Leigh Chandler is an award-winning Creative Director at ideas-led brand design agency Vault49 in New York, an agency of artists, designers, builders, thinkers and makers, where a passion for craft is woven throughout the creative process. She values powerful ideas that are beautifully crafted and believes that successful work needs to balance the project objectives and strategic underpinning with beautiful executions.
She has extensive experience mentoring artists, illustrators, typographers and brand designers with a focus on ensuring an emotional engagement, which lies at the heart of what Vault49 is. Not only is Leigh a champion of aspiring talent, but she has helped to hone Vault49’s collaborative way of working across disciplines.
Originally from the UK, she is a uniquely multi-disciplined creative director, with a diverse background in retail and branded environments, visual identity, brand worlds, packaging and brand activation, which includes working with her current clients Diageo and Pepsico, among many others.