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									Aleks Marinkovic

14b Tuns Lane
Henley on ThamesOxfordshire, RG9 1SA, Home Counties, UK

Mobile Phone: 07824833410

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Digital Creative Direction

Aleksander Marinkovic
Address: 14b Tuns Lane, Henley on
Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1SA

Mobile: 07824833410

Linked in profile

Aleks Marinkovic is a digital creative director, designer, and blogger. A former head of
digital at Golley Slater, and interactive art director for BAT at Uovo, he now works for
brands and creative agencies that are keen to embrace the potential of digital media.

Professional summary

         A 'hands-on' creative with many years of top agency experience
      Deadline driven and self motivated performer
      Confident with client presentations to board level
      An experienced manager and motivator of young teams
      Constructive and versatile brainstormer and team player
      Pro-active problem solver and positive under pressure
      A good communicator and empathetic listener
      Track record involvement with the internet since 1995

Primary skillset

      Creative Direction
      Brand management
      Digital Strategy including media channel selection
      Art Direction and Design
      Team management and resourcing

Secondary skillset

      Expert in all Adobe Creative Suite software on Mac and PC
      Technical expertise in HTML, PHP, MySQL and Linux server
      Content management systems

Professional experience

Cheil Worldwide, 21 Caledonian Road, London N1
June 2010 to present (contract)

Working within Cheil Worldwide servicing their main client Samsung Electronics, Aleks's
main responsibilities are delivery of digital strategic creative spanning,
social media channels and online advertising for the brand. He manages a team of
designers and developers and liaises with external specialist suppliers. His work
includes origination of innovative digital strategies for new product launches such as the
Galaxy Tab and the Galaxy S phone.

Robot52 Limited, 145-157 St John Street, London EC1V 4PY
Creative Director – 2007 to 2010

Aleks has worked on a wide range of digital projects and specialises in dynamic content
managed websites. He has managed teams of designers and developers on behalf of
clients and has also created interim teams of external suppliers who have worked to
delivery project work. His hands on experience has included digital strategy, creative
interface design, back-end development, database build and integration, CMS, brand
development and online application design and build. Aleks also has experience in
system administration on Linux Apache and Microsoft IIS web servers.

Duplex Communications, Northburgh St., London EC1
Head of Digital – 2004 to 2007

Aleks headed up the digital side of this London design agency. Clients included the DTI,
Oddbins and Dunlop Slazenger among others. He managed a team of 4 full time
designers and developers.

Golley Slater & Partners, Walton Street, Cardiff CF1
Head of Digital – 2002 - 2004

Lead creative in the New Media department of this national ad agency. Clients included
Mitsubishi, Toyota cars, The Army and Honda outboards. Aleks managed 3 full time
designers and developers.

Uovo Ltd, St. John Street, London EC1
Interactive Art Director – 2000 - 2002
Senior creative in this vibrant new media agency. Clients included British American
Tobacco, P&O Cruises, Lloyds TSB and Aleks managed project
based teams of designers and developers up to a maximum of 17 specialists who
worked on the delivery of the British American Tobacco global intranet.

University of Gloucestershire – Digital media department
Visiting lecturer 2003 - 2006

Lecturing and tutoring undergraduate level students in PHP/MySQL programming for
the web.

Golley Slater & Partners, Church Street, Twickenham, Middx
Art Director – 1996 - 2000

Aleks worked within a creative team in the advertising department of this national ad
agency. He was involved with advertising accounts for Honda, Tiny Computers,
Mitsubishi, and a many others. He was instrumental in introducing digital to this

Professional endorsements

“Aleks consistently demonstrates disciplined thinking, creativity and a 'get the job done'
professionalism to getting the job delivered he is a real pleasure to work with.”
April 23, 2010, Malcolm Casimir, Creative Director , Uovo managed Aleks at Uovo Ltd

“Aleks is the consumate professional and has an eye for detail in everything he does.
He is very passionate about delivering the right creative result. His business brain,
coupled with the creativity he brings to the party is a potent mix.” April 13, 2010 Simon
Parker , Managing Director , Golley Slater managed Aleks indirectly at Golley Slater &
Education summary

Central St Martins School of Art - Masters Degree in Design Studies

Central St Martins School of Art - BA(Hons) Industrial Design (Engineering)

Chelsea School of Art - Art Foundation Studies

Eltham College – Secondary Education - 9 ‘O’ Levels; 3 ‘A’ Levels; 2 Art Prizes
Personal information

Nationality: British

Interests: Contemporary fine art, photography, keeping fit and travel

Available on request.

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