Rankin Creative Welcomes New Creative Director

4 months ago

Jess Ardizzone has made a mark as an independent illustator before rejoining the Rankin team

A leading creative agency has announced the appointment of a new Creative Director.

Rankin Creative has welcomed Jess Ardizzone into the pivotal role for the business. She will report directly to Warren Beeby, CCO, and spewarhead creative endeavours for Rankin Creative’s prestigious De Beers account.

  • Jess rejoins the company having previously worked there between 2018 – 2021, where she played a key role in executing brand campaigns for renowned clients such as AMG Mercedes, Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce, Royal London, and Samsonite.

Prior to her return, Jess worked as Creative Lead at Stink Studios, leading award-winning campaigns and digital experiences for LOEWE, Peloton, Meta, and Giffgaff. She has also made a mark as an independent illustrator, including her most recent work – a series of illustrations for Lando Norris’s helmet in celebration of his 100th race in Formula 1.

Jess’s appointment reinforces our commitment to delivering innovative and impactful creative solutions for our clients

Richard Pinder

Richard Pinder, CEO of Rankin Creative says: “It’s always a measure of how much a company develops and grows when it can hire back one of its departed stars.”

  • “Jess’s appointment reinforces our commitment to delivering innovative and impactful creative solutions for our clients. We are super happy to welcome her back with us and look forward to what she will bring in her new, more senior role.”

Jess Ardizzone, Creative Director at Rankin Creative adds: “I feel very humbled to be back in a place that gave me so much trust and so many great opportunities in the past. To be here now as a CD, with Rankin and Richard’s blessing, is a true honour.

“The agency has always naturally attracted the most hard-working talent out there and some brave, ambitious clients. With such an inspiring—and truly lovely—new leadership team, though, the place has turned into an even more vibrant, welcoming, and inspiring place.”

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