Andrew Christou

Andrew Christou

Chief Creative Officer at Publicis Seattle
Seattle, United States

About me

Andrew’s twenty plus years of experience in the advertising industry have been marked by a commitment to creative leadership and brand building. Andrew’s career began at BBDO New York.

He continued his success at Wieden + Kennedy and Fallon McElligott, and he was founding partner at Berlin Cameron United.

Andrew joined Publicis Seattle in 2010 as Executive Creative Director and leads the creative department across all Publicis Seattle clients. Andrew came to Publicis Seattle directly from Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles, where as Creative Director on Toyota, he led the MotorSports Division as well as launched the 2010 Prius, which proved to be the most comprehensive launch in Toyota’s history.

Andrew has won numerous awards including The One Show, Art Directors Club, AICPs, Clios and Best of Shows for Addy Awards, as well as AdWeek’s top spots and Creativity Online’s top pick honors.

He is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts and is an accomplished commercial director, having worked on commercials across the world through Moxie Pictures from 2000 to 2006.

VP, Creative Director, Toyota Motor Sports, Prius
Torrance, United States
April 2007 - May 2010 (3 years 1 month)
Create / Supervise all Advertising, Integrated and Content propositions for the Motor Sports Division of Toyota, Including the Sponsafier and Fan Op's Campaigns.

Launched the 2010 Prius. Toyota's largest and most comprehensive car launch to date.

Created & Directed the episodic property 'The Line of Scrimmage'.
Director
New York, United States
March 2002 - April 2006 (4 years 1 month)
Commercial Director represented by Moxie Pictures. Shot spot commercials for advertising agencies and their brands.

AOL, Coca-Cola, Reebok, Coors-Light, Toyota, Labatt-Blue, Wrigleys, 7-Eleven, Fox Sports, Fujitsu, Ralston Purina, Direct TV, Taylormade, Skechers, Universal Studios
Director
Propaganda Films
March 2001 - February 2002 (11 months)
Commercial Director represented by Propaganda Films. Shot spot commercials for advertising agencies and their brands.
Founding Partner, Creative Director
New York, United States
June 1998 - February 2001 (2 years 8 months)
Coca-Cola, Reebok, General Motors, Continuum Health Partners, The NBA
Associate Creative Director
Fallon McElligot, New York
August 1997 - June 1998 (10 months)
Coca-Cola Japan, CAA, The NBA
Art Director / Writer
Portland, United States
January 1994 - August 1997 (3 years 7 months)
Nike, Microsoft, ESPN
Art Director / Writer
BBDO, New York
January 1993 - January 1994 (1 year)

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