As Creative Director for The Escape Pod, Jared helps fuel the agency’s signature hard-hitting style of advertising, while also mentoring young talent and playing a key role in driving new business efforts.
An award-winning Creative Director, Jared started his career at Goodby Silverstein & Partners, where he created the Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” campaign, earning the #1 spot on the USA Today Admeter and the Cannes Titanium shortlist. While at Saatchi & Saatchi, he created the Tide “Montanaland” campaign, a Super Bowl commercial hit that won a Cannes Film Lion and garnered the #2 spot on the USA Today Admeter.
A true hybrid creative bringing a unique passion for both art and copy, Jared also freelanced at many of the nation’s top advertising agencies, including StrawberryFrog, DDB, David&Goliath, RPA, JWALK and Olson. He has created innovative campaigns for Starbucks, Trident, JC Penney, Hans Brinker, Head & Shoulders, Miller, Visine, HP, Scotch Tape and Sprint, and earned a host of industry accolades from the Cannes Lions, Clios, One Show and Art Directors Club to Creativity and Communication Arts.
Originally from Newport Beach, California, Jared is an avid sailor, surfer and golfer, with a passion for creating silk screens and writing screenplays. He also loves hanging out with his Boston Terrier, Buck.