Emad Khayyat

Emad Khayyat

Creative Director at VMLY&R Amman
Amman, Jordan

About me

Emad Khayyat is Creative Director for VMLY&R Advertising in Jordan. He brings more than 17 years of experience in the advertising industry to the judge’s panel. Throughout his career, he’s worked with the some of the most influential global brands. Emad’s thirst for fresh ideas resulted in Jordan being recognized for the very first time at Cannes Lions in 2016. His numerous accolades include Dubai Lynx, New York Festivals, Global Awards, Ad Stars Asia, Lürzer's Archive, and ACT Responsible Cannes tribute.

Positions

Creative Director
Amman, Jordan
June 2015 - Present (5 years 4 months)
• responsible for translating client marketing objectives into creative strategies and articulated goals for the creative team, ensuring the results of the creative process meet or exceed our clients’ needs and expectations.
• being deeply involved in the creative process, generating ideas and strategically guiding them to target, while working closely with the creative team, mentoring and guiding, providing creative standards and developing approaches that help create highly effective, strategically-driven work.
• provide insight from a number of perspectives: technical, practical, strategic and philosophical.
• creating breakthrough concepts and presenting to top client executives, developing valuable trusting client relationships.
Creative Director
Doha, Qatar
2014 - 2015 (1 year)
• responsible for translating client marketing objectives into creative strategies and articulated goals for the creative team, ensuring the results of the creative process meet or exceed our clients’ needs and expectations.
• being deeply involved in the creative process, generating ideas and strategically guiding them to target, while working closely with the creative team, mentoring and guiding, providing creative standards and developing approaches that help create highly effective, strategically-driven work.
• provide insight from a number of perspectives: technical, practical, strategic and philosophical.
• creating breakthrough concepts and presenting to top client executives, developing valuable trusting client relationships.
Creative Director
Ammam, Jordan
2012 - 2014 (2 years)
• responsible for translating client marketing objectives into creative strategies and articulated goals for the creative team, ensuring the results of the creative process meet or exceed our clients’ needs and expectations.
• being deeply involved in the creative process, generating ideas and strategically guiding them to target, while working closely with the creative team, mentoring and guiding, providing creative standards and developing approaches that help create highly effective, strategically-driven work.
• provide insight from a number of perspectives: technical, practical, strategic and philosophical.
• creating breakthrough concepts and presenting to top client executives, developing valuable trusting client relationships.
Head of Art
Amman, Jordan
2010 - 2012 (2 years)
Lead and direct the efforts of the creative department, understanding the client's business objectives and maintain a effective relationship with Account management heads, develop and manage creative talent and agency resources.
Creative Group Head
Ammam, Jordan
2006 - 2010 (4 years)
Creative Group Head May 2009 – Aug 2010
Senior Art Director Jun 2006 – Apr 2009
Senior Art Director Jun 2006 – Apr 2009

Other professional activities

PHNX Tribute, Paris

Awards Jury Member

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