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Hovering Art Director Competition Reveals the Truth is Stranger Than Fiction


Competition for Adobe Stock by Achtung! mcgarrybowen causes a stir in the creative community

Hovering Art Director Competition Reveals the Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

The latest campaign for Adobe Stock by Achtung! mcgarrybowen introduced the ‘Hovering Art Director’ action figure – and unleashed a competition to get designers and creatives to open their ears, look over their shoulder and then submit to Adobe their favourite ‘hover lines’ for a chance to win their very own talking designer toy. The campaign has been causing a stir in the ad community...

In a case of truth being stranger than fiction, the lines overheard and uploaded defy satire. Without breaching confidentiality, 48% of entries came from designers, while 32% came from embittered copywriters. Surprisingly, 12% have actually come from art directors themselves.

“Seldom have we experienced such a high level of engagement of the worldwide creative community with a marketing campaign. With thousands of entries in the first week, results in terms of campaign reach have overachieved every goal we set," said Alexander Meyers, Marketing Manager Adobe Benelux.

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Categories: Business Services, Business Software, Fri, 19 May 2017 14:54:07 GMT