JURY

JASON ATIENZA

Artist & Creative Director

Visual artist based in Shanghai whose passion for painting has led him to the different parts of the world. He applies his signature style to an array of traditional and non-traditional canvases, painting the world with dynamic colors and strong line detail.

RICH TU

VP of Design, MTV

VP of Design at MTV and a member of AIGA NY’s Board of Directors. He is a graduate of SVA’s prestigious Illustration as Visual Essay program and received the “Young Guns” award which recognizes the world’s best creatives under the age of 30 for his eclectic and unique work.

JOWEE ALVIAR

Co-Founder, Team Manila

Co-founder and Creative Director of TeamManila Lifestyle. Ranging from travel brochures, matchboxes to sweepstakes tickets, Jowee’s impressive collection is the result of his tireless rummaging in thrift shops. He hopes to preserve the collection of Philippine design for the future generations.

AJ DIMARUCOT

Graphic designer, Entrepreneur and Restaurateur

One of the founders of the Communication Design Association of the Philippines. He started as an Art Director in Ogilvy & Mather where he produced digital creations that stringed metals for the agency. Currently, he creates iconic designs for brands like Nike, Jordan, and Adidas. AJ is also an entrepreneur who co-owns the hip baby clothing line googoo&gaga, a brand he started with his wife.

DAN MATUTINA

Founder, Plus63 Design Philippines

Graphic designer and illustrator based in the Philippines. His style is described as a combination of angular, graphic shapes layered with hand-painted textures on print, digital and animation for brands like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Pinterest, Airbnb and many more.

JOHN ED DE VERA

Creative Director for Design, TBWASantiago Mangada Puno

Creative Director for Design at TBWASantiago Mangada Puno. Despite joining a little late in the game, the UST Fine Arts Major has won a number of awards, including being the #1 Art Director in the adobo Creative Rankings. When he is not teaching his Saturday class at University of Asia and the Pacific, he creates paper crafts, a hobby that attracted an amount of followers and collaborations with different brands globally.

NADYA KIRILLOVA

Creative Director, Dentsu Inc.

Throughout her career, she has worked on events like the “2010 APEC Japan”, and projects such as “Sound of Honda / Ayrton Senna 1989” for Honda. Her excellence in the field has gotten her a Titanium Grand Prix at Cannes and a Black Pencil at D&AD among many others. Now as a member of Dentsu Team B, Nadya creates original creative education programs to innovate and diverse education in Japan.

HIDETOSHI KURANARI

Creative Director, Dentsu Inc.

In less than a year, he had already won international awards like Cannes, NYADC and more for his work in Dentsu Inc. He has worked on projects for the APEC 2010 conference, Tokyo Motor Show, IMF-World Bank Conference Tokyo, and Arita Porcelain Revitalisation project, to name a few.

Yang Yeo

Asia Pacific Creative Kaiju, Hakuhodo Inc, Asia

Famed for his multidisciplinary creative talent that has won him multiple awards like “Creative of the Year”, “Agency of the Year”, and “Marketer of the Year” from different award shows.

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