PROFESSIONAL

RANGE OF PROJECT EXPERIENCE

SOCIAL PURPOSE

75%

WELLNESS

80%

HEALTH

95%

CONSUMER

95%

DESIGN

40%

PUBLIC RELATIONS

25%

CAROLYN Gargano

CREATIVE DIRECTOR  | ART

hi

SVP Creative Director at W2O Group, San Francisco.

I'm particularly drawn to creative supporting social good,
and making our world a healthier place.
 
Honors from shows and festivals including Cannes Lions Health, LIA, Graphis, Communication Arts, Shorty Awards, Shorty Social Good Awards, The Care Awards, the Clio Health Awards, The Global Awards, Cannes Lions, The One Screen, ACT Awards, MM&M Awards, The Creative Floor Healthcare Awards, The New York Festivals, The Webby Awards and ACT Responsible.

Full Awards List

PORTFOLIO

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Experience

2018 - present

W2O GROUP

SR GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR
  Moved back to the West Coast for the opportunity to help grow, and foster the
San Francisco office. A powerhouse team that partners with a range of clients, including: VISA Cybersource, Abbvie, TAKEDA, Junior Giants, Pfizer, Walgreen's Find Care, Ventilator SOS, AIDS 2020 Global Conference, EVOFEM, City of Hope, Astellas, and Genomic Health 

2010 - 2017

SAATCHI & SAATCHI WELLNESS

ACD - CREATIVE DIRECTOR | ART
This is where I found a wonderful balance between Health and Social Purpose accounts. I created dozens of campaigns, with some of my most meaningful for: animal health, gun violence, homelessness, hunger, psoriasis, chronic migraine, and breast cancer.

2017 - 2018

AREA 23 

SVP GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR  
One of the best experiences of my career so far was joining this life saving force of nature.
I co-lead creative for the JARDIANCE HCP account, and worked on the first half of the RAPE TAX campaign that was honored with 
a glass Lion at Cannes.

2008 - 2010

DEUTSCH NYC

SR ACD | ART
With the Deutsch team I  worked on a wide range of  campaigns including: PNC Bank, Novartis,  Bronx Zoo, and a underage drinking project with SAMHSA and the Ad Council.

2007 - 2008

SAATCHI & SAATCHI WELLNESS 

FREELANCE - ACD | ART

Before joining the team full-time, I freelanced with Saatchi on a wonderful project with Acorda Therapeutics creating the I Walk Because campaign. This campaign for MS continues today.

1998 - 2001

FCB NYC

JR ART DIRECTOR - ART DIRECTOR

A stellar agency that rewarded doing great work with bigger opportunities. Nabisco, AT&T, Gottex Swimwear, JAMAICA, British Virgin Islands,  FILA,  and Citibank.

2001 - 2007

CHANDLER CHICCO AGENCY

ACD | ART

CCA was my introduction to the power of PR. I was hired to  help build their hybrid advertising group, and the years with these talented creatives  changed how I  work.
A wide range of health projects from HIV to a National preventative health program.

 
 
 
 
CONTACT

Delighted to chat with you.

Email or Text as you wish.


 917 445 1758

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