Paul Stechschulte

Paul Stechschulte

Chief Creative Officer at Circusfreaks B.V.
Boston, United States


Circusfreaks B.V.
July 2014 - Present (8 years 4 months)
circusfreaks BV helps clients and agencies with their creative needs. global creative team management, creative development and creative consulting lead our offering. and we don't use initial-caps on our sentences.

some agencies/clients we've had the privilege to help:
W+K AMS, W+K SHA, CPB Boulder, D&G LA, 72&Sunny AMS, GSP SF, BBDO NYC, Captain NYC, Amsterdam Worldwide, Big Bend Brewing Co, Marfa, TX, Storelli NYC, West Texas Distillery
Executive Creative Director
Amsterdam, Netherlands
October 2012 - July 2014 (1 year 9 months)
Worldwide Creative
June 1998 - November 2012 (14 years 5 months)
A freelance collective started before anyone even knew what a freelance collective was. Early day client: Geeksquad (pre Best Buy) - worked closely with Geeksquad founder (and head geek) Robert Stephens to develop the brand.

Clients: BBDO NYC & SF, Twitter, Google, GOOD Corps, 72&Sunny, Victors&Spoils, 11, Pixar, Big Bend Brewing Co., Method Home, Camp&King, Agency215, The Martin Agency, Saatchi & Saatchi, West Studios, and CP+B
Creative Director
Amsterdam, Netherlands
May 2006 - May 2007 (1 year)
Accounts: Electronic Arts, Carlsberg and Nike
Senior Art Director
Amsterdam, Netherlands
September 2005 - May 2006 (8 months)
Accounts: Opel, Adidas and Glenfiddich
Art Director
Santa Monica, United States
1999 - August 2005 (6 years 7 months)
Accounts: BMW MINI, American Legacy Foundation (Truth), IKEA, Burger King, Virgin Atlantic, Bell Helmets, Giro, Method Home, Molson Breweries and Wolfsonian Museum.
Art Director
Hammerquist & Halverson / FCB Seattle
1998 - 1999 (1 year)
Worked for Hammerquist when it was acquired by True North Communications, becoming Bozell Seatle, which then turned into FCB Seattle.

Accounts: Diadora, Crystal Mountain, Wizards of the Coast, Boeing,
Art Director
Clarity Coverdale Fury
1997 - 1998 (1 year)
Accounts: Chopin Vodka, St. Thomas University, Johnsonville Brats
Freelance Accounts: Geeksquad, Oxbow
Art Director
Miami, United States
Art Director
Minneapolis, United States


1996 - 1997 (1 year)
Currently a member of the schools National Board of Advisors.

BA, Design

1988 - 1992 (4 years)
Created my own unique international internship with Leo Burnett Copenhagen during my senior year.

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