Samsung, Jeep, Sony, Chrysler, Jim Beam and Sprint are just some of the iconic brands David has worked on over his 20-year career in digital and traditional advertising. His work has been recognized in the London International Advertising Awards, Cannes, Effies, Communication Arts, Clios, Caddies, and the prestigious Kelly Awards. He believes in solving business problems through ideas grounded in merging strategy and data with human insights. The results? Big, audacious ideas that work seamlessly across all channels. His digital out of home campaign for the Samsung Galaxy S3 was part of the largest launch ever in Samsung history, garnering an Effie award as well as mentions in Mashable, Wired, NYT, and Contagious.
David’s career spans Creative Director positions at DDB Chicago, Epsilon, Razorfish and Bagby & Company; along with various posts at Goodby, Digitas, BBDO Detroit, Hal Riney Chicago, Leo Burnett, Team Detroit, Havas and FCB.
3/14-1/19 Epsilon Chicago (VP/Executive Creative Director) Content Group
11/12-3/14 Digitas Chicago (ACD) Sprint / (CD) TransUnion
8/11-11/12 Razorfish (CD) Samsung
2/10-8/11 Freelance (CD) Blackberry, Kraft, Chevy, Herman Miller Healthcare, DePaul, Jim Beam
3/07-2/10 DDB Chicago (CD) State Farm, Sea World, H&R Block
2/05-11/06 Bagby & Company (CD) Sony, International Truck and Engine
3/98-12/04 BBDO Detroit (ACD) Jeep, Chrysler, Coleman
3/95-2/98 Hal Riney (ACD) Nuveen Investments, Kinko’s, John Deere, Bally Total Fitness, Midway Games
2/92-3/95 Leo Burnett (Sr. Writer) Reebok, Maytag, Field Museum, Miller Lite
8/91-2/92 FCB (Writer) Citibank, Raid, Kleenex
University of Texas – BS in Communication, Advertising
London International Advertising Awards, Cannes, Bronze Effie, Communication Arts, Clios, Gold and Silver Caddies, and the prestigious Kelly Awards.