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​​Adrian Zavala
The Community | C R E A T I V E /A R T D I R E C T O R
   I love to create things, I love the challenge to come out with new ideas constantly. I’m a creative with strategic and conceptual thinking. Ready to have fun and create the best work out there. Highly skilled in creative development ranging from conceiving campaigns, to producing and finalizing them. Experienced in print advertising, TV and radio broadcast, outdoor, digital and social media. A team player working and managing different levels of creatives.
   Clients have included BMW, Verizon, Corona, Disney Parks, Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Lunchables, Kmart, SC Johnson, Sharpie, and Qwest.

The Texas Bullet Train

Special Judges Award

XXV Intl. Congress of Entomology

Special Judges Award

Project Yellow Light

Texas Creative Branding

Best of Show

Louder Than

2018 Jury Pannel

Babybel

Special Judges Award

Love, Leftovers, Reynold's Wrap

Winners by Category

(Gold winners are shown, click on images to view the creative)

Sweet Walkers Dessert Delivery

MoLEKULE - Pollutant Punisher

SALES PROMOTION
Sales Promotion | S01A  | Packaging
AAF-Lubbock
Bronze
Texas Tech University
Entry Title  |  Smith's Original Hard Cider
Katharine Drewry


Sales Promotion | S01A  | Packaging
AAF-Fort Worth
Bronze
University of Texas at Arlington
Entry Title  |  Chef Chow
Emily Brown
Emily Opie
Michaela Keck
Reithna Chhoeum


Sales Promotion | S01A  | Packaging
AAF-Oklahoma City
Silver
Oklahoma State University
Entry Title  |  Käfer: Coffee + Roaster
Jordan Richards


Sales Promotion | S01A  | Packaging
AAF-Oklahoma City
Silver
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Cutie Pop, Italian Cream Soda
Kenzie McFeely  |  Concept and Design


Sales Promotion | S01A  |  Packaging
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Myth Beer
Ryan Richards  |  Concept and Design


Sales Promotion | S01A  | Packaging
AAF-Oklahoma City
Silver
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Mingle Butter
Maisie Cross  |  Concept and Design


Sales Promotion | S01A  | Packaging
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  MA_CHO : Manly Chocolate Bars
Maisie Cross  |  Concept and Design


Sales Promotion | S01A  | Packaging
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Night Orchestra
Jeongeun (Sammy) Choi |  Concept and Design


Sales Promotion | S01A  | Packaging
AAF-Oklahoma City
Silver
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Flying Vixen, Gin Elixirs
Andrea Cain  |  Concept and Design


Sales Promotion | S01A  | Packaging
AAF-Dallas
Bronze
Texas A&M University Commerce
Entry Title  |  De Cecco Pasta
Karina Pérez-Fajardo
Morgan Crabtree   |  Photography of Packaging


SALES & MARKETING
Collateral Material | S02 | Stationery Package | Single or Multiple pieces
AAF-Lubbock
Bronze

Texas Tech University
Entry Title  |  Treehouse
Brittany Roberts


Collateral Material | S02 | Stationery Package | Single or Multiple pieces
AAF-Fort Worth
Silver
University of Texas at Arlington
Entry Title  |  Hoot Loot School Supplies
Michaela Keck
Phong Nguyen
Allison Ruiz


Collateral Material | S04 | Special Event Materials
AAF-Austin
Gold
University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  Texas Creative Final Critique
Sophie Kollaja
Hannah Dobbs  |  Lead Designer
Sally Franckowiak   |  Designer


Collateral Material | S04 | Special Event Materials
AAF-Oklahoma City
Gold
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  The Grand Beach Party Invitation
Amanda Dely  |  Designer


Collateral Material | S05A | Publication Design | Cover
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  The Unbearable Lightness Cover
Alison Corcoran  |  Designer


Collateral Material | S05C | Cover/Editorial Spread or Feature - Series
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  The Block Heater
Amanda Dely  |  Designer


