Australian integrated creative business KOJO has added award-winning director, Mike Wilson, to its national director roster effective immediately.
Wilson’s appointment sees him moving from national creative director at KOJO into the role of exclusive content director where he will work across commercials, brand films and online content for a range of national agencies and brands.
With a distinct creative style and a deep understanding of consumer behaviour and brands, Dale Roberts, CEO, KOJO is delighted to have Wilson’s contributions on KOJO’s national roster.
“Mike’s experience in advertising over the past 20 years has seen him establish himself as a gifted storyteller who has built an impressive and diverse body of work that has been recognised internationally,” he said.
“Ultimately our business is about creating stories and connecting those stories with our clients audience. Mike’s incredible attention to detail, eye for design and ability to deliver compelling stories has seen him develop into a very talented and sort after director.”
Wilson has over 20 years’ experience developing internationally recognised campaigns for Vodafone, Stella Artois, MINI, and Virgin Blue. His work has been recognised at the Cannes Lions, AWARD (Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association), One Show, Adelaide Advertising and Design Club (AADC), NZ Effies Awards and The Communication Agencies Association of New Zealand (CAANZ) Axis Awards.
In 2011, Wilson sat on the New York Festivals Jury, judging the Interactive and Art Direction technique categories and has also judged the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers Awards (SA).
“The opportunity to work with and be supported by some of this country’s best and brightest is one that I am incredibly excited about,” said Wilson.
“KOJO have given me the chance to dedicate my time to bringing ideas to life. The prospect of doing so is one that I relish and will grab with both hands.”
Directing credits for Wilson include commercials for Adelaide Casino, Murdoch University and Mitsubishi as well as Brand films for Madame Hanoi, Racing Victoria and Adelaide Oval.