Subodh Samudre a Creative Catalyst – trying to be the kind of creative other creatives want to be.
He has created and worked on instantly recognizable and award-winning campaigns for brands like Apple, Trident, Lucky Charms, JetBlue, Lincoln Motor Company, and Target. His work has been at the forefront of Digital & Social Marketing.
Subodh was a key player in boosting the creative prowess of Saatchi NY in terms of integrated digital creative for brands like Trident, Fiber One, Lenovo, as well acquiring digital business for Duracell.
He is a craftsman and conceptual think-tank specializing in curating Digital, Social, Mobile, Experiential, Film & Integrated content solutions for clients. A creative leader and problem solver he has held the position of Executive Creative Director and Creative Director at various agencies and continues to work as a Freelance Creative Consultant.
Subodh is an accomplished Musician having released multiple albums with several groups over the past fifteen years and toured the United States & Canada. In addition, he is a Photographer with a keen eye for curating editorial content for Music & Travel.
Mobile: + 1 804 339 1399
2015 THE FWA - Mobile of the Day. April 12, 2015 (Lilly Pulitzer for Target)
2014 THE FWA - Site of the Day. June 18, 2014 (Lincoln MKC Dream Ride)
2013 THE FWA - Mobile of the Day, May 28th
(Chase For The Charms)
2012 THE FWA - Site of the Day (The Fun Audit)
2012 Design Licks - Site of the Day (The Fun Audit)
2010 Cannes Lions Finalist-Best Integrated Campaign (JetBlue Flyers Collection)
2010 One Show Finalist-Collateral
(JetBlue Flyers Collection)
2010 Creativity Magazine Campaign of the Week
(JetBlue Flyers Collection)
VCU AD CENTER
Masters Degree - Art Direction
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY
Bachelors Degree in Mass Comunications
FREELANCE – Creative Director/ Art Director
Currently at Facebook
Brand building, Creative Consultation,Art Direction & Design, Concept Development & Strategy for Social, Mobile, and Digital
TBWA/Chiat NY, UEG, Hook Studios, Hudson Rouge, Wunderman, Thornberg & Forester, Gotham, Chandelier Creative, Crossbeat
Google, Target, Old Navy, Accenture, Thomson Reuters, Lincoln Motor Company, Coca Cola, IBM.
APPLE, INC. – Freelance Creative Director
May 2015 - December 2015
UNITED ENTERTAINMENT GROUP –
Executive Creative Director
May 2016 - September 2017
Responsible for introducing a creative practice to a Talent Agency. Worked as a team with my Strategy partner to develop a creative practice based on conceptual thinking backed with solid Strategic thinking. Proved myself as a creative catalyst in at UEG by changing the perception of the organization from talent to Creative shop. Instrumental in wining creative duties for ASICS North America, and also Samsung.
ASICS, The North Face, Samsung, Michaels, Unilever, Frito Lay Brands, Allstate
CARROT CREATVE – Executive Creative Director
January 2016 - April 2016
Audited the Creative Department and developed infrastructure to better quality of Creative output.
Caress, Unilever, AMC Networks, Rolex, Magnum, Cole Hann, ANA, Budweiser.
SAATCHI NY – Integrated Creative Director
2011 - 2013
Oversaw digital first creative for several brands under the P&G umbrella, Mondelez Brands (Trident), General Mills, and Lenovo.
Lenovo, Duracell, Trident, Lucky Charms, Iams, Cheerios, Tide, Head & Shoulders, Lamisil, Pennington, Amdro.
FREELANCE – ACD/Sr. ART DIRECTOR
2010 - 2011
SS+K, Deutsch, VML, Tribal DDB, Publicis Modem
Chevy, Stovetop, DirecTV, LG, Office Depot, CVS, Aveeno, H&R Block, SYFY.
JWT – ART DIRECTOR
2008 - 2010
Cadbury Adams (Trident, Stride, Halls, Bubbilicious), JetBlue, Macys, Sunsilk, Kotex, Sudafed, Rolex, Zyrtec, Skintimate.
HANFT RABOY & PARTNERS – Sr. ART DIRECTOR
2007 - 2008
Match.com, Chemistry.com, Hartz, City Search, Lending Tree.
DIGITAS – ART DIRECTOR
Samsung, New York Times, American Express.
THE MARTIN AGENCY – JR ART DIRECTOR
AOL, Miller Brewing Company, JFK Museum, NASCAR.
OGILVY & MATHER MUMBAI – JR ART DIRECTOR
Asian Paints, Indian Steel Alliance, Cadburys, Fanta.