Creative Director | Copywriter

About

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Oh, hello.

I grew up in Sydney, Australia where I spent my formative days intoxicating seniors at a D-grade golf club and my nights playing bass for “Broth,” a metal band that I thought was really going places. It wasn’t.

Eventually, I traded in the eyeliner pencil for a regular one and never looked back. I've since gone on to become an internationally-awarded creative with my work being recognized by Cannes, D&AD, One Show, Clios, Art Director’s Club, London International, Rolling Stone, Variety, Wall Street Journal, Sofia Coppola, and my mum.


Experience

Droga5 Creative Director
August 2016 – Present

Leo Burnett Associate Creative Director
January 2013 – July 2016

McCann Senior Copywriter
April 2011 – December 2012

Ogilvy Copywriter
August 2006 – April 2011


Recognition

One Show

2019 - Gold
Branded Entertainment

2019 - Shortlist
Experiential & Immersive

2017 - Shortlist
Online Films & Video / Long Form Single

2017 - Shortlist
Television / Long Form Single

2017 - Shortlist
Television / Varying Length Campaign

2016 - Bronze
Branded Entertainment: Music

2016 - Merit
PR: Brands, Products & Services


Clio Awards

2019 - Super Clio
TV & Film

2019 - Gold
Partnerships & Collaborations

2019 - Silver
Branded Entertainment

2019 - Silver
Partnerships & Collaborations

2019 - Bronze
Integrated

2019 - Bronze
Innovation

2019 - Shortlist
Partnerships & Collaborations

2015 - Finalist
Film


Cannes Lions

2019 - Titanium Shortlist
Integrated Campaign

2019 - Shortlist
Creative Strategy

2019 - Shortlist
Brand Experience

2019 - Shortlist
Film

2019 - Shortlist
Film

2016 - Shortlist
User Generated Content in Visual Storytelling

2016 - Shortlist
Use of Original Composition

2016 - Shortlist
Excellence in Interactive Video

2016 - Shortlist
Production of Exclusive Artist Content in Partnership With a Cause

2016 - Shortlist
Use of an Artist as a Spokesperson / Ambassador in Partnership With a Cause

2016 - Shortlist
Music / Sound Design

2015 - Finalist
Film

D&AD

2016 - Wood Pencil
Interactive Communication

ADC

2016 - Silver
Branded Content/Broadcast Digital


London International Awards

2015 - Gold
TV/Cinema/Online Film - Humour

2015 - Silver
TV/Cinema/Online Film - Copywriting

2015 - Silver
TV/Cinema/Online Film

New York Festival

2016 - United Nations Award
Music Video

2015 - Second Prize Award
Film Craft

2015 - Third Prize Award
Television/Cinema/Online Products & Services


AICP

2016 - Winner
Cause Marketing

2016 - Finalist
Low Budget


National ADDY’S

2016 - Gold
Video & Sound

2016 - Silver
Public Service

2016 - Silver
Public Service

2016 - Silver
Internet Commercial

2016 - Bronze
Music Video

2015 - Gold
Out of Home Exterior/Static

2015 - Gold
Out of Home Exterior/Static


Webby Awards

2016 - Silver
Internet Commercial

2016 - Finalist
Online Film & Video - Unscripted


Effie Awards

2016 - Winner
TV/Broadcast


Kinsale Shark Awards

2015 - Gold
International Film: TV/Online or Cinema Campaign

2015 - Gold
International Film: TV/Online or Cinema Single

2015 - Gold
International Film: TV/Online or Cinema Single


Epica Awards

2015 - Silver
Film


Comm Arts Advertising Awards

2015 - Finalist
Television


Obie Awards

2015 - Gold
Individual Execution Street Furniture/Transit/Alternative

2015 - Gold
Individual Execution Street Furniture/Transit/Alternative


Radio Mercury Awards

2014 - Finalist
Single Execution


Leo Burnett

8 Ball
Best in Network


Australian Interactive Media Industry Awards (AIMIA)

Finalist – 2009
AWARD Copy School

2006 - Finalist
Australasian Writers and Art Directors School