Lydia Raghavan

Creative

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

I'm Lyd Raghavan - an award-winning creative, copywriter, conceptor and campaign creator who likes to make funny, powerful and culture-forming work. I've made viral sensations on a budget that most agencies spend at the pub on a Friday night. True Story. Currently, I am spreading the love around and going freelance to pursue opportunities in creative hotspots with a leaning towards youth culture and content creation. After seven years in the industry, I have evolved into a hybrid creative, branching out into entertainment formats. I’m obsessed with writing ideas that don’t feel like ads - things you wouldn’t expect brands to say or do. For Viceland, I created an award-winning mini-series that posed ridiculous questions from online parenting forums to Grime artists and Producers. Grimenet garnered over six million unique impressions on Vice’s Snapchat channel and over two million views on social. For Viceland’s French audience the series featured popular French rappers. My passion at the moment is developing short-form and entertainment formats for brands and broadcast. I’m currently working on pitches for comedy, documentary and reality shows. Up for a chat? Get in touch on the emails. lyd.raghavan@gmail.com

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Skills

  • Copywriting
  • Ad Copywriting
  • Directing
  • Advertising Concepts
  • Creative Research
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Keynote
  • Branded Content
  • Branded Documentary

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • VICE

    VICE

    • Publishing
  • VICELAND UK

    VICELAND UK

    • Television
  • B

    BBC Creative

    • C

      Creature of London

      Work history

      2018

      Creative

      BBC Creative

      Apr 2018 - Jun 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance

      2018

      Creative and Content Developer

      Mar 2018 - Apr 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • At Sunshine, I was brought on board to create short-form content for Sunshine's clients.

      2018

      Creative and Content Director

      VICELAND UK

      Oct 2016 - Mar 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • At Vice, I was a senior creative in VICELAND brand team. I worked across all of the show and brand campaigns whilst also heading up Vice Labs - the branded content arm of the channel designed to make the ad breaks less whack and grow VICELAND’S brand awareness on social.

      2016

      Creative Copywriter

      Creature of London

      Sep 2011 - Oct 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I cut my teeth in advertising at Creature of London, working across all of Creature’s clients including Carling, The Green Party, Anchor and many more. The political broadcast I wrote for The Greens was a big viral hit, picking up Creative Circle and Campaign Big awards

      Education

      Currently

      Sep 2006
      • London, United Kingdom
      • First Class

      Awards

      2018

      Grimenet - Best Uncategorised Entry

      Creative Circle

      • Grime artists don't go on Mumsnet. 'Is it a milf website?' was one guess. So we ripped a bunch of questions and thread topics from Mumsnet forums and asked the UK Grime scene for their sage advice. The series picked up a Silver for Best Uncategorised Entry.

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