Ailton Henriques

Ailton Henriques

Senior Art Director at BBDO Germany
Dusseldorf, Germany

About me

Ailton is a Brazilian creative with over ten years of experience, creating for brands such as Pedigree, Google, Whiskas, Snickers, Schwarzkopf, amongst many others.

In his quest to avoid the Brazilian heat, he had the pleasure of working in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Vancouver, and Düsseldorf, at agencies like Pereira O'Dell, McCann Canada, and TBWA Germany. His work had been recognized at the Cannes Lions, New York Festival, Effie, and ADC Germany.

Recently, he served as a juror at the NY Festival, Webby Awards, AdStars, and The Lovie Awards. As a young creative, he took part in the Creative LIAisons from LIA Awards and Young Lions Academy at the Cannes Lions.

Ailton has a strong design background, being one of the founders of Insert Brasil – one of the biggest design events in Brazil. Currently, he is Senior Art Director at BBDO Germany, creating for Ford, Mars Group, Dr. Oetker, Bayer, and UNESCO.


Senior Art Director
Düsseldorf, Germany
May 2018 - Present (4 years 9 months)
Clients: Ford, Continental, Dr. Oetker, Pedigree, Whiskas, Snickers, Uncle Ben's, Caritas, Bayer, UNESCO.
Senior Art Director
Düsseldorf, Germany
January 2018 - April 2018 (3 months)
Clients: Allianz and Schwarzkopf
Senior Art Director
Düsseldorf, Germany
2015 - 2017 (2 years)
Art Director
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2014 - 2015 (1 year)
Art Director of the first creative team at Pereira & O'Dell Rio de Janeiro.
Clients: B2W - and (the largest online retail business in Latin America) and pitching new business (Pitch won - Gloob/Globosat).


Young Creative Academy

2018 (1 year)
One of 30 selected students.

Creative LIAisons

2017 (1 year)

High Advanced University Preparation - Vancouver

2013 (1 year)

Creation in Digital Media

2012 (1 year)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Graphic Design and Marketing

2006 - 2010 (4 years)

Other professional activities

PHNX Tribute 2020

Awards Jury Member

PHNX 2021

Awards Jury Member

PHNX 2022

Awards Jury Member

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