Showpony hires Rory Kennett-Lister as creative director

Adelaide creative agency, Showpony, has hired Rory Kennett-Lister as creative director.

Kennett-Lister said getting a job at Showpony during COVID-19 was a ‘blessing’.

New creative director Rory Kennett-Lister and group creative director Parris Mesidis

“To get any job during the COVID crisis is a blessing. To get one at an agency as good as Showpony is a bloody miracle. Showpony have an excellent track record of creating exciting, effective work for brands, and it’s a real privilege to be joining the team. It’s an agency where great work and great culture coexist, and I can’t imagine a better place to be,” he said.

Kennett-Lister joins after a stint in New York where he spent time as creative director and senior writer at agency Piro. There, he worked with brands including Ferrero Rocher, Estée Lauder and Savers.

Group creative director, Parris Mesidis, said: “Clients come to Showpony for big thinking, ideas that stick and strategies that change behaviour. Rory is exactly the kind of rounded creative leader to deliver on that promise.”

Managing director Jamie Scott added: “Showpony has always punched above its weight for creative output, consistently receiving international award attention. Rory adds a lot of strength to an already talented team and is proof of our ongoing commitment to creative excellence.”


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