Collateral Material | S05D | Publication Design | Magazine Design
AAF-Amarillo
Silver
Amarillo College
Entry Title  |  The Current Spring 2017
Jenna Gibson  |  Editor
Destiny Kranthoven   |   Art Director
Claire Ekas   |   Assistant Editor
Michelle Martinez    |  Graphic Designer
Salvador Gutierrez   |  Page Editor


Collateral Material | S05D | Publication Design | Magazine Design
AAF-Oklahoma City
Gold
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Louder Than
William Muschinske   |  Designer


Collateral Material | S05D | Publication Design | Magazine Design
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  UltraViolet Reptile Zines
Kiley Hoffman  |  Designer


Collateral Material | S05E | Publication Design | Book Design
AAF-Rio Grande Valley
Silver
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Entry Title  |  A Girl with a Book Can
Isabella Hernandez


Collateral Material | S05E | Publication Design | Book Design
AAF-Fort Worth
Bronze
UT Arlington
Entry Title  |  The Straight Line is a Godless Line
Kelley Willoughby


Collateral Material | S05E | Publication Design | Book Design
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Becoming IndePENdent
Marissa Thelen   |  Designer


Collateral Material  |  S05E | Publication Design | Book Design
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Type Crimes
Brenda Chavez  |  Designer


Collateral Material | S05E | Publication Design | Book Design
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Fortunate
Brenda Chavez
Amanda Rochat  |  Designer


Direct Marketing | S06 | Direct Marketing
AAF-Rio Grande Valley
Silver
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Entry Title  |  AIGA A12 Competitional Mailer
Amber Anyssa Zuniga
Erika Rodriguez
Betzy Lopez


Direct Marketing | S06 | Direct Marketing
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  The Hooch Hut: Sloshed
Amanda Dely  |  Designer


PRINT ADVERTISING
Magazine Advertising | S07A | Magazine Advertising | Single
AAF-Little Rock
Bronze
University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Entry Title  |  Neutrogena Ad
Corri Tran


Magazine Advertising | S07A | Magazine Advertising | Single
AAF-Little Rock
Bronze
University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Entry Title  |  Farm Bureau Interactive Ad
Britany Forbis  |  Graphic Designer


Magazine Advertising | S07B - Magazine Advertising | S07B | Campaign
AAF-Austin
Gold

Special Judges Award
University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  Babybel
Hannah Ward  |  Copywriter
Moira Allen  |  Copywriter/Art Director


Magazine Advertising | S07B - Magazine Advertising | S07B | Campaign
AAF-Austin
Silver
University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  ADA Flossing PSA
Carlyn Hinojosa  |  Copywriter
Ernest Chan  |  Art Director


Magazine Advertising | S07B - Magazine Advertising | S07B | Campaign
AAF-Austin
Bronze
University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  Time Well Traveled
Grace Liu  |  Art Director
Sivim Ly  |  Copywriter


Magazine Advertising | S07B - Magazine Advertising | S07B | Campaign
AAF-Austin
Bronze
Texas Creative - University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  AeroPress - Ready Before You Are
Brennen Pierce Cooke  |  Copywriter
Sara Gomez  |  Art Director


Magazine Advertising | S07B - Magazine Advertising | S07B | Campaign
AAF-Dallas
Bronze
Southern Methodist University
Entry Title  |  Power Your Shower Thoughts
Grace LaMontagne  |  Copywriter
Jolie Guz  |  Art Director


Magazine Advertising | S07B - Magazine Advertising | S07B | Campaign
AAF-Dallas
Bronze
Southern Methodist University
Entry Title  |  Philips Hue Lighting
Eric Sedeno  |  Art Direction & Copywriting
Gray McDermid  |  Art Direction
Kirsty McLauchlan  |  Art Direction


OUT OF HOME
Poster | S09A | Single
AAF-Fort Worth
Bronze
Texas Christian University
Entry Title  |  Backpacking Big Bend Infographic
Jaclyn Mazzio  |  Designer


Poster | S09A | Single
AAF-Rio Grande Valley
Silver
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Entry Title  |  What You Should Know About Vegetarianism
Amber Anyssa Zuniga


