Leah Procko

Art Director & Designer

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationAustralia
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  • ProfessionsArt Director - Design Director - Graphic Designer

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About me

Hello, my name is Leah — An internationally awarded Art Director with over 12 years' experience in creating and building brands. Currently based in Indonesia, I work with companies and brands all over the world; from New York, London, Australia and Hong kong. Former Design Director at Studio Round and Creative Lead at Sydney Opera House, my approach is collaborative and grounded in strategy. Having worked with clients from small local startups to international icons, I understand the vernacular needed to attract and connect with a diverse range of audiences. Currently open to freelance, collaborations and project work big or small. Get in touch for a chat.

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Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Branding
  • Packaging
  • Motion
  • Strategic Design

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        Work history

        Currently

        Art Director & Designer

        Freelance

        Nov 2017
        • Indonesia
        • Freelance
        • Strategically minded designer and art director with a background in branding and a love for colour. Open to freelance, collaborations and project work big or small. Get in touch for a chat — hello@leahprocko.com

        2017

        Design Director

        Studio Round

        Sep 2014 - Sep 2017
        • Melbourne, Australia
        • Full Time
        • DESIGN DIRECTOR (Nov 2016 — Sep 2017) SENIOR DESIGNER (Sept 2014 — Oct 2016) Round is a design practice that harnesses culture and creativity to transform brands. With a focus on strategy, storytelling, identity and communications, we design remarkable experiences that engage people and enable organisations to grow. CLIENTS INCLUDE Loving Earth, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Fashion Week, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Rogerseller, The TOM Co., QIC Global Real Estate.

        2014

        Head of Creative

        Sydney Opera House

        Aug 2010 - Aug 2014
        • Sydney, Australia
        • Full Time
        • HEAD OF CREATIVE (April — Aug 2014) SENIOR DESIGNER (Aug 2012 — April 2014) DESIGNER (July 2010 — Aug 2012) Sydney Opera House is Australia's most iconic cultural institution and busiest performing arts centre — host to over 1,500 performances annually with more than 1.2 million in attendance. The creative team at SOH is responsible for strategising and conceptualising festival identities and campaigns, creating intellectual property for touring performances and maintaining the integrity of the SOH brand in collaboration with the marketing & PR teams and producers. The work spans across multiple genres, audiences and communications to make a truly inspiring organisation to be a part of.

        2010

        Designer

        Independent

        Aug 2009 - Jun 2010
        • Sydney, Australia
        • Freelance
        • A year spent travelling through South America and Europe, working on a variety of freelance projects for clients based in Australia and abroad.

        2009

        Aug 2006 - Jul 2009
        • Sydney, Australia
        • Full Time
        • Spatchurst was an integrated communication studio with extensive experience in design and communications for museums, curators, government authorities and cultural & heritage institutions. CLIENTS INCLUDED Built., City of Sydney, David Jones, Paris Opera Ballet, Planet Arc, Museum of Applied Arts & Science (Formerly Powerhouse Museum)

        2006

        Jun 2006 - Aug 2006
        • Sydney, Australia
        • Internship
        • A multi-national, award winning agency; Leo Burnett is a fully integrated multi-speed company with a focus to attract the best talent in the industry. CLIENTS INCLUDED Optus, Samsung, Surf Life Saving Australia

        Education

        2008

        Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication (First Class Honours)

        University of Technology, Sydney

        Jan 2004 - Dec 2008
        • Sydney, Australia

        Awards

        2016

        Gold — Loving Earth Rebrand

        Best Awards

        2016

        Finalist — Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

        AGDA Awards

        2016

        Finalist — Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

        Best Awards

        2016

        Finalist — Loving Earth Rebrand

        AGDA Awards

        2012

        Winner — Best Marketing Communications for Summer At The House campaign

        Australian Marketing Institute