TIM BENNETT

  • FREELANCE CONCEPTUAL ART DIRECTOR
  • Kingston upon Thames, GB

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I am an experienced award winning senior art director who has worked in many respected agencies namely Ogilvy & Mather Direct, Saatchi & Saatchi and Ammirati Puris Lintas.

I am a strong strategic and conceptual thinker, based on a clear understanding of client’s brand and their customer’s behaviour that, when combined with my natural craft skills, brings ideas to life.

I have a media neutral, hands on approach, with a strong eye for detail during concept development. In previous agencies, as a Creative Group Head, I have had ownership of many respected brands such as Amex, BT, Rank Xerox, Seagrams, AXA PPPhealthcare and LloydsTSB.

As well as my drawing and scamping ability, I am mac literate. Proficient in Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator and used to producing excellent work across all communication channels that is brand consistent, won awards and achieved excellent results.

Awards

Best copy – Gold Standard for Virgin Holidays, The Best Awards

Commendation – Virgin Holidays, The Travel Marketing Awards

DRTV – Finalist FOR AXA PPP Healthcare, Precision Marketing

Best Automotive Direct Mail – Silver for Citroen, Campaign Direct

Best B2B Promotion – 1st for Defacto, Design & Innovation Awards

Best B2B Direct Mail – Silver for Comet Business Service, ISP Awards

High Volume Direct Mail – Gold for Britannia Building Society, Precision Marketing Awards

Shortlisted for British Airways Domestic Relaunch, Precision Marketing Awards

Best Consumer Direct Mail for Frank Mueller Watches, The Caples Awards

Automotive Direct Mail – Silver for Citroen, The Caples Awards

Direct & Collateral – Frank Mueller Watches, New York Festivals

Press insert – Finalist for Citroen, New York Festivals

Best insert advertisement – Winner for Citroen, National Newspaper Campaign Advertising Awards

Best use of Illustration – Gold for Martell, Direct Response Awards

Best Integrated Campaign – Bronze for Martell, Direct Marketing Awards

Consumer Direct Mail – Gold for Martell, Direct Marketing Awards

Best Campaign – Winner for Martell, Ogilvy Annual Internal Awards

Financial Services – Gold for Eagle Star Insurance, Direct Marketing Awards

B2B Direct Mail – Gold for The Royal Mail, International Echo

B2B direct Mail – Silver for The Royal Mail, The Caples Awards

Consumer Direct Mail – Silver for Eagle Star, EDMA Awards

Financal Services – Gold for Eagle Star Direct, Direct Marketing Awards

Consumer Direct Mail – Gold for Eagle Star, International Echo

Insert (Couponing) – Nomination for Guinness, ISP Awards

Off-the-Page Press – Bronze for The Royal Mint, International Echo

Consumer Dierct Mail – Gold for Reckitt Benkiser, Direct Marketing Awards

Financial Services – Gold for Eagle Star, Direct Marketing Awards

Best Campaign – Winner for Rank Xerox UK, Ogilvy Annual Internal Awards

Overall winner for Rank Xerox UK, Ogilvy Annual Internal Awards

Winner, Harrison Cowley Advertising Fellowship Award