Freelance Senior Creative
Looking for freelance and permanent opportunities around the globe.
Senior Art Director
Agree/Disagree campaign: Decreased the support for plain packaging legislation from
65% to 45% among the New Zealand public.
Won pitches for a suite of Protecter & Gamble products.
Implementing advertising and marketing strategies for the worlds first plain packaging advertising client in BAT Australia.
Partnering the CD.
Mentoring/managing the art directors and designers.
Creating my own company with two friends from scratch.
Watching it grow from a single desk to over 20 staff in under years.
Developed a referral based system that has us booked solid for the next 18 months without any advertising, promotion or pitch work.
Moving the then 10 staff from Sydney to Tokyo.
Working with some of Japans most famous companies at Tokyo Fashion Week, music festivals and with their day to day marketing, design and advertising.
Senior Art Director
Having the Nurofen Pain Pod for Reckitt Benkiser reach its yearly targets within 3 months
and go on to be adapted in Asia and Europe.
Have the agency named Adnews Emerging agency of the year.
Create a campaign for less then $5000 that was able to make the NSW government change a law.
Fill to beaches full of coconuts to promote sunscreen.
Film a Koala in a strip club.
Develop a smart phone app the told allergy suffers when and where they'd be likely to be attacked by allergies.
- September 2011
I worked at Moon as the group head over-seeing all projects and creative teams working on Vodafone and 3 Mobile .
- September 2008
George Patterson Y&R
Art Director and Head of Design
Mentor and manage a design team of 25 as Head of Design.
Work on what was then Australia's biggest advertising campaign.
Present branding work to Rupert Murdoch.
Work on some of Australia's most iconic brands.
Meet my now wife and take her on our first date.
- June 2008
Designer to Art Director to Creative Director
Creating my first TVC.
Moving from a designer to the Creative Director.
Learning a tonne about managing people, workflow and clients.
- December 2004
Mitchell Media Partners
While still completing my degree I worked part time as a media planner for what was then Australia's biggest media agency. I took a full time job for a few months before moving to creative.
- January 2000