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M&C Saatchi Sydney announces multiple new hires

M&C Saatchi Sydney has continued to grow its creative team in 2022 with a number of new hires, including William Campion, Julian Lock, Billie Gurr, Claire Kirby and Jake Rowland

The announcement:

M&C Saatchi Sydney start 2022 by bolstering their creative team with a handful of amazing new talent. The five key hires include William Campion, Julian Lock, Billie Gurr, Claire Kirby and Jake Rowland.

William Campion joins M&C Saatchi as Junior Copywriter after completing Award School in 2021. A recent law graduate and a recording artist for Sydney/LA based record label, Future Classic, Will has always sought to push himself creatively and intellectually. Prior to starting at M&C, he completed three degrees and freelanced at BMF and REBORN digital agency.

Julian Lock, M&C Saatchi Sydney’s new Craft Designer, has always had a fixation for finding out how things work, pulling things apart and reconstructing them in pursuit of complete comprehension. As a 2020 honors graduate of Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, Lock has gained freelance design experience working for clients such as City Of Sydney, Darlinghurst Business Partnership & ORDRE.com. With the love of creating a brand that can be recognised, Lock has also garnered experience as a freelance fashion photographer for brands like P.E Nation & Australian Fashion Council.

Transferring from M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment, Billie Gurr joins the team as Junior Art Director. During her time at S&E, Billie has fine-tuned the craft of solving brand problems with creative thinking and storytelling; delivering a range of above and below the line campaigns including Have a Go – AOC, Pick Fresh Play Fresh – Woolworths and Just Change – Just Water, to name a few.

Having placed third in Award School NSW in 2021, Claire Kirby joins M&C Saatchi as Junior Copywriter. A reformed commercial lawyer, Claire is well-acquainted with the art of distilling complex ideas into simple, easy to understand concepts. Prior to jumping on board at M&C Saatchi, Claire freelanced at Leo Burnett and Present Company.

Jake Rowland jumps on as Junior Art Director at M&C Saatchi Sydney. A recent Award School Graduate with a background in design, Jake is equipped to find unique and engaging ways to communicate brands’ messages. Prior to joining the M&C Saatchi Team, Jake freelanced at Leo Burnett & Present Company.

Source: M&C Saatchi media release

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