BMB - Creative Art Director

- Freelance: Creative Art Director, sprits
- Start: w/c Mon 19th Nov
- Duration: A week or more

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Nick Simmons - Snr Art Director, Integrated and high craft. Part of the team behind #Hibernot for Land Rover, great fashion work as well.
Nick spent 20 years as an integrated creative, creating and crafting ideas in everything from TV, print, content creation, OOH, digital, experiential, live events, TV idents and title sequences. He’s worked at several of London's top agencies including Adam&Eve/DDB, Y&R, St Luke's, O&M and Bates. He has created ideas for a wide array of brands including Virgin Atlantic, Emirates Airlines, Land Rover, Ford, John Lewis, Clarks, Diesel, Harrods, Waitrose, Superdrug, Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Virgin Money, MBNA, Bank of America, Vodafone, BT Business, Cancer Research and BBC. He’s also an avid Sign Painter on the side.
Day rate: £500

Paul Young - CD/Ad, A top level creative who has spent 7 years In London, 7 in NZ and 7 in Asia producing work for top agencies.
Recently moved back to London with his young family having been a CD and ECD level creative for 7 years in Asia at agencies; Saatchi, BBDO, Publicis and JWT. Prior to this Paul’s background holds 7 years as a creative in London - Y&R and AMV BBDO and 7 years in New Zealand - DDB and Clemenger BBDO. His portfolio is full of amazing work and his experience from other markets always brings a new edge to briefs.
Day rate: £550

Michela Nicchiotti - Mid/Art Director, strong in film and digital. Lots of strong work for the luxury/ fashion side as well as digital projects.
A fantastic art director, Michaela spent over a year at Fallon, just over 2 years at Lean Mean Fighting Machine and then a further 2 years at M&C Saatchi. Between these, she's done lots of freelance so is very used to teaming up or working as a single and across a range of Clients. Michaela is Italian and studied graphic design at Central St Martin. Work worth mentioning is Project Guardian and De:Clone. She's got a great understanding of digital and film.
Day rate: £350

Pablo Videla - Snr/Ad, Craft, media neutral and great humour. His design skills also come in handy for presentations and craft delivery.
Pablo is senior Art director who started his career at Saatchi & Saatchi in 2001 under the leadership of Dave Droga where he stayed almost 10 years. He has worked on multinationals, such as Lloyds TSB and AXA, to small businesses and charities, always delivering high quality art direction and big brand changing ideas. His background as a designer is also very handy. On the side Pablo plays the drums and was once in a death metal corees band which appeared on TV, radio and magazines. Check out his work for Anti slavery.
Day rate: 350

Dirk Van Dooren is a highly awarded Designer Extraordinaire. A purist and visual thinker with specialisms in fashion and luxury retail.
Dirk can’t be put in a box! He was one of the founders of Tomato the internationally acclaimed design studio of the 90s and naughties that specialised in graphic design, branding, advertising, music, architecture and interiors, he was also ECD for Aspesi the Italian Clothing brand whose flagship store in Milan was voted "Best Store in the World" by Wallpapers international panel of judges. He was also part of the team who breathed new life in to French Connection's flagging brand with the fresh Man/Woman campaign along with Richard Flintham at 101.
Day rate: Depends on brief.

Marion Cohen - Snr/CD, AD with CD experience and award winning art/design. Broad range of category experience including beauty/skin/hair.
Marion has over 10 years experience working at Saatchi & Saatchi as an art director then lead creative / CD on a number of big lengthy projects for P&G clients including Fairy, Head & Shoulders, Aussie Hair care. She has also used her creative talents to art direct and concept projects on many other brands including Asda award winning beautiful print for Coco de Mer, TVCs and online films for T-Mobile, Olay. MS Society, HSBC and many more. Always trying to find the most engaging way to communicate to the audience and strong on craft she also has a passion for design and illustration.
Day rate: £400

Blake Calderwood - Snr/Ad, Sports and lifestyle brands. Designer background, great at digital & beautiful aesthetics. Ted Baker, Ellesse.
Blake is a senior art director and designer. He specialises in global sports, fashion and lifestyle brands to create multi-channel campaigns. He conceptualise ideas, produces compelling creative propositions and art directs photography and moving image. He also edits work as well. Starting his career as a designer in 2009 Blake has had stints at the Foundry, TAG, The Economist, dn&co and Pentland brands where he worked on Rugby, Triathlon and other competitive sports genre’s. His book is also filled with brands like Kangeroo, Ellesse and TED baker.

Day rate: £400

Linda Elander - Snr/CD Art Director, Great design and visual language. Lots of content and and social understand.
Very experienced Art Director from publishing background who has gained experience across a range of communications and brand design and has expertise in the luxury / retail sectors.  Her latest perm role was at JWT where she was brought in to develop the Creative direction of a premium hotel brand. She has also worked at Fallon (The Body Shop) and Leagas Delaney among others developing content strategy. She has lots of examples of art direction, styling a range of shoots including Penfolds wine which is perhaps most relevant. She can concept and art director ATL campaigns too and create content for social media and moving image.

*All candidates provide their preferred day rate's. Some of these are negotiable. Day rates are only applicable to standard working days. Weekends/bank holidays etc will need to be agreed separately.