Simon Smith Senior Digital Manager | The Dots

Simon Smith

Senior Digital ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Simon Smith

Senior Digital ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • It's Nice That x Arjowiggins II
    It’s Nice That partnered with the creative papers manufacturer Arjowiggins to offer two emerging talents the opportunity to work with an established graphic designer. The result was a new publication that showcases the work of the participants and the potential of new digital printing techniques. Photographer Sophie Mayanne created Twenty-Two, a chronological narrative featuring her portraiture and journal entries. Designer Bruce Usher worked with illustrator Antti Kalevi to create a visual poem
  • The Weekly Comic
    The Weekly Comic is It's Nice That's most popular Instagram series. In fact, four of the comics feature in our top 10 most liked Instagram posts, ever. Each month we comission a new comic artist or illustrator to create four swipe-along stories, exploring a mix of themes. Here’s a list of the people we’ve collaborated with so far. You can click on their names to get some of that comic action. Nadine Redlich Alex Norris Julian Glander Cécile Dormeau  Loïc Movellan Ruby Etc  Evan Cohen
  • #OneWord17 x Google
    At the end of every year It's Nice That take a look back at what happened in the creative industry and reflect on the key events that occurred. This project is aptly named Review of the Year. In 2017 we teamed up with Google Design to create a series of commissioned articles which featured designers, photographers, artists and illustrators from all over the world. Our aim was to create a global perspective on current issues and highlight the work which truly made an impact. We also had some seri
  • It's Nice That x Arjowiggins
    To mark the launch of the digital version of Arjowiggins’ Paper Book It’s Nice That partnered with the creative papers brand for a series of features on designers and the tools that are essential to their practice. The project was a celebration of the tools behind diverse approaches to design and photography. To support the series, we created an Instagram campaign which asked It's Nice That followers to share the unique tools they use in thier creative process. Throughout the four week series, we highligted creators who had fascinating techniques to share with our wider community. We gave our readers insight into the work of photographer and image-maker Carl Kleiner, renowned graphic designer George Hardie, Prague-based collective Studio Mütanta and Irma Boom, Dutch designer and “Queen of Books.”
  • The Monthly Brief
    The Monthly Brief is exactly what it sounds like - a creative challenge set by artists, designers and photographers from across the world, aimed to encourage creativity within the It's Nice That social media community. And yes, it happens every month. From creating empowering icons for International Women's Day, to building a sculpture using only objects on your desk, each brief is unique and results in ten submissions being featured across It's Nice That channels.
  • It's Nice That x The Conran Shop
    For LDF 2016, It’s Nice That have took over the windows of The Conran Shop with A Load of Jargon – an installation that celebrated industry buzzwords. A series of five original artworks were designed by Isabel + Helen to create a playful and immersive experience in store, along with a series of workshops with Hato Press and South East Print Studio. To support the campaign, we created a series of compelling social videos to entice our readers to visit the exhibition and use #ALoadOfJargon. The r
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  • Dropbox: Indoors Zine
    It's Nice That collaborated with Dropbox Paper to visualise the effect COVID-19 is having on the creative community, and the way individuals are finding comfort. The result is Indoors Zine, a free magazine about staying indoors during lockdown, which was created indoors during lockdown, and featuring 20 creatives from all over the world collaborating using Dropbox Paper. Gathering together illustrators, photographers and designers from across the globe, Indoors Zine is the result of commission
  • It's Nice That x Adobe Creative Skills Report
    Surveying creatives from over 60 of the most respected agencies, brands and studios across Europe, The Creative Skills Report, produced by It’s Nice That in partnership with Adobe Enterprise, is a reflection of the skills, needs and opinions of our industry. Informed by interviews with leaders from agencies such as Pentagram, TwoPoints.Net and Mother London as well as brands including IKEA, Depop and Ace & Tate, the report aimed to shine a light on the key concerns of creative decision-makers to
  • It's Nice That x Dropbox: Indoors Zine
    It's Nice That worked with Dropbox Paper to visualise the effect COVID-19 is having on the creative community, and the way individuals are finding comfort. The result is a zine featuring 20 creatives collaborating in Dropbox Paper, discussing indoor living and working.
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Work history
    Social Media ManagerIt's Nice That
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Social Media ManagerBen Sherman
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
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Skills
  • Social Media
  • Paid Social
  • Creative Media
  • Abobe Creative Suite
  • Digital Media
  • Social Analysis