John Cranney

Belfast, United Kingdom

John is an effective and creatively passionate Account Handler within the Advertising Industry.

Born and bred in Belfast, Northern Ireland John's passion in brand culture, marketing and creativity led him to pursue a career in advertising which all began when he studied Marketing at University. After graduating, he decided to explore the advertising industry in more detail and travelled to Edinburgh to study a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing and Art Direction.

With creative fire in his belly, he jumped ship and move across the pond to Toronto where he began working for local agency Grip Limited and from there has been learning and gaining the experience needed to become a truly affective Account Handler within the industry. From there he settled in Manchester working for one of the world’s leading agencies before moving back to his native homeland in 2014.

With an in-depth background in Marketing Strategy and a burgeoning interest and understanding of the creative process, John's ability to digest a brief and create effective marketing solutions make him a formidable Account Handler.

John's Client list includes some of the world's leading brands comprising of: The National Trust, BT, Budweiser, Bud Light, PZ Cussons, Manchester United, RBS, Brother and Musgrave Retail.

  • Work
    • Walker Communications Ltd
  • Education
    • University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Belfast
    • Edinburgh Napier University