VMLY&R - Freelance Creative team - Start Thu 10th Oct.
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Updated: Ravi & Andy 13:32
Updated: Anna & Martin 13:15
Updated: Andy & Phil 15:18
Andy Drugan & Phil Deacon - Snr team, entrepreneurial and funny. Lots of great TV in their book. Keep an eye out for #publooshocker!
Andy and Phil, a senior team with a great entrepreneurial spirit. Andy (cw) spent 10 years at St Lukes, 1 at BBH and then a further 7 years at Leo Burnett 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. Phil makes designs for t-shirts and builds bikes, Andy launched Guandong Enterprises, selling ‘The Wrong Royal Wedding mug’. It went viral and he sold 7000 mugs in two days. Both have lots of experience with big and small brands, global and local. Work to note; Centre Parcs and Kelloggs.
Day rate: £500pp*
(Wildcard) Rick Dodds - ECD level CW, One of the most interesting creatives in the UK. A fantastic creative to work with who can also direct. (AVAILABLE from 12th Oct)
Rick has an exceptional track of work that not only is highly awarded, but also stands out and inspires brands to go further and be braver. He made some great work while at Saatchi & Saatchi in London with T-mobile Dance and welcome back. That was followed up with The European tour which he wrote and shot. That took Rick and his old partner to Droga NY to work on Under Armour, NRG and Chobani. They both left to help run Droga in London in 2016 and made ground breaking work for Ancestry, Uniqlo, SEAT and others. Rick left Droga in 2018 and is now hungry to out his creative mind to work.
Day rate: £900*
Luke Crawford & Elliott Shiels - Snr level team, fantastic book. A lovely senior team with lots of experience making some fantastic work.
Luke’s an illustrator, thinker/conceptor and music video maker. He has worked at Leith, Lost Boys as well as several London based places including Rankin and Adjust Your Set (where he worked specifically to make content). Elliot has spent time at BBH, Brothers and Sisters and Mr President. Fun and entertaining campaigns for clients such as Freesat, Carphone Warehouse, Irn Bro, Honda. Music videos and social films for the US band Skaters. Nice craft, skilled copy and a desire to push the barriers and do things differently.
Day rate: £350
Kevin Masters & Sonny Adorjan - Snr Team, brilliant modern thinkers, big and small ideas, content, craft and storytelling that engages.
Kevin & Sonny teamed up in 2018. Prior to this Sonny started his career with 4 years at Clemenger BBDO before being hired by Alex & Adrian at AMV and staying for 12 years. Kevin spent his first 7 years making brilliant award-winning work for First Direct, Tiger and KitKat at JWT. From there he did a 3-month stint at JWT NY before packing up and moving to Oz after a call from DDB Sydney. In the 4 years he was there he also worked at Havas and Publicis Marcel producing award-winning work for the U.N.'s charity Fund for Peace and for Tiger. A fantastic team!
Day rate: £400
Alex Milic & Vitor Mainho: Snr Integrated duo, big ideas, strong craft. Big on fashion/lifestyle brands, storty-telling and beautiful executions.
Before teaming up Vitor worked at a number of agencies in the Saatchi&Saatchi / Publicis network across Europe, learning strong craft skills, 360 concept creation and valuable client facing exp. Alex's experience includes in-house and digital/content agency work at places such as Burberry, LAD Bible, Nike so brings a modern, social/cultural vibe to the team. From a documentary piece for Adidas to TVCs and online food stories for Asda no job is too big or too small for this team who bring a well blended mix of craft and ideation to the table.
Day rate: £350 PP
Gavin Kellett & David Hillyard - Snr/CD team who welcome any challenge. Both CD's and have a very strong ATL portfolio. A grown up team that delivers.
A solid grown up team. Gavin and Dave met at Saatchi's in 1991, and have worked together since 2009. They’ve been Creative Directors, Creative Partners and Group Heads, looked after big bits of business, both in the UK and worldwide, and between them they’ve won lots of awards, including five D&AD Silver Pencils and nine Cannes Lions. They might look more traditional from some of the work in their portfolio, but hand them a problem and they will give you a creative answer to anything.
Day Rate: £550pp
Jez Willy & Wayne Hanson - CD team, grown ups with a great portfolio. 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 a fair bit 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: £450pp
Gary Anderson & Tony Miller - Snr team, Funny work on Levis and Diesel. A great snr team who have a great track record of engaging film and creativity.
Gary & Tony have known each other ever since they met at Fallon in 2008 (where they worked on French Connection but nothing made), and they both had about 5 years in agencies before that. After their 3 years at Fallon, they left to go freelance at the end of 2012 and haven't looked back since. They have been brought in to most great agencies in London as they know what they are good at and their level of craft and creative thinking is second to none. They have digital, press and TV to show they can apply their thinking anywhere. Worth noting are Levis' Loyal, BBC' Memorabilia and the Virgin Media Launch.
Day rate: Negotiable £350-400
Paloma Reed & Nick O’Brien - Snr team, fully integrated & good TV. A team who can do the big idea and run it through TV all the way to social posts.
Nick and Paloma are a fully integrated team. They started their careers at M&C, then went on to Brooklyn Brothers followed by a few years at Dare where they worked on The Post Office, Metro and BMW. They are hungry, hardworking and ambitious, at the same time very nice people to be around. They are have freelanced since 2014 and pretty much back to back bookings ever since. Work to pull out is TV (Bubbles) and integrated (Metro), but they have lots more cool things to show in there (especially in their personal section)
Day rate: £375
Gary & Victoria Martin-highly awarded hugely experienced snr team. Worked on a host of products & services, both in agencies, and direct to client.
Victoria and Gary have a broad body of work that includes naming and developing brands from scratch, winning pitches, initiating new campaigns and picking up the mantle on existing ones. They are experts at coming up with big, clear ideas and deploying them across all channels. They are happy to work either in-house or remotely. From Iconic Levis or Audi ads to comedic pilot series for broadcast to creating a luxury brand these two can turn their creative minds to an array of projects. Gary also has fashion/retail in-house experience at TK Maxx to add to his CV also.
Day rate: £400
Anna Grudeva & Martin Jeyes - Mid/Snr team, great social & tv work. She can design (UX and graphics) and he is a wordsmith. Can work in any media.
Anna and Martin are a great integrated senior middleweight team. Anna (Bulgarian) was a UX designer for Amazon in another life, while Martin (British) has combined his creative duties with being chief proofreader at one agency. They have separately had stints at Adam & Eve/DDB, VCCP, BMB, CHI & partners, 4Creative and finally Quiet Storm where they met and worked together for most of 2017/18 . Worth having a look at their work for Vimto. Haribo is in there to show they can also work on tricky briefs.
Day rate: £375
Ravi Beeharry & Andy Mancuso, Snr/CD team with media and digital experience. Brilliant work on Maison du Monde and have a very British sense of humour.
Ravy and Andy (Randy) have been working as an advertising creative duo for nearly 20 years, the bulk of which was spent at VCCP (9 years) working across iconic brands like o2, Coke Zero, 118-118 and Hyundai. They also helped on some launches (UK launch of iPhone, The o2, very.co.uk, Fabulous Fingers) followed by a years freelance at Forever Beta working on Google, Friends Provident and Mizuno. In 2014 they joined Bauer Media as Creative Directors to work across their portfolio of brands and then they were reunited with Rooney Carruthers and joined George & Dragon in December 2015.
Day rate: £350pp
*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.