Work Experience

tag (15-present) • VP, Executive Creative Director - Kraft, BMW, Philips (Electric, Sonicare, Kitchen Appliances, VItalight), Mr. Sub, First Choice Haircutters, High Liner, Clover Leaf, Country Style, Mary Brown's, Bausch & Lomb, Ricoh, Ryobi, Shoeless Joes Sports Grill
Taxi (freelance 15) • Senior Art Director
Zulu Alpha Kilo (freelance 14-15) • Senior Art Director - Corona, Audi, Coke, Diet Coke, Nestea, Wokopolis, Cineplex, Interac
doug & serge (07-14) • Creative Director - Canada Goose, GoodLife Fitness, Virgin Radio, Mucho Burrito, Extreme Pita, Wrigley, Worldwide Short Film Festival, Ontario Nurses' Association, B2B Trust, Johnson Insurance, Olympus, Clover Leaf, AGO
ZIG (now CP+B) (freelance 06) • Senior Art Director - Molson, IKEA, Virgin Mobile, W Network
JWT (04-05) • Senior Art Director - Kellogg’s, Kraft, Nestle, Cadbury, Pfizer, Diageo, The Maytree Foundation/TRIEC
Young & Rubicam (03-04) • Art Director - Pizza Hut, KFC, Ford
MacLaren McCann (99-02) • Art Director - General Motors, Rogers, Air Miles
Palmer Jarvis DDB (freelance 99) • Art Director - Panasonic
Axmith McIntyre Wicht (now Agency 59) (97-99) • Art Director - Labatt, Ontario Tourism, NOW Magazine, TSX

Pitches & Wins

Pelmorex / The Weather Network (Alert Ready), 2016
Honda Dealers of Ontario, 2011
Whole Foods, 2011
Responsible Gambling Council, 2011
Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation, 2011
Ontario Nurses Association, 2010
Virgin Radio, 2010
Goodlife Fitness, 2010
Presto, Government of Ontario, 2009
The Art Gallery of Ontario, 2008

Awards & Recognition

Cannes Silver Lion - Worldwide Short Film Festival, 'Scooter' (2009)
Cannes Film Finalist - Worldwide Short Film Festival, 'Catfight' (2009) 
Cannes Film Finalist - Maytree Foundation, ‘Cab’ (2006) 
Cannes Film Finalist - Maytree Foundation, 'Cleaning Lady' (2006) 
Cannes Film Finalist - Maytree Foundation, 'Interview' (2006) 

One Show Silver Pencil - TV Single - Worldwide Short Film Festival, ‘Scooter’ (2009) 
One Show Merit - Collateral/Promotional Items - Schwimmer Pool Service (2013) (Cr Dir)  
One Show Entertainment Merit - Online Branded Entertainment - CFC (2012) (Cr Dir)  
One Show Interactive Merit - Online Films & Videos Short Form - CFC (2012) (Cr Dir) 
One Show Merit - TV Single, 'Frame' - Canadian Film Centre (2011) 
One Show Merit - TV Campaign - Worldwide Short Film Festival (2009) 

Communication Arts - Television Series - Worldwide Short Film Festival (2009) 
Clio Awards - Corporate Identity / Business Card - Schwimmer Pool Service (2013) (Cr Dir) 
Clio Awards - TV - Worldwide Short Film Festival, ‘Scooter’ (2009) 

London International Awards Silver - TV - Worldwide Short Film Festival, ‘Scooter’ (2009) 
London International Awards Finalist - TV - Worldwide Short Film Festival, ‘Catfight’ (2009) 
London International Awards Finalist - Print - Maytree Foundation (2006) 

The Gunn Report - WSFF, ‘Scooter’ Officially selected as one of Donald Gunn's 10 favourite spots of the year (2009) 
The Gunn Report - WSFF, ‘Scooter’ & 'Catfight' were the 42nd most awarded commercials in the world (2009) 

New York Festivals Bronze - TV Campaign - Worldwide Short Film Festival (2009) 
New York Festivals Bronze - TV Campaign - Maytree Foundation (2006) 
New York Festivals Finalist - TV Single - Worldwide Short Film Festival, ‘Catfight’ (2009) 

