Silver Cuellar III

Silver Cuellar III

Creative Director at Tombras
Greater Atlanta Area, United States

About me

Silver Cuellar III is the Creative Director at Tombras in Atlanta, Georgia. He specializes in strategic brand building, Pokémon Go, and facial hair. He's spent the past 18 or so years working at McGarrah Jessee, Mullen, The Richards Group and BBDO, on everything from fried chicken to ladies underpants. Along the way he’s been fortunate enough to gather recognition from CA, The One Show, Archive, Obies, Clios and his parent’s refrigerator door.

A proud Mexicano from the Central Tejas land of barbacoa and breakfast tacos, he now spends his time outside of work roving the Georgia countryside, poking around various local barbecue establishments as he is also a self-taught Meat Whisperer.

Currently, he resides in Roswell, Georgia with his high school sweetheart Susan, their 11-year old daughter Sophia the Book-Piranha, 7-year old Scotch Tape Enthusiast Silver IV, wildling 5-year old Simon Bear the Dino Lord, as well all the forest critter folk lurking in the woodlands of Northern Atlanta.

Positions

Creative Director
Knoxville, United States
June 2019 - Present (3 years 5 months)
Associate Creative Director
Atlanta, United States
August 2017 - June 2019 (1 year 10 months)
Instructor
Atlanta, United States
2016 - December 2018 (2 years 11 months)
Executive Creative Director
Atlanta, United States
July 2015 - August 2017 (2 years 1 month)
Associate Creative Director
Dallas, United States
July 2009 - September 2011 (2 years 2 months)
Went small and scrappy and helped Dallas boutique Firehouse to create work to help thrust it back into a place with real creative potential. Clients included Romano's Macaroni Grill, Stripes, Dick's Last Resort, Taco Cabana, Wholly Guacamole, Interstate Batteries, Baylor Health Care, Taylor'sGift.org, J.Hilburn & Advanced Surgical Arts.
Associate Creative Director
Dallas, United States
July 2007 - June 2009 (1 year 11 months)
Life Came at Me Fast, and I had the opportunity to work on the highly recognized Nationwide Insurance campaign across town. Clients included Nationwide Insurance, NASCAR Nationwide Series, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Hico Six Man Football Tournament, Bell Helicopter, American Airlines & Texas Tourism.
Senior Art Director
Dallas, United States
May 2006 - July 2007 (1 year 2 months)
WERKED ON THA CHIKFILA COWZ CAMPAIN. And to this day I still have trouble spelling things correctly. Clients included Chick-fil-A, Sub Zero/Wolf, Nomacorc, WNBA, Henk's Black Forest Bakery & European Deli, Greyhound Bus Lines & Fruit of the Loom.
Art Director
Boston, United States
June 2005 - May 2006 (11 months)
Happily ate my weight in lobster while working in the infamous convent turned advertising agency in the woods of the North Shore of Boston. Clients included XM Satellite Radio, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Department of Defense, Ad Council, Grain Foods Foundation, R.L. Winston Rod Co., Bermuda Tourism, Wachovia Bank & The Essex Shipbuilding Museum.
Junior Art Director
Austin, United States
January 2002 - June 2005 (3 years 5 months)
Was part of a great team that went 3-0 in pitches doubling the agency size in less than a year. Clients included Whataburger, Frost Bank, McCoy's Building Supplies, Central Market & Shiner Beer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Advertising

1996 - 2002 (6 years)
Activities and Societies: Texas Creative, Phi Kappa Sigma, Alpha Phi Omega, Interfraternity Council, HOSTS Mentoring Program, Austin Children's Shelter, The Daily Texan Vice President - Phi Kappa Sigma Philanthropy Chair - Phi Kappa Sigma Philanthropy Chair - Interfraternity Council Member - Alpha Phi Omega Studio Proctor - Texas Creative Patrick Kelly Scholarship Volunteer - Austin Children's Shelter HOSTS Mentor - Zavala Elementary Advertising Rep - The Daily Texan Salesman of the Year - The Daily Texan Alpha Chi Omega Paintball Tournament Champion You So Crazy Award - Camp Texas

Graduate of the Gifted & Talented Program

1992 - 1996 (4 years)
Activities and Societies: Socializing, Acting, Wrestling Team & socializing. Nominated for 2 High School Honors: Most Spirited & Mr. Mac Best Supporting Actor, UIL Theater State Quarter Finals Competition 1994 Best Actor, UIL District 10 Theater Competition 1994 Founding member of Mac's first ever Wrestling Team

Art, drama, football, golf, wearing braces.

1990 - 1992 (2 years)
Activities and Societies: Junior Honor Society, Student Council, Theater, Odyssey of the Mind.

 Graduate of the Gifted and Talented program. Ranatra Fusca Award - Odyssey of the Mind 1992 Best Actor 1992 District 10 Football Champion 1992 Runner-Up Spelling Bee 1992

Other professional activities

Phi Kappa Sigma International Fraternity

Philanthropy Chair
January 1998 - May 2002 (4 years 4 months)
Volunteer duration4 yrs 5 mos Cause Children Coordinated over 10,000 hours of community service events and activities with my fraternity and The Austin Children's Shelter.

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