Twitter Facebook Vimeo

Alex Dunning, Art Director, Weapon7

05:23 min watch
Recorded 12 February 2014
@ Weapon7
   •       •    Watch later
Want to be interviewed?

Illustrating from an early age, Alex Dunning studied art and after advice from his sister moved across to advertising. Completing the creative advertising course at New Bucks University Alex went onto partner with his copywriting cousin Pete Giblin (his interview coming soon).

"Let your work speak for itself."

Together as a creative partnership they have produced some outstanding work during their time at Weapon7 including a Facebook app for Penguin Books, a Mercedes-Benz viral called ‘The Catch’ and the Citygolf app to celebrate Mercedes-Benz’s sponsorship of the British Open 2012.

We spoke to Alex about how his career kicked off, his ideas on how students and grads should approach agencies and different ways to land a placement. 

Please log in or sign up before participating in the conversation.

More interviews

  1. Triple Trouble, Creative Ad Team

    We catch up with Danish advertising maestros Triple Trouble about their bold and creative advertising.

  2. Charlie Farrer, Client Solutions Manager, Somo

    We met up with Charlie Farrer at Somo to talk about his journey into the mobile marketing industry and what it means to work at Somo.

  3. Abadir Hashi, Architecture Graduate, Ravensbourne

    Abadir talks about studying Architecture at Ravensbourne and his experiences as a freelance graphic designer.

  4. Daniel Bottiglieri, Head of Marketing, Brainlabs

    Daniel Bottiglieri had a somewhat unconventional path into the creative industries, from Leicester, Oxford to Brainlabs.

  5. Danielle Griffiths, Freelance Stylist & Author

    Danielle Griffiths, has over 15 years Fashion industry experience, having graduated from Westminster University with a BA in Fashion in 2001. We dig a little deeper to understand how Danielle started out.

  6. Nicolas Schwabach, Copywriter & Translator

    Nicolas Schwabach, is London born with over 25 years agency experience in England, Saudi Arabia and Germany working on international brands as well as for small businesses.