Emma Taylor

Emma Taylor

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Emma Taylor

Emma Taylor

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I’m a creative thinker with a strategic mind. I have worked for the toughest agencies in the UK and handle most industry pressure. I’ve been a designer for over 10 years and having worked in marketing/creative positions that utilise my creative design experience along with my passion to drive projects forward from concept through to implementation and manage a team to deliver its success. Enabling me to make a positive, innovative contribution to the organisation. With my experience as an Art Director and Creative Director, I feel I can deliver a multi-faceted resource to any account or Studio. Having worked with some desirable brands such as Barclaycard, TomTom, Galaxy, Maltesers, Mars, Guinness, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Clarion Events, Britvic, Spotify, Tuborg and AXA Insurance I feel I am conversant with running a successful studio with exceptional client relationship handling.
  • Guinness 'Be The Boss' Campaign
    Guinness 'Be The Boss' Campaign
  • Maltesers
  • Samsung
  • Adidas Experiential Campaign
    Adidas Experiential Campaign
  • TRESemme
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine
    Cosmopolitan Magazine
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Work history
    Creative DirectorPitch International
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I was appointed as the Creative Director for an Event called ‘Star Sixes’ - A world football tournament for ex international football players held at the O2 over 4 days with players such as Steven Gerrard, Michael Owen and Roberto Carlos. I oversaw all of the creative in the run up tp the event, designed the kits amd Pitch and everything that went into pulling the event together. I also oversaw all the creative for all of our film releases such as ‘Kenny’ - a film about the footballer Kenny Dalglish. Campaigns: Star Sixes - Through the line - ‘The Stars Are Back’ Kenny - Trough the line - ‘The player. The man. The truth’ Key Responsibilities: • Fully skilled online and offline Designer & Creative Director • Design & Art Director background • Comfortable directing Designers, concepts and Editors • Fully experienced with working closley with producers & Creative Service Managers • Collaborating with the wider business and looking at projects holistically • Using strategic brand thinking to help define and shape an identity that influences everything from strategy and product development to branding and advertising in the online and offline world • Responsible for all creative output across the brands • An innovative mind set but a rational approach to my projects • Highly experienced in social media • Good at juggling multiple projects
    Saatchi & Saatchi logo
    Saatchi & Saatchi logo
    Art Director/Senior DesignerSaatchi & Saatchi
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Having always been ‘hands on’ in all my creative roles, I decided to go freelance as an Art Director/Designer and have been placed at some great agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi, IRIS Worldwide, McCann, Hogarth, Ogilvy, Oliver Marketing & Billington Cartmell. I’ve worked on some great brands such as Dream Team, The Sun, The FA, Barclaycard, HSBC, Britivic, Monarch Airlines, TomTom, Galaxy, Guinness, Maltesers, Shell & More. Key Responsibilities: • Fully skilled online and offline Art Director & Designer • Skilled in photoshoots for fashion and social media • Managing multiple projects at one time whilst communicating with project managers • Able to multi-task as an designer when required • Creative campaign strategy • Extremely client facing and happy to present • Great drawing ability - black and white scamp drawing when required • Fully skilled in branding having created many brands from scratch • Front end iPhone app Design & Art Direction • Highly experienced in social media • Able to communicate well with traffic managers • Fully skilled in Adobe CC
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  • Creative Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Brand Management
  • Design
  • Brand Strategy
  • Advertising
  • Design Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Design
    A LevelsHarlow College
     - Harlow, United Kingdom
    • 3 x A-LEVELS in Art & Design, Graphic Design & Photography • 2 x AS-LEVELS
    GCSEMark Hall School
     - Harlow, United Kingdom
    8 GCSE Passes C and bove
    Major Players logo
    Major Players logo
    Major DesignerMajor Players
    Shortlisted as 'Major Designer 2017'