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Melissa Wong

Art DirectorShibuya, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan
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Melissa Wong

Art DirectorShibuya, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan
About me
I can’t even begin to explain my role to my grandmother, let alone in a bio. Here goes… Art director, crazy about social, designer, illustrator, animator, feminist and a weirdo but who isn’t. Over the last 6 years, I went from just a designer working on KitKat social to moving across the globe to help launch a new brand as a senior Art Director. Over the last year, I’ve also been the head of Social for SheSays, involving myself in almost every campaign ran to create and shape a better platform for women. Recently named a Pitch Superwoman
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Projects credited in
  • Mr President x She Says: This Equal Pay Day the ‘Pay Gap Pound’ proves women are being shortchangedIndependent agency Mr President has collaborated with global creative network SheSays to launch ‘The Pay Gap Pound’, a pointed campaign for this year’s Equal Pay Day. Women in the UK earn an average of 82 pence for every pound earned by men, and the Pay Gap Pound is a coin that represents that gender pay gap. A run of 100 ‘Pay Gap Pound’ coins has been minted, on first inspection they look like beautifully crafted replicas of the one pound coin, but look closer and you’ll see that these coins
  • SheSays LondonDesign lead at SheSays London, creating a distinct visual language as well as campaigns that help advance our members' careers. — SheSays is an award-winning global non-profit organisation focused on the engagement, education and advancement of women in the creative industries. I joined at the beginning of 2019, tasked with overseeing the conceptual visual side and to raise brand awareness. Based on our global branding, I’ve established a distinct visual language for our London chapter and wo
Work history
    Senior Art DirectorOgilvy & Mather Tokyo
    Tokyo, JapanFull Time
    Moved across the globe to launch a sub-brand for the agency's largest client to connect with new audiences without ever showing the product or the parent brand. Together with a multilingual team, we created everything from scratch including but not limited to: design & motion guidelines, activation events, and social & digital content for multiple campaigns. Involved in every step,I was able to play a key role to lead and bring a new brand to life.
    Head of SocialSheSays London
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Together with my team, we are aiming to strengthen and shape a better platform to showcase & support more women through campaigns and other always-on social content.
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  • Advertising
  • Art Direction
  • Digital Artist
  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Social Media
  • Social Content Strategy
  • Social Digital Marketing
  • Advert Creation
  • Advertisement Branding
    Design for Graphic CommunicationUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Design for Graphic Communication
    Graphic ArtsWinchester School of Art, University of Southampton
     - Winchester, United Kingdom
    1 YR of Graphic Arts
    Featured in AdweekJWT London
    For the One Direction Kit Kat Tweet