Blair Kimber

Judge 2021
Keep Left, Executive Creative Director

Blair started his career as a product designer before moving into graphic design and branding. Originally from Melbourne, after spending a couple of years hawking his wares in London he returned to Australia where he started his ad career as an Art Director at JWT in Sydney. Blair prides himself on craft and being collaborative with a firm belief that you need a bunch of talented people to really make an idea sing. Now back in Melbourne enjoying all the city has to offer, Blair is currently the ECD at Keep Left Melbourne.

Blair has been ranked in the top 50 Art Directors in the world in 2015 and 2016. His passion for creating great work has led to being recognised at major advertising award shows for both creativity and effectiveness. Highlights include Cannes Lions, D&AD Pencils and Clios as well as an Integrated Grand Prix at Spikes and Creative Effectiveness Grande Lotus at Adfest.