesignGrays School of Art
     - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons)
Awards
    Google logo
    Google logo
    DoubleClick Core Certification HTML 5Google
    Studio Certification Program https://getstudiocert.appspot.com/studiocert/corehtml5
    Google logo
    Google logo
    Dynamic Creative CertifcationGoogle
    DoubleClick Studio Certification Program
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