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Iain Lawrence

  • Creative Director
  • Theydon Bois, Essex, UK
  • 14/06/2021
Full time Consultant Executive Marketing Producer / Production Content Creation

Work Experience

Creative Director
Jan 2015 - Jan 2021 VCCP

Directing fully integrated, award-winning creative content for a wide range of
brands and audiences, as well as leading multiple agency-winning pitches. As the driving force behind early conceptualisation through to delivery, I develop
concepts, scripts, storyboards, digital and experiential activations, as well as overseeing production.
Clients include Cadbury, Canon, Paddy Power, Domino's, Berghaus, O2.

Senior Creative to Creative Director
Jan 2013 - Jan 2015 WARL

Initially working as part of a traditional team, before securing the role of Creative
Director, and an exclusive roster of clients. During my tenure, I built the creative
department from under 10, to over 20 following notable pitch wins. Personal work
included the multi-award-winning o2 'Wear the Rose' campaign and the F&F 'Back to School' campaigns.
Clients include O2, F&F, Peroni, Coca Cola, Diageo, Samsung.

Freelance Mid-Weight Creative
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
Junior to Mid-weight Creative
Jan 2010 - Jan 2012 EMI Music, Lowe Open, Leo Burnett

Inferno (now FCB Inferno)
As part of a Creative team on an initial internship, I was hired after impressing on a
number of live briefs, as well as being instrumental to winning a number of pitches.
Clients include Nokia, Dove, Legal & General, Merlin Entertainment, Purina.

Freelance Production Runner to 1st Assistant Director
Jan 2001 - Jan 2010

I was fortunate enough to experience working on a truly diverse array of projects during my time in production. Although working predominantly on films, both
independent and big studio, I also produced TV dramas and music videos, building
a wealth of understanding on what makes unique and engaging visual content.
Productions included:
Lucasfilm 'Star Wars: Episode III- Revenge of the Sith'
Mostly Harmless 'Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy'
New Line Cinema 'The Golden Compass'

3rd/ 2nd/ 1st Assistant Director
Jan 2007 - Jan 2008 Company Pictures 'Elizabeth I'

Partizan
Pre-production, scheduling and shooting of a number of music videos, for artists such as James Blunt, Red Man and Snow Patrol, amongst others.

3rd/ 2nd Assistant Director
Jan 2006 - Jan 2007 Ridley Scott Associates

Pre-production, and shoot day crew for various music videos and commercials.

Production Runner/ Assistant Director
Jan 2004 - Jan 2004 BBC Television

Pilot episode and consequent Series 1 of 'Dragons Den'.

Education

BA (Hons)
University of Leeds