NICK SONDERUP
CREATIVE DIRECTOR/WRITER
NYC 

nick.sonderup@mac.com

EXPERIENCE

PEREIRA & O'DELL / Creative Director
2017 - present
MINI

OGILVY & MATHER / Creative Director
2015 - 2017
American Express, Comcast

WOODSTOCK COMEDY FESTIVAL / Creative Director (Pro-Bono)
2013 - present
Director of all content creation and brand voice for annual comedy festival benefiting charity 

TRANSLATION / Group Creative Director
2014 - 2015
State Farm, Kaiser Permanente, McDonald's

BBDO / Creative Director/VP & ACD
2010 - 2014
GE, AT&T, Starbucks, American Red Cross, NY State, Belvedere Vodka, Dove/Galaxy

WIEDEN + KENNEDY / Copywriter
2006 - 2010
ESPN, Nike, Sharp, Tanqueray, Nokia, Coca-Cola, Fathead, Benihana

MTV / Copywriter
2003 - 2006
MTV, MTV2, mtvU, various MTV properties

Freelance
2002 - 2003
 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Advertising: 
2014 Emmy Awards - Nomination for Outstanding Commercial
2014 Cannes Lions - Short list
2014 AICP - Agency Art Direction
2014 AICP - Visual Effects
2014 Communication Arts
2013 Effie Awards - Silver
2012 Addy Awards - Silver
2012 Art Director's Club - Bronze
2012 One Show - Merit
2012 Epica - Bronze
2012 Annecy Festival - Best Ad
2011 Andy Awards - Gold
2011 Andy Awards - Silver
2011 Obie Awards - Silver
2011 One Show - Merit
2005 One Show - Merit
2005 One Show - Merit
2005 BDA/Promax - Gold
2005 Communication Arts - Work featured
2002 One Show - Young Creative Competition
2002 The Show (Minneapolis) - Merit
2002 The Show (Minneapolis) - Merit
2001 The Show (Minneapolis) - Silver
2001 The Show (Minneapolis) - Bronze
2001 CMYK Vol. 18 - Work Featured 

Film: 
2011 SXSW Film Festival - Official Selection & World Premiere
2011 SIFF Film Festival - Official Selection
2011 SPFF Film Festal - Official Selection    
2011 KahBang Film Festival - Official Selection    
2011 DocuWest Film Festival - Official Selection
2011 Red Rocks Film Festival - Official Selection
2011 1-Reel Film Festival at Bumbershoot - Official Selection
2011 Sensoria - Official screening

Juries
AMP awards - Curatorial Committee
NY Festivals of Advertising

EDUCATION

BRAINCO: Minneapolis School of Advertising
Minneapolis, MN
Copywriting

Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC
B.S. Integrated Marketing Communications
Soccer Scholarship (Div. I)