Guy Swimer

Guy Swimer

Creative Director at McCann HumanCare, London
London, United Kingdom


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Creative Director
London, United Kingdom
May 2011 - Present (6 years 8 months)
Winner of multiple awards, including a 2016 Silver Cannes Digital Lion for clients including: Nestlé, Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson. Recently appointed Expert Global Creative Lead for GSK brands - Sensodyne, Aquafresh and Polident.

Cannes Lions:
Silver: Digital/Branded Content

Clio Awards:
Silver: Copywriting
Silver: Audio Technique/Original Music
Bronze: Integrated Campaign

IPA Best of Health Awards:
Bronze: UK Integrated Campaign
Bronze: International Integrated Campaign
Bronze: Digital Campaign
Shortlist: Out of Home Campaign

The Drum Out of Home Awards
Shortlist: Out of Home Campaign

Aerial Awards:
2 x Winner, radio campaign

Global Awards:
Winner: Consumer Advertising
Winner: Art and Technique/Original Music
Finalist certificate: Digital
Finalist certificate: Film Direction
Finalist certificate: International Core Campaign

Rx Club, New York:
Silver: TV Commercial up to 30s
Award of Excellence: Launch ad/Campaign
Award of Excellence: Campaign

AME Effectiveness Awards:.
Finalist: Consumer/Personal Care
Windsor, United Kingdom
November 2010 - April 2011 (5 months)
Copywriter at the world's most awarded Healthcare ad agency. Creating UK and european campaigns in print, digital and experiential.
May 2009 - November 2010 (1 year 6 months)
Creating, developing and producing campaigns in print, digital and broadcast. Campaigns included: Virgin Media, Ford, MTV, Suzuki, COI,

Worked with Spotify at launch in 2009. Created the first Spotify ad campaign in the UK.
February 2005 - April 2009 (4 years 2 months)
Copywriter for D&AD-winning radio ad agency.

Campaigns included: Volvo Europe, Sky, Levis, Lynx (Double Aerial Award Winner), T-Mobile, Esteé Lauder, Toyota, COI Anti Smoking Campaign, Johnson & Johnson, Persil, Cheerios, Comfort, The Advertising Standards Authority.
Account Manager
London, United Kingdom
September 1995 - August 1999 (3 years 11 months)
Account Manager working on global TV & print campaigns for BT, Pepsi, Wrangler Jeans, Yellow Pages and Kiss FM.


Post-Graduate Diploma, Copywriting and Art Direction

Watford College - Copywriting and Art Direction
2004 - 2005 (1 year)

2:1, Social & Political Studies

Sheffield University
1992 - 1995 (3 years)

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