Paul Cohen

Executive Creative Director/Creative Director/Art Director

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

  • Executive Creative Director/Creative Director/Art Director
  • Executive Creative Director/Creative Director/Art Director
    ECD/GCD/CD

About me

Paul has been working at adam&eve DDB since 2013 as Global ECD on Esso, SEAT and The FT. He's a creative leader with a strong design background and has a proven track record for improving the creative output on global accounts. After leaving Central Saint Martins school of Art and Design, Paul set up London based graphic design studio The North Terminal. Since then he has developed a career in advertising at some of the most prestigious agencies in London and America. In 2002 he started working as an Art Director at Mother; In 2006 he became a board member at AMV BBDO. He went on to work as a Creative Partner at McCann Erickson in 2010; then in 2011 he was persuaded to leave the UK for DDB Chicago where he was SVP, CD and Head of Art. Over the course of his career Paul has been entrusted to make work for many of the world’s most famous brands including; Sony Music, Penguin Books, The Royal Court Theatre, MTV, Orange Telecommunications, Coca-Cola, Time Out, Kiss FM, Selfridges, Xbox, The London 2012 Olympics, Skittles, McDonalds, Guinness, Pepsi, GE, RSPCA, Kids Company, and The Economist. Paul has been awarded at D&AD, Cannes, Clios, Creative Review, Art Directors Club NYC, One Show amongst others. A selection off his work, CV and Press can be seen at; https://paulcohen.info/

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Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Creative Direction
  • Photography
  • Creative Agency
  • Creative Concept
  • Typography

Companies I’ve worked with

  • AMV BBDO

    AMV BBDO

    • Advertising
  • adam&eveDDB

    adam&eveDDB

    • Advertising
  • McCann London

    McCann London

    • Advertising
  • Mother London

    Mother London

    • Advertising

Work history

Currently

Gloabl ECD

adam&eveDDB

Oct 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Esso / SEAT / FT /Diageo

2013

SVP CD Head of Art

DDB Chicago

Jun 2010 - Oct 2013
  • Chicago, United States
  • Full Time
  • Skittles / McDonalds

2010

Creative Partner

McCann London

Jan 2010 - Jun 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Xbox / Microsoft / London 2012 Olympics

2010

Art Director Board member

AMV BBDO

Jan 2006 - Apr 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • The Economist / RSPCA / Guinness / PepsiCo / Aviva / Kids Company

2006

Art Director

Mother London

Dec 2002 - Apr 2006
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Orange Telco / Coca Cola /Time Out /Kiss Fm /Selfridges

Education

2018

M.F.A Masters Fine Art

University of Hartford

Aug 2016 - Aug 2018
  • Hartford, United States
  • Documentary Practice and The Photo Based Book. International Limited Residency Hartford Connecticut USA

1996

BA(Hons) Graphic Design

Central Saint Martins (UAL)

Sep 1993 - Jul 1996
  • London, United Kingdom