This fellow of the ink is a creative with old-fashioned advertising principles: To make simple, persuasive advertisements with impact, whatever the medium. His formal advertising education, a MSc. in Creative Advertising, began at Napier University under the great Susie Henry (see The Long Copy Book for proof of greatness). Not long after he got in the student D&AD book he was classically trained to the high standards of the Leith Agency.
After a successful apprenticeship, his inkpot moved to Newhaven where his penmanship went from strength to strength. After getting nominated for a yellow pencil at D&AD for his Domestic Abuse radio campaign he was offered the chance to work at Cravens in Newcastle where he won pitches for the RFL and the agency's first account in Dubai, watch retailer 1915. Then he packed up and moved to the bright lights of London where he headed up the creative and digital department of one of London's top Independent agencies, www.mba.co.uk helping win new business in the form of O2, Neilson holidays and Avios. Right now, you can hire his brain and quill. Just send an electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
D&AD – Yellow Pencil Nomination (plus student in-book)
Creative Circle – Finalist
Scottish Creative Awards – 7 awards (including Best Press & Radio)
IPA – Effectiveness Award
The Drum – Product Launch
Commerce Awards - Best eCommerce Campaign