Curriculum vitae

Stuart Wilson
Creative Director - Digital Design & Art Direction

http://about.me/stuwilson/

stuwilson@mac.com
07754712789

Skills

Creative Direction, Art Direction, Copywriting, Brand Development, User Experience, Integrated Marketing, Creative Strategy, Digital Strategy, Advertising, User Interface Design, Mobile, Social Media Marketing.


Awards

Cannes Lion Direct, Cannes Cyber Lion, D&AD, DMA, US DMA, BIMA, Revolution, IAB, NMA Effectiveness, NMA Campaign of the Month, ICVA, The RADs, CIPD, MOMA's, Eurobest Innovation Trophy and Drum Dream Awards. Serves on juries for a variety of advertising and design awards including Campaign BIG and CIPDs.

Brands worked on

Abbey, Adidas, Aero, Angels, Army, ATOS Healthcare, ATP tennis, Audi, BAA, Bank of America, Betty Crocker, Blackberry, BMW, Bouygues, Bridgestone, British Gas, Bruno Banani, BT, Butlins, Cable & Wireless, Calpol, Canon, The Carbon Trust, Carlsberg, Carlson Rezidor, Casumo, Catapult Sports, Chevrolet, Cillit Bang, Clairol, Coke Zero, Debenhams, Deutsche Bank, Diageo, Diet Coke, Disney Junior, Douwe Egberts, Durex, EASports, Egg, Enbrel, Estee Lauder, Fat Face, First Direct, Friends Provident, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, Goldsmiths, Grosvenor Casino, GSK Sensodyne, Hamleys, HEETS, Hertz, Holiday Inn, HSBC, IQOS, KitKat, Laithwaites, The Law Society, Linde Oxygen, Listerine, Lloyds of London, Love Film, Mastercard, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Mini, Mini Cherished, Ministry of Sound, Morgan Stanley, Morrisons, Mount Gay rum, Nectar, New Balance, News International, Nike, Nissan, Nitol for Children, Nokia, OneSubsea, Orange, Paradise Poker, Pfizer Enbrel, Philips, Pizza Hut, Premier Inn, The Prince's Trust, Prudential, PruHealth, Puma, Reuters, Roche Life Science, Rolls-Royce, Rowntrees, Sainsburys, Sega, Shell, Smart Car, Sunsilk, Talk Talk, TATA Global, Telegraph, Tetley, Tesco, Three, T-Mobile, TRW, UBS, UKTV, Unicef, Unilever, UNNA, Vanish, Vauxhall, Visa, Vodafone, Volkswagen and Zoopla.com.

Career history

I have a career pitch success rate of 65% in new business wins.


Freelance Creative / Various Roles
Companies HAVAS London, McCann, Kitty, Catapult Sports, Because Experiential Marketing, The Big Shot, Yes&Pepper, LAW Creative, Cygnus, Tribal Worldwide and The Smalls

Sep 2016 – Present day

 

Creative Director / Copywriter

Company ZAK

Feb 2016 – Sep 2016

 

Freelance Creative / Various Roles
Companies The Moment Content Company, LAW Creative, JWT London, Hiveworks, Rapier, Digital Annexe, Rufus Leonard, TBWA\WORLDHEALTH, MEC and Possible 

Oct 2014 – Jan 2016

 

Creative Director

Company Somo Ltd

Jun 2014 – Oct 2014

 

Creative Director / Technologist

Company J. Walter Thompson London (JWT London)

Aug 2008 – May 2014

 

Freelance Creative / Various Roles
Companies M-DIGITAL (Morrisons Digital Agency), LBi, Crayon London

May 2008 – Aug 2008

 

Associate Creative Director

Company DraftFCB

Feb 2007 – May 2008


Freelance Creative / Various Roles
Companies Profero, JWT London, Claydon Heeley, Fullsix, Saatchi & Saatchi London and A.I. London

Apr 2006 – Feb 2007

Senior Art Director

Company TEQUILA\London (Merged with TBWA/GGT January 2005)

Jan 2005 – Apr 2006


Art Director

Company TBWA/GGT

Mar 2002 – Dec 2004

 

Senior UX Designer

Company Modem Media

Jun 2000 – Sep 2001


Senior Creative

Company AKQA

Aug 1998 – May 2000

 

Education
 

University of Westminster

BA First Class Honours: Graphic Information Design 
 

Key achievements:

• Student Finalist R.S.A. National Student Awards for Interface Design

• Spent a week working at Apple HQ in California on a product brief for a touch screen interface

• Commendation for best Graphic Design at The Apple Macintosh Student Design Project. Featured in the Business Section of The Observer January 1997.

 

Volunteering

• Mentor and present to students at the School of Communication Arts 2.0 in Brixton.
• I organise and train under 10 year olds to play football, acting as one of the coaches in St Albans for Victoria Park Football Club.

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