Agency change for young creatives

  • Advertising
  • October 26, 2009
  • Frances Chan
Agency change for young creatives

Smart guys copywriter Ashwin Gopal and art director Tim Yates have done particularly well since graduating from AUT ad school in 1997. First snapped up by Colenso, they won the The Radio Bureau’s Grande ORCA in 2008 for their Outrageous Fortune spots (listen here) and scored a trip to the Cannes Lions.

The pair then moved to Blackwood last year but have now joined DDB to beef up creative director Kim Ellison’s retail team.

2008-2009 Grande ORCA winners Ashwin Gopal, Tim Yates & Karl Fleet 2008-2009 Grande ORCA winners Ashwin Gopal, Tim Yates & Karl Fleet

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