Michael Elkeslassy
Creative Director for Brand & Marketing


I'm a Creative & Designer from London, UK with 12 years of experience in Creative Direction. Currently based in Montreal, Canada since 2017.

Specializing in Branding and Marketing campaigns, working from strategy to creative to design to delivery.

I work hands-on as a designer and director, and hire, train, mentor and manage teams of art directors, writers, designers, illustrators, animators and developers.


A creative person from London, UK. Passionate about growing brands, teams and relationships. I care about using my skills to add a positive impact on the world.

My name’s Michael Elkeslassy, I'm a Creative Director specializing in Branding and Marketing Strategies and Campaigns.

With 12 years of Creative Direction and another 11 years of Design and Art Direction experience, I've worked at agencies including: R/GA, B-Reel, IBM, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, Razorfish, Tribal DDB, Mr President, Publicis, Hi_Res!, MPC Creative, Syzygy and Sapient.

Along the way, I've made campaigns for global brands including: Audi, Beats by Dre, Burberry, Chanel, Child Helpline International, Dolce & Gabanna, Google, Greenpeace, Gucci, McLaren, Nike and Skype.

Helping startups and existing brands to define or refresh their look & feel, values, vision, mission, tone of voice, brand books and toolkits.

I work across a wide range of disciplines including design, strategy, direction, copywriting, planning, UX, UI, scripting & storyboarding, animation, photo & video shoots, campaign activation decks, brand governance and new business pitches.



Creative Director

2023 – Present

PeopleLikeUs Montreal

Creative Director

2017 – 2022

Globant / We are Experience

Creative Director

2015 – 2016

Mr President London

FL Senior Creative


MPC Creative London

FL Senior Creative


R/GA London

FL Senior Creative


Get in touch

Have a project in mind?

If you'd like to chat about a project — feel free to email me on michael@elkeslassy.com. Or let's grab a coffee and I can bore you about my music label and my adventures with kombucha and kefir.

I can help to design your new brand, refresh your existing brand, build your creative team, create your next marketing campaign, lead your next pitch, design your website or interactive experience, design a new product or improve an existing part of your product, build a strong design system, or create new guidelines and asset-ready toolkits, among other services.

Currently based in Montreal, Canada — open to opportunities around the world.

Michael Elkeslassy