Adam Atkinson

Adam Atkinson

Freelance Creative Team "It's a Shrimp and Pie thing" at 'Freelance'

Location
London, United Kingdom
Industry
Marketing and Advertising

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Adam Atkinson's Overview

Current
  • Freelance Creative Team "It's a Shrimp & Pie thing" at 'Freelance'
Past
Education
  • St Aidans Sixth Form, Sunderland
Connections

500+ connections

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Adam Atkinson's Summary

Currently freelancing as a Creative Team with my very talented partner Louisa Whitehead. Feel free to get in touch with any opportunities.

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I’m a northern monkey, Bakewell tart fiend, ex Byker Grover, straight talking (with a slight twang), nutrition nutter, that comes with being a fond exercise go’er, battered mars bar promoter, beach and surfing enthusiast, conceptual creative, Art Director, canny lad, Adam.

Creating Immersive, captivating stories are my passion and telling them visually is my A game. Blessed with this native tongue, my words are better heard than read.

www.northernmonkey.gallery

Adam Atkinson's Experience

Freelance Creative Team "It's a Shrimp & Pie thing"

'Freelance'

Marketing and Advertising industry

July 2014Present (3 months) London, United Kingdom

Freelance Creative Team

Leo Burnett

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; PUB; Marketing and Advertising industry

August 2014August 2014 (1 month) London, United Kingdom

Working on Chesterfield and Samsung concepts, and Jeep print and TVC executions.

Freelance Creative Team

CHI&Partners

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

July 2014July 2014 (1 month) London, United Kingdom

Working on TalkTalk tone of voice and re-branding communications.

Marketing and Advertising industry

September 2013July 2014 (11 months) London, United Kingdom

Creative Art Director

POSSIBLE / GREY London

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

April 2012July 2014 (2 years 4 months) London

Senior Art Director on SEAT car company for over a year (Working on a global joint venture with GREY) conceptualising and implementing campaigns. Directing a team of designers, photographers, flash developers, motion & 3D artists. Regularly client facing in London and Barcelona in brainstorming and presentations. Additional Creative on Visa, PUMA, CME Group, NFU Mutual and Netjets.

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

December 2013December 2013 (1 month) Leeds, United Kingdom

“Spreading butter on bread. With a fork” to MA; Advertising and Marketing students. View the lecture and creative outcomes here:
http://www.adamatkinson.co.uk/spreading-butter-bread-fork-lecturing-waffling-university-leeds-ma-students/

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

February 2013February 2013 (1 month) Leeds, United Kingdom

"And you thought you drank a lot at uni!" to MA; Advertising and Marketing students

Creative Art Director

Whitewater

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

July 2010May 2012 (1 year 11 months) London, United Kingdom

Variety of integrated creative briefs for some of the biggest charities and commercial organizations motivated by a positive purpose, in England and Europe. Visual concept and idea generation, design
and front end development.
Initially coming in as a junior creative / digital designer. Promotion to an Art Director position with senior designer and also front end developer responsibilities.

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

February 2011February 2011 (1 month) Leeds, United Kingdom

"Finally, life in a advertising agency" to MA; Advertising and design students.

Art Director

Momentum Worldwide

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; IPG; Marketing and Advertising industry

June 2010July 2010 (2 months) Manchester, United Kingdom

Digital, experiential and ambient creative concepts for clients such as Nestle, Nescafe and Chevrolet to accompany the above the line media, working closely with TBWA.

Digital Creative & Designer

Whitewater

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

July 2009October 2009 (4 months) London

After graduating from an undergraduate I was offered a 3 month contract followed by a permanent job at Whitewater. Working across a variety of conceptual briefs and fully integrated campaigns.

Freelance Creative & Designer

Freelance / Graphic Design Services

Self-Employed; Myself Only; Graphic Design industry

June 2007July 2008 (1 year 2 months) Brisbane, Australia

Whilst studying abroad I took the opportunity to take on a few small
briefs for print and digital, working for clients such as silver service
restaurant’s, Digital Arts program and wine label’s.

Creative

D & AD Workshops Manchester & Leeds

March 2007April 2007 (2 months) Manchester, United Kingdom / Leeds, United Kingdom

Working once a week at TBWA & Mccann Erickson for 5 weeks.

Adam Atkinson's Education

University of Leeds

Masters, Advertising, Marketing & Design

20092010

Studied:

- Marketing Communication
- Consumer Behaviour
- Marketing Strategy
- Visual Communication
- Persuasion
- Integrated Communication
- Advertising
- Media Policy
- Internet Marketing

University of Leeds

International BA:Graphic Communication Design, Advertising

20052009

Studied:

- Independent 15,000 word dissertation on Website Design using typography and the importance in its communication
- Graphic and Communication Media
- Motion Graphics/ Film
- Website design, technology and building (HTML,CSS, CMS)
- Art Direction
- Print
- Advertising design and communication
- Design Management
- Design Theory
- Design Application
- Digital Media, Motion and Interaction
- Professional Digital Skills and Media
- Communication and Design Processes
- Economics of Industry

Queensland University of Technology

Study Abroad, Offline and online advertising communication media

20072008

Studied:

- Illustration
- Print
- CMS design, building and Implementation
- Advertising and Branding
- Branding and logo design
- Motion and Interaction design

St Aidans Sixth Form, Sunderland

A-levels, Biology, Graphic Design, ICT

20032005

Studied:

- ICT; A
- Graphic and Product Design; A
- Biology; C

Adam Atkinson's Skills & Expertise

  1. Creative Direction
  2. Art Direction
  3. Digital Design
  4. InDesign
  5. Illustrator
  6. Flash
  7. Photoshop
  8. After Effects
  9. Dreamweaver
  10. Motion Graphics
  11. Integrated Marketing
  12. Advertising
  13. CMS
  14. Online Marketing
  15. Marketing Strategy
  16. HTML
  17. Consumer Behavior
  18. Graphic Design
  19. Web Design
  20. Digital Marketing
  21. Email Marketing
  22. Digital Strategy
  23. Logo Design
  24. Digital Media
  25. Illustration
  26. Typography
  27. Marketing Communications
  28. Creative Strategy
  29. Visual Communication
  30. Graphics

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