Freelance Digital Creative Director, with over 18 years of experience across all aspects of social media, content creation, video, website design & build, digital & content marketing and PR communications.

Specialising in Motorsport, Sport & Leisure, Lifestyle, Consumer and B2B sectors, delivering social media strategies & campaigns (organic & paid for), all forms of content creation, community management, video filming & editing, website design & build, event coverage, PR and Influencer engagement.


Social Media & Content Creation


Developing social media strategies and campaigns.  Client experience across paid for advertising, event promotion and live coverage, Influencer engagement, channel audits, monitoring, Community Management and Monthly reporting & Crisis Monitoring, response and reporting.

Complete content creation from still image development, filmed & animated content, short & long form social video, cinemagraphs, animated GIFs across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

 Logo design, Infographics & Print production (brochures, posters and flyers). Content produced in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro & Adobe Illustrator.

Content Examples:

Filmed Social Media Promos & Trailers

Edited Promos, short form & social content

Sign up Campaigns


Filmed short form video promos

Animated Social Content

Image animation

Animated GIFs


Social Channel Community Management examples.

Click to launch


Video filming, editing & direction


DSLR Filming and editing (Adobe Premiere Pro) of social media and YouTube based video content, including showreels, campaigns, events, promos. Concepts, recces, storyboards, filming , editing, encoding and optimisation.


Event Coverage / Promo

Brand Promotion (Direction)

Trailers (Editing)

Jota Advanced Engineering


Eastbourne Eagles TeamBuilder

Promotional videos

Spirit of Soho

Video Promo

Thurrock Hammers Campaign


Red Driving School (concept, script & Direction)


Eastbourne Eagles - Ultimate Eagle



Website design & build


The design and build of fully responsive websites across all desktop, laptops, tablets and mobiles.  

Built on a development server for initial sign off and testing, with CMS set up, full content creation, SEO optimisation and Google Analytics integration.  Set up of hosting or able to use existing hosting providers.

On-going Monthly site Management and content creation, or help guide & support if self managing.

All sites are built in WordPress and are https secure.


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Wordpress website design
Wordpress Website Production
Website Production

To view a range of Case Studies, please click on the link below.

Get in touch

Ian Smalley – Freelance Digital Creative Director

Please get in touch with any social media, video or website based requirements. 

From a social media perspective, this can include channel strategies or social audits, through to daily community management complete with all aspects of content creation.

For all projects, I can work alone or am happy to work with any existing teams, providing additional client facing resource if required. I am able to work either remotely or on site using either my own equipment or any existing client technology.

Projects are quoted on a day rate or a negotiated project rate or as a monthly retained fee.

Please complete the form below with any enquiries & I will respond as soon as possible.