Thomas Guilhot

Thomas Guilhot

Executive Creative Director at We Are Social
Paris, France

About me

Thomas is a multi-awarded creative director (Cannes Lions, Epica, Clio, D&AD …).
He joined We Are Social Paris in 2014 and he’s leading a 30 people creative team.
He began his career in NYC, working with famous advertising photographer Vincent Dixon and the well known movie director Stephane Sednaoui.
During this time Thomas worked with lots of clients on the US market such as : Vogue, Nike, Samsung, Wonderbra, Jameson…
He also worked as an Art Director at Amirati NYC for the launch of Vitamin Water and Budweiser Select.
Back to France, he joined the multi-awarded Fred&Farid Agency as a creative on the European Audi account, he also developed his creativity on differents creative accounts (Wrangler, Diesel, 1664, Van Cleef…). After this experience, he joined FCB Group to lead the International Nivea account between Hamburg and Paris.
Since he joined We Are Social, Thomas is happy to embrace his love for creative ideas and craft with the strong digital culture of the agency.
Thomas won 2 Bronze Lions for Hello Play, Hello Bank in 2015.
In 2016, he won the Webby Best event award for Google Escape.
In 2017, Thomas won a D&AD Impact Graphite Pencil, 1 Clio in Bronze, 2 Shorty Awards in Bronze and Gold for #StopThisMovie - Genocide in Burundi for FIDH .
And in 2019, he won 1 Bronze and 1 Silver Lion for WWF #NoBuildchallenge.


Creative Director
Paris, France
June 2014 - Present (6 years 1 month)
Art Director
Paris, France
October 2011 - June 2013 (1 year 8 months)
In charge of NIVEA WORLDWIDE between Paris and Hamburg and TUC (Kraftfood).
Art Director and Photographer
New York Los Angeles, United States
December 2008 - September 2011 (2 years 9 months)
Art Director on :
- Audi
- Armani
- Diesel
- Van Cleef and Arpels
- Wrangler
- 1664
- Martini
- & Food Departement
Art Director and Photographer
Milpat representation
April 2008 - October 2008 (6 months)
Art Director and Photographer for different clients and ad agencie such as Publicis, Leo Burnett McCann Erikson, 3Cube...
Art Director and Photographer
October 2007 - April 2008 (6 months)
Art Director for Budweiser Select and Vitamin Water.
Photo assistant & Retoucher for Stephane Sednaoui / Vincent Dixon
Stephane Sednaoui photography / Vincent Dixon photography
September 2006 - October 2007 (1 year 1 month)
Clients : Vogue, Jameson, Joe Jeans, Nike Women, Wonderbra, Fed Ex, Samsung, Visa Master Card, Foot Locker, State Farm..
Art Director
Paris, France
June 2005 - June 2006 (1 year)
Art Director on Renault, SFR & Club Med.


Master Field Of Study Art Direction

2003 - 2005 (2 years)

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