David Hernandez

David Hernandez

Managing Director, Executive Creative at OgilvyOne Chicago
Chicago, United States

About me

David Hernandez is a cross-media creative and branding expert with a career spanning internet firms, large traditional agencies, direct agencies and creative boutiques. David is honored that his work in interactive, television, print, radio, outdoor and direct has been recognized by industry award shows and publications, including The One Show, I.D., The DMA International Echo Awards, The San Francisco Show, South By Southwest, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Show, Archive, The New York and Chicago International Film Festivals, Print, Addys and Communication Arts, among others.


Managing Director / Executive Creative Director
OgilvyOne Worldwide
Chicago, United States
2010 - Present (12 years 8 months)
As Managing Director of OgilvyOne, David runs the digital and direct business unit of Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago, and also serves as Executive Creative Director across a 360 degree portfolio, integrating cross-media, integrated solutions for a roster of blue chip clients.
Managing Director / Executive Creative Director
New York, United States
January 2009 - May 2010 (1 year 4 months)
Senior Partner, Executive Creative Director
OgilvyOne Worldwide
Chicago, United States
October 2003 - January 2009 (5 years 3 months)
At OgilvyOne Chicago, David provided creative oversight for a roster of blue chip clients including Allstate, BP, and Unilever. As key brands looked to expand their communications from siloed traditional media into truly integrated 360 degree communications programs, David leveraged his cross-media experience to make this is a seamless transition.
Co-Managing Director, Chief Creative
1998 - 2000 (2 years)
David served as Chief Creative Officer and Co-Managing Director at Leapnet, an integrated marketing communications company, where he provided strategic and creative leadership for clients including Michelob, Ameritech, Slate, Encarta, Armour Golf, and MSNBC. Under his leadership, the firm was named by Chicago Magazine as one of the top places to work in Chicago.
Art Director
Chicago, United States
1991 - 1993 (2 years)
Art Director
Chicago, United States
1988 - 1991 (3 years)


July 2018 - July 2018 ()


July 2018 - July 2018 ()
Graduated with Highest Honors, Bronze Tablet Honoree

Other professional activities

The Royal Order of Experience Design

Founding Member
2002 - Present (20 years 8 months)
As founding member and Board of Advisor, David provides Cosby-esque fatherly advice across various creative, stratgey and branding issues faced by The Royal Order's roster of boutique, high-end and passion brand clients including Patagonia, Ann Sacks, and Kohler. For more information, see www.theroyalorder.com

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