Chris Kelly

Chris Kelly

Chief Creative Officer at Organic

New York, United States
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Summary

I’m a high impact Creative Director with extensive experience leading a wide variety of creative groups. I have a proven ability to partner with large corporate clients in shaping integrated brand strategies. Due to my extensive background in digital, I’m able to fully execute on integrated creative solutions. Ideas that range from social and mobile platforms to interactive and traditional media. Ideas that meet brand needs and user needs simultaneously, regardless of medium. My strengths include creative leadership, brand development & strategy, 360º marketing solutions, creative mentoring, client-facing
and new-business positions.

My wit is razor sharp and I’m a snappy dresser.

People I worked with

Paul Silburn
Advertising Creative
Bartle Bogle Hegarty
Rob Webster
Copywriter
CHI&Partners
Denis Crossan
Director of Photography
Spectrecom Films
Matt Shepherd-Smith
Chief Executive
TBWA\LONDON
Vicky Jacobs
Other
TBWA\LONDON

Positions

Chief Creative Officer

Organic
New York, United States
April 2015 - Currently here (1 year 8 months)

VP, Executive Creative Director

Organic
New York, United States
January 2014 - April 2015 (1 year 3 months)

Group Creative Director

Organic
New York, United States
November 2012 - January 2014 (1 year 2 months)

Creative Director

Freelance
July 2012 - November 2012 (4 months)

Creative Director

Wunderman
New York, United States
2010 - July 2012 (2 years 6 months)
Clients include Land Rover, Nokia, Dell, Kodak and Citibank

Lead creative team from concept through the production of final digital deliverables

Lead the creative on new business pitches for Levis, Citibank, Volly and Army. Specifically developing social media strategy and interactive tactic integration

Trained, managed and mentored a team of Art Directors and Copywriters

Principal/Creative Director

ignition13
Stamford, United States
1999 - 2009 (10 years)
Lead the creative output through the development of identity systems, marketing programs, interactive platforms, and new media channels for clients including Heineken, Sony, Sprint, Iomega, 2002 Winter Olympics, NBA, Smirnoff, Estee Lauder, Motorola, Guiness UDV, Norelco, City of Stamford, Boingo Wireless, AIG, Converse, Timberland and Unicast.

Visiting Instructor

Pratt Institute
2000 - 2008 (8 years)
Interactive Design Lecture and Education Series - I drafted the original syllabus for the Interactive Design course.

Photography and the Web

Graphic Design Lecture and Education Series

Technology and Design Lecture and Education Series

Creative Director

Solution: Marketing & Communications
1997 - 1999 (2 years)
Responsible for the design and development of POP, collateral and interactive work for clients including Sony, Hertz, SAP and Minolta

Mentored junior staff

Began to realize the benefits of fully integrated marketing campaigns. Helped bring Solution up from a traditional print based agency to a full service one

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