Joe Childs

Joe Childs

Art Director / Senior DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Joe Childs

Joe Childs

Art Director / Senior DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Conceptual Designer / Art Director with 12 years of experience in branding, identity, design for print, digital, social media and advertising. I have worked in fast paced graphic design studios and advertising agencies, working for a large variety of clients in sectors ranging from business to business, luxury retail, high volume hospitality chains and financial services. I believe that a successful project comes from developing a great understanding from the start, listening and taking time to fully grasp a client’s personality and objectives. All strategic creative ideas and decisions need to have a solid rational and have a genuine reason to be implemented. Research and a extensive background knowledge of each project is key. I relish a challenge and I approach every project no matter how big or small, with enthusiasm and creativity. I am a lateral thinker and a keen problem solver who always strives to develop ideas which are creative and original, while being sympathetic to the clients needs and target audience. When I find time away from work, I also paint graffiti. See my work here:
  • Lynn Wickins Facilities Management Consulting
    Lynn Wickins Facilities Management ConsultingAt first glance, Facilities Management could be seen as a dry subject. And after a little research, I found out that it pretty much is. So when Lynn Wickins approached me to create a brand look and feel for her FM consultancy, I was slightly confused as to where to start. After a few conversations about Lynn’s likes and interests, I managed to come away with few elements / nuggets for me stitch together. Lynn is a keen gardener. She is especially passionate about Japanese gardens. So with that
  • Bristol Nightstop
    Bristol NightstopWhen no other options are available, Bristol Nightstop arrange temporary and emergency accommodation for young people facing homelessness. Safe places to stay like the homes of trained individuals through their volunteer host network. But they needed help to become more prominent and attract more hosts. I worked with Bristol Nightstop to create a campaign to gain awareness and help these kids get off the streets.
  • Brand identity for Red Belly
    Brand identity for Red BellyA Senior Latin copy writer with a flair for writing straight to the point copy that is snappy and bites hold of the readers attention. View the work here:
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Projects credited in
    POER VS VAMKA friendly collab between Poer and VAMK. Graffitti by: Poer Director of Photography: Hakan Yıldız Shot and animated by: me
Work history
    Art Director / Visual
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Creative DesignerOmobono ltd.
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Working across all aspects of the creative output within Omobono. Covering concept generation and execution of branding accounts, internal coms, layout for printed materials and concept generation and execution of print campaigns. Omobono are a multiservice design agency and digital was a large aspect of the daily deliverables. My involvement included web layout design, email templates, social media campaigns and online banner campaigns.
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  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Art Direction
  • Branding
  • Advertising Campaigns
  • Concept Ideas
  • Storyboarding
  • Video Directing
  • Photographic Direction