PROFILE

 

HANDS-ON STRATEGIC PROBLEM SOLVER AND CREATIVE / DESIGN LEAD WITH 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE SHAPING, BUILDING, ADVERTISING AND EVOLVING BRANDS.

I’m a versatile creative with a passion for human behaviour, imagination and bringing big ideas to life. I have extensive experience leading creative processes and teams for global brands, agencies and startups alike.

A natural communicator with a big smile, I'm fascinated by people and relationships, committed, constantly curious and genuinely excited by the shape of things to come.

Focused on delivering creative solutions across ecosystems - my aim is to produce work with a unique voice and mass appeal by effectively bringing technology and culture together.

 
 

Strengths:
Strategy driven
Design vocation
Creative / Art direction
Advertising (ATL, BTL, Digital)
Visualization
Brand development
Digital / Social platforms
Toolkits
Pitches

Expertise:
Luxury
Technology
Entertainment
Food & Drink
FMCGs
Startups
Age-Restricted

 

PEER LOVE

 
Dario is that most rare of talents: Piercingly logical, exuberantly imaginative, enviably artistic, disruptively innovative and to make matters worse, maddeningly charming
— Mark Oldrige, Strategic Planning Director - Ogilvy Action
In a team of twenty, Dario was our Berocca, the effervescent, energetic boost that we called upon every day
— Steve Aviss, Global Account Director - Geometry Global
Dario is a planners delight: highly creative... gets the big picture strategically, runs with it, develops and improves it and translates it into granular activity - multiple touchpoints
— Dom England, VFM Strategy Director - Geometry Global
Dario is a true wonder, a little diamond in a world that is so often average. He has a passion for his craft that is infectious
 to his team
— Jeremy Roots, Global Creative Director - Dunhill
A real “Entrepreneur” mindset. Focused on understanding consumer needs and satisfying client expectations. Perceived as a true Leader by the team and clients
— Julie Petard, Business Director - Coley Porter Bell
Dario is a lovely guy, one full of energy. You can throw almost anything at him and he’ll catch it and run. He’s a great guy to have as part of any team
— Damian Hickey, Transformation Lead - Diageo