Saatchi & Saatchi London - Freelance Creative Team Brief. 1st June 2018

Genie identified and approached 28 creative teams LIZH believe to be interesting for this brief in 0.03s. She checked their interest and confirmed availability for the time and location stipulated and came back with the results in under 28 minutes. Genie will continue to add people as they respond to her.

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Eduardo Boldrini / Alex Rose - Snr/aCD team, award winning 360 team. A Brazilian/British team with over 10 years experience each. 
Alex and Eduardo have just left McCann where they have recently won awards for their work on Felix and MasterCard. 
Ed is Brazilian, he came to London in 2014 after 12 years as a creative writer in Brazil (JWT Sao Paolo, Escala and Ogilvy).  He started off freelancing in London and eventually got hired at McCann Worldgroup.
Alex met Ed during his time at TMS, he comes from a graphic design background and has spent 10 years working as a designer/ Art director in a range of agencies both design and conceptual.
Day rate: £350pp
http://alexanded.com

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Andy Drugan / Phil Deacon - Snr team, Entrepreneurial and experienced
Lots of great TV in their book. Keep an eye out for #publooshocker!

Andy is the writer, spent 10 years at St Lukes, 1 at BBH and then a further 7 years at Leo's where he met Phil. Phil (Art director, designer, illustrator) spent almost 12 years at Leo's and one at McCann's before he went freelance. Both very entrepreneurial, Phil makes designs for t-shirts and builds bikes, Andy launched Guandong Enterprises, a supposedly Chinese website and social media campaign, selling ‘The Wrong Royal Wedding mug’. It went viral, hit the headlines around the world, featured on Fox News and sold 7000 mugs in two days.
Both have lots of experience on big and small brands, global and local. 
Day rate: £500pp*
https://www.andyandphilip.co.uk/work

Joseph Tedder / Joseph Kiers - Snr team, digital minds and directors, A mix of digital and craft film experience makes them a very interesting team. 
Joe & Sef met while they were at (Hyper)Naked in 2010. Before that they had separately worked at 4 Creative, Mother and Forever Beta. 
They are a senior team and worked together at CHI before they went freelance to give them time to focus on their Directing careers as well. Today they do a bit of both, their background in digital agencies and their knowledge and experience with film make them a pretty unique team that love to work on any problem. Their book is nicely broken down to show you their breadth and experience so far. 
Day rate £350pp
http://doublejoseph.com/

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Vicky Lench & Josh Cunningham - midweight creative team from Publicis
Vicky and Josh have been at Publicis since Andy Bird hired them back in 2014. They are a fantastic young team eager to have a positive impact on the world and make some great work. They just went freelance in 2018 after finishing their biggest campaign yet for Nescafe Gold, showing they can handle big TV campaigns as well as the more nimble digital ones (their emotional cookbook for Morrisons was great). 
Always see the opportunities in every brief and eager to show you wha they can do. 
Day rate: £300
https://www.vickyandjosh.com/

Jez Willy / Wayne Hanson - CD team, grown ups with a great portfolio. A great pitch winning team with good energy and experience
Great creative ambition and completely focused on making the best work. While at Karmarama they helped win PlusNet and also did a superb job on Radio 1 Hackney weekend. Since Karmarama they have been into Fold 7 helping them win Hilton hotels and coming up with a brilliant idea for Carlsberg (chuggers) for the 2016 Euro's. 
They have also worked at R/GA helping on pitches, had an idea bought by Specsavers and they helped Brothers & Sisters win Uswitch
Day rate: £500pp
http://jezandwayne.com/

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Ben and Stevie teamed up at Aesop where they've spent the last three years delivering award-winning work for a diverse roster of clients
including NHS Blood & Transplant, Pernod Ricard, HSBC and HBO.
Both have a strong will to push good work through and are very skilled in thinking in new and different ways. Ben started out as a copywriter at Mother, Tom Dick & Harry and 4 Creative. He worked at Havas for 6 years before leaving to do scriptwriting and freelances next to it. Stevie started off as a designer and art director at O&M before joining Steam for 7 years and then Aesop. Very dependable and lovely to work with
Day rate: £400
https://www.benandstevie.com/

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Sam / Mike - Snr-mid team, lots of energy and drive to get stuck in.
Sam & Mike have been a team for 9 years. Mike is German and started life off as a graphic designer before he met Sam at Watford in 2009. Their first placement quickly turned permanent and they stayed at Dare for almost 4 years before they decided to go freelance the first time. They got snapped up permanently by Creature in 2014 where they produced some award winning work for Anchor and Carling. They left in 2017 and went straight into CHI where they sold in a pan-european idea for Toyota that eventually ran in 8 different markets. 
Great guys who just want to get stuck in and make great work. 
Day rate: £350pp
http://www.samandmike.co.uk/

James Springall / Samantha Pantha - Snr team with brilliant craft. Both are successful artists on the side, with a great record of agency work
James and Sam are both artists on the side, but still like to stretch their lateral thinking muscles on some creative briefs. Both are incredibly nice, talented and been to some brilliant agencies. James started off at Lowe in 2001, then went to 4 Creative in 2006. He left to go freelance after 3 years and met Sam while at Strawberry Frog in Amsterdam. 
Since then they have worked together starting off at Droga 5, Sid Lee, 180 Amsterdam, Mother and the list goes on. Gorgeous craft work, smart and very funny. A great team.
Day rate: £450pp
http://notonormal.com/

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Manu Manceda / Maria Arroyo - Mid weight team, worked on Nike and VW.
Manu & Maria always get great feedback. Manu is Argentinian and Maria is Spanish, they met during Miami ad school and teamed up when Manu moved to London almost 3 years ago to freelance. Before that Manu Did time at Jung Von Matt, Proximity Hamburg and O&M Dussedorf.
Maria Started off at Tribal DDB before she teamed up wtih Manu.
Their second freelance gig (AKQA) turned into a perm role and they stayed there for almost 2 years. They are now freelancing and can work on digital campaigns as well as traditional big idea work. 
Day rate: £350pp*
http://www.manumaria.com/