Resh Sidhu is a multi-award-winning Executive Creative Director.
Resh is a one of a kind creative leader, she exudes creative excellence.
A masterful storyteller with superb strategic & design sense, she leads with thought and innovation.
Resh is a masterful storyteller with superb strategic and design sense. She leads with thought and innovation to architect, design, and deliver iconic experiences. She works across a variety of global clients including Nike, Volvo, L’Oréal, and Coca-Cola. She is inspired by what’s next and has a vision for how to get there, with a proven track record to motivate and drive her teams to deliver groundbreaking work and create the future with her clients.
Resh joined Barbarian from the award-winning digital agency AKQA. Prior to that, she served at Oscar-winning visual effects studio Framestore where, as Creative Director of the VR studio, she led a multi-disciplinary team across a wide client base. Resh’s groundbreaking work on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them VR experience for Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling received critical acclaim and industry recognition.
Resh’s role extends well beyond the scope of creative leadership, she talks extensively all over the world on designing compelling experiences. She is a motivational speaker and leader, drawing from over 18+ years of experience in digital mediums, virtual reality, augmented reality, creative design, advertising and marketing.
Resh spoke recently at TEDx on Navigating the realms of Virtual reality. Resh is a frequent contributing author to publications such as Advertising Age, Campaign USA, The Drum, Marie Claire, and DigiDay. She has been invited to serve on juries for Cannes Lions, The One Show and The Webbys to name but a few.
Resh was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from University of Arts London, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of digital, film, animation and advertising. She was named Top 50 creative leader by Creative Review and voted as one of the World’s Most Creative Women in The Drum earning her the title Queen of VR.
Resh lives in New York with her husband and two sons.