Appointed by JWT Asia Pacific
CEO Tom Doctoroff
, Dan Ingall has been named the new managing director of JWT Shanghai
. Ingall joins from JWT London
, where he served as the Global Business Director for Nokia over the past two years. Ingall replaces Eric Lee
, who is leaving the agency with Executive Creative Director Elvis Chau
in June to start a new venture. (more...)
Each year, the Association for the Promotion of French Advertising (AACC) invites promising advertising students to visit agencies across France. Contributing to JWT's history of firsts, JWT Paris
wanted to do more than just open the doors to its agency. Using JWT's Worldmade
creative philosophy, JWT Paris decided to showcase the breadth of our network by creating High Five
, the world's first global speed recruiting video operation. Through five minute video interviews with JWTers from five offices across five continents, High Five gave fifty students the opportunity to land one of five internships outside France.
November 5, 2012 • by JWT
JWT’s medal haul at this year’s ADFEST
is a true testament to the depth of the agency's network across Asia. A collective 20 metals were awarded to JWT Asia Pacific, including three Gold, ten Silver, and seven Bronze. JWT’s representation at ADFEST 2013 extended past its victories—Valerie Cheng
, executive creative director at JWT Singapore
, served as this year’s Jury President for the Interactive (Cyber) Lotus, and newly created category, Mobile Lotus. (more...)
The London International Awards
celebrate the power of a great idea. We are excited to announce that JWT has been awarded six LIAs, including three Gold Winners for JWT San Juan.
The insight behind Heaven & Hell
led the team at JWT Shanghai
on a long, creative journey that, in the end, produced one of the world’s most seminal pieces of print advertising.
Everyone has a favorite coffee shop where their work and ideas flow. For our team at JWT Shanghai, that favorite spot may now be the office. Thanks to a 'food for thought' inspired office renovation by M Moser Associates, the new space evokes a cafe-like energy ideal for communication and creativity. With features including bamboo floors and workstations made of Chinese oak, we won't be surprised if it evokes a little envy too. Check out this great piece on IndesignLive for more pictures and the full story
February 10, 2012 • by JWT
Eugene Chew, Head of Digital at JWT Shanghai and managing director of A4A, loves how mobile devices have really “gamified” his life. With the ability to check-into apps like foursquare, Eugene lives for digital strategy and its power to bring people
together. Learn more about Eugene as he leads dotJWT in Shanghai. (more...)
December 18, 2011 • by JWT
In an inventive new global campaign for dENiZEN™ jeans, "We Are Explorers" by JWT Hong Kong and Shanghai taps into youth passions for travel and fashion.
The digital reality series follows six lucky explorers as they embark on all-expense paid trips to exotic destinations in search of design inspiration for a future line of dENiZEN™ jeans. (more...)
September 21, 2011 • by JWT
Adding the metaphorical cherry on top of an excellent year, JWT Shanghai been named Campaign's
Agency of the Year in greater China. The coveted award marks a successful year where JWT Shanghai was involved in many of China's ad industry key "firsts," including China's first Grand Prix Lion for its Samsonite "Heaven and Hell" ad campaign.
Emerging from the luggage carousel, it sometimes seems like your suitcase has been through its own version of hell while you sipped Mimosas in first class. In a campaign for Samsonite, JWT Shanghai visualized the warzone that is luggage handling—emphasizing just how essential a tough suitcase is.
The campaign was so effective, JWT Shanghai walked away with a total of three Grand Prix, two Gold, one silver and one Bronze medal for the work at September's Spikes Asia awards ceremony. Check out the full press release after the break.