Phantom is your imaginary friend. We believe magic happens when ambition, beautiful design and incredible technology join forces. We are an independent digital creative agency with headquarters in London but have expanded by opening a new office in the heart of Auckland.
With our new challenge in Auckland we are looking for a talented, enthusiastic, hard working individual who'll work closely with us to establish and grow our New Zealand presence as the team's Design Director. You'll be working super closely with the General Manager and Technical Lead as the core team in Auckland. You will have an awesome opportunity to help lay the foundations of the agency as a whole and build a creative team from scratch, while leading the agency's output from a creative point of view.
If you want to be a part of Phantom's Auckland chapter we'd love to hear from you so please get in touch.
Good one! I've always liked that idea. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/818debe6db8aa337ad430c8b01fc273c774e25f5918c5d76afc5e6667bdc310b.png
Fantastic work. Also hearing great things about the Drive project in low-income communities. Congrats to all involved!
1989 called... They want their idea back. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmNymPocKro
Absolutely, have to admit this was confusing to me and my team as well.
Oh man, this is TERRIBLE!!!!!! So damn confusing...just have a straightforward rationale and stick with it Lightbox...
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Who’s it for: Forsyth Barr/Summer by FCB New Zealand
Why we like it: New Zealanders are notorious for taking serious decisions lightly and this tongue-in-cheek ad by FCB for Forsyth Barr’s Summer KiwiSaver scheme gets that tone just right. A human-sized sheep in trendy clothing talking about his negligence towards his financial responsibilities is enough to get a chuckle out of anyone. The thinly veiled analogy to ‘not be a sheep(le)’ and take responsibility is not preachy but light-hearted.
Who’s it for: ANZ by TBWA
Why we like it: We all know it’s rare to see a heart-to-heart between two men on television so it’s nice to see just that in ANZ’s new KiwiSaver ad by TBWA. The way KiwiSaver is brought up in the ads is pretty clunkily approached but adding other topics such as dating, household chores and life makes the ad an endearing watch.
Who’s it for : Spark by Colenso BBDO
Why we like it: Matariki season is bringing with it a lot of joy and pride nationwide this year. Spark’s unique video embraces what is important about our very own New Year – family, traditions and knowledge. More an educational resource than ad, the care taken to make the imagery and sentiment culturally appropriate is evident in the decision to include all nine Matariki stars. The animation artfully articulates the stories behind the constellation while the te reo Māori script is as much soothing as it is exciting to see the language celebrated.
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