VANDAL, has appointed Chris Scott as Creative Director. The hire further bolsters VANDAL’s offering in integrated creative projects, production, post-production, digital placemaking, experiential, new media and special projects.

An award-winning creative leader with over 15 years of experience in Australia, Netherlands and the UK, Scott's body of work spans a wide variety of creative disciplines and recognised at every major international festival of creativity.

Scott recently aided VANDAL to lead the Australian pack at the shortlist stage of this year’s global AEAF Awards with a whopping 11 finalist nominations.

Says VANDAL Managing Director, Brenden Johnson: ”We're thrilled with Chris's appointment. To have his experience and sharp creative thinking is a massive asset to our offering and the perfect complement to our talented team.”

The appointment comes after a period of significant creative output and increased demand in VANDAL’s services for creative, direction, visual effects, animation, placemaking, digital art and generative artificial intelligence art projects. 

About his appointment Scott says: “I’ve admired VANDAL from afar for a long time. After spending a few months here already, I can say it definitely lives up to the hype. It’s a crew of great people from all kinds of creative backgrounds, crafting boundary-pushing work. As a creative person who thrives on variety, it's the perfect place to call home.”

Johnson continues: "Not only does Chris have an impressive track record, but he's also one of the nicest in the business. We look forward to his fresh approach and leadership in the next evolution of the studio.” 

Scott steps into a key creative leadership role and will continue to work closely with Executive Director, Creative Strategy, Emile Rademeyer;  Post-Production Executive Director, Anna Greensmith; Experiential Executive Producer, Tracey Taylor and Design Director, Robert “Robo” Dinnerville.