Matt Turrell

Creative Director

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

About: Multi award-winning Creative Director experienced in 360 integrated work, TV campaigns, print and branding to big digital platforms and social campaigns. Pitch winning success: 75% of all pitches won in the last 3 years and over £40m brand business won in the last 10 years including Visa International, Premier League, Utterly Butterly, Cathedral City, Nokia ES and Australian Government. Brand knowledge: With UK and EMEA CD roles Matt has vast experience across FMCG (P&G, Dairy Crest, Visa, Colgate, Premier League, Vodafone), Wellness (GSK, Pfizer, Idis, Leo, Abbvie), Public Sector (Uk Government, Australian Government) & IT (Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, Samsung, BBC). Has helped develop the strategies, advertising and branding to launch new worldwide products for Nokia, Lenor and UK Government. 360: From documentary film making to immersive web experiences, from crafted print work to branded content and social campaigns. With over 50 International creative awards, Matt’s Idis campaign is recognised as most awarded integrated healthcare campaign of all time (source: advertisinghealth.co.uk/top10). Creative leadership: Has overseen 4 agency creative departments, with notable experience building up a creative dept from seven to twenty five, consisting of developers, digital designers, writers, art directors, motion graphics editors, head of art and ACD’s. Agency success: Matt’s multi award-winning work for Langland's client Idis won them their first Grand Global in New York 2013 and Cannes Lions Health Agency of the Year 2014.

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Skills

  • Ideas
  • Leadership and Team Management Skills
  • Digital Expertise
  • 360 Marketing Communication
  • Integrated
  • Design
  • Art Direciton
  • Photography
  • Award Winning
  • Film

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Saatchi & Saatchi

    Saatchi & Saatchi

    • Advertising
  • Grey London

    Grey London

    • Advertising
  • VMLY&R

    VMLY&R

    • Publishing
  • L

    Langland

    • Advertising

Work history

2016

Creative Director

Breakthrough Media

Jan 2015 - Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • As management team member built up creative dept from 6 to 25+ designers, developers, writers, art directors and UX • Developed UK Gov behavioural change communications • Won Australian Government communications account • Cannes Lion for Design 2016

2014

Creative Director

Langland

Sep 2012 - Oct 2014
  • Windsor, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Joined Langland as a management team member • Game changed Langland’s digital reputation • Created ‘Ideas for a healthier World’ • Won Cannes Lions Health Agency of the Year 2014 • Created world’s most awarded healthcare campaign

2011

Creative Director

VMLY&R

Apr 2010 - Aug 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Oversaw Microsoft, BBC iPlayer and Colgate • Won Premier League and Gatorade digital accounts • Promoted to Creative Director • Nurtured designers and creative teams

2010

Founding Partner

Tokyo, Red Alert!

Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Started a design studio working with local clients • Launched Toppers Tea as a new hand picked tea brand to market with new packaging and communications

2008

Creative Director

Grey London

May 2002 - Nov 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • May 2002 – November 2008 EMEA CD for Visa, Nokia and Fairy UK • Joined Grey as CD on all GSK accounts • Made EMEA CD for Visa International, Nokia and Fairy • Pitch wins for Utterly Butterly and Cathedral City • Won first ever Cannes Lion for Visa International

2002

Creative Director

PTK

Feb 1998 - May 2002
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Made Sensodyne, Nytol and Piriton household favourites • Held onto the Sensodyne account after a global pitch with Grey Group who later bought PTK London

1997

Art Director

Saatchi & Saatchi

May 1994 - Jul 1997
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Full Time
  • • Worked under the CD at Saatchi & Saatchi • Looked after Pizza Hut, Etisalat, Mashreq Bank and Lucky Strike • Produced multi faceted international communications

1994

Art Director

Y&R

Oct 1992 - May 1994
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Made my first two commercials on placement • Cut advertising teeth working on KFC, Colgate, Army, British Gas, Xerox, Fosters and Walkers Crisps