Ade Yeo (she/they), associate creative director, Media.Monks
With a love for storytelling, Ade has worked across typography, printmaking, advertising graphics, art direction, gaming and new technology. Prior to joining Media.Monks, Ade worked at The Brooklyn Brothers and The Secret Little Agency. Also a Brixton Finishing School mentor, she’s a diversity and inclusion leader at Media.Monks.
Read more about Media.Monks here.
Kara-Jessica Mallett (she/her), senior graphic designer, draftLine
Kara-Jessica began her career working for independent businesses specialising in the African and Caribbean diaspora, with her work being featured in The Guardian and sold at Tate Modern. Recently featured on Campaign’s Future Leaders list, her work at brewing company draftLine has been shortlisted for The One Show awards.
Oliver León (he/him), senior art director, draftLine
Before joining draftLine, Oliver worked for agencies including TBWA and BBDO. At draftLine, he leads the communications of brands such as Stella Artois, Beck’s, Budweiser and more. He was recently awarded a Grand Prix at Cannes Lions and had his work recognised at the Clio Awards.
Read more about draftLine here.
Jeng Au (they/them), creative art director, Amazon
After graduating from University of Lincoln with a degree in animation, Jeng fell into the advertising industry and has worked with brands such as F1, Pokémon Go and Amazon. Outside of their day job, Jeng is one of the organisers of Camp Trans Festival, a resident of A House for Artists, and grows gourmet mushrooms under the name Spawn.
Read more about Jeng here.
Kelly Satchell (she/her), design director, Anomaly
Prior to joining Anomaly, Kelly was in-house creative lead at fashion tech brand, Thread, where she spearheaded brand development and led the creative direction across editorial, social and marketing communications. She was also brand designer across large commercial campaigns and rebrands at Wieden+Kennedy London.
Felipe Ribeiro (he/him), senior art director and visual designer, Anomaly
Hailing from São Paulo, Felipe started out designing posters for music and skateboarding events as a teen. Since 2009, he’s worked for multiple agencies, design studios and culture magazines across Brazil, France and UK. Now, he’s also at Anomaly, working on transforming the Johnnie Walker brand.
Read more about Anomaly here.
Katie Martin (she/her), art director, Nike
Katie specialises in art direction, design and creative strategy, working in areas including print, branding, editorial and motion. With experience in agency, studios and in-house, she’s worked for the likes of AQKA and M&S. At Nike, she’s led on the England Women’s Euro and Home campaigns and has a passion for future-thinking design.
Read more about Nike here.
Jessy Gill (she/her), founder and creative strategy director, APNA Studios
Before setting up her own creative studio, Jessy worked at agencies including Anyways and Mother, as well as Depop and Nike. An anthropologist by nature, Jessy works with culture and community when developing creative ideas and strategic insight. She regularly mentors emerging South Asian and Black creatives.
Janelle Feliciano (she/her), creative director, MSLGROUP
Janelle is a creative director, mentor and public speaker. Before becoming creative director at MSLGROUP, she worked at TBWA\, M&C Saatchi and The Romans. Originally from San Francisco, she was an advisory board member at Blueprint and was chosen as a Future Leader by Creative Equals.
Read more about MSLGROUP here.
Vicki Banwell (she/her), executive producer, Stink Studios
Vicki has over 18 years’ experience across varied projects in advertising. After uni, she worked at AKQA and Copa90, amongst others. Specialising in brand campaigns and shoot production, she’s worked on everything from TV ads, out-of-home and print campaigns, to social, digital and innovation-based creative campaigns.
Read more about Stink Studios here.
Ryan Locke (he/him), creative lead, Found
Ryan began his career as a graphic designer at Kemistry, before working in animation and production at Prime Focus as well as broadcast, commercials and digital branding at Turquoise. As Found’s creative lead, he exercises his passion for crafting 3D motion design and storytelling.
See more from Found here.