hi. I'm ben.

I'm a New York based advertising creative director, Ironman triathlete, running coach, writer, guitar player, Rutgers fan, and sad Jets fan. For more information, drop me a line at benmwaldman@gmail.com.


EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE CREATIVE
07/17 - Current
Johannes Leonardo – Mass Mutual
DiMassimo Goldstein – Weight Watchers
Berlin Cameron – Morgan Stanley
Tierney – Yuengling
Rain – Face The Issue
Story Worldwide – Ritani, Popsicle

R/GA
New York, NY, 05/14 - 07/17
Associate Creative Director
Android Pay, Google Express, Google Flights, Google+, National Cattleman's Beef Association, YouTube, Samsung Global, Samsung US, Samsung Appliances, Hunter Douglas, Capital One, Tchibo, E*TRADE, Walmart

MRY
New York, NY, 03/14 - 05/14
Creative Director
Visa US, Visa Global, Visa Partnerships

MRY | MR YOUTH
New York, NY, 02/11 - 03/14
Associate Creative Director
Visa, BlackBerry, Bing, Nike, Old Navy, amazon.com, Dasani, MSN, ReadyU (P&G), Caesars Entertainment, Cheer, Norton, Intel, Dell

BBDO NY
New York, NY, 07/02 - 02/11
ACD / Creative Supervisor / Art Director
New Balance, Gillette, NFL, Milky Way, Hyatt, GE, Starbucks, Sheraton Four Points, Visa, Pizza Hut, DirecTV, E*TRADE, FedEx, Pepsi, M&Ms, NJ Devils, AT&T, Lowes, Snickers, Positive Thinking Magazine, Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, Partnership for a Drug Free America

DeVITO/VERDI
New York, NY, 07/02
Freelance Creative
Hotwire.com

McCANN-ERICKSON
New York, NY, 06/02 - 07/02
Freelance Producer
Coca-Cola, New Business

New York, NY, 06/01 - 08/01
Jr Editor / TV Production Intern

 

EDUCATION

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS
New York, NY, 01/02 - 05/10
Continuing Education
Advertising / Design / Web Design 

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
New York, NY, 02/05 - 04/08
Continuing Education
Screenwriting / Directing

RUTGERS COLLEGE
New Brunswick, NJ, 09/98 - 05/02
B.A. Visual Art
B.A. Communications

 

Recognition

Clio, Cannes, Obie, Art Director’s Club, Shorty Awards, National Addy, Regional Addy, John Caples International Award, New York Festivals, Webby's, Mashies

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2015 NYC Marathon
2014 Ironman Mont-Tremblant
2013 Ironman 70.3 Mont-Tremblant
2013 NYC Marathon
2012 Philadelphia Marathon
2011 NYC Marathon
2011 NJ Marathon
2010 Chicago Marathon