Spent 2018 as a Creative Lead at one of the world’s largest and most engaged Facebook pages. The role involved spearheading a number of high profile projects whilst mentoring and managing junior creative members of our award winning video team. I’ve worked directly with clients, conceptualising, pitching and scripting highly successful branded campaigns for the likes of KFC, The British Army, Visit Britain and McDonalds. I’ve also created and directed work for the likes of Aldi, Carphone Warehouse and THINK! the latter of which earned the position of most engaged branded campaign in the first quarter of the year. Alongside this, I’ve also spent time developing original formats/shows for both UNILAD’s main and food verticals, helping them grow organically and presenting a desirable opportunity to brands looking to grow their digital offering.
Worked for one of the world’s biggest and best know media companies creating successful and engaging content across both BuzzFeed’s main and franchise pages (Tasty, Nifty, Goodful, Top Knot). Helped launch the UK centric version of BuzzFeed’s biggest format ‘Worth It’ as well as developed and scripted co-branded content for the likes of Netflix, Ben & Jerry’s, Toyota, Paco Rabanne, Braun/Venus and directed videos for brands such as BMW and Sky. I also devised, pitched, and shot top down videos (Canon 70D, C100) for BuzzFeed’s hugely popular global franchise ‘Tasty’ with brands such as Candy Crush, Waitrose, Aldi, Jameson and Absolut reaching an audience in the tens of millions.
Worked for the U.K’s leading talent management agency in their newly formed Ideation and Production department. The role has involved working directly with talent to conceptualise, script and pitch formats across all areas of both broadcast and online media. This has included funded development on a travel format for ITV and a documentary series for Netflix. A 10 part digital series for AOL, The Huffington Post and Fearne Cotton. Devising online returnable formats for YouTube heavy weights Oli White and Fleur De Force as well as creating a Facebook based technology series for Phillip Schofield. Have also created ongoing content formats for Official UK Number One artists including James Arthur and Gary Barlow as well as branded content for the likes of Garnier, Suzuki, Cath Kidston, Superdrug and Waitrose. The role has also included taking on the role of self-shooting director/editor where appropriate.
Founding creative member of Abbot Mead Vickers’s content and digital production arm ‘Flare’. Have spent time working creatively on over 25 of the world’s largest brands creating some of the U.K’s most successful, award winning content lead campaigns. These include: Pepsi, Sainsbury’s, Walkers, Doritos, Twix, Smart Energy GB, Guinness, Smart Car, Nicorette, Foot Locker, Dixons and Mercedes. Also took on the role of self-shooting director/editor (Canon C300, Canon 5D, Adobe Creative Suite) on a number of varied content pieces.
Developed various television concepts for new London based television channel London Live in partnership with The Evening Standard. These included funded development on both an entertainment led technology show and a documentary series gaining access to some of The Evening Standards Top 1000 influential Londoners.
Assigned to numerous projects spanning TV, content, social media and live events for many recognisable big brand companies (Ferrari, Yahoo, Audi, Starcount) and Television Networks (Channel 4, E4). Specialised in online content. Role included creative development (including pitching directly to client), script writing (for both factual entertainment and a number of comedy shows) as well as self-shooting director (Canon 5D, Sony Z1).
The position involved creative, editing (Adobe Creative Suite), producing and directing duties on a number of varied media projects. This spanned from fashion shoots to corporate promotional material and included working directly with clients.
A Levels + GCSE Qualifications
For work contributed to the Pepsi MAX Unbelievable Channel