I am a highly experienced and award winning freelance Art Director and Graphic Designer working in the Advertising, Design and Digital Industry, offering Creative Concepts, Mac Design and Digital solutions to some of the best known Agencies and clients in and around Manchester... You can contact me on 07973 878 255 or alewisdowell@gmail.com

Working conceptually with many of the top Agencies in Manchester as well as possessing quick and slick creative Mac skills, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After effects and Premier Pro. Creative Agencies Include TBWA Manchester, McCann’s, CB-JWT, BJL, If Agency, Refinery and Fresh to name but a few.  Working closely with their senior account teams to drive their existing clients forward, Recent clients include Crown, BP, BA, Co-op, Cussons, Sofology, Pizza Hut, Citron, Whitbread, Bupa, Shell, Pontins, Morrisons, GHD. Plus directing and winning pitches for their clients such as Nissan, B&Q, Santander, Fired Earth, MMU, MBNA and William Hill.

 

More recently I have been working on extended contracts with Ryman Retail, where I developed their Brand relaunch and role out, including Identity positioning guidelines, In-store retail campaigns, social and digital brand and retail campaigns plus their student brand offering. And at Euro RSCG Manchester, where I was involved in developing award winning work for, Virgin Mobile and Asda, culminating in winning Best Art Direction CIPD Awards and winning the RAD Award for Best Print Advertising for University of Teeside. 

 

My main attributes as a successful freelance creative is the ability to be thrown into any project at any time and come up with results, the ability to intuitively understand nuances of the client Brands and quickly grasp the core of the brief to produce outstanding results. Working in many different situations with many different personalities combined with years of experience, has given me a confidence and ability to take on ANY challenge and drive it forward to a successful conclusion.

 

I also am the founder and creator of TwoWheeledApe.com,
a successful online motorcycle apparel brand.