Finn Evans

Creative Strategist

Level
Senior
Location
United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

Experienced and versatile creative strategist Portfolio Highlights - : Insight, trends and strategic frameworks - Diageo, BBC, Netflix, Pernod Ricard, Intel, Huawei, Glenfiddich, Visa : Keynote speaker - Cultural trends and future thinking in presentations in multiple countries : Copywriter and creative - Scarlett Johansson, Lionel Messi, Henry Cavill (Brand films for Huawei) : Pitch winning creative strategy - BBC, Netflix, Formula 1, Adidas, Huawei

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Art Direction
  • Sound Design
  • Business Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Creative Thinking
  • Copywriting
  • Innovation
  • Music Supervision
  • Copywriting and Speech Writing
  • Insight
  • Strategic Creative Vision
  • Futures Thinking
  • Trends Research
  • Trends Insight

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Flamingo Group

    Flamingo Group

    • Education & Research
  • The Future Laboratory

    The Future Laboratory

    • Education & Research
  • Hill+Knowlton Strategies

    Hill+Knowlton Strategies

    • Marketing & PR
  • I

    Independent

    Work history

    Currently

    Freelance Strategist

    Independent

    Jan 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • ● Cultural insight for pitches and client projects ● Creative strategy ● Primary qualitative research and analysis ● Workshop moderation ● Trends writing ● Copywriting ● Clients - Diageo, Netflix, Pernod Ricard, Spotify

    2017

    Senior Strategist

    Flamingo Group

    Jan 2017 - Apr 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • ● Leading projects, from research to analysis, as well as managing client relationships ● Conducting international qualitative research, analysing findings and articulating insights into engaging debriefs in formats ranging from film, to keynote and live presentation ● Working collaboratively with teams of researchers, semioticians and senior directors to deliver projects ● Confidently moderating interviews, groups and international field research ● Unpacking and analysing complex findings to generate original insights for top tier clients in alcohol, entertainment and lifestyle sectors

    2016

    Creative Strategist

    Hill+Knowlton Strategies

    Nov 2015 - Dec 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Cultural Insight - Writing and visually describing trends in human behaviour that feed into establishing a creative platform • Creative Strategy - Using in depth platform analysis and a healthy dose of creative intuition to establish the best approach to creative challenges • Qualitative & Quantitative research - I'm trained in interviewing, analysis and insight techniques to learn about people and how they tick. This knowledge complements my experience with third party resources and my natural flair for spotting emerging cultural trends • Copywriting – I've written film scripts and treatments, thought leadership, advertising copy, social media posts and pitch decks for brands from Ford, to Intel, to Intel and more. • Presenting and pitching ideas and new business (success) in multiple countries to diverse clients

    2015

    Strategic Development Consultant

    The Future Laboratory

    Dec 2012 - Dec 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Using fluency in cultural and consumer trends to create dialogue, relationships and business partnerships with top tier brands from across the lifestyle industries • Pitching the complex offering of The Future Laboratory to C-Level executives, ranging from long term strategic partnerships, to bespoke research projects, to innovation programs • Conducting on stage presentations in multiple countries to audiences of up to 500 that communicated cutting edge research and inspired diverse audiences by presenting a vision of future trends and emerging consumer thinking • Uncovering the needs of clients, developing proposals and programs of strategic work and successfully creating long lasting and highly profitable client relationships that continue to develop with the BBC, Microsoft, Nestle?, Google, Adidas and many others

    Education

    2008

    Sonic Art and Media Production

    University of Sheffield

    Sep 2007 - Sep 2008
    • Sheffield, United Kingdom

    2007

    History and English

    University of Reading

    Sep 2004 - Sep 2007
    • Reading, United Kingdom