Campaign's Top 20 Creatives of 2017

Congrats to our amazing UK-based community members who topped this year's Campaign Top 20 list!

von Katherine Bopp , AdForum



It's that time of year - Campaign has released their rankings of the top UK agency creatives of 2017. It includes creative talent from adam&eveDDB, Bartle Bogle Hegarty London, Droga5, VCCP, R/GA and many more. 


Ranked first is Richard Brim from adam&eveDDB 

Richard Brim has worked on amazing campaigns like Moz the Monster for John Lewis, Concierge for Samsung, #ChristmasTogether for Waitrose,  and More Than a Game for EA Sports.  


Ranked second is Ian Heartfield and Anthony Austin from Bartle Bogle Hegarty London

These two have worked on fantastic campaigns like Equal Love for Absolut, Effortless Night for Uber, and Clowns for Audi.


Ranked fifth is David Kolbusz from Droga5 London 

He has worked with Radox creating It's Just Fashion and Uniqlo creating Move.  


Ranked sixth is Darren Bailes from VCCP

He created a fantastic campaign right in time for christmas, Canon wants to give the gift of a story this christmas.   


Ranked seventh is James Temple from R/GA

James leads the continuous evolution of R/GA in the EMEA region. He has worked with Google on Searching for Syria , Unilever on The Adventures of Little Brush Big Brush and Nike on Nike on Demand


Ranked eighth is Alex Grieve and Adrian Rossi from AMV BBDO

These two have done amazing campaigns since the loss of Sainsbury in 2016. They created Being Dele for BT Sport, More Than Just Viewers for Youtube, and Dolmio No Drama for Dolmio.  


Ranked ninth is Kate Stanners from Saatchi & Saatchi London  

Mark Tungate, AdForum's journalist, did an exclusive interview with Kate Stanners at Cannes 2017. Watch the interview here.


Ranked eleventh is Laurence Thompson and Rob Doubal from McCann

They have made beautiful campaigns for XBox and L'Oréal Paris. Watch the magnificent Xbox and Football campaign. Or the masterful campaign with Helen Mirren, French Lessons with Helen Mirren L'Oréal Paris Age Perfect


Ranked twelfth is Andy Jex from TBWA\London  

TBWA\London work for Lidl in 2017 has been fantastic. Take a look at their most recent christmas campaign Every Lidl Thing for Christmas


Ranked sixteenth is Ben Mooge from Havas London

Check out the most recent creative work Ben worked for christmas, Heathrow Bears


Ranked eighteenth is Chaka Sobhani from Leo Burnett London 

Mark Tungate, AdForum's journalist, did an exclusive interview with Chaka Sobhani at Cannes 2017. Watch the interview here


Ranked nineteenth is Billy Faithfull and Ross Neil from WCRS 

The greatest work to come from these two was Pride in London's, Love Happens Here. Ahead of the 2017 London Pride parade they launched a two-phase multi-media campaign, Love Happens Here, to celebrate love in all its forms. 


Ranked twentieth is John Treacy from Proximity

John's leadership has contributed to new business from Virgin Atlantic, Disney, and Volkwagen. He is one of London’s most talented, awarded and well-liked Executive Creative Directors. 


Congratulations to all of our members whose Creatives made the list! If you want to see the whole Campaign article, click here.