BMF Adds Four New Creative Hires

BMF Adds Four New Creative Hires

BMF is building on its  creative department with the appointment of Josie Fox and Harry Stanford, joining as a senior creative team, alongside Erica Mallett and Angel McMullan, as the newest junior creative team.

For more than 10 years Josie Fox and Harry Stanford have worked at some of the best agencies across Australia and in London. Fox is an art director from Perth via Melbourne, and Stanford, a copywriter from the UK. Working at Special Group for the past five years, the creative pair has a portfolio of world-famous work which spans clients such as: Uber Eats Australia and Taiwan, CUB, amaysim, Yalumba and numerous award wins at D&AD, Spikes, One Show and AWARD. Some of the duo’s most notable work includes their Uber Eats campaigns – Australian Open “No Repeats” and even more recently “Tonight I’ll be Eating” with Simon Cowell and the Wiggles. Stanford and Fox have also tutored AWARD School multiple times and won AWARD School Tutors of the Year.

L-R in photo: Josie Fox, Erica Mallett, Angel McMullan & Harry Stanford

Erica Mallett and Angel McMullan join BMF as a new junior creative pairing. Erica Mallett, a proud wearer of many hats, is a musician, content creator, podcaster and most recently, breakfast radio host on Triple J. Over the course of her career, she has interviewed Billie Eilish, performed during the headline set at Splendour in the Grass and released her own podcast ‘Wait, You What?’. Angel McMullan, a proud wearer of one hat, cut her teeth in publishing as a book designer and picture book illustrator. After topping AWARD School she decided have a go at advertising and moved to Special Group Australia as an art director. Here she worked across brands such as Uber Eats, Harris Farm, Bonds and amaysim.

Alex Derwin, chief creative officer at BMF, said: “We prize our open and collaborative culture above everything, so to be able to grow the agency with four not just talented, but lovely, humans is an absolute pleasure. Josie, Harry, Angel and Erica are top-drawer creative thinkers who offer an even more diverse skillset to our creative department.”

Harry Stanford and Josie Fox said in a statment: “BMF has such a wide range of exciting and iconic clients and is full of lovely people. Who wouldn’t want to get stuck into some juicy new briefs and make some work that both we and Australia love?”

Erica Mallett and Angel McMullan added: “We can’t wait to get our grubby little fingers all up in BMF’s pies. We’re looking forward to using our experience to bring to life some big, meaningful ideas – and to learn from the incredibly clever team at BMF.”

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