Reto Oetterli
Creative & Art Director

Say hello:

Originally from Switzerland, I’m a New York-based creative working on a broad range of projects – from helping startups launch their brand to developing international campaigns for global companies. During 10+ years working in leading creative agencies in Europe and the USA my work has been recognized by all major award shows in the industry including Cannes Lions, D&AD, Clio, One Show, AICP and the Red Dot Design Awards.

Work experience
JWT / New York
ACD, 04.2016 – present
Brands: Tudor Watch, Rolex, Sharpie, Expo, T. Rowe Price, Finnair

Havas / New York
Senior Art Director, 07.2014 – 03.2016
Brands: Hershey’s, Ice Breakers, Reese’s, Lysol, Paypal, Reckitt Benckiser, Keurig, NYL

Jung von Matt / Zürich
Senior Art Director Freelance, 03.2014 – 06.2014
Brands: Pro Infirmis, Migros, Graubünden, Mercedes

thjnk / Hamburg
Art Director, 11.2012 – 02.2014
Brands: Das Erste, RWE, Audi, Comdirect, Advocard

Grey Worldwide / Düsseldorf
Art Director, 01.2011 – 10.2012
Brands: MTV, Lenor, Ambi Pure, Pringles, Fairy, E-Plus, Moll Group, Lebensmittel Zeitung

Contexta / Bern
Designer, 02.2006 – 02.2008
Brands: Appenzeller Käse, Basler Insurance, Credit Suisse, Heineken, Swisscom, Swiss Lotto, Euro Millions,

CANNES LIONS | 2x Silver
D&AD | 2x wooden Pencil, 1x best viral of the month
CLIO | 1x Silver, 1x Bronze
ONE SHOW | 2x Merit
AICP | 1x Gold, 2x Finalist
LONDON INTERNATIONAL | 2x Bronze, 1x Finalist
EUROBEST | 1x Silver, 4x Bronze, 3x Shortlist
ADC GERMANY | 3x Bronze, 5x Auszeichnungen
ADC EUROPE | 1x Silver 2x Nomination
NYF | 1x Silver, 1x Bronze
RED DOT AWARD | 1x Best of the Best in Advertising
ADC SWITZERLAND | 1xSilver, 1xBronze, 1x Finalist
AME | 1x Finalist
EPICA | 1x Silver
GUNN REPORT | Best advertising illustrations from the past 15 years

Jury member at
NYF 2017