Simon Theis Jensen

Creative Director

Level
Senior
Location
Denmark
Availability
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About me

Hello, I’m Simon Theis Jensen a Danish award-winning creative & creative director based in Aarhus, Denmark. I have over 8 years experience from the advertising industry in London,UK and was at the age of 24 promoted to Head of Art, as one of the youngest in the UK. In recent years I have specialised in creating communications that inspires positive social change to one of the world’s most complex and pressing issues on behalf of the UK Government and European Commission. I have worked with more than 40 Civil Society Organisation across 7 European countries and have directly consulted more than 10 EU Member States on their strategic and creative communication. My work has been recognised by more than 20 international awards from major creative competitions including D&AD, Cannes Lions, Graphis among many others. I have had the privilege to be a jury member for international award competitions such as Ad Stars Advertising Festival, appeared as a guest speaker for the Romanian EU Presidency, and occasionally I act as mentor for new creative talent at the School of Communication Arts in London. In 2016, I founded the communication studio Gravitas offering support and consultancy on branding, identity, campaigns and design for clients around the world. My clients includes H.M. UK Government, European Commission, Bedre Nætter and many more.

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Skills

  • Design
  • Consultancy
  • Concept
  • Brand Strategy
  • Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Print
  • Integrated Campaign
  • Digital
  • Social Media

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • VCCP

    VCCP

    • Advertising
  • RM&CO

    RM&CO

    • Design
  • Breakthrough Media

    Breakthrough Media

    • Marketing & PR
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    • Design

Work history

Currently

Creative Director

Gravitas Studio

May 2019
  • Aarhus, Denmark
  • Full Time
  • Gravitas is a creatively-driven communications studio who exist to create purposeful communication that adds value to your audience and your business. We are a creative problem-solving studio, creating whatever solution is right for the audience based upon a great understanding of the problem. If this is an integrated campaign, a brand identity or a street installation. We deliver work that creates genuine connections with people and drives business results.

2019

Creative Director

The Network Hub

Jul 2017 - Apr 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I helped initiate, build and run The Network Hub as the first ever government funded communication service to provide bespoke communication support to European civil society organisations. The agency was set up with the aim to build EU collaboration and to sustainably create positive social change in local communities across Europe.

2017

Jan 2016 - Jul 2017
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Full Time
  • On behalf of UK Government I joined the ESCN to lead on creative consultancy to EU Member States. I directly consulted governments and policy makers on how to build communication capacity of civil society organisation as well as inspiring positive social change in vulnerable communities through strategic and creative communications.

2015

Oct 2014 - Dec 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I helped build up a 20+ strong creative department at Breakthrough from being a start up agency to become an award winning communications agency and production company, specialising in behavioural change and society building through communications inspiring positive social change.

2014

Oct 2013 - Oct 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I worked as a conceptual creative in a creative team developing concepts and created work for Vuse, Argos and Lexus bringing together creativity, technology and data in new and exciting ways.

2013

Freelance Creative

VCCP

Oct 2012 - Oct 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Worked as a freelance creative for various London agencies including BBH, VCCP, Wunderman, Grey Possible, Imagination and many more.

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