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The Challenge 

Brainovate is a highly successful leader development business based in Bucharest with clients all over Europe. They deliver specialised leadership programs to multinationals including Samsung, British American Tobacco and IBM.  The business had reached a critical mass and it was decided they needed to expand and employ more consultants. To achieve their full potential Brainovate required a complete overhaul of their brand, website and marketing collateral. The challenge was to make them stand out in a highly competitive market by establishing a distinct value proposition for their business and to bring that to life with a new brand identity.

Our Approach

We worked closely with the Brainovate team to develop their new value proposition “Revealing the leader within”.  This highlights the benefit of how their programs focus on how individuals can develop their full inner leadership potential. Once this was established we developed the new brand identity with a circular icon designed to reflect the nature of the training, which always has the client at the heart of everything. The final piece of the new brand jigsaw was to create a new, dynamic website and promotional video that highlighted all the benefits of working with Brainovate.



"Young Creative were a joy to work with even if they were a thousand miles from Bucharest. From start to finish their collaborative and creative approach to brand building and execution made us feel 100% part of the process. They have a genuine desire to understand what your business is and they communicate at every stage of the creative process. They work through challenges and ultimately deliver a fantastic product that is on brief, to budget and on time . We are already feeling the immediate benefits of the re-brand with positive responses from new and existing clients. Most importantly we now stand out from our competitors and have a sharp focus on how to market Brainovate."


Oliver Perkins

Managing Director, Brainovate. 


Accountant Online


The Challenge

Young Creative were tasked with creating video content and a social media advertising to promote Accountant Online’s services. Our brief was to distinguish the business from other traditional accountants by highlighting how easy it is for clients to  interact with Accountant Online by creating a feeling of trust and  approachability while maintaining professionalism at all times.

Our Approach

The first step in our process was to understand Accountant Online's business and most importantly what makes them different. After agreeing a brief we came back with a creative presentation that distilled the marketing objective into a single mined message of “The Virtual Accountant With Very Real Benefits”. With this SMP in place we created a playful visual treatment for the video using hand gestures that reflect how clients interact with the business. By working closely with the client we developed a script for the video that had a conversational tone of voice that succinctly highlighted the benefits of working with Accountant Online. 

“Young Creative more than over delivered when answering our brief because their service goes way beyond creating well made marketing videos. I was impressed with how they understood our business and came up with a creative way for us to position our marketing and then executed that idea with a very effective video. They made us part of the process through out and they were easy to work with”

Larissa Feeney ACA

Managing Director, Accountant Online.

"His brave and inventive  ideas achieve business  objectives"

"Highly creative and  strategic thinker"

"a delight to work with"

Jessie Carter

Foxtel Digital Manager (Australia)

"Darren is a highly innovative and collaborative Creative leader, having worked with him on many campaigns over a two-year period. He always approached the creative in a unique and engaging way, ensuring we effectively spoke to our target audience. He is highly strategic and able to think outside the box and push boundaries. He is motivated and passionate about his work and was always such a delight to work with."


Joel Noble

Executive Head of Creative SBS (Australia)

"Darren is a highly creative and strategic 

thinker and understands the intrinsic importance of 

ideas. He is passionate, good humoured and has the skills needed to see ideas through to execution”


Charlie Mawer.

Exec Creative Director. Red Bee.

(Previously BBC Broadcast)

"Darren Young is one of the best all round creatives I had the pleasure of managing. Great with the most senior of clients, and capable of tackling a wide array of creative challenges. On top of that he was an imaginative and talented director with a wide body of work from low budget to glossy ident shoots. And on top of all that, he's a really nice guy too."


Jo McAlister

Head of Group Marketing-SBS (Australia)

"Darren is an exceptional Creative with highly innovative 360 campaign ideas, a true brand champion and is highly skilled at juggling multiple stakeholders with multiple demands. I had the pleasure of working with Darren at SBS Australia, where we produced numerous significant award-winning off-channel advertising campaigns and hundreds of on-channel campaigns. Darren is a leader amongst his creative team and takes the time to mentor and encourage his team to take ideas to the next level. I love his boldness, ability to sell in his ideas and never disappoint with his level of skilled execution. Darren is a huge asset to any organisation. His brave and inventive ideas achieve business objectives."



The School of Education,

The National College of Art and Design (NCAD)


The Challenge

This was a fast turnaround project as we only had two days notice in advance of the live event. Our brief was to create a film that captured the essence of The Change Lab event and Exhibition hosted in the NCAD gallery in Dublin, while communicating to a wider audience the creative challenge the Professional Master of Education (PME) student teachers faced. 

Our Approach

As this was a live event it was essential that we captured the key moments as they happened but in a low key manner to ensure we did not interfere with the event itself. We then created a script that encapsulated the key messages of the event and the challenges the students faced. Finally we created a visual style for the film that reflected the overall style of the exhibition.

“Young Creative created a film for the event and exhibition that went way beyond our expectations. They answered our complex brief that required capturing the collaborative nature of the project, the art works the student teachers created in a short space of time and the pedagogical approach to the artwork. Everything from the initial meeting, listening to our specific requirements and the communication between Young Creative and us was seamless. We are delighted with the final result and feel it clearly and creatively communicates our message to a wider audience”

Fiona King

Lecturer in Art & Design Education

Coordinator of Professional Master in Education NCAD 

Darren Young Creative Director

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