ABOUT

I’m an associate creative director and art director based in San Francisco.

I’ve been fortunate to create work with clients of every size, and whether that work is funny, emotional, smart, stupid, or any other adjective, I love figuring out the best way to tell a brand’s story in a way that connects with audiences.

I believe creative work needs to, well, work. So it should be based in strategy, built through collaboration, and solve clients’ challenges.

More than anything, I love being around engaging, talented people that make me feel like the dumbest guy in the room. 




AWARDS
& PRESS

Awards

2017 CANNES Shortlist
2016 ONE SHOW Gold Animation
2016 ONE SHOW Silver
Music Video
2016 ONE SHOW Shortlist
Short Form Video
2018 RADIO MERCURY AWARDS Winner
2016 AICP Animation Shortlist
2016 AICP Design Winner

Graphic Design USA's People to Watch 2019
CMYK
Top Young Creatives New Portfolios
LÜRZER’S ARCHIVE Selection
LÜRZER’S ARCHIVE
Issue 6/2017
COMMUNICATION ARTS ’16
2016 LIA Bronze Music Video/Animation
2016 WEBBY
Advertising & Media
2016 NATIONAL ADDY Gold
2016 SPORTS CLIO Silver
2016 ANDY Shortlist x3
2016 Regional ADDY Gold
2017 SF ADDY Silver
TV Commercial Campaign
2016 SF ADDY Gold
Elements of Advertising
2016 SF ADDY Silver
Branded Content
2019 SF ADDY Bronze Internet Commercial Campaign
2019 SF ADDY Bronze Integrated Advertising Campaign
2019 SF ADDY Bronze Local Radio Commercial
2019 SF ADDY Bronze Integrated Advertising Campaign


Press

ADAGE Editor’s Pick x2
ADWEEK
Ad of the Day x2
ADWEEK Most Creative Holiday Cards ’17
DON’T GET ME STARTED Podcast Episode 285
THE CREATIVE CIRCUS Forum Speaker
CREATIVITY
HUFFINGTON POST
FAST COMPANY
THE DRUM
AGENCY SPY
MASHABLE
VULTURE
UPROXX
UNCRATE
GOOGLE CREATIVE ZOO
PRODUCT HUNT
BILLBOARD
XXL
COMPLEX
THE SOURCE
HIP-HOP WIRED
BOOOOOOOM
MOTIONOGRAPHER
DIGG
LITTLE BLACK BOOK
NEWSWEEK
NBC NEWS
SF WEEKLY
THE SAN FRANCISCO EGOTIST
STASH
ESPN
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
BLEACHER REPORT
SKY SPORTS
SCREEN RANT
IGN





CONTACT

If you’d like to connect with me about any potential opportunities, (or about fantasy sports, mid-’90s nostalgia, or any of the 400+ episodes of Forensic Files) my info. is below. 

bwagesiii@gmail.com
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