Bessies Gold - TV Single - Worldwide Short Film Festival, ‘Scooter’ (2009) 
Bessies Gold - TV Campaign - Maytree Foundation (2006) 

Ad & Design Club of Canada Merit - Interactive Media - Toronto Food Bank (2014) (Cr Dir) 
Ad & Design Club of Canada Silver - Radio Campaign - Art Gallery of Ontario (2011) 
Ad & Design Club of Canada Silver - TV Single - Canadian Film Centre (2011) 
Ad & Design Club of Canada Gold - TV - Worldwide Short Film Festival (2009) 
Ad & Design Club of Canada Silver - TV - Worldwide Short Film Festival, 'Scooter' (2009) 
Ad & Design Club of Canada Silver - TV Campaign - Maytree Foundation (2005) 
Ad & Design Club of Canada Silver - Banner Ad - TSE (1999) 
Ad & Design Club of Canada Merit - TV - Worldwide Short Film Festival, 'Catfight' (2009) 
Ad & Design Club of Canada Merit - TV Campaign - Worldwide Short Film Festival (2009) 
Ad & Design Club of Canada Merit - TV Single - Panasonic (2000) 

Digital Marketing Awards Gold - Online Ad Campaign - Canadian Film Centre (2011) (Cr Dir) 

Marketing Awards Gold - TV Campaign - Maytree Foundation (2006) 
Marketing Awards Bronze - Collateral - Schwimmer Pool Service (2013) (Cr Dir) 
Marketing Awards Bronze - Outdoor Campaign - Mucho Burrito (2012) 
Marketing Awards Bronze - Non-Traditional - Worldwide Short Film Fest, ‘Short Box’ (2009) 
Marketing Awards Bronze - TV Single - Worldwide Short Film Festival, ‘Scooter’ (2009) 
Marketing Awards Bronze - Newspaper Single - Camp Fortune (1999) 
Marketing Awards Certificate - Print Campaign - Maytree Foundation (2006) 

Cassies Bronze - Product Launch - Trident Splash (2004) 

Atomic Awards - Gold - Atomic Idea - Canadian Film Centre (Cr Dir) (2011) 
Atomic Awards - Silver - Best Broadcast Engagement - Canadian Film Centre (Cr Dir) (2011) 

Applied Arts Interactive Annual - Online Campaign - CFC - Charlie Bit... (2012) (Cr Dir) 
Applied Arts Interactive Annual - Online Video - CFC - Charlie Bit... Horror (2012) (Cr Dir) 
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - Branded Content Series -CFC- Charlie Bit... (2012) (Cr Dir) 
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - Digital Single - CFC - Charlie Bit… Horror (2012) (Cr Dir) 
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - TV Campaign - Canadian Film Centre (2011) 
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - TV Campaign - Worldwide Short Film Festival (2009) 
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - TV Single - Worldwide Short Film Festival, 'Scooter'(2009) 
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - TV Single - Worldwide Short Film Festival, 'Catfight'(2009) 
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - TV Campaign - Maytree Foundation (2005) 
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - Print Camapign - Maytree Foundation (2005) 
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - Outdoor Single - NOW Magazine (2001) 

Lurzer’s Archive Vol 2 - TV - ‘Restaurant’ - Canadian Film Centre (2010) 
Lurzer’s Archive Vol 5 - TV - ‘Catfight’ - Worldwide Short Film Festival (2008) 

Education

George Brown College - Diploma (with Honours) • Advertising / Graphic Design
York University - Bachelor of Arts Degree • Major ~ Psychology, Minor ~ Visual Arts

Other Interests

I perform close-up magic, over-charging lawyers at their company parties.
I do stand-up comedy (think Seinfeld meets Steven Wright, minus the killer material)
Winning all-inclusive trips to Mexico via paper airplane contests. Okay, fine, that only happened once.

CONTACT

1-416-996-2442
ianschwey@gmail.com