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Kate Wright

Creative Director

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsArt Director - Creative Director - Head of Creative

About me

A multi-channel Creative Director with over 20 years experience who specialises in developing creative strategies with a 360 approach. I have a proven track record with both start-ups and more established brands and experience operating at a senior level both in-house and in agencies.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Film
  • TV
  • Art Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Digital
  • Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Online Campaigns
  • Outdoor Campaigns
  • Print Campaigns
  • TV Campaigns
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Creative Stragegy
  • Brand Creative Strategy
  • 360 Branding
  • Omnichannel Strategy

Work history

2017

Head of Creative

The Dunelm Group

Jan 2017 - Aug 2017
  • Full Time
  • Hired to overhaul achica.com and kiddicare.com, the parent company Worldstores was purchased by Dunelm in late 2016 and as such the role expanded to include aspects of the Dunelm brand. Developed a creative strategy for each brand to deliver business targets through an omnichannel campaign approach. Managed creative teams in London, Leicester, Peterborough and Stoke-On-Trent.

2016

Creative Director

Notonthehighstreet.com

Jul 2008 - Oct 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Joining this multichannel marketplace in its infancy, I was part of the senior leadership team that took the business from a £1m startup to a £165m market leader. The role encompassed developing a creative strategy that delivered commercial targets as well as award-winning work across a multitude of channels and disciplines. I also recruited and established an award winning creative team, consisting of art directors, designers, copywriters and producers.

2008

Creative Brand Consultant

Freelance

Oct 2007 - Jul 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Clients included: notonthehighstreet.com / BBC Two (Indian Food Made Easy - Series 2) / Boutique Enfant / Amstore / Roost Living / Seed Communications

2007

Creative Lead

John Brown Media

Apr 2003 - Aug 2007
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Joined as the creative lead having contributed to the successful pitch for the John Lewis Direct account whilst freelance. The role expanded to overseeing the creative direction of up to 12 publications per year including the seasonal Home catalogue and Christmas catalogue, developing each project from brief, through to art direction, design and production.

Education

1998

Bachelor of Design (Visual Communications)

University of Technology

Jan 1995 - Dec 1998
  • Graduated with First Class Honours

Awards

2016

  • notonthehighstreet.com - TV advertising

2014

  • notonthehighstreet.com