A man with a beard. Specializes in logo design & branding. 16 years of experience. Most recent place of study: Central Saint Martins College of Art And Design (London). Denis won approx. 30 international awards including Eurobest (Lisbon), ADCE (Barcelona), Epica Awards (Paris). Being of sound mind and acting of his own free will, he has recently become a member of the Designers Association of Russia.
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Received his classical training in art and launched several large art projects. He has been a team member of the Depot WPF Branding Agency since 2010. An author of many successful projects, plenty of which won international advertising and design competitions. A juror at Red Apple and ADCR Awards. A distinguished member of the Art Directors Club Russia (ADCR) since 2014. Belongs to top 3 most creative brand experts of 2015 according to AdPeak.
A tutor in BA (Hons) GD&I at University of Hertfordshire, England. A visiting tutor at Fojo: Media Institute, Sweden. A visiting tutor at FH JOANNEUM, Austria. A tutor at the British Higher School of Art & Design, an educational programs supervisor and developer. A member of D&AD, a British association for the advertising and design. An educational program partner at the Bang Bang Education
A Marketing and Brand Management course tutor and developer at the British Higher School of Art & Design, Producer at HiBrand and Marketing Tour. Education: Design Engineering, Bauman Moscow State Technical University. 25 years of marketing and branding experience, 10 of which he spent as a customer, 14 at a branding agency, 7 as a chief editor of the branding and design magazine Identity. A juror at the Moscow International Advertising Festival, the Kiev International Advertising Festival, the White Square and the IDEA!, etc. in different years. His hobby is tourism. President of the International Jury at the OPEN! Marketing and Place Branding Festival in 2015.
Managing Partner at MOST Creative Club Agency. In advertising industry since 2000, teaching since 1989. A winner of the first Cannes golden lion in Russia. Directs the Association of Interactive Agencies (AIA), manages the Creative Production Department at the Wordshop Academy of Communications and corporate programs of applied creativity development at the MOST Creative Academy. Participates in the Coordination Council of the Downside Up Charitable Fund.
Creative Project Manager, Interactive Producer and COO, Brick & Portal, New York, USA. Digital Producer and Senior Project Manager (2011 to 2014), Synapse Medical Communications and Visual Alchemy. Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication, Boston. Acted as project lead for a global marketing research initiative at The Cement Works. Worked as art buyer and photographer in Florida.
Chief Editor & Managing Partner at the Tagline Rating and Analytical Agency, the key Russian tool for selection of contractors providing digital services. A resident advisor for dozens of Internet companies, agencies, productions, investment funds and associations. A producer of many industry initiatives such as the Code of Conduct for Web Developers, an open letter to the President regarding tax benefits return to IT companies, one of the ideologists of the Association of Interactive Agencies. Project Development Director at ROCIT / RAEC, Marketing Director at the Russian Internet Forum, author of projects Runet Digest, RUNET-ID, Censorship in Runet (2006 to 2009). Founder and Producer of the Siberian Internet Weeks, the event for Internet specialists and Internet market customers — the largest in Russia and the longest in the world (2008–2013). Founder and Producer of the Russian Digital Week series of conferences (2010–2013).
Sergio is currently the executive creative director at Conversion in Milan, an art director, a copywriter, a scriptwriter, a TV and radio show writer, an advertising teacher and definitely a mythomaniac. He started his career doing proper advertising, then he fell in love with new and alternative media — and found out that fun is mixing it all together. He has won a lot of international advertising awards and last year he won the best MTV show for the sit-com Mario, while he also had a nomination at Nastro for his first film Italiano Medio. He is a juror at the industry’s most respected award shows and has spoken at key events across the world.
CEO & Creative Director at PUNK YOU BRANDS. 20 years in the industry saw him working with Rostelecom, the Mail.ru Group, 2GIS, MDM Bank, Levi’s, Aviasales.ru, Montana Colors, the Mann, Ivanov and Ferber Publishing House, the Organic Vodka Group and many others. He worked as a designer and art director at various agencies. In 2009, together with Danil Snitko he launched the PUNK YOU BRANDS which ranked among the top 10 Russian agencies according to the Russian Association of Communication Agencies in 2011. He has won many awards at Russian and international festivals such as the Pentawards, the Red Apple, the KIAF, the White Square, the Idea!, etc. He was a juror at the New York Festivals, the Red Apple, the Idea!, the Chesnok Festival, and other advertising award shows in different years.