Ben Hughes


Email

ben@benhughes.com

IRL

Brooklyn, NY, USA

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I’m a hands-on creative leader with experience in integrated advertising, product, and film and digital production.

I specialize in making complexity simple and simplicity profound.

 
 

Experience


2015 – Present

Executive Creative Director
Stink Studios (f/k/a Stinkdigital), Brooklyn, NY

2014 – 2015

Creative Director
B-Reel, New York, NY

2012 – 2014

Freelance Creative Director & Filmmaker
Twitter, San Francisco, CA
Cole Haan, New York, NY
72andSunny, Los Angeles, CA
Jack Spade, New York, NY
et al.

2011 – 2012

Creative Director
west, San Francisco, CA

2009 – 2011

Creative Director
Wieden+Kennedy, New York, NY

2007 – 2009

Writer
Mother, New York, NY

2007

Writer
R/GA, New York, NY

2003 – 2007

Writer
Ogilvy & Mather, New York, NY

Et cetera


2009 – PRESENT

Filmmaker & Editor
Google Chrome, Mountain View, CA
Jawbone, San Francisco, CA
Greencard, New York, NY
The Washington Post, Washington, DC
Big Noble, Brooklyn, NY
Le Grand Magistery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Planet Mu, London, England
Little, Brown & Company, New York, NY
et al.

2013 – PRESENT

Photographer
Google ATAP, Mountain View, CA
Rupa Publications, New Delhi, India
et al.

2012

Screenwriter
Tribeca Film, New York, NY
Maker Studios, Los Angeles, CA

2004 – 2008

Journalist
Esquire, New York, NY

 
 

Awards

AICP
Communication Arts
One Show Entertainment
FWA
Awwwards
Emmys (Nominated)
Cannes (Finalist)
Webbys (Shortlisted)
Luerzer's Archive
IAB MIXX
Effies
I.D. Design Review

Speaking

SXSW, 2017
OFFF Barcelona, 2017
OFFF Cincinnati, 2015
Glug NYC, 2015

Judging

Communication Arts
ANDY Awards
Art Directors Club National Student Portfolio Review Chair