Laura  Jordan Bambach

Laura Jordan Bambach

CCO at Mr. President
London, United Kingdom

About me

Determined optimist, D&AD President, co-founder of SheSays and Creative Partner at the most kick-ass integrated agency in London.

For 20 years, Laura has brought her fresh and experimental approach to digital. Combining tech insights with passionate storytelling, she has won numerous awards for her commercial work and been recognised globally as an innovator and industry leader.

Laura, former president of D&AD, has recently been named one of Britain’s most influential people within the 2015 Debrett’s 500 annual list, scooped up Individual of the Year at the Dadi Awards 2014 and even been awarded an honorary doctorate for her services to graphic design. Under her stewardship as Creative Partner, Soho based agency, Mr. President has recently been awarded Creative Agency of the Year by The Drum, a fine achievement for an agency just two years old.

Laura is also a co-founder of SheSays, a global volunteer network which works to get more women into the creative industries.

Laura lectures around the world extensively and was recently invited to be part of the Facebook Creative Council, a think tank to help steer the future of social.

And if that wasn’t enough, Laura is also a trained taxidermist.

Sector Experience

Positions

Chief Creative Officer
Mrs President
United Kingdom
October 2013 - Present (4 years 7 months)
Mr President is a small, independent creative agency with big ambitions for our clients.

We do grown up work for the digital age. Whether that's a reality show, a social strategy, a robot, an app, a site, a brand behaviour a bit of thought leadership, a Facebook page, an installation, or even an ad.

We make things that make a mark. Or leave a legacy in some way. Whether that’s creative, strategic or for social good. And we work with clients who want to make stuff that matters too.
President
London, United Kingdom
September 2013 - Present (4 years 8 months)
Co-Founder
SheSays
November 2007 - Present (10 years 6 months)
Co-founder of SheSays, an organisation that educates, promotes and inspires women to take up digital creative careers.
Creative Director (Board Level)
London, United Kingdom
January 2012 - October 2013 (1 year 9 months)
Executive Creative Director
LBi
London, United Kingdom
February 2009 - January 2012 (2 years 11 months)
Working hard to create truly innovative work for our clients, helping them to answer What's Next - from business transformation to the odd .gif
head of art
London, United Kingdom
February 2005 - November 2008 (3 years 9 months)
Headed up the Design (and for a while Tech) departments - looking after a brilliant team of creative and talented digital artisans. Worked closely with the Creative teams to build award-winning work that delivered real results for clients.

Helped firefight, inspire and plan the direction of the agency; and do all the designer and user ecperience stuff too.
Head of Design
I-D Media London
2003 - 2004 (1 year)
Senior Designer
London, United Kingdom
2001 - 2003 (2 years)
Designer
London, United Kingdom
1999 - 2001 (2 years)
Earned my agency stripes getting my hands dirty on a number of projects, from designing credit cards to babysitting celebrities in the office.
Digital Creative Director
Terraplanet
1997 - 1999 (2 years)
Helped to move their stable of magazines online, providing unique content without cannibalising the magazine sales.

Was responsible for everything from 3rd party media relationships, good ol' design, bespoke CMS structure and strategy across their full range of titles.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Digital Media, Photography, Installation Art

1992 - 2000 (8 years)

M ART(Fine Arts), Digital Media and Time Based Arts

1992 - 2000 (8 years)

MFA (unfinished), Digital Art

1992 - 2000 (8 years)

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