Creative Lives — Lewis O’Brien, Assistant Producer at 18 Feet & Rising

Posted 17 March 2017 Interview by Indi Davies

The road to a fulfilling creative career can be one of unexpected twists and turns. For former music student Lewis O’Brien, his journey took a change of direction in 2016, when he quit his job in fashion retail to pursue work in advertising. Persuaded by an ex-colleague, he took a chance on a placement at agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty before landing the job of assistant producer at London-based advertising agency 18 Feet & Rising. The move has already seen him work on projects for the likes of House of Fraser and Virgin Media, in an environment where every day poses new challenges.

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