Aaron Allen

Aaron Allen

Group Creative Director at Wieden + Kennedy

Portland, United States

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Summary

I grew up in Boulder, Colorado and went to the University of Colorado Business School. I was one credit shy of getting a BS in Marketing before leaving to go to art school at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena in 1994.

After Art Center, I worked as an Art Director at a number of advertising agencies on the west coast including Saatchi & Saatchi SF, Black Rocket, Hal Riney, and Chiat Day LA. In 2004, I moved to Portland to work at Wieden + Kennedy and I've been here ever since. I am currently a Group Creative Director on Verizon.

People I worked with

Jed Alger
Copywriter
Wieden + Kennedy
Ben Grylewicz
Head of Content Production
Wieden + Kennedy
Steve Luker
Partner/Creative Director
Mutt Industries
Jelly Helm
Principal and Creative Director
Studio Jelly
Chris Jacobs
Copywriter
The Via Agency

Art Director

TBWA\CHIAT\DAY LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles, United States
2003 - 2005 (2 years)
Art Director on Nissan and Sony Playstation

Art Director

Hal Riney San Francisco
2001 - 2003 (2 years)
Dicovery.com, Webvan, Saturn, new business

Art Director

Black Rocket
January 1999 - January 2001 (2 years)

Creative Team

Riney
San Francisco, United States

Art Director

Heat
San Francisco, United States

Education

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Advertising

Art Center College of Design
1994 - 1997 (3 years)
Advertising

One credit shy of A BS, Marketing

University of Colorado Business school
1990 - 1994 (4 years)
Marketing

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