Carolyn Gargano

Carolyn Gargano

Sr Group Creative Director at W2O Group
San Francisco , United States

About me

Carolyn Gargano has an unprecedented passion, attention to detail and focus on raising the bar ever higher on project after project. Carolyn is particularly drawn to creative supporting social good and well being for all.

Her indefatigable energy has produced a whirling dervish of ideas that have landed her accolades and honours from shows and festivals including the Clio Health Awards, The Care Awards, Communication Arts, The Global Awards, Graphis, Cannes Lions, Lions Health, The One Screen, ACT awards, MM&M Awards, Shorty Awards, Shorty Social Good Awards, The Creative Floor Healthcare Awards, The New York Festivals, The Webby Awards and the ACT Responsible exhibition at Cannes Lions.

As an experienced art director and creative director, Carolyn has found the greatest inspiration in staying close to the work while continuing to hone her craft. Carolyn has worked on dozens of campaigns including: Allergan, Merial Pet Care, Mrs. Green’s Natural Market, JM Modell Foundation, Crossroads Community, Clinton Foundation, Nestlé Healthcare, and Gottex Swimwear.


Sr Group Creative Director
W2O Group
United States
March 2018 - Present (2 years 7 months)
SVP Group Creative Director
New York, United States
August 2017 - February 2018 (6 months)
New York, United States
2008 - 2010 (2 years)
Sr ACD | ART | freelance
Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness
New-York, United States
2007 - 2008 (1 year)
New York, United States
2001 - 2007 (6 years)
Art Director
New York, United States
1997 - 2000 (3 years)


Advertising and Design

1996 - 1997 (1 year)
Continuing study in graphic design, typography and computer graphics

BFA advertising design

1986 - 1990 (4 years)

Other professional activities

PHNX Tribute, Paris

Awards Jury Member

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