Marcus is an International award-winning Digital Creative Director, who has just won BEST OF SHOW & 4 GOLDS at the ADDY Awards. He is currently @ Digitas UAE / Publicis Group and brings his 20 years of creative excellence / business solution and digital first thinking to the team in MENA. With experience and training from The Berlin/School of Creative Leadership, Leo Burnett, DDB, TBWA, BBDO to name a few.
Previously Marcus, was the head of Creative at Leo Burnett Qatar and running a department of 15 creative specialist. Before Leo Burnett, he was the Social Media Creative Director at WPP bespoke agency Garage Team Mazda in Los Angeles, CA. Where he leveraged emerging technology, design and entertainment to build a new approach to the way car story telling is done for the global brand.
Marcus has managed teams and built departments to manage global creative initiatives while leading agency partners across innovative and progressive media platforms. For award winning brands such as; Coca-cola, P&G, Netflix, McDonalds, Ubisoft and surrounding industries as technology, automotive, spirits, financial and CPG.
As a leader Marcus believes in the responsibility of giving back, mentoring and influencing the next generation and co-founded The Los Angeles Creative School. Which offers a cross disciplinary creative curriculum for graduates and working professionals, supported by a strong network of established AWARD-WINNING advertising and entertainment industry experts. More info: www.LaCreativeSchool.com
Marcus is not only a creative, he is also a chef and entrepreneur. To his ability to recognize business opportunities and develop innovative solutions based on human behavioral patterns. He has launched a gourmet-seasoning line that is based on color theory, which connects to home cook’s personality, chakras, and or auras, called Cook By Color. More info: www.CookByColor.com
• Expert creative strategist: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat & TikTok
• Built and managed a social & digital team with 15 direct reports using of VR, AR & XR
• Cross managed agency partners to launch global activations
Social Media & Digital Creative Strategist • Creative Leadership • Conceptual Creative Direction /
Art Direction / VR & AR • Experiential • UXD / IA / UI • Progressive Media • Cultural Tech Strategist
Gaming • Entertainment • Tech & Electronics • Automotive • CPG • Spirits • Financial • Fashion • Insurance (Ubisoft, Artari, Netflix, Amazon, FOX TV, Honda, GMC, Coca-Cola, Lenovo Gaming Computers, Procter & Gamble • General Mills • Banking
CLIENTS: Nivea, Renault, Nestle & MasterCard