Spotlight on Women Creatives: Nicole Sykes, creative director, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne

Nicole-Sykes-Headshot-web.jpgAs part of a daily series Campaign Brief shines the spotlight on the top female executive creative directors and creative directors in Australia...

Nicole Sykes is a creative director at Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne, joining in September 2017.

Nicole has won multiple major awards, including Gold at Cannes, D&AD, Axis and Spikes Asia. Notable recent wins include CleverKash for ASB Bank, created at Saatchi & Saatchi in New Zealand. Nicole's Fargo Woollens campaign for NEON created at DDB New Zealand also scooped several awards. Her career total is over 100 awards, in every colour from almost every show.

A craft heavyweight, Nicole has often been internationally recognised for art direction. In her spare time, she channels that love of craft through her luxury accessories label, BESS
Nicole-Sykes-experience.jpgNicole has worked all over the world, including New Zealand, London, Dublin and now Melbourne. In her 17-year career, she's worked on clients including SKY TV, ASB, Westpac, Women's Refuge New Zealand, The Irish Times, Vodafone, Toyota and Coca-Cola. 

She's currently a creative director on TAC, Carlton United Breweries and more. 

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A massive fan said:

One of the most talented women in the business! I can also say she's one of the nicest. Rock on Nic! You're amazing x

Sykes Fan Club said:

Also a massive fan of Nicole. Bloody smart lady, personal style exceptional. Legend. xx

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