Liz Hvide

Account Director / Creative & Resource Manager

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

A natural leader with a solutions-oriented and proactive approach. I am strategic and conceptual, thinking and doing to ensure strong creative outcomes, (and have fun along the way!). With a broad background in digital, planning and strategy, design, branding, advertising and communication both on the client and agency sides, I love making good and smart things happen.

Skills

 

  • Packaging
  • Branding
  • Environmental Design
  • Websites
  • Creative Agency
  • Digital Agency
  • Brand Management
  • Client Services
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Pitching
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Planning
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Relationship Management
  • Ideas Development

Work history

Currently

Account Director, Creative and Resource Manager

Glock Design

Sep 2014
  • GLOCK is an interdisciplinary agency, designing complete brand experiences. With unlimited imagination, sharp business insight and high production standards, we work with our clients from shaping the brief to seeing the end results. Projects cover creative concepts, branding, production, events, retail design, packaging, digital, shopper experiences and touch-points, film, photography and more. Account Director responsibilities: • day to day contact for various global clients • client partner on specific long term projects • oversee all global travel retail trade marketing design projects across all markets (APAC, Europe, EMEA and America) • building and managing highly motivated, confident, organised and proactive project team • continuously facilitating clients and agency, maintaining great relationships and creating trust to creatively impress and exceed expectations • create and manage critical paths, timings, budgets and briefs Creative & Resource Manager responsibilities: • highly involved in internal professional development and creating progress plans to build skill-sets and empower employees • created, implemented and established project processes and ways of working with clients and within studio • freelancer and full time recruitment • general problem solver/solution finder

2014

Account Manager

Neolab Advertising Agency

Sep 2013 - Oct 2014
  • NeoLab is an integrated advertising agency based in Bergen, Norway. As the agency account manager, I managed the agency's biggest client and all web projects due to my digital background. Client sectors included personal and business banking, real estate agents, art museums, music museums, contemporary dance and coffee.

2013

Planner & Digital Project Manager

Oakwood Creative Digital Agency

Dec 2012 - Oct 2013
  • Oakwood Creative is a Stockholm based group of cutting-edge creatives, developers, designers and suits working together to help clients turn ones and zeroes into engagement and value. As planner and project manager, I worked on digital strategies and managed projects from brief to launch for clients in music, headphones, PC gaming and beer. I also devised the planning process for the agency.

2012

Account, Project Manager and Planner

Freelance

Feb 2010 - Dec 2012
  • Various freelance assignments with a variety of clients in Stockholm and London. I led brand and product launches in the Norwegian market for two online gaming companies, bilingual copywriting for gaming CRM projects and planning project for launch of new product in Norwegian market for a global babycare brand.

2012

Planner Intern

Damn Good Agency

Jun 2012 - Oct 2012
  • Damn Good Agency is a full service agency in Stockholm which used to be part of the Gyro network. As a planner intern, I worked on strategies for various clients, ran research projects (focus groups, target group analysis) and supported the agency planner. The agency had recently become independent so as a planner outsider, I was tasked to establish the agency strategy.

2012

Planner Intern

Shesays Shout

Feb 2012 - Feb 2012
  • SheSays is a global creative network dedicated to advancing women in digital. Shout is a community which connects clients and creatives. Teaming up with a copywriter to form a creative team, we worked with the SheSays founder and director/COO for our internship in New York. Supporting them with day to day tasks such as content creation and working on shout briefs, we also attended a one day course in digital production and a conference on how working will look in the future.

2010

Account Manager

Gtech G2

Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
  • GTech G2 offers a complete portfolio of award-winning interactive gaming products, platforms and services. As Account Manager, I managed 24 accounts covering the Nordics and UK as the day to day contact for whitelabel sites for a variety of brands.

2009

Account, Project Manager and Various Roles

Betsson

Nov 2005 - Jul 2009
  • Betsson is a Swedish company that offers a number of online gambling products, such as casino, poker, bingo, sports betting and scratch cards. Account & Project Manager: Working within the casino team which covered 18 European markets, I managed all whitelabel clients and led the product and tech projects remotely from London. Content Manager: Set up and established new content marketing and development team, led the customer marketing campaigns, CRM plans and copywriting, and tech/product development projects. Team Coordinator: Copywriter for customer marketing campaigns, coordinating and supporting a team consisting of marketing and business strategy, designers and developers.

Education

2012

Interactive Communication, Bsoc Hons

Berghs School of Communication

Jul 2011 - Jun 2012
  • Interactive Communication (Digital Director/Digital Creative) is a one-year education that gives students a platform on how to utilize digital logics, turning them into relevant marketing solutions.

Awards

2012

Honours degree

  • One of three who graduated with honours from Berghs School of Communication's Interactive Communication class. The honours students are anonymously voted for by teachers and peers.