DAVID GASSMAN • CREATIVE DIRECTOR

WORK

BBDO/NY, Crispin, Porter + Bogusky, Yahoo!, Goodness Mfg., Leo Burnett, Cole & Weber, Zambezi, Team One, RPA, DDB/Chicago, Innocean, FCB, McGarryBowen, Team Detroit, Sponge/Chicago, Futuristic Films, Brandtailers, Marconi, DBE/LA, Springboard/Chicago, Kastner, and more…
Freelance Creative Director
2011-present

FCB/Chicago
Vice President, Creative Director
2007-2011

TBWA/Chiat/Day/LA
Freelance Creative
2006-2007

Deutsch/LA
Senior Art Director
2005-2006

Secret Weapon Marketing/Santa Monica
Senior Art Director
2000-2005

Houston Effler/Los Angeles
Senior Art Director
1997-2000

McCabe & Company/New York
Art Director
1995-1997

SCHOOL

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
MS, Communication Strategy & Management
Core Studies: Network Science, Competition Strategy & Game Theory, Media Studies, Rhetoric,
Organizational Behavior, Change Management, Innovation Management, Globalization, and Leadership.
Practicum Coursework: Crisis Management, Capital Projects, Research Methods, and Ethics.
International Media Immersion: Paris, Spring ’10 (Yes… Paris in the springtime).

Parsons School of Design, New York
BFA, Communication Design

School of Visual Arts, New York
Graduate Advertising Program

University of Chicago, Chicago
Finance Program

COMPUTER SKILLS

WordPress, HTML/CSS, Dreamweaver, Adobe CC, Office, Keynote

RECOGNITION

One Show; Cannes; Communication Arts; New York Festivals; Radio Mercury Awards; National Addys;
Chicago Film Festival; Effie; Belding Awards; Adweek Best Spots; Creativity; Archive

Judge: The Chicago Show; Seattle Addys