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Leaders

Playing the long game and #GettingToKnow Great State’s Matt Powell

Matt Powell was recently hired as Creative Director at Great State, where he joins a multi-disciplinary team redesigning the Royal Navy’s website, plus significant projects for Honda, Orange and Bristol Airport. Starting his career at Profero,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Art Direction in Isolation with Great State

Who said you need a full crew and exotic locations to make a successful social campaign? What started as a bet with Great State's MD quickly turned into one of the funniest and most creative projects we've seen during lockdown. Using nothing but...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Why great design needs great copy

Resplendent in a white silk dress and crimson cape, the Queen steps gracefully down from her golden chariot and begins a slow, dignified walk into Westminster Abbey. Accompanied by the ancestral Mistress of the Robes and Archbishop of Canterbury, the...

Posted by: Woven Agency
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Inspiration

Ad Trends 2018: An uncertain industry in a state of flux

When looking ahead, it's always important to keep one foot firmly rooted in the past, particularly when examining adland, which has been in a state of flux for years now. With agencies and brands alike shifting their allegiances towards digital with...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

AKQA show off state-of-the-art trains in Eurostar campaign

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, is launching a new above the line campaign designed to showcase Eurostar’s service benefits and features of the new state-of-the-art fleet, which started service in...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

The great Google betrayal.

Like so many love affairs, our relationship with Google arrived unexpectedly, blossomed fabulously and soured rapidly and bitterly. We've thought fondly of companies before - Cadbury for their caring, socialist roots; Virgin for their casual...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Unmoving Pictures - great movies with terrible posters

Now Hollywood is the territory of bean counters rather than creative visionaries, we should be not at all surprised when Space Chimps 4 fails to live up to its, admittedly limited, promise. However, back in the mists of time, truly great movies were...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Workshop

How to hire a great UX designer

Making our products and services as easy and natural to use as possible is often easier said than done. In many cases there are hundreds of moving parts and wheels within wheels to negotiate and condense into a cohesive and organic user experience....

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How to hire a great web designer

Creating a website is a big deal - it’s putting a piece of yourself or your business online, in the hope of growing your audience. We all want to be sure that our sites create the best first impression possible - especially since data has shown...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How to hire a great packaging designer

When browsing the shelves at a local supermarket, what’s the first thing you generally notice about a product? Maybe the colourful box it comes in or the informative plastic wrapping? The right packaging can boost any product’s appeal and...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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How to hire a great motion graphics designer

The profession of motion graphics design is relatively new on the design front. Technology-enabled design professions are growing. And there are so many different types of designers out there, it’s tricky to keep them all straight! There are...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How to hire a great content manager

Content is king. This is an adage we’re probably all sick of by now, but it still rings true in many ways. What is the internet without content, after all? This is why content managers remain one of the most important individuals for many...

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How to hire a great retoucher – 5 top tips

The job of a retoucher is far more complicated and exciting than just making exceptionally pretty people even prettier. Editing images and videos, or photographic retouching, helps the creative present his or her project in the best light...

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How to hire a great branding designer – 5 top tips

What is a brand? It’s far more than just a colour scheme and a few catchy phrases. Indeed, it’s more suitable to think of a brand as an identity - it’s what the company stands for, what it hopes to achieve and how it wants to be...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

How to hire a great studio manager – 5 top tips

Studios are busy and often chaotic environments that need to be run like the tightest of ships if they want to achieve their goals and produce quality work at scale and at speed. That’s why studio managers play such an integral role. According...

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Workshop

How to hire a great art director – 5 top tips

Creativity is a wonderful and very personal thing, but it can also cultivate chaos if it’s not properly guided by the right pair of hands. Those hands often belong to the art director. This is the part of the team that guides the creatives and...

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SEO corner - The story of great copy

Ever since our ancestors first gathered around campfires, listening in silent wonder to spoken history, people have always loved stories. We’re hardwired to adore a tale well told - which is one of the many reasons great copy is critical to...

Posted by: The Being Group
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Workshop

Why great content starts with sales and marketing alignment

In many B2B organisations, the revenue stream is owned by the sales department. This leaves the sales team on the front lines using content the marketing team has created to close deals and engage prospects. However, more often than not, the content...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

The great COVID comeback - Creative salaries in 2022

“Am I being paid enough?” This is a question I ask myself daily. Of course, as a freelancer, I technically control my own salary but it’s still a nagging itch that tends to kick in at the most inopportune moments. Generally, just...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

How to hire a great 3D artist - 5 top tips

3D artists are in high demand these days. We live in a three-dimensional world that demands accurate representation and that’s true whatever corner of the creative industries you find yourself in right now. The need to hire skilled and...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Workshop

How to hire a great graphic designer - 5 useful tips

The best graphic designers inhabit that space between the creative and the business-minded; the tangible and the intangible. It would be quite easy (and reductive) to simply take the phrase literally and describe a graphic designer simply as...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

How to hire a great Illustrator - 5 top tips

While many of the creative arts have been shaped and moulded by the passage of time and the gentle thrum of technology, illustration is, at its core, still the same art form that it was hundreds of years ago. It’s also an incredibly...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

How to hire a great creative director - 5 top tips

“Heavy is the head that wears the crown.” That’s the well-worn cliche that continues to hold billions back from greatness every single day but for some, the crown seems to fit pretty naturally. Such is the case with all the best...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

The great humility of Tanya Brookfield, CEO of ELVIS - #AnnualSpotlight

Remember the Golden Goobilee? You should. It was the brilliant ad that enraged conservatives back in February, to the point that an anti-LGBT petition tried to stop it from circulating online. Obviously they failed, and the beauty of that ad remains...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

How to hire a great copywriter - 5 top tips

The written word is a funny thing. It’s something `almost all of us have a basic understanding of and use every day to reply to emails, forward distracting memes to our co-workers and message our significant others about dinner. But how often...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

Discovering natural softness with Lambi and Great Guns - #BehindTheIdea

Emotions are the key of compelling stories and powerful storytelling. When Hasan & Partners approached director Guy Aslan from Great Guns for a new Lambi spot, they knew the director loves to work with emotions - and it paid off with a fantastical...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

The key to great client relationships? Don’t forget your toothbrush

How do you ensure a healthy client-agency relationship? There is no hard and fast rule of course, and different approaches may work for different teams. Some are content with keeping client relationships to just feedback calls and general meetings....

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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