Laura Cortes

Laura Cortes

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Laura Cortes

Laura Cortes

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Laura is a Creative Director working for the music and advertising industry. Former Head of Digital Creative at Warner Bros. Records UK, Laura helped drive new ways to innovate in the digital and music landscape, leading creative direction for digital marketing campaigns and content strategy for established and emerging artist's in the UK. Prior to that Laura was a Creative Director and Strategist at UNIT9 where she collaborated on and directed projects utilising technologies like VR, AR and AI. Her passions vary from innovation, technology and UX, to all dance genres, sailing and making Spotify playlists on a Sunday rainy morning. For more and latest projects check out www.laura-cortes.com
Projects
  • Big Bang AR
    Big Bang ARThe story of our universe in mixed reality, in collaboration with CERN. Nexus worked with Google Arts and Culture and CERN to produce a mixed reality journey through the birth and evolution of the universe, as told by Tilda Swinton. The Big Bang AR app takes you back in time 13.8 billion years to discover how space, time and the visible universe came to be. Open your hand in front of your phone’s camera to see the universe form; move between ‘reality’ and ‘space’ mode, create the very first
  • ReMIND Academy
    ReMIND AcademyReMIND Academy is a community-based learning programme that stimulates critical thinking and creativity. It aims to empower the Young by providing them with the tools and skillset they need to successfully develop their talents, personal projects and small-businesses. The programme is open for Young People and Adults aged between 11-35 years old and offers a series of vocational training, mentorship and project-based workshops to learn, develop and explore marketing, design, photography and vid
  • View From Above
    View From AboveView From Above is an interactive experience created by Emirates in partnership with Boeing. It features an interactive 3G globe users can spin to trigger a full-screen video. The videos show different cities around the world beautifully shot with drones.
  • Cesar - Feed The Friendship
    Cesar - Feed The FriendshipFeed The Friendship is a mobile website developed for the brand Cesar. The website utilises the latest image recognition technology to identify your dog's breed or mixed breed and engage you in a parallax animated story about your breed origin and funny facts.
  • Kingsman The Secret Service
    Kingsman The Secret ServiceBecome a Kingsman Knight is an interactive online 2nd screen gamified experience for the movie Kingsman: The Secret Service. The digital experience created excitement for the film before its release in cinemas and gave people a chance to interact with and learn about Kingsman characters ahead of time.
  • Give Extra Get Extra
    Give Extra Get ExtraWrigleys Give Extra Get Extra website was created to support the brand’s playful campaign. The website served as a hub for Wrigleys large-scale campaign, allowing users to share special moments online and receive personalised art in return.
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Projects credited in
  • Notable Women
    Notable WomenNotable Women is an AR Experiment that lets anyone see 100 historic American women where they have historically been left out: on U.S. currency. Discover the accomplishments of activists, artists, scientists, business leaders, writers, civic leaders and more—right on the money in your wallet.
  • Bringing Shakespeare to Life - Samsung
    Bringing Shakespeare to Life - SamsungAt Samsung, we want to inspire learning through incredible experiences that are available anywhere, at any time. In 2016 we successfully partnered with the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Company to help transform young people’s engagement with Shakespeare through our RE:Shakespeare app, so this year we decided to team up with them again. For the Good of Rome and the Makers Lab We teamed our latest technology with the insight of Shakespeare’s greatest Roman plays in For the Good of Rome: a confe
Work history
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    Jam3 logo
    Creative DirecttorJam3
    Toronto, CanadaFull Time
    Nexus Studios logo
    Nexus Studios logo
    Freelance DirectorNexus Studios
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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Skills
  • Advertising
  • Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • New Business
  • UX
  • UI UX Experience
  • Creative Digital Strategy
  • Pitch Documents
  • Pitch Processes
  • Creative Design Processes
  • UI UX Strategy
  • Creative Digital Direction
Education
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    Post-graduate in Digital Experience DesignVancouver Film School
    Vancouver, Canada
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    New Media and WebFaculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
     - Lisbon, Portugal
    New Media and Web
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Awards
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    FWA Site of the dayUNIT9
    http://www.thefwa.com/site/become-a-kingsman?p=unit9
    UNIT9 logo
    UNIT9 logo
    Cannes Lions 2014UNIT9
    J&J Hello My Name Means Campaign and website http://www.laura-cortes.com/hello-my-name-means/