Simon Dean
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Simon Dean

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Simon Dean
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Simon Dean

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Highly experienced, versatile, and award-winning creative leader with an exceptional 23-year track record comprised of extensive accomplishments and stellar work for globally renowned organisations including Warner Media, Disney, and Bloomberg. Flexible and diverse in my talents, I have provided invaluable contributions in a wide range of markets including sports, news, and children’s’ programming. Inspirational leader continually striving to maximise team potential and motivate colleagues to reach optimal performance, delivering timeous projects accurately aligned with brand guidelines and project objectives. Innovative, holistic, and strategic thinker leveraging expert-level knowledge and insights to deliver sensible and succinct creative solutions, with a history of profitable and lauded results for international & local markets. Areas of Emphasis • Creative Strategy • Team Management • Branded Content • Cross-functional Collaboration • Branding • Leadership & Training • Copywriting • Art Direction
Projects
  • Disney Junior Get Up And Dance
    Disney Junior Get Up And DanceProduced Get Up and Dance song, used as theme for the Walt Disney Company Healthy Living Campaign.
  • Simon Dean Live Action Direction
    Simon Dean Live Action DirectionLive Action Montage from my work at Rebel TV, Bloomberg, Warner Media and Disney.
  • Boomerang Refresh 2018
    Boomerang Refresh 2018The overall Boomerang brand objective To make Boomerang a distinctive and valuable channel in the minds of 4-7 year olds, and in turn, define a clear role for Boomerang in the Turner portfolio. A brand kids aspire to, first. A brand parents endorse, second. We worked with Beautiful Creative to come up with a brand new modern vibrant look for the channel which pushes the channels characters and logo to front and centre and is 110% Funny! This included producing over 50 mini idents which featu
Projects credited in
  • Disney Channel Rebrand
    Disney Channel RebrandA showreel of some of the footage captured by myself and Frederic Crohem whilst in Poland, Prague and Budapest for the Disney Channel Rebrand. GFX by BDA.
Work history
    Spark and Glory logo
    Spark and Glory logo
    Founder /Creative DirectorSpark and Glory
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    WarnerMedia logo
    WarnerMedia logo
    Creative DirectorWarnerMedia
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Conceptualise and implement the creative strategy for digital and channel branded content. Implement strong creative leadership skills to oversee, mentor, and direct a diverse and talented in-house creative agency consisting of designers and producers to supply creative solutions for Turner/Warner Media channels, syndication, and enterprise departments. Motivate team members to reach optimal performance and deliver excellence while maintaining good morale. Conduct safeguarding of brand development and work alongside the CCO and creative teams, both on a local and global basis. Selected Achievements: • Launched new Powerpuff Girls Reboot targeting kids and a female millennial audience. • Made valuable contributions to the launch of Cartoon Network’s new theme park: IMG World in Dubai. • Produced assets for Channel 4 launch of Adult Swim block and Season 3 of Rick and Morty. • Developed and executed the global launch of the new Ben 10 franchise. • Creatively Directed the 2018 Boomerang Brand refresh worldwide, which increased rate and brand recension. • Gold-winning Promax and BAFTA Nominated Anti-bullying campaign – Be a Buddy.
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Skills
  • Creative Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Team Management
  • Branded Content
  • Copywriting
  • Art Directing
  • Leadership
  • Branding