Poster | S09A | Single
AAF-Rio Grande Valley
Gold
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Entry Title  |  AIGA A12 Poster
Amber Anyssa Zuniga


Poster | S09A | Single
AAF-Rio Grande Valley
Silver
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Entry Title  |  Sleep Infographic
Ariadny Balderas  |  Graphic Designer


Poster | S09A | Single
AAF-Rio Grande Valley
Silver
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Entry Title  |  Ice Cream Man
Alexandria Canchola  |  Student Designer


Poster | S09A | Single
AAF-Dallas
Silver 

Special Judges Award
Texas A&M University Commerce
Entry Title  |  XXV Intl. Congress of Entomology
Karina Pérez-Fajardo


Poster | S09B | Campaign
AAF-Dallas
Gold
Southern Methodist University
Entry Title  |  MoLEKULE - Pollutant Punisher
Matthieu Smyth  |  Art Director
Jennifer Nelson  |  Copywriter


ONLINE | INTERACTIVE
Social Media | S13A | Social Media | Single Execution
AAF-Dallas
Silver

Special Judges Award
University of Texas at Arlington
Entry Title  |  The Texas Bullet Train
Moore  |  Animator, Voice-Over, Writer, Producer


Advertising & Promotion | S15B - Advertising & Promotion | Campaign
AAF-Austin
Silver
University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  AmazonSafe
Alex Roper  |  Art Director
Julian Castillo  |  Copywriter
Shoaib Ali Qureshi  |  Videographer
Carlyn Hinojosa  |  Voice Over
Charlotte Friend  |  Female Actor
Sam Hoffman


Advertising & Promotion | S15B - Advertising & Promotion | Campaign
AAF-Fort Worth
Bronze
University of Texas at Arlington
Entry Title  |  Sierra Club PSAs - UTA
Aaron Payton  |  Director
Hien Dinh  |  Director
Jessica Flores  |  Direction
Rahim Handy  |  Film and Production Crew
Megan Koym  |  Film and Production Crew
Ian Mundie  |  Film and Production Crew
Joel Kenyon  |  Film and Production Crew
Shane John  |  Film and Production Crew
Kenny Nguyen  |  Film and Production Crew
Deirdre O'Donnell   |  Film and Production Crew
Jeremy Black  |  Film and Production Crew
Zain Abiden  |  Film and Production Crew


BLOGS & Digital Publications | S17 | Digital Publications
AAF-Little Rock
Silver
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
Entry Title  |  The Accident No One Talked About
Joy Rasphoumy  |  Graphic Designer


FILM | VIDEO | SOUND
Television Advertising | S19A | Television Advertising | Single
AAF-Austin
Bronze
Job Propulsion Lab
Entry Title  |  Blue Apron "Empty Stores"
Lauren Pruitt  |  Copywriter
Emily Olson  |  Art Director


Television Advertising | S19A | Television Advertising | Single
AAF-Lubbock
Silver
Texas Tech University
Entry Title  |  Tunnels
Juan Gil  |  Director
Zach Haile  |  Main Character
Paul Hunton  |  Supporting Character


Television Advertising | S19A | Television Advertising | Single
AAF-Oklahoma City
Gold
Lindsey + Asp
Entry Title  |  Project Yellow Light
Ben Capshaw
Christine Murrain


CROSS PLATFORM
Integrated Advertising Campaign | S21 | Consumer Campaign
AAF-Austin
Bronze
University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  Imperfect Produce: Eat Ugly
Chelsea Tijerina  |  Art Director
Katie Samuelsen  |  Copywriter


Integrated Advertising Campaign | S21 | Consumer Campaign
AAF-Austin
Gold
University of Texas of Austin; Texas Creative Sequence
Entry Title  |  Love, Leftovers, Reynold's Wrap
Reema Kakaday  |  Art Director
Samuel Hoffman  |  Copywriter


Integrated Brand Identity Campaign | S22B | Campaign
AAF-Austin
Gold

Best of Show
University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  Texas Creative Branding
Sophie Kollaja
Hannah Dobbs  |  Lead Designer
Jesus Acosta  |  Web Designer
Madeline Poirot  |  Designer
Sally Franckowiak  |  Designer


