Joe Alexander

Joe Alexander

Chief Creative Officer at The Martin Agency, Richmond
Richmond, Estados Unidos

Sumário

Over two decades of advertising experience including copywriting and creative directing. Currently, Managing Partner and CCO at The Martin Agency, overseeing a staff of 200 creatives and producers in Richmond, London and NYC. Clients include GEICO, Walmart, PING, Sabra, Optimum, Oreo, Ritz, Hanes, Sunglass Hut, Ben Moore, Discover Card, The New York Knicks and The JFK Presidential Library, among others.

In 2015, GEICO "Unskippable" pre-roll ads won the Film Grand Prix at Cannes. Since 2010, the agency has won 29 Cannes Lions.

In 2013, Martin won the first ever Emmy for an ad agency in the News and Documentary category for the interactive experience cloudsovercuba.com.

Have a personal interest in politics at all levels. Spent Fall, 2008 as a Super Vol for the Virginia Obama campaign, serving as a Staging Location Director (SLD) in the Southside of Richmond.

Positions

Chief Creative Officer
Richmond, Estados Unidos
1991 - Present (29 years)
For over 25 years, Joe has been one of the most prolific creatives in the business. His copywriting and creative leadership have produced acclaimed work for brands in almost every category and medium.
In 2015, Geico’s “Unskippable” pre-roll campaign took home 12 Cannes Lions, including the Grand Prix in Film.
In 2013, “Clouds Over Cuba,” a striking interactive documentary for the JFK Presidential Library, won an Emmy, the first time an ad agency has ever won in the news and documentary category.
The late Mike Hughes, former President, said this when he named Joe CCO in 2012, “Joe’s passion for the work, his unbridled drive to push hard for brilliant creative and his ability to mentor creative talent across all disciplines combine to make him the right guy for this critically important job."
Joe’s best work to date? Not even close. His three smart, gracious and talented daughters.
Creative Director
Los Angeles, Estados Unidos
1990 - 1991 (1 year)
Senior Copywriter
Minneapolis, Estados Unidos
1986 - 1990 (4 years)
Copywriter
Campbell Mithun
1985 - 1986 (1 year)
Copywriter
Dayton's Department Store/Mpls
1984 - 1985 (1 year)

Educação

B.S., Mass Communications

1978 - 1983 (5 years)

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