A 3rd person bio

Stephen Joss is Australian born. He’s worked at Internationally renowned agencies across Melbourne (GPY&R), Sydney (DDB), and was most recently Creative Director at DDB & Tribal Amsterdam. He oversaw creative work on Heineken Global, Vodafone NL, McDonalds NL, and various other international accounts. 
  
Stephen is internationally awarded at Cannes, One Show, Effies, New York Festivals, Eurobest, Webbies, and AWARD, on projects such as, Heineken "Share The Sofa", Cadbury Picnic "It’s no Picnic", KLM "Happy to Help", TomTom "Quicker Journeys".
 
In his spare time Stephen created a project named "Hidden Characters", a street photography series set in Amsterdam that explores the relationship between people and their Internet passwords. The work has received considerable national PR and is currently on exhibit in Amsterdam.

 

+31 6 8139 6115
mrjosshouse@gmail.com

 

CV

 

NATIONALITY

Australian with an EU Irish passport

JURIES

2017 Golden Award Of Montreux
2016 Eurobest, Promo & Activation

EDUCATION

2008
Award School, Top 10 Finalist 

2004-2007
Bachelor of Design (Multimedia Design), Swinburne National School of Design, Melbourne, Australia.

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Nov 15 - Current
Creative Director @ DDB & Tribal, Amsterdam 

June 13 - Nov 15
Senior Art Director @ DDB & Tribal, Amsterdam 

Aug 11 - Mar 13
Senior Integrated Art Director @ DDB, Sydney 

Aug 07– Aug 11
Digital Art Director @ George Patterson Y&R, Melbourne 

Apr 05 – Aug 07
Part-time, Pattern graphic designer @ Pacific Brands, Holeproof 

Jan 03 – Nov 03
Intern/3D Animator @ Sector3 studios

 

AWARDS

2017

2 x ADCN Shortlist    The Vodafone Smart Jacket
2 x SpinAwards Shortlist  The Vodafone Smart Jacket

2016

Lovie Award Silver    The Vodafone Smart Jacket
Cannes Shortlist    Cyber, The Vodafone Smart Jacket
Cannes Shortlist    Mobile, The Vodafone Smart Jacket
Cannes Shortlist    Mobile, The Vodafone Smart Jacket
Cannes Shortlist    PR, The Vodafone Smart JacketLovie Award Shortlist    The Vodafone Smart Jacket
ADCN Shortlist    Heineken - The Soccer Doc

2015

Cannes Bronze    Cyber, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Cannes Bronze    Cyber, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Cannes Bronze    Media, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Cannes Bronze    Media, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Eurobest Silver    Interactive, Real-Time Activity, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Eurobest Bronze    Interactive, Travel, Entertainment & Leisure, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Eurobest Bronze    Promo & Activation, Use of Social Platforms, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Cannes Shortlist    PR, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Cannes Shortlist    Media, Heineken - #ChampionTheMatch
Cannes Shortlist    Cyber, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Webby Honoree    Live Experiences, KLM - #HappyToHelp
M&M Award Gold    Best Use of Content, Heineken - #ChampionTheMatch
ADCN Bronze    KLM - #HappyToHelp
Webby 3x Shortlist  KLM - #HappyToHelp
ADCN Shortlist    KLM - #HappyToHelp
Eurobest Shortlist    Interactive, Innovative Use of Social, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Eurobest Shortlist    Direct, Use of Social in a Campaign, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Eurobest Shortlist    Direct, Travel, Leisure & Entertainment, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Eurobest Shortlist    Media: Use of Social Platforms, KLM - #HappyToHelp
Eurobest Shortlist    Media: Travel, Leisure & Entertainment, KLM - #HappyToHelp
M&M Award Shortlist    Best Use of Social, Heineken - #ChampionTheMatch
SAN Accent    KLM - #HappyToHelp

2014

Eurobest Silver    Media, Heineken - #ShareTheSofa
Eurobest Silver    Radio, Tomtom - Kate
Eurobest Silver    Radio, Tomtom - Girlfriend
Cannes Shortlist    Direct, Heineken - #ShareTheSofa
Cannes Shortlist    Direct, Heineken - #ShareTheSofa
Cannes Shortlist    Promo, Heineken - #ShareTheSofa
Cannes Shortlist    Media, Heineken - #ShareTheSofa
Cannes Shortlist    PR, Heineken - #ShareTheSofa
Cannes Shortlist    Radio, Tomtom - Kