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His career as a creative leader has been built around some unique opportunities that have sculpted the well-rounded, successful professional that he is today. Having worn many hats in different roles and working for a wide variety of clients and industries has given Gerardo the ability to assess problems from different and unique perspectives with success. From the entrepreneur who started his award-winning branding firm in Mexico City to the marketing manager of a large fashion sales company in NYC to the Chief Creative Officer of one of the most respected branding agencies in The Bay Area, his career has been filled with challenges, successes, and learning opportunities.



Hard-Work Payoffs

• 2017 EMMY AWARD - Best PSA Single TV Spot: Colorado Department of Transportation

• 2012 GOLD EFFIE - Walmart Kellogg’s Back to School Promotion: Feed Their Imagination 

• 2012 GRAND I AWARD - Integer’s best campaign: Kellogg’s The Start USA

• 2008 GOLD MEDAL - non-permanent piece at POPAI Show, Las Vegas, NV, USA 

• 2012 BRONZE HUB PRIZE - for Walmart Kellogg’s Back to School Promotion: Feed Their Imagination, USA

• 2012 BRONZE EFFIE - Kellogg’s Olympic Campaign, USA

• 2006 Third Place: Best Display POP Show, Chicago IL. USA

• 2004 Innovation Award  - POP Show, Santiago, Chile 

• 1997 Best Safety Campaign – Yamaha Motors Mexico

• 1995 Outstanding Contribution Award – IBM Mexico 

Write monthly column and articles for NEO, Mexico’s most influential marketing magazine


• Digital Marketing: Customer Engagement, Social Media, Planning, and Analytics, Columbia Business School, 2017

• Master’s in Marketing, ITESM, Mexico City, Mexico 2013

• B.A. in Graphic Design, Anahuac University, Mexico City, Mexico, 1993

• Direct Marketing, Fashion Institute of Technology, 2004

• Advertising, Parsons School of Design/School of Visual Arts, 2003

I've Learned That I Have to Keep Learning

Recommendations (read many more here)


Monthly columnist at Revista NEO, Mexico's most influential marketing magazine


Katedra, Mexico City 2010  - Marketing for Non-marketers 

Katedra, Mexico City 2010  - Below the Line: AlternativeTools

AEM, San Antonio 2016      - Social Media as a Binational Business Tool

Contact Info


Gerardo García-Jurado


Walnut Creek, CA.

Tel: 646-554-7506


Luis Gerardo Garcia-Jurado ©2019

Disclaimer: Some of the pieces shown in the portfolio section where my creation, others were created by my team or other teams at the agency or other agencies mostly as a result of my direction or collaboration.