Ian Perkins

Ian Perkins

Creative Director at Ian Perkins
London, United Kingdom

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Summary

Worked with the design and advertising companies around the world who produce the most interesting, creative and effective work while gaining understanding of the local and regional markets in each area. Looking to lead more projects and guide work to be more unique and have more impact, while enjoying the process and balancing it with my out of work life.

Specialties: Brand design, Brand identity, Advertising, Art direction, Visual communication, Graphic design.

Positions

Creative Director
Ian Perkins Creative
May 2011 - Present (6 years 5 months)
I am now running my own business, supplying creative - design and advertising - for businesses. I am based in Taiwan, in HsinChu city.
Creative Director & Creative Team Leader
Shanghai, China
March 2009 - 2011 (1 year 10 months)
Leading Nike projects for Taiwan, leading regional projects for Coca-Cola and global projects for Nokia.
Creative
London, United Kingdom
2006 - 2009 (3 years)
Solving complex advertising challenges across all media. Creating the look and feel for theguardian.co.uk (newspaper) and its ongoing uk advertising, creating uk adverts for Lurpak butter, creating adverts for Honda cars in the uk and asia, pitching and winning Nokia, and creating work for Nokia.
Art Director
Singapore, Singapore
2004 - 2006 (2 years)
Winning BBHs black sheep award for best work across all offices, leading the creative solutions for Axe (lynx) deodorants launch into Japan, creating adverts for Axe (lynx) across south east asia, and india. Working on accounts such as Levis asia, coca-cola global, vasaline skin care asia, johnnie walker whisky thailand, benmore whisky thailand and baileys irish cream liquor china.
Designer
Frost Design Australia
2003 - 2004 (1 year)
Worked with vince frost and garry emery at their sidney office for over a year. Leading several identity projects for architecture firms and property marketing, as well as sidneys newyears festival design and work for sidneys universities.
Graphic Designer
Chermayeff & Geismar Inc
1999 - 2002 (3 years)
Worked with three of the founders of modern identity design for 3 years, Ivan Chermayeff, Thomas Geismar and steff geisbuhler. Work featured in D&ADs art director club awards and published and exhibited across the world.
Packaging designer
New York, United States
1998 - 1999 (1 year)

Education

Bath Spa University
1994 - 1997 (3 years)

Art

Norwich University of the Arts, 3-7 Redwell St
1993 - 1994 (1 year)

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