Johan Pihl

Johan Pihl

Creative Director at Great Works
Stockholm, Sweden

About me

Exploring future business opportunities at the intersection at creativity, business and technology.

Currently pursuing an Executive MBA at Berlin School of Creative Leadership.

Recognized and awarded at D&AD, Cannes Lions, Tomorrow Awards, RedDot, Clio Awards, New York Festivals, Epica, Cresta, Eurobest, Lovie Award, Lürzer's Archive, and the Swedish Guldägget and 100 Wattaren.

Judged for Eurobest, New York Festivals, Cannes Lions Asia, Cresta and Guldägget.


Creative Director
Stockholm, Sweden
January 2015 - Present (4 years 7 months)
Creative Director
Stockholm, Sweden
January 2011 - January 2015 (4 years)
Overseeing creative concepts on all key accounts.
Senior Art Director
Stockholm, Sweden
2010 - 2011 (1 year)
Clients included: 3 (Hi3G), Handelsbanken, Mcculloch and Civil Rights Defenders (pro-bono).
Senior Art Director
Stockholm, Sweden
2008 - 2010 (2 years)
Clients included: Cision, HQ Bank, Amnesty and Fokus News magazine.
Art Director
Granath Havas AB
Stockholm, Sweden
Associate Creative Director
Stockholm, Sweden


Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

2011 - 2014 (3 years)
A leadership program focused on complexity, analysis, strategy, innovation and implementation within the context of creative excellence and designed with the purpose to lead enterprise, clients partners, products, people, oneself and creative industries. Traditional topics such as finance, marketing, human resources , research and development, budgeting and accounting are covered in novel and engaging ways.

Executive education / Beckmans Akademi in Digital User Experience

2012 (1 year)
11 weeks executive education, lead by Nome Anders Norman

Executive education in Planning

2011 - 2012 (1 year)
11 weeks executive education, lead by Annika Rehn, Lowe Brindfors

Graphic Design Studies at SIGDS

1994 (1 year)

Bachelor's Degree Major in Fine Arts

1992 - 1994 (2 years)

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