Trent Payne

Director of Creative, Art & Video

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Director - Art Director - Film Director
  • Angela Dennis
  • Fergle Gibson
  • Johan Hallström
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About me

I’m a diverse and socially aware creative with 22 years experience. I have worked with lifestyle and luxury brands in different markets around the world. If want someone like-minded then I'm not your guy but if you want someone with a broad and open sense of creative thought, then let's create something amazing. “Trent really understands that concept is key to any campaign. The creative work he does across Europe and beyond is perfect for the MTV brand.” Nick Leaf, Creative Director Emerging Markets, MTV “Over many years, Trent has been a vital creative partner for Ben & Jerry’s. His understanding of our brand consistently delivers exceptional work not just in the UK, but also for many of our other markets around Europe.” Antonia Kaul, Ben & Jerry’s EU Marketing Manager

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Skills

  • Creative Stragegy
  • Creative Direciton
  • Art Direction
  • Digital/ Print
  • Copywriting
  • Scripwriting
  • Design
  • Client Presentation
  • Client Communication
  • Moving Image

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  • Designtalent

    Designtalent

    • Design & Creative
  • Bright Partnerships

    Bright Partnerships

    • Marketing
  • F

    Freelance

    • C

      Curio Associates Ltd

      Work history

      Currently

      Video Director / Creative Director

      Freelance

      Jan 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Currently freelancing on a range of projects including writing and directing video content, experiential and integrated campaigns.

      2018

      Creative Director

      Bright Partnerships

      Apr 2018 - Dec 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • As creative director for Bright, I was responsible for overseeing all projects within the agency across sponsorship, experiential and live events. Mentoring a team of permanent and freelance designers and editors and taking projects from concept to completion around the world working with their global clients. A wide range of projects including content creation, VR, sponsorship, live events and experiential. Clients include: DHL Global, Glenmorangie, Ardbeg Whisky, Canon, Visa, Arla Organics.

      2009

      Creative Director

      77 Creative

      Apr 2009 - Mar 2009
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Creative boutique with offices in London and Warsaw providing creative services to clients worldwide. Clients: LVMH, Hennessy, Moet & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Belvedere, Ben & Jerry's, Unilever, Caffé Nero, MTV, MTV Staying Alive Foundation, Digicel, Warner Bros, Disney Channel, HBO, Jet Story, Le Petit Marseillais, Phenome Organics, Douglas, Björn Borg, SMYK, Nolita, Burger Kitchen.

      2009

      Creative Director

      Steel Drum Studios

      Jan 2005 - Apr 2009
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Brought into a production company as a creative director working on TV campaigns directly with brands and other agencies. Primarily creating TV commercials, our clients included, Comet, Nike, Discovery Networks, Warner Music, Unilever, Ben & Jerry's, Sony, Puma, HMV and Clarkes. We also worked with agencies such as Saatchi's, Fallon, St. Lukes and Quiet Storm.

      2004

      EU Art Director

      Ben & Jerry's Europe

      Jun 2003 - Jun 2004
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • After freelancing for the brand for 1 year I was hired on a permanent basis to lead the creative development of brand awareness across European territories along with brand guidelines, in-store design, POS, advertising, trade and social and environmental development projects. Working with the head office in the US and European countries, including France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Turkey, Netherlands and Italy.

      2003

      Senior Graphic Designer

      Curio Associates Ltd

      May 1997 - May 2003
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Working my way up from junior to senior designer at Curio, which at the time was the hub of creativity in the entertainment industry. I honed my skills as a creative, creating campaigns first for the film industry, then evolving into the leisure and lifestyle from fashion to interactive games. Projects I worked on included campaigns for Universal International, Working Title, MGM, 20th Century Fox, Sega, Eidos Interactive, EA Games, London Zoo, The National Maritime Museum, Eurosport, BBC and Sky.

      1996

      Junior Graphic Designer

      A3 Limited

      May 1994 - May 1996
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Instead of university, I accepted a full time position, working directly under legendary creative director, Mike Shafron and other creative teams to visualise campaigns for Saatchi & Saatchi and other agencies including TBWA, GGT and Y&R which resulted in working on campaigns for Silk Cut, Marlboro, Stella Artois, Kronenbourg 1664, Clover, Ford, British Airways, Barclays.