AGENCIES

 

Freelance (present)

JWT, New York: Rolex, Stouffer’s, Symbicort

McGarry Bowen, New York: Verizon

Havas, New York: New Business

BBDO, New York: Gillette

 

Burns Group

Creative Director (2010-2012)

Helped run businesses as Post Cereals, Yellowtail Wine, Gorton’s Seafood, Chapstick.

Highlights include: reintroducing the Flintstones characters in stop-motion and a new campaign for the Pebbles Cereal brand - making Pebbles Cereal the fastest growing kid’s cereal in America. Getting a brand new campaign off for Yellowtail Wine - keeping it as the 2nd largest imported wine in America. And creating a super successful campaign for Gorton’s - so much so Gorton’s actually ran out of fish.

 

Freelance (2007-2010)

JWT, New York: Johnson & Johnson

Burns Group, New York: Vonage, Post Cereals, Yellowtail Wine

Pitched, won and ran Vonage account. New campaign increased sales inquiries 200%. Helped pitch and win Pebbles Cereal business with fully integrated campaign.

 

Saatchi & Saatchi, New York

Senior Vice President, Group Creative Director (2004-2007)

Senior Art Director (1999-2004)

As GCD, ran Wheaties Cereal, Honey Nut Cheerios, Total Cereal, Totinos Pizza Rolls. As AD, worked on Theraflu, Iams, Eukanuba, Wild Turkey, Beck’s Beer, Paine Webber. Highlights include revitalizing Wheaties to a 30% jump in sales with award winning work. And making Honey Nut Cheerios the top selling cereal with a new campaign.

 

McCann Erickson, New York

Senior Art Director (1998-1999)

Lucent, Ozarka & Poland Spring Water

 

Freelance (1997-1998)

Arnold, Richmond: Virginia Lottery, McDonalds

Roche Macauley: Mercedes,, Western Union

 

Ammirati Puris Lintas, New York

Senior Art Director (1996-1997)

Ragu, Bali, Mentadent

 

GSD&M, Austin

Senior Art Director (1992-1996)

Southwest Airlines, Texas Lottery, Pearle Vision, La Quinta Inns, Lennox

 

Ogilvy & Mather, Houston

Senior Art Director (1989-1992)

Compaq Computers, Shell Oil, Skytel Corp, The Houston Symphony

 

Tracy Locke, Dallas

Art Director (1987-1989)

Frito-Lay, Pepsi, Dallas Morning News

 

EDUCATION

Academy of Art, University of San Francisco.

 

AWARDS

Cannes, Communication Arts, One Club, Art Directors Club, Clio, Andy, National Addy, Graphis Annual,

World’s Funniest Commercials, ESPN/Peter Gammon’s Favorite Commercial

 

CONTACT

website: paulkwong.com, email: paulkwong@mac.com, mobile: 718-755-3870