Senior Lecturer BA(Hons) Creative Advertising, Falmouth University

Award winning creative director, senior lecturer BA(Hons) Creative Advertising, Falmouth University & external examiner MA Advertising, University of the Arts London, LCC.

Darren is a multi disciplined creative with over 20 years experience in the communications industry working across advertising, design, publishing and fashion with leading agencies Leo Burnett, Ogilvy, BBH, Saatchi & Saatchi, McCann, St Lukes, Pentagram, Turner Duckworth and Wolf Olins.

His work transcends all media, creating campaigns for KIA, Becks, Sony, E&J Gallo Winery, SAAB, Vodafone and The Body Shop, brand development and packaging for Coca Cola, Waitrose, M&S and Pukka Tea, illustrations for many of the magazines in the UK, designed collections for London Fashion Week and has helped turn brands such as The Eden Project and The National Trust into leading destinations.

Darren has been within academia for nearly 10 years, working alongside leading agencies around the world to help nurture the thinkers & leaders of tomorrow’s creative industries, develop new education structures and create networks that help deliver talent the industry requires. Notable  collaborations this year alone include Ogilvy, BBH, Fold7, CHI & Partners, RAPP, Collective London & KRFL.

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Research Outputs

Publications and research outputs

Report or Working Paper

Whittington, Darren (2015) SYNOPTIC DEVELOPMENT OF LEARNING & TEACHING ACTIVITY. Discussion Paper. UNSPECIFIED.
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Whittington, Darren (2015) CREATING AN INCLUSIVE LEARNING & TEACHING EXPERIENCE. Discussion Paper. UNSPECIFIED.
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Whittington, Darren (2014) ENHANCING STUDENT REFLECTIVE OBSERVATION WITHIN INDUSTRY LED ASSESSMENT & FEEDBACK. Discussion Paper. UNSPECIFIED.
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Teaching

Areas of teaching

  • Advertising

Courses taught

  • BA(Hons) Creative Advertising