Figueira joins from Glue Isobar in London where he held the position of Creative Director. At JWT London, Figueira will work alongside JWT London’s Chief Digital Officer, Dave Wallace, and report to Executive Creative Director, Russell Ramsey.
Figueira has won numerous internationally recognised awards, including 7 Cannes Lions, and has been a jury member at shows including Cannes, The One Show and D&AD. He has worked across various clients including Fiat, Nokia, Sky, Adidas, Coca-Cola, MSN and Visa.
Prior to joining Glue Isobar in London in 2010, Figueira was Creative Vice President for Isobar Latin America based in Sao Paulo. Before taking up this role he was Partner and ECD at AgenciaClick, one of Brazil’s biggest digital agencies. At AgenciaClick he was responsible for a 120 strong creative team for more than 10 years. AgenciaClick was acquired by Aegis in 2007, which led to his role at Isobar.
Russell Ramsey, Executive Creative Director at JWT London, said: “As well as being an exciting hire for JWT, Ricardo’s appointment is also a reflection of the scale of new digital business that has been coming through the door in the last year.”