International Creative Director, Copywriter, Former ArtCenter and UT Austin Instructor, Founder of SPIT polish.
Chad has created influential advertising and design content at some of the hottest creative agencies in the U.S. and Europe, including Wieden + Kennedy, Mother (London), KesselsKramer (Amsterdam), and 86 the onions, the unconventional agency he founded in Los Angeles.
To date, he’s helped develop more than 170 brands, including Target, Google, Nike, Starbucks, Activision, Mountain Dew, HUMMER, MTV, and ESPN X Games.
Chad discovered his love for teaching at ArtCenter where he was awarded the Great Teacher Award his very first semester. In 2014, he joined UT Austin to co-lead the prestigious Texas Creative Program where he taught advertising creativity, beginning to advanced portfolio workshops, copywriting, video content, and integrated campaigns. He is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Stan Richards Faculty Fellowship in Advertising Creativity Award. Today, many of his former students are kicking ass at the world’s top creative departments, including Mother, Droga5, 72 and sunny, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, and more.