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Nathalie Gordon

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Art Director - Creative Director

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About me

I'm a Creative. Born in South-Africa but 100% Danish with a quite serious British accent. Bit chameleon like. Just with more hair. I studied Fine Art at University before changing direction and studying English Literature. When I graduated I went straight into party planning for the world's largest concierge company, Quintessentially. After a year working on projects like Kate Winslet's birthday and an event that required getting an Elephant on a boat in the Maldives, I realised I needed more from my career. So I applied to go to Watford a week before the course was due to start. Somehow I got in - a miracle considering I didn't have this thing called 'a portfolio' that every other applicant had. In my first two years in Advertising I was an Art Director. I was fortunate enough to work freelance at Lean Mean Fighting Machine, Atomic, Mccann Erickson, BBH, adam&eve/DDB and Saatchi & Saatchi. I then went to work at M&C Saatchi as a fully integrated, single Copywriter, working primarily on The House of Peroni with the Head of Design. I also won the The Scottish Referendum account which led to them you know, winning the Scottish Referendum. After leaving M&C I went freelance as a multi-disciplinary Creative. I wanted to spend more time working on personal projects as well as getting a feel for some less traditional agencies. I worked predominately at Anomaly, Holler, The Huffington Post and +rehabstudio. Then I went to Sunshine who eventually put a ring on it. I've been there ever since. For some reason they trust me with junior talent so I spend a lot of time asking students why they think you need a brief, some money and a client to make ideas happen. Amateurs. Awards: I've won some awards and been on a bunch of shortlists. In all honesty, awards are awesome but they are not what I do this job for. The real awards I've been blessed with are these: - TED asked me to apply to become a TED Fellow earlier in the year because they believe I have an 'Idea Worth Spreading'. - I'm a published writer in over 12 publications. - Lily Allen once wrote me a letter of thanks because of an article I wrote about her contribution to Feminism. - I was invited to meet the Queen and the Duchess of Cornwall to talk about sexual consent. - A rape victim told me I'd made her feel good about getting dressed in the mornings again. - My work is taught in social studies classes across the country. - I got a Police Constabulary advert banned because it gave out the wrong message about sexual consent. - I have helped 52 designers in India get full time jobs. - The NY Times sited me as giving an artist their 'first big break'. - I got one of the worlds biggest supermarkets to stop selling an unethical product. - Vice once asked my opinion on Democracy in Britain which is a win for me considering I can't even vote in the UK. - In 2016 I was voted one of top 9 rising female Creatives in the UK.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Art Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Design
  • Creative
  • Popular Culture
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Copywriting

Awards

2016

D&AD Impact award for Innovation

D&AD

  • Award for Taxi Fabric

2016

Impact award for Industry Evolution

D&AD

  • Award for Taxi Fabric

2016

Fast Company Innovation Award

Fast Company

  • Award for Taxi Fabric

2015

Gold PromaxBDA Award

BDA

  • Best Entertainment Promo awarded for BBC Three

2014

DDB network's best Outdoor and Media (Bill Bernbach awards)

adam&eveDDB

  • Award Google Front Row

2014

Clio (Silver)

adam&eveDDB

  • Award Google Front Row

2014

2 x Cannes Lions (Bronze)

adam&eveDDB

  • Award Google Front Row

2014

LIA (Bronze)

adam&eveDDB

  • Award Google Front Row

2014

Eurobest Grand Prix

adam&eveDDB

  • Award Google Front Row

2014

Campaign Magazines Top 10 digital innovations of 2014

adam&eveDDB

  • Award Google Front Row