A little about me.
Darren has lead creative agencies in four countries holding positions from CCO to CD
Winning over 100 international awards for creativity
Currently working at Havas as:
– European Digital Executive Creative Director
– Chief Creative Officer and Managing Director at Dusseldorf HQ
– Member of the European Creative Council
Previously Darren was running 3 Agencies (BBDO & Proximity Worldwide Dusseldorf and Proximity Worldwide London) as the CCO, Managing Director and member of the board. He was also on the Proximity Worldwide Creative Council as of July 2013 – July 2017
He is an award winning Creative with a passion for Innovation, Emerging Technology and of course Creativity.
This makes him a media neutral Creative Director who is happy working on TV as much as digital.
His background gives him a unique perspective on marketing and innovation.
His career began in the Technology arena and after a number of years working he decided to move into the creative field, he has spent the last 11 years working in some of the most award winning advertising agencies in the world, bridging the gap between Traditional and Digital Creative.
In April / March 2012 I was a guest CD critic at Humber university for the Creative Advertising course.
Life Achievements apart from being a Dad.
Get my work in Wired.
My portfolio, Awards and client list can be found at darrenrichardson.com
Brief Employment History:
European ECD Digital & Chief Creative Officer Dusseldorf @ Havas
Chief Creative Officer / Managing Director @ BBDO and Proximity Worldwide Dusseldorf
Regional Executive Creative Director @ BBDO Proximity
Creative Director @ CP+B
Executive Creative Technology Director @ 180 Amsterdam
Creative Technical Director @ ISOBAR
Creative Technical Director @ RGA
Creative Interactive Director @ Magic Lantern Productions
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