LEON JACOBS

Purpose of my work

I believe passionately in the power of the idea. Ideas will never run out. They scale. And we all have access to an endless supply of them. My own personal purpose is to:

  • Create
  • Help others create

Experience

I have over 20 years experience working with some of the world's top companies that enables my purpose. I have:

  • Lead multi-cultural teams, virtually, regionally and globally for blue-chip brands
  • Mentored and coached individual creative people to perform at their best as creative director
  • Created and directed multi-channel global campaigns as creative strategist and creative director
  • Refined a proven multi-disciplinary team ideation methodology that rapidly provides a bank of creative solutions to any challenge
  • Written award-winning campaigns as copywriter
  • Created award winning commercials as film director

Samples

Here is a selection of my work. To stay updated on new additions, please subscribe to my newsletter.

Most recent:

  • Dialdirect The Notebook: The launch of a new brand strategy and purpose for a South African short-term insurer. My role was to oversee the ideation and development of the concept.
    View film 
  • Woolworths Are You With Us: Helped develop a creative platform for a unique collaboration between South African premium retailer Woolworths and global superstar Pharrell Williams.
    View campaign film

Older work