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Damon Collins (born 3 June 1966) is an advertising creative and creative director. He is the son advertising enfent terrible, of Ron Collins (1939-2011) the co-founder of UK advertising agency WCRS.
Damon Collins studied art and design at Ealing College of Higher Education, then studied copywriting at Hounslow Borough College.
He got his first job was at the UK office of advertising agency Foote Cone and Belding by famously setting up a tent outside the office in a bid to get noticed. Here he created award winning campaigns for London Transport.
He left when Dave Trott, the founder and creative director was ousted by his partners to join startup Leagas Shafron Davis Chick as Deputy Creative Director.
He is on the board of the British Arrows awards (formally the British Television Advertising Awards BTAA)
He has won awards in most of the main awards competitions: D&AD, Cannes Lions, The One Show, Clios, New York Art Directors Club, The New York Festivals, Kinsale Sharks, Eurobest, Andys, Epica, Creative Circle Promax, Campaign Poster Awards, Campaign Press Awards, BTAA Arrows, LIAs
He was included in US magazine Adage’s list of 50 world's most influential and inspiring creative personalities.
He is credited as the only person in advertising ever to win two BAFTAs. These were for the BBC title sequences for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
He is married to Gabriela Da Rocha, who runs her own interior design business White Linen. They have two children, Felix and Gigi.
He is a 2nd dan black belt in Kyokushinkai karate.