Icon Agency appoints Ken Parris III & Gareth Fitzpatrick as Sydney senior creatives

This article was originally published in B&T.

Creatives Kenneth E. Parris III and Gareth Fitzpatrick have joined leading integrated communications firm, Icon Agency, to head a new Sydney creative offering.

Parris has over 15 years of experience in brand building, visual design and fine art where he has exhibited work in galleries across the United States. Parris’s background includes stints as CD at DDB New York on Hasbro and Topps Candy, along with creative campaigns for Subaru, Qantas, Visa, ANZ – pretty much everything from luxury brands to rock bands.

Gareth Fitzpatrick and Ken Parris III

Gareth Fitzpatrick & Ken Parris III

Gareth Fitzpatrick brings with him a wealth of experience across creative agencies and in-house teams in London, Melbourne and Sydney, including Pepsi, AMEX, Tennis Australia, and Commbank. This experience in both agency and client side equips him with a great understanding of brand strategy and a commitment to well-crafted results-driven creativity.

Parris and Fitzpatrick’s arrival at Icon continues the agency’s commitment to interdisciplinary problem-solving, creativity and effectiveness.

Executive creative director Michael Knox said: “Bringing Ken and Gareth into the team in Sydney continues the exciting period of growth and change we’re experiencing. It’s great to have them both here and I’m looking forward to working with them and seeing what they’ll bring to our culture and work”.

Continue reading.