Chris Bruney // ACD
ACD // Art Director
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ABOUT ME

About Me

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Hi I'm Chris Bruney,
remember that time I got slimed on Nickelodeon when I was 10?

No? You don't remember that?

Oh, well now I'm an ACD/Art Director working in Chicago.

 

EXPERIENCE
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DDB CHICAGO

Associate Creative Director :: 2016-Present
Clients: Skittles, State Farm, LifeLock, Starburst
Scott’s, Alfa Romeo, Jeep

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

Instructor :: 2014-Present
I teach three advertising concepting classes
as part of the School of Professional Studies.

DDB CHICAGO

Art Director :: 2010-2016
Clients: Capital One, Sierra Mist, Safeway
The Field Museum, ACS

St. John & Partners

Art Director :: 2007
Clients: Smoothie King, Ford, Zaxby’s
 


EDUCATION
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Creative Circus

Art Direction :: 2008-2010

University of North Florida

B.S. Communication :: 2004-2008

 

REFERENCES
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@JAMESGOOBS
This...Skittles commercial...makes me uncomfortable..."

@FRAYMOUS
“That State Farm pothole commercial is the realest insurance commercial ever made.”

@AMYJOAQ
“Whoever came up with this new @StateFarm neighborhood of good commercial, they better have gotten a raise. All of the feelings.”

@DELPHRANO
“them Lifelock commercials be funny yung.”

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
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STATE FARM

2018 One Show - Finalist / Direction
2018 One Show - Finalist / Film
2018 One Show - Finalist / Online Film
2018 Art Director's Club - Finalist / Online Film
2017 Cannes Lion - Bronze / Adapted Music
2017 Cannes Lion - Shortlist / Film
2017 London International Awards - Bronze / Direction
2017 CA Advertising Annual
2017 Clio Awards: Shortlist
Lürzers Archive 3/2017
2014 Webby Awards - Honoree

SKITTLES

Lürzers Archive 5/2015

McDONALD's

2014 Webby Awards - Honoree
2014 Clio Awards - Bronze 

 

SKILLS
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LANGUAGES
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