Emma Williams

Art Director

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

A driven, reliable and confident Art Director with experience working in-house, as well as partnering with external agencies. Creating cross-channel integrated campaigns that engage, innovate and excite audiences whilst maintaining the integrity of the brand. Has a strong collaborative approach, thrives in a fast-paced environment and excels when working to tight deadlines. Always aims to raise the creative bar and deliver a positive impact, recognising the importance of powerful ideas that influence people.

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Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Advertising
  • Creative Direction
  • Ad Copywriting
  • Web Design
  • Film Production
  • Brand Strategy
  • Design

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Amazon

    Amazon

    • Technology
  • H

    Househam Henderson

    • T

      TEA Entertain

      • K

        Knucklehead Productions

        Work history

        Currently

        Art Director

        Amazon

        Oct 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Art Director at Amazon: - Working in-house with creative teams as well as partnering with external agencies to deliver end-to-end creative solutions from on-site content to above-the-line 360 advertising campaigns. Such as Prime Day, Black Friday/Cyber Monday and Fire TV, “Can your TV do That?”. - Engaging in various different touch-points such as, social channels, print, radio, TV, on-site, press and digital. - Working with the creative team to create, ideate, brainstorm, pitch, direct (stills & moving image) and deliver high-end creative. - Managing time and expectations effectively. Working on several projects at one given time in a fast-paced environment. Hitting deadlines while keeping the brand at the heart. - Delivering high-quality, innovative, thoughtful content that is customer-focused, simple and intuitive. Demonstrating an ability to work creatively around difficult limitations. - Maintaining a finger on the pulse with fresh ideas, current trends and consistently adapting to new ways of thinking. - Developing strategies and inventing new ways of tackling problems. Improving on existing work-flow and never settling for anything less than the best. - Using Adobe Creative Cloud, Keynote, Pages and MS Office skills on a day-to-day basis to produce high-quality work. - Strong team player with a positive attitude, rolling up their sleeves and doing whatever is necessary to get the job done while keeping cool in stressful or ambiguous situations. - Mentoring and assisting the junior members of the team, helping them to develop their creative skills. - Collaborating with all levels and teams across the business, including high-level managers and project stakeholders. Communicating ideas and goals to guarantee the success of the business.

        2014

        Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Intern at Knucklehead: - Getting involved with the creative process. Thinking about what drives a good advertising campaign. - Exploring and predicting trends. Researching and creating mood boards for upcoming shoots. - Experience as a runner for shoots ensuring the director and production teams have everything they need on and off set.

        2010

        Jun 2010 - Sep 2010
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Intern at Tea Entertain: - Developed skills in Adobe Creative Cloud including Photoshop, creating the advertising poster for the Dreamworks film, Megamind. Learning the process of taking the creative from on-screen to out-of-home advertising.

        2008

        Sep 2008 - Nov 2008
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Intern at Househam Henderson - Developing my proficiency in new software and learning how to use AutoCAD. Transferring these skills to create 3D models for new building complexes on-screen and physically with 3D card models.

        Education

        2015

        BA(Hons) Graphic Design Communication

        Chelsea College of Art and Design

        Sep 2012 - Aug 2015
        • London, United Kingdom

        2012

        Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

        Havering College of Further and Higher Education

        Sep 2011 - Jul 2012
        • United Kingdom

        2010

        Photography Diploma

        The Open University

        Apr 2010 - Sep 2010
        • London, United Kingdom