Apple

Feb 2015 - Present

I work in Apple's Marcom group, on the iPhone team.

 

Google Creative Lab - Creative Director / Writer Contractor

Feb 2014 - Dec 2014

I spent a year at Google Creative Lab working across various Google products like Chrome, Play, Maps, and ATAP project Soli.

A Spacecraft For All: The Chrome Experiment
2015 One Show Finalist, Interactive Craft
2015 Webby Nominee, Online Film & Video
2014 Communication Arts Showcase
2014 CSS Design Awards Site of the Year
2014 CSS Design Awards Site of the Month
2014 FWA Site of the Month, August
2014 FWA Site of the Day, August
2014 FWA Mobile Site of the Day
2014 Awwwards Site of the Day, September
2014 Awwwards Site of the Month, September
2014 Adobe Cutting Edge Award

 

Grey New York - Integrated Creative Director / Writer 

August 2012 – January 2014

Led integrated work across several agency brands: Crown Royal, Hasbro, NFL and others.   Also helped lead two substantial new business wins (Marriott and Hasbro), and successfully defend the NFL. 

 

R/GA - Creative Director / Writer

April 2009 – July 2012

Creating campaigns, platforms, mobile products, social stunts and events for Nike Basketball, Nike Football, Google, USAID and Sears. 

Google Wallet Integrated Campaign
2013 Communication Arts Interactive Annual, Mobile
2012 Andy's Silver, Reset
2012 Webby Winner, Experimental & Innovation
2012 AICP Winner, Mobile
2012 Cannes Shortlist, Mobile
2012 Webby Nominee, Handheld Devices
2012 Webby Nominee, Online Commercials
2012 One Show Interactive Merit, Brand Transformation
2012 One Show Interactive Merit, Mobile App
2012 One Show Entertainment Merit, Mobile App
2012 Clio Shortlist, Mobile Apps
2012 Tomorrow Awards, Shortlist
2012 London International Finalist, Retail

Nike The Film Room
2011 Andy's Gold, Reset, Nike Film Room
2011 Cannes Bronze Lion, Outdoor, Nike Film Room
2011 Cannes Titanium, Shortlist, Nike Film Room
2011 D&AD In the Book, Branding, Nike Film Room
2011 Gold Clio, Innovative Media, Nike Film Room
2011 AICP Winner, Experiential Next Award, Nike Film Room
2011 Creative Review, Best in Book, Nike Film Room
2011 One Show Interactive, 3 Merits, Nike Film Room
2011 Tomorrow Awards, Shortlist, Nike Film Room
2011 Jay Chiat Award, Gold, Creative Technologies, Nike Film Room
2011 London International Awards, Gold, Environmental, Nike Film Room
2011 London International Awards, Gold, NEW Category, Nike Film Room
2011 London International Awards, Silver, Sports, Nike Film Room
2011 IxDA Interaction Awards, Expressing, Nike Film Room

Nike Black Mamba Site & Social Platform
2012 One Show Interactive Silver
2011 Cannes Bronze Lion, Cyber
2012 Tomorrow Awards Shortlist
2012 SXSW Social Media Finalist
2012 SXSW People's Choice Finalist
2012 Andy's Shortlist

Nike Epic Site & Social Platform
2012 Tomorrow Awards - Shortlist
2012 SXSW Peoples Choice Finalist
2012 SXSW Social Finalist
2012 One Show Finalist

Google Offers OOH
2012 OBIES Finalist "Big Tags"
2012 OBIES Silver "Hanging Tags"

USAID - FWD Famine
2012 AICP Shortlist, Cause Marketing
2012 Webby's Honoree, Activism

Nike Play With Heart Site
2010 Webby's Nominee

 

Cliff Freeman & Partners - Associate Creative Director

July 2005 – April 2009

Integrated work on CBS, Barnes & Noble, Snapple, Quiznos, Bonefish Grill, YouthAIDS, The Daily News, and Valley National Bank.

CBS Ghost Whisperer
2007 Cannes Bronze Lion, Film

Cliff Agency Site
2009 One Show Interactive, Merit
2009 FWA Site of the Day
2009 Webby's Honoree

 

BBDO - Writer 

April 2004 – July 2005

Created work for Pepsi, GE, Guinness, HBO, USA Today, Lay's, and Visa. 

Guinness Dartboard
2006 One Show Bronze, Outdoor
2006 Communication Arts, Outdoor  

GE Olympics
2005 London International Awards, Print

USA Today
2004 Cannes Team USA Young Creative Team

 

R&R Partners, Las Vegas - Writer 

April 2002 – April 2004

Created work for Las Vegas Tourism, Mandalay Bay Hotel, MGM Grand Hotel, Excalibur Hotel, Luxor Hotel, Circus Circus Hotel, Professional Bull Riders Association. 

"What happens in Vegas" campaign
Jason wrote the original "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” line and campaign for the city of Las Vegas, with former partner Jeff Candido. The campaign has won every major industry award, and is now one of the most recounted lines in the history of advertising, appearing endlessly throughout pop culture. It has been made into a Major Motion Picture starring Cameron Diaz, mentioned by President Obama, Hunter S. Thompson, spoofed on The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live, The Oscars and MTV Movie Awards, written as a song by Usher, and too many other references to list.

2011 Induction into Advertising Walk of Fame on Madison Avenue. 

Bull Riding World Championships
2003 Archive Magazine

 

Devito / Verdi - Freelance Writer 

March 2001 – November 2001

Worked on clients including Sporting News, ACLU, and For Eyes Optical.