Join The–Dots

ian mitchell

Senior Art Director / Creative

  • Create New List

Join our Pro Plan to message ian

You can only message people who are following you. If you’d like to message this person, simply join our Recruiter Pro Plan.

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationBillingshurst, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsArt Director - Creative Director


Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Jeep DM?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Launch of Fiat 500?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Kenco Promo?

Are you sure?

Do you really want to delete project Great Ormond Street?

About me

A conceptual, hugely inventive Senior Art Director with a wealth of experience in doing what I love best: coming up with great ideas whilst bringing them to life in a truly engaging way through rigorous craftsmanship. I’ve created award/pitch-winning Digital, TV, Print, DM, Ambient, Experiential, and Brand Activation work at some of the UK’s top Agencies. From Volkswagen to Vodafone, Ford to Fuji, Sky to Samsung, I’ve helped many big names get bigger and brighter – through intelligent, insightful, attention-grabbing ideas. See for yourself at:-


  • Advertising
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Indesign

Work history


Senior Art Director & Creative


Jan 2015
  • Senior Creative Art Director available for freelance and permanent.


Creative & Art Director


Jan 2015 - Aug 2015
  • BBH, Ogilvy One, Founded, Sapient,


Senior Creative

Leo Burnett

Jan 2008 - Jan 2015
  • I've pretty much worked across every channel from Digital to DM, TV to Tesco Experiential. Plus I’ve helped win numerous pitches: Samsung, Miller Genuine Draft, Fiat, Alzheimer’s Society and Gordon’s Gin to name but a few.


Senior Creative

Arc Worldwide

Jan 2005 - Jan 2008
  • Helped in the transition of IMP to Arc whilst creating multi award winning work for Great Ormond Street Hospital, Philips Sonicare, MasterCard and Fiat.


Creative & Art Director


Jan 2002 - Jan 2005
  • Joined IMP to help build on the agency's profile of not just that of a shopper outfit but as an integrated one.


Creative Art Director

Harrison Troughton Wunderman

Jan 2000 - Jan 2002
  • Worked across numerous channels creating award winning DM for Vodafone, and helped develop online user experiences for Star Alliance.


Creative Art Director

Wunderman UK

Jan 1998 - Jan 2000
  • Created high end DM communications for Jaguar and High load demonstrations DM for the Ford Ranger pick up. Also created beach towels for UK flyers to bag the best seats on-board the German airline Lufthansa.


Creative Art Director

Archibald Ingall Stretton

Jan 1997 - Jan 1998
  • A privilege to have been a part of AIS from its modest beginnings, creating print campaigns to promote Sky TV and Virgin's online services.


Creative Art Director


Jan 1996 - Jan 1997
  • My first job in advertising and confirmation that this was my dream career cutting my teeth on work for big brands such as VW, Barclaycard, Alliance & Leicester and the AA.



Graphic Design Advertising

Brunel University Bucks

Aug 1993 - Aug 1996
  • Graphic Design & Advertising



full list below


  • DMA: 1 GRAND PRIX, 3 GOLD, 2 SILVER, 3 BRONZE D&AD: In book finalist Campaign Direct: 2 GOLD, 1 FINALIST John Caples: 2 GOLD, 1 SILVER, 1 FINALIST New York Festivals: 1 Art Direction GOLD ISP: 1 GOLD, 1 BRONZE IPM: 2 GOLD, 1 BRONZE MCCA: 1 GOLD ECHO: 1 BRONZE Cannes Lions: FINALIST New York Festivals: 1 Art Direction GOLD One Show: 1 FINALIST Art Directors Club: 1 GOLD European Sponsorship Association: 1 GOLD International Content Marketing Awards: 1 FINALIST