We Are Social hires Paul Rider as Head of Art

Global socially-led creative agency, We Are Social has appointed Paul Rider to the newly-created role of head of art, with the aim of setting a new standard of excellence for visual work across the agency.

Rider rejoins We Are Social, where he formerly worked as senior art director for adidas for nearly four years, following a stint at KITE Eyewear in the same role.

In his new role, Rider will report directly into We Are Social’s executive creative director Alistair Campbell, and will be responsible for ensuring the highest standards of visual content for all client work across the agency’s London office for clients such as Audi and Samsung.

Alistair Campbell, executive creative director at We Are Social commented: “Paul’s an incredibly talented creative with proven success here at We Are Social, having been a crucial part of our multi-award winning adidas team for many years. I’m glad we managed to entice him back to the agency with the opportunity to set similarly high standards across all our client portfolios.”

Paul Rider, head of art at We Are Social said: “I’m really excited to be back at We Are Social. The agency is in a huge period of growth, with some brilliant clients and new work on the horizon, and I’m looking forward to working with the excellent team to produce some very high standard creative executions.”

Rider has previously also held creative roles at a number of leading consumer publications, including GQ, WIRED and Shortlist.

Source: We Are Social

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