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The 2018 American Advertising Awards

It’s time to submit work for the 2018 Austin Addy Awards.

And while you’re at it, notify your loved ones that you’ll be home late…again.

An evening you don’t want to miss.

You can’t rush the big idea. It’ll arrive when it’s good and ready. And so in this industry, late nights are part of the gig. Unfortunately, so are missed little league games, cancelled dates and laptops on vacations. But when the idea does finally come, if it’s big enough, you just might win an Addy. Which you’ll celebrate – on yet another night without your family.

Deadline

Midnight, Thursday, December 21

Late fees apply starting Friday, December 22. Additional $25 fee for professionals and $15 for students.

 

Professional Entry Fees

$100 Professional Member
$130 Professional Non-Member

 

Student Entry Fees

$35 Student Member
$45 Student Non-Member

 

Not sure if you’re a member?
Check the list of member companies or contact debra@austinadfed.com for membership status.

2018 Austin Addy Awards
February 20, 2018
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MEET THE PEOPLE THAT’LL STAY LATE TO REVIEW YOUR WORK.

DIGITAL

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Rachel Been, Creative Director, Google

Rachel is a Creative Director on the Material Design team at Google where she builds guidelines for Google and external products with a focus on brand, visual design and art direction. Prior to Google, Rachel was the Creative Director of Billboard.com where she redefined the brand through original photography, art direction and design.

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Ivar Eden, Freelance Creative Director

Ivar is currently a Creative Shopper at Facebook in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Prior to that, he worked for several years as a Creative Director at AKQA in Amsterdam and has freelanced at places including Khanna \ Reidinga \ Faralley \ LeBon and VICE Media.

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Kai Fang, Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy

Kai joined Ogilvy Washington, DC in 2015 to lead a world-class, award-winning creative department and spark a creative renaissance at one of DC’s premiere content and social agencies. He has over two decades of agency experience developing digital and traditional communications for both Fortune 500 companies and leading advocacy groups.

ADVERTISING

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Kash Sree, Executive Creative Director, Gyro

Kash is the Executive Creative Director for Gyro in New York where he has worked with clients including Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation and Hiscox USA. He has previously held roles as Chief Creative Officer at SS+K, Group Creative Director at BBH New York, and Executive Creative Director at JWT and Pereira & O’Dell.

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Carlos Rique, Senior Vice President, Creative, DigitasLBi

Carlos leads all creative work for DigitasLBi San Francisco’s expanding roster of clients. Under his leadership, DigitasLBi created “Take it From a Fish”, a disruptive integrated online and social campaign that won the Grand Prix in Pharma. When he’s not solving a marketing problem, you can find him and his wife making goofy faces with their young daughter.

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Dawn McCarthy, Creative Director, Marketing Consultant, Little c, Big C

Dawn is currently Owner and Creative Director of Little c, Big C Creative Consulting. Throughout her career, Dawn has created award-winning campaigns for brands like Mercedes-Benz, Lee, Miller Lite, Women & Co., Partnership for a Drug-free America, DSW, TBS, and MetLife. She has worked at Fallon Worldwide, Merkley + Partners and Cliff Freeman & Partners.

DESIGN

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Monique Gamache, Design Director, Partner, WAX

Monique is Design Director and Founding Partner at WAX, one of Canada’s most award-winning creative agencies. She builds brands by telling their unique stories through simple, beautifully crafted design. Her work has been recognized at Cannes, ADC, The One Show, Type Directors Club and has earned a coveted Black Pencil at D&AD.

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Kevin Shaw, Founder, Owner, Stranger & Stranger

Kevin founded Stranger & Stranger in 1994 to specialize in alcoholic beverage packaging. They are now one of the leading firms in the field with studios in London, New York and San Francisco. Stranger labels up over a billion bottles and cans every year winning hundreds of awards along the way.

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Ingred Sidie, Principal, Design Ranch

Ingred established her own studio, Design Ranch, in Kansas City, MO after working as a Creative Director at Willoughby Design and Art Director at LPK. Her work encompasses brand identities, print, environmental design, signage systems, motion and websites and has been recognized by the AIGA, the Type Directors Club and the Art Directors Club, among others.

Membership

Not sure you’re a member? Check the list or contact debra@austinadfed.com for membership status.

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