Jade Tomlin joined AKQA as Group Creative Director. Imagination + Innovation company 🚀
Jade was named Campaign’s Faces to Watch in 2009, selected for Cannes Lion ‘See It Be It’ programme 2016 and named Creative Equals & Campaign’s ‘30 Future Female Leaders’ in 2017, one of Campaign’s ‘Trailblazers of the Future’ 2018 and ‘The Dots 100 Trailblazers for women & non-binary talent’ 2020.
Jade is active within the industry from articles in Creative Review to judging Eurobest 2021 (Design & Industry Craft), D&AD New Blood Jury President 2021, The Drum Chip Shop Awards 2021, Campaign Big Awards 2021 to mentoring Young Lions, D&AD Academy annually, D&AD Shift Programme, Creative Mentor Network, The Dots Masterclasses, YCN workshops for lifestyle SMEs, consult for Pride AM, SheSays Who’sYourMomma mentor and advisory board member for Culture Heroes. Jade has over 12 years’ experience in lead creative roles.
Her passion and curiosity led to her side venture CreativeAdventur.es where she runs a journal and workshop series for modern founders and young entrepreneurs. The Journals tell the story of some of the greatest modern founders of our time. Issue 4 will be on ‘Nature’ release tbc.
Jade applies creative value to business opportunities across a variety of established and new brands, delivering on market leading propositions to create digital products, assets and storytelling film-led campaigns to increase growth. She has led large scale digital first projects for international brands such as Volkswagen, Sony, Starbucks, Levi’s and Ford. Now at AKQA across Sky, with the launch of Sky Glass, Helly Hansen & Rolls-Royce.
Known as a Creative Adventurer, Jade regularly writes, speaks, consults on creativity, brand and human evolution in a connected world.