I am an award winning Digital Creative with 10 years experience of designing, producing, and managing content for a wide range of clients and campaigns. I’m currently seeking a role that will combine my love of writing with my experience of digital marketing and content creation.
Writer, November 2015 – Present
PRH, THE RADIO TIMES, CBEEBIES
A while ago I took a short career break to be a stay-at-home dad. During this time I’ve developed my passion for writing and managed to turn it into paid work. I’ve written a series of children’s books and been shortlisted for the Brandford Boase award for debut authors. I’ve written pieces for The Radio Times, The Big Issue, and The Evening Standard Online and I've even managed to squeeze in a couple of episodes of a forthcoming Cbeebies show.
Key Skills: Writing, Editing, Pitching, Social Media, MailChimp
Freelance Creative, May 2014 – November 2015
AOL, BREATHE, COLLECTIVE, FEREF, LIBERTINE, VCCP, YOU
Being freelance gave me the opportunity to work on some amazing brands with some amazing people. I worked across a variety of different campaigns creating display advertising and onsite content to tight deadlines and specific brand requirements.
Key Skills: Art direction, Animation, Project management, Design and Build
Key Clients: Kia, Strongbow, Huffington Post, Disney, Universal Studios, McCains
Head of Interactive Creative, January 2006 – May 2014
My role at Polymath Digital varied from the creation of graphics, copy and ideas, to the design and production of large digital projects. Campaign areas I’ve worked on range from display advertising, social media, websites, content creation, and gaming.
Key Skills: Ideas, Art direction, Social media, Analytics, Brand identity, CMS
Key Clients: Nickelodeon, The Economist, Cancer Research UK
MSc Computer Studies with distinction, 2000 - 2001
University of Essex
BSc Ecology and Conservation 2:1, 1996 - 1999
University of Sussex
You can find writing samples of all sorts here.
Glowing praise available on request.