Integrated Brand Identity Campaign | S22B | Campaign
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  The Art of Loving, Reissue Campaign
Jeongeun (Sammy) Choi  |  Concept and Design


Integrated Brand Identity Campaign | S22B | Campaign
AAF-Oklahoma City
Gold
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Sweet Walkers Dessert Delivery
Andrea Cain  |  Concept and Design


Integrated Brand Identity Campaign | S22B | Campaign
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Seoul Searching
Maisie Cross  |  Concept and Design


Integrated Brand Identity Campaign | S22B | Campaign
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Handsome Hound
Oanh Le   |  Concept and Design


ELEMENTS OF ADVERTISING
Copywriting | S23 | Copywriting
AAF-Dallas
Bronze
Southern Methodist University
Entry Title  |  Help USA Digital Billboards
Laura Walsh
Caroline Moss


Visual | S24 | Logo Design
AAF-Austin
Gold
University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  Texas Creative Logo
Sophie Kollaja
Hannah Dobbs  |  Lead Designer


Visual | S24 | Logo Design
AAF-Fort Worth
Bronze
University of Texas at Arlington
Entry Title  |  Folk Soap Logo
Emily Brown


Visual | S24 | Logo Design
AAF-Little Rock
Bronze
University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Entry Title  |  Floresco
Julia Sexton  |  Graphic Designer


Illustration | S25A |  Single
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  King of the Swamp
Nik Long  |  Concept, Design and Illustration


Illustration | S25A |  Single
AAF-Oklahoma City
Silver
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Free Spirit
Lauren Funches
Brenda Chavez  |  Concept, Design and Illustration


Illustration | S25B | Campaign
AAF-Austin
Silver
University of Texas at Austin
Entry Title  |  Dyson: Breaking New Grounds
Dylan Rivera  |  Illustrator + Designer


Illustration | S25B | Campaign​
AAF-Oklahoma City
Bronze
University of Central Oklahoma
Entry Title  |  Miss Mary Mack
Lauren Funches  |  Concept, Design and Illustration


 Art Direction | S27B | Campaign
AAF-Fort Worth
Silver
Texas Christian University
Entry Title  |  The Mountain Experience
Emma Holland


Art Direction | S27B | Campaign
AAF-Dallas
Silver
Southern Methodist University
Entry Title  |  MoLEKULE - Pollutant Punisher
Matthieu Smyth  |  Art Director
Jennifer Nelson  |  Copywriter

AIGA A12 Poster

Texas Creative Final Critique

Mary Knight
Principal, ECD | Hydrogen Advertising | Seattle
   After years at big network ad agencies, Mary jumped at the challenge to grow a small up-and-coming independent agency is Seattle called Hydrogen in 2012.
   Her work has been honored at shows like Cannes, The One Show, Clios, D&AD, ADDYs and Effies. She has been featured in Communication Arts, ARCHIVE, Print, Best Spots, Creativity Pick of the Day, 1492 Cultura Creativa, The Wall Street Journal and all of the standard industry pubs. Mary is often asked to speak at industry events and has served on several prestigious juries including The One Show, Communication Arts, Effie, The Pele Awards and the National ADDYs.
   She lives on an island in the Puget Sound with her husband, two children (one of each), four dogs and somewhere around nine chickens.

The Grand Beach Party Invitation

Mike Heidl
Creative Director | Westphal | Milwaukee
   Mike is a conceptual Creative Director with a background in design and art direction. He's focused on boosting brands through visual storytelling. His experience includes agency and in-house environments. He's had the privilege to work with many talented people and many dynamic teams. He strives to engage with people through his authentic style – which has shaped his personal brand. Mike lives in Milwaukee and he currently leads a diverse creative team at Westphal that is focused on design, brand development + strategy, digital and video/photography production. Being involved in AAF and the Addys is a great way to engage with people, learn how others think and experience a variety of work from around the US.