STEPH CAJUCOM | creative director

EXPERIENCE

McCann Worldgroup Creative Director | January 2020 - Present |
Clients: Microsoft, TJX brands

Freelance ACD/Writer | June 2019 - January 2020 |
JOAN Creative
Clients: Facebook and Brahmin

Giant Spoon 
Clients: Creative lead on YETI and Johnnie Walker 

Mother New York Creative | May 2018 - June 2019 |
Clients: Target, Stella Artois, Virgin Voyages, Wrangler

Publicis ACD | September 2017 - May 2018 |
Client: Citi

Ogilvy Senior Copywriter | June 2014 - September 2017 |
Client: IBM

Brand and business unit work across all IBM brands

Freelance Copywriter
Atmosphere Proximity BBDO | March 2014 - June 2014 |
Client: Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing

For website re-launch, created over 190 POIs, each with 5 separate states of copy for different portions of the site

Precious7.com | Sept 2013 – 2018 |
Brands: Eddera, Bonaive, Jill Haber, Aganovich, Lois London, Diaboli Kill, Freddieg, Vena Amoris, Run and Hide Leather, The Divine Tribe and Glendon Lambert

Weekly featured designer article and blog posts for high-end brands
Created the brand voice of the fashion retailer/magazine

Neverstop Experiential Agency| Dec 2013 - Feb 2014 |
Clients: Nordstrom + Sarah Jessica Parker, Tableau Software, Cellucor
Pitches: San Pellegrino and DKNY

Copywriter and strategist for the award-winning experiential agency
Launched Sarah Jessica Parker’s first-ever SJP Shoes store

diaboli kill | May 2013 – June 2013 |
Created brand profile, bios, collection descriptions, and press release for the contemporary jewelry company's website relaunch

mcgarrybowen Junior Copywriter | Aug 2012 – Dec 2013 |
Clients: JP Morgan Chase, Marriott Courtyard, Crayola
Pitches: Staples (won)

mcgarrybowen Receptionist | Aug 2011 – Aug 2012 |
Gained industry knowledge from behind the front desk
Worked on Chase Community Giving social and Chase rebrand between picking up phones and greeting guests, clients and coworkers

NYLON Magazine Marketing Intern| Jan 2010 – May 2010 |
Wrote and ideated advertorials, e-blasts and sell sheets
Planned events for NYC and LA

AWARDS AND HONORS:

Insult on Conan O’Brien Show IBM Daybreaker with Watson 2017 (the greatest award of all IMO)

Cannes Lions Gold IBM Art with Watson 2016 / Data Visualization

Cannes Lions Shortlist IBM Art with Watson 2017 / Design Lions - Data Visualization

Cannes Lions Shortlist IBM The World's First Cognitive Dress / Media Lions - Corporate Image

Cannes Lions Shortlist IBM The World's First Cognitive Dress / Media Lions - Corporate Image

Cannes Lions Shortlist IBM Art with Watson 2016 / Use of Design Craft/ Illustration

Fast Company 2016 Innovation by Design Award IBM The World's First Cognitive Dress

FWA Of The Day IBM The First Thinking Sculpture - Gaudi Creates with Watson

The One Show Merit IBM Art with Watson / Posters - Series

The One Show Merit IBM Art with Watson / Innovation in Design / Print Design

The One Show Merit IBM The World's First Cognitive Dress / Innovation in Branded Entertainment

ACE Awards/ Gift of Insight/ Best OOH Campaign

Fast Co. Innovation by Design Award Honorable Mention/ The World’s First Cognitive Dress

Effie Gold IBM Outthink / B2B

Effie Silver IBM Outthink / Corporate Reputation

Effie Bronze IBM Watson x The Oscars / Seasonal Marketing

Effie Bronze IBM Outthink / Software & Apps

Effie Bronze IBM Hello My Name Is Watson / Sustained Success

Effie Bronze IBM The World's First Cognitive Dress / Youth Marketing - Teens & Young Adults

DMA Echo Bronze IBM The World's First Cognitive Dress | Business Products and Services

Caples Awards IBM The World's First Cognitive Dress / Creative Use of Data

Caples Awards IBM The World's First Cognitive Dress / Integrated Campaign

The Webbys Honoree IBM The World's First Cognitive Dress / Advertising, Media & PR - Viral Marketing

DMA Echo Bronze IBM The First Thinking Sculpture - Gaudi Creates with Watson | Business Products and Services


EDUCATION

UCB Theatre sketch comedy101 | May 2013 – Aug 2013 |
Laughing and learning with some sketches written in between

Adhouse portfolio building | Jan 2012 – Apr 2012 |
Building on big ideas and portfolio books

Marist College BA in Advertising | 2007 – 2011 |
Majored in communications, advertising.
Minored in English
President of the Ad Club in 2011
Vice President of Ad Club 2010

Contact: steph.cajucom@gmail.com
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