What’s my name? Andy Johns


How old are you…really? 24th February 1978


Where have you worked, where do you work?

Freelance (Jan 2020 – Present)

72andsunny Amsterdam (Apr 2015 – Dec 2019)

Freelance Amsterdam/London (Jan 2014 – Mar 2015)

Arnold Amsterdam (Jan 2012 – Jan 2014)

Tribal DDB Amsterdam (May 2010 – Dec 2011)

Grey Dusseldorf (April 2010) (Freelance)

Saatchi (March 2009 – March 2010)

Publicis London (July 2006 – Feb 2009)

-Y & R
-Sky Movies Creative
-C4 Creative
-Saatchi London

Freelance (Feb 2005 – June 2006)

Fallon London (Feb 2001 – Jan 2005)


Where did you go to university?

Buckinghamshire Chilterns College of Higher Education (Sept 1998 – Sept 2001)
Course covered advertising, graphic design and illustration.
Stafford College of Art and Design (Sept 1996 – July 1998)
Course covered graphic design, typography, illustration, photography and film.


So, you went to university but did you pass?

First Class BA (Hons) in Graphic Design and Advertising
Distinction in BTEC National Diploma in Graphic Design

Climbing all 3 mountain peaks in England, Wales and Scotland in under 24 hours. Although this isn’t really a qualification I am still proud to have achieved this and plan to do it again at some point. 


Have you won any industry awards?

2015 Clio Awards shortlist – Best Sound design

2011 Interactive Agency Of The Year (Tribal DDB) – Eurobest

2010 Campaign Press ad of the decade (No. 5)

2010 Dubai Lynx Bronze Craft Best use of Animation/Computer Graphics

2008 Campaign Big Awards Finalist-Best Press. Finalist-Best Poster.

2008 D&AD Best Press – In the book

2008 Creative Circle Best Press – Silver, 2 x Bronze, Commendation

2007 Campaign Press ad of the year

2004 Creative Circle Bronze Best poster campaign

2004 D&AD Best art direction – Silver nomination

2003 Campaign Posters Silver award Best typography

2003 Campaign Press Best trade or business ad – Shortlisted