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Jonathan started his career as a graphic designer working at various design shops in and around the Greater Toronto Area. Seven years later, in 2009, he discovered the world of creative advertising and made the transition to art director. Since then he has worked at leading global agencies such as BBDO and Leo Burnett as well as internationally respected Canadian agencies TAXI and Cossette. Jonathan has helped numerous brands solve business problems through leadership, strategy and creative thinking which has lead to awards from advertising's most recognized shows. He has also been a part of five Canadian Agency of The Year teams. Part of his time outside of work includes travelling and photography.


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PRESENT

Freelance Associate Creative Director / Art Director
( From January 2019 )

FREELANCE CLIENTS INCLUDE

Camp Jefferson
lg2 Toronto
Skin & Bones Film
Rethink Toronto
TAXI

PAST

Associate Creative Director, Cossette
Art Director, TAXI
Art Director, Leo Burnett
Art Director, BBDO
Graphic Designer, Freelance

  

 

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TTC POSTERS

Available for purchase here

Recognition

CANNES LIONS FESTIVAL OF CREATIVITY

Bronze - SickKids Airtime - Breakthrough Radio & Audio
Shortlist - SickKids Airtime - Health: Radio & Audio
Shortlist - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Film: Cinema, TV & Digital

Shortlist - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Craft: Music, Sound Design
Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz Motion Blur - OOH

THE ONE SHOW

Bronze - SickKids Airtime - Radio/Audio
Merit - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Film, Long Form

Merit - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Use of Music
Merit - MOH: Early Detection - Public Service Campaign

LONDON INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARDS

Bronze - SickKids Airtime - Public Service/Social Awareness
Bronze - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Craft: Music/Sound Design
Finalist - SickKids Airtime - Innovative Use of Radio/Audio
Finalist - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Craft: Direction
Finalist - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Use of Licensed Music

CLIO AWARDS

Silver - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Film (Health)
Silver - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Film Technique (Health)

Bronze - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Film

Bronze - SickKids Airtime - Radio (Health)

Bronze - SickKids Airtime -Direct (Health)

Bronze - SickKids Airtime -Medium Innovation (Health)
Shortlist - Yellow Pages NHL Lockout - Print
Shortlist - GE Profile Dishwasher - Campaign
Shortlist - MOH: Early Detection - Campaign

NEW YORK FESTIVALS

Finalist - The Walking Dead - OOH
Finalist - Mercedes-Benz Motion Blur - OOH

KINSALE SHARK AWARDS

Silver - The Walking Dead – Integrated Media Under €100,000

MARKETING AWARDS

Silver - SickKids Airtime - Public Service - Radio Campaign
Silver - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Public Service - Online Film
Silver - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Direction
Silver - The Walking Dead - Experiential/Stunts/Events
Silver - Yellow Pages NHL Lockout - Newspaper Single
Silver - Mercedes-Benz Motion Blur - OOH Non-standard
Bronze - GE Double Oven - Magazine Single
Bronze - GE Profile Dishwasher - Radio Single
Bronze - GE Profile Dishwasher - Radio Campaign

Bronze - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Editing
Craft - The Walking Dead - Props

MEDIA INNOVATION AWARDS

Gold - SickKids Airtime - Best Use of Media
Gold - The Walking Dead - Ambient Large Scale
Shortlist - Earls Steak Redemption - Under $250,000
Shortlist - Earls Steak Redemption - Innovation in Experiential

GOLDEN AWARD OF MONTREUX

Gold - GE Profile Dishwasher - Campaign
Finalist - GE Profile Dishwasher - Humour
Finalist - GE Profile Dishwasher - Home Furnishings

ADVERTISING AND DESIGN CLUB OF CANADA

Gold - The Walking Dead - OOH Enhanced
Gold - GE Profile Ovens - Best Art Direction Campaign
Silver - GE Cow Mermaid - Consumer Magazine Single
Silver - GE Cow Mermaid - Ad Posters Single
Silver - GE Cow Mermaid - Art Direction Single
Silver - MOH: Early Detection - Public Service Campaign
Silver - MOH: Early Detection - Public Service Single
Silver - MOH: Early Detection - Ad Posters Single
Merit - MOH: Early Detection - Ad Posters Campaign
Merit - Yellow Pages NHL Lockout - Newspaper Single
Merit - #ShareTheBathroom - Promo
Merit - #ShareTheBathroom - Ambient Single
Merit - Mercedes-Benz Motion Blur - Ambient Single
Merit - The Book of Fears - Graphic Design (Student)

SHOPPER INNOVATION AWARDS

Silver - SickKids Airtime - Original Idea
Silver - SickKids Airtime - Partnering
Silver - Earls Steak Redemption - Original Idea

ATOMIC AWARDS

Gold - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Online Video
Silver - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Niche Targeting
Bronze - SickKids Airtime - Collaboration
Bronze - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Audio Branding
Silver - The Walking Dead - ROI
Bronze - The Walking Dead - Best Experiential Engagement

EXTRA AWARDS

Silver - Yellow Pages NHL Lockout - Corporate & Financial

PROMO AWARDS

Silver - The Walking Dead - Best Small Budget Campaign
Bronze - The Walking Dead - Best Experiential Campaign
Bronze - Earls Steak Redemption - Best Use of Direct Marketing

EPICA AWARDS

Bronze - SickKids VS: DadStrong - Film

APPLIED ARTS

AACE Advertising Award - Mercedes-Benz Motion Blur
SickKids Airtime
GE Cow Mermaid
GE Profile Ovens
MOH: Early Detection
Mercedes-Benz Motion Blur
GE Profile Dishwasher
First Alert Smoke Alarms - Single (Student)
The Book of Fears - Illustration Series (Student)

STRATEGY CANADIAN AGENCY OF THE YEAR

2018 - Cossette
2017 - Cossette
2016 - Cossette
2014 - Leo Burnett
2011 - BBDO

ADCC CANADIAN AGENCY OF THE YEAR

2018 - Cossette

AGENCY WARS LICENSED AMATEUR BOXING EVENT

2017 - Winner By Knockout -  Light Heavyweight Division
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