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Hello. I'm Garrett.

I’m a creative director who uses strategy, art and words to solve business problems. I've led global projects and teams at some of the best agencies in the country. Currently I'm doing the same for one of the most complex brands in history.

I've made a lot of stuff I'm really proud of with a lot of people I love and respect. My work has been internationally recognized at every major award show — including the Emmys, the Effies and Cannes.

I've launched new products, services and brands in every medium. I've used innovation to breathe new life into tired, old ones. And I've consistently helped make brands unignorable to the audiences who matter most.

My goals are simple. Work for smart brands with a purpose and the bravery to stand up for what they believe. And surround myself with good people who care enough to fight for ideas that make a difference.

Here's a few times I’ve helped make that difference: Shifting Truth's long-term mission from combating smoking to ending the opioid epidemic. Branding The City of Los Angeles as the creative capital of the world. Helping Activision launch a new gaming franchise that made history and broke the internet. Catapulting Target into their most profitable holiday season ever recorded. Giving a voice to an unheard community with the power of Duracell.

If you want to see what else I'm up to, the important stuff is here. If you want to talk, email me. 

Experience

FACEBOOK | CREATIVE DIRECTOR
San Francisco, 2018 - Present

72ANDSUNNY | CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Los Angeles, 2014 - 2018

SAATCHI & SAATCHI | CREATIVE DIRECTOR
NYC, 2012 - 2014

R/GA | ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
NYC, 2010 - 2012

HIGH WIDE & HANDSOME | SR. ART DIRECTOR
Los Angeles, 2008 - 2010

IGNITED | ART DIRECTOR
Los Angeles, 2006 - 2008

FRANK | ART DIRECTOR
Los Angeles, 2004 - 2006

RED TETTEMER | JR. ART DIRECTOR
Philadelphia, 2002 - 2004

Awards

TRUTH | DETOX BOX | 2019
EMMYS | Outstanding Special Class | Short Format | Winner
SXSW INNOVATION AWARDS | Visual Media Experience | Finalist
ANDYS | Idea | Gold 
CANNES | Health & Wellness | Shortlisted
AICP | Experiential | Finalist
AICP | Innovation | Finalist
ART DIRECTOR'S CLUB | Spatial Design | Health / Medical Centers | Silver
WEBBY AWARDS | Documentary | Nominee
WEBBY AWARDS | Advertising, Media & PR: Health, Wellness, Pharmaceutical | Nominee
WEBBY AWARDS | Advertising, Media & PR: Best Cause Related Campaign | Honoree
ADWEEK EXPERIENTIAL AWARDS | Best Cause-Related Experiential Activation | Finalist
ADWEEK EXPERIENTIAL AWARDS | Best Use of Video in an Experiential Activation | Finalist
CAMPAIGN US | "Power of Purpose" | Winner

TRUTH | BETTER BUTTS | 2019
SHORTY AWARDS | Gold in Medium Length Video
VIMEO | Staff Pick

TRUTH | TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE DICK | 2018
CLIO MUSIC AWARDS | Short List Winner
SHORTY AWARDS | Winner in Snapchat Discover Story
SHORTY AWARDS | Shorty Awards | Winner in Snapchat
SHORTY AWARDS | Shorty Awards | Finalist in Humor + Public Health
CHANGE.COM | Actual petition to remove ad from TV 

LA ORIGINAL | 2018
ANDY AWARDS | Craft | Gold
WEBBY AWARDS | Integrated Campaign | Honoree
ART DIRECTOR'S CLUB | Branding | Silver
ONE SHOW | Cross-Platform (Art Direction) | Gold
ONE SHOW | Branding (Logo) | Merit
CANNES | Industry Craft (Brand and Communication Design) | Shortlist
CANNES | Film (Travel) | Shortlist
AICP SHOW | Design | Winner
THINK LA AWARDS | Best Visual Campaign | Winner
THINK LA AWARDS | Campaign of the Year | Finalist
CAMPAIGN I&C AWARDS | Top 20 Honors | Winner
PRINT AWARDS | Best of Region: Far West | Winner
CLIOS | Use of Music (Licensed) | Silver
EPICA AWARDS | Grand Prix Winner
EPICA AWARDS | Design | Gold

TRUTH | 2017
EFFIES | Sustained Success - Services | Winner

TARGET | HOLIDAY ODYSSEY | 2016-17
EFFIES | Retail | Gold
ADWEEK ARC AWARDS | Winner
FWA | Site of the Month
FWA | Site of the Day
AWWWARDS | Site of the Month
AWWWARDS | Site of the Day

ACTIVISION | DESTINY PLANET VIEW | 2015
WEBBY AWARDS | Best Use of Mobile Media | Honoree
WEBBY AWARDS | Best Use of Animation | Nominee
WEBBY AWARDS | Best Use of Motion Graphics | Nominee
WEBBY AWARDS | Best Navigation | Honoree
WEBBY AWARDS | Games Related | Honoree
AICP | Visual Effects | Winner
FWA | Site of the Month
FWA | Site of the Day
FWA | Mobile Site of the Day
AWWWARDS | Site of the Month
AWWWARDS | Site of the Day

DURACELL | TRUST YOUR POWER | 2014
CANNES | PR, Celebrity Endorsement | Gold
AICP | Sound Design | Winner
AICE | Color Grade | Winner
ANA AWARDS | Winner

GOOGLE | GOOGLE WALLET | 2012
CANNES | Mobile | Shortlist
ANDY AWARDS | Reset | Silver
LONDON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS | Retail | Finalist
WEBBY AWARDS | Experimental & Innovation | Winner
WEBBY AWARDS | Handheld Devices | Honoree
WEBBY AWARDS | Online Commercials | Honoree
AICP | Mobile | Winner
THE ONE SHOW | Brand Transformation | Interactive Merit
THE ONE SHOW | Mobile App | Interactive Merit 
THE ONE SHOW | Mobile App | Entertainment Merit
CLIOS | Mobile Apps | Shortlist
CLIOS | Tomorrow Awards | Shortlist
OBIES | Transit | Finalist 
COMMUNICATION ARTS | Mobile

TRION WORLDS | RIFT, GAME LAUNCH | 2012
EFFIES |Entertainment & Sports | Bronze

NC SOFT | AION, WORLD DIVIDED | 2009
MI6 AWARDS |Best Print Ad
MI6 AWARDS |Best Print Campaign 

US ARMY | ARMY EXPERIENCE CENTER | 2008/09
EFFIES | Government, Institutional & Recruitment | Gold 
EFFIES | Brand Experiential - Virtual/360 | Silver
THE ONE SHOW | Experiential & Immersive Space | Gold
LONDON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS | Non-traditional | Winner