JOSHUA FOSTER

ABOUT

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A South African multidisciplinary creative living and working in NYC. My career would tell you that I'm experienced in the automotive, alcohol and FMCG sectors. My lifestyle would tell you that I have a massive passion for sports, gaming, music and culture. If I happen to tickle your fancy, send me a mail and let's chat.

jshfstr.za@gmail.com

 

EXPERIENCE:

ROKKAN
| NYC | 2017 - Present
Associate Creative Director
Cadillac & Coca-Cola

PUBLICIS MACHINE | CPT | 2016 -2017
Creative Group Head
The Glenlivet, Red Bull, Martell Cognac, DirectAxis.

PUBLICIS MACHINE | CPT | 2014 -2016
Senior Art Director
Red Bull, Miller Genuine Draft, Nando's, St. Louis Lager.

MACHINE | CPT | 2012 - 2014
Art Director
Red Bull, Marmite, Miller Genuine Draft, Tullamore D.E.W. Adidas. 

BIG WEDNESDAY | CPT | 2010 - 2012
Junior Designer
Motorola, Tuongee, Triumph Lingerie, Hurley.

SAATCHI & SAATCHI | CPT | 2010 - 2010
Design Intern
Puma, Whisky Live Festival, Vodacom.

BA Visual Brand Communications | Art Direction
AAA School of Advertising
Jan 2007 – Dec 2009

Diploma Brand Communications | Marketing
AAA School of Advertising
Jan 2007 – Dec 2009

AWARDS:

D&AD Awards - In Book    
Cannes Lions - 3 x Shortlists
The Loerie Awards - 5 x Silver, 4 x Bronze, 1 x Craft Certificate
South African Creative Circle Awards - 1st Place Ad of the Year | Print
The Bookmarks Awards - 2 x Silver, 1 x Bronze
DMA Assegai Awards - 2 x Gold 
The Giraffes (Publicis Groupe Africa) - 2 x Gold, 4 x Silver, 10 Bronze.


OTHER NOTABLES:

2011 - Won Miller Genuine Draft South Africa Pitch | AOR
2012 - Won Marmite Pitch | AOR
2012 - Won Red Bull South Africa Pitch | AOR
2013 - Won Tullamore D.E.W. Pitch | AOR
2014 - Financial Mail AdFocus - Breakthrough Agency of the Year
2014 - Won St. Louis Lager Pitch | AOR
2015 - The Lion Heart | Publicis South Africa - Employee of the Year
2016 - Won DirectAxis Pitch | AOR
2016 - Won Martell Cognac SA Pitch | AOR
2016 - Won The Glenlivet SA Pitch | AOR
2017 - 97% Pulse Score for The Glenlivet (Agency & Client relationship testing)
2017 - 94% Pulse Score for Red Bull (Agency & Client relationship testing)


REFERENCES:

Jake Bester
Executive Creative Director
M&C Saatchi Abel | mcsaatchiabel.co.za
jake.bester@mcsaatchiabel.co.za

Gareth McPherson
Chief Creative Officer & Managing Director
Publicis Machine | publicismachine.com
gareth.mcpherson@publicismachine.com