The Monkeys has appointed award-winning creative
director Ben Sampson, who arrives home to Sydney after a year-and-a
half in San Francisco, working as a creative director at Argonaut.
to San Fran by the opportunity to work on tech giant Fitbit, his Effie
award-winning work helped the company stay ahead of Apple in wearable
Prior to this, Sampson was a director at Idea Gallery - a
creative collective working with innovative agencies and brands from
Sydney to Dublin. As a creative director working on Coke Zero, Sampson's
'Just Add Zero' campaign was the first Australian work to be adapted
globally by Coke.
Sampson was founding partner at creative hotshop Happy Soldiers, where
his work including Tontine 'Date-Stamped Pillows' and 'Zuji Beans'
showed-off his talent for innovation.
Sampson is also co-founder of Sydney's first and largest online fixed-price florist, Little Flowers.
Scott Nowell, co-founder and CCO, The Monkeys: "Ben's won all the
industry awards, worked with the world's biggest brands and has had
great success in different creative ventures. He's one of the industry's
most innovative and entrepreneurial thinkers, which suits our culture
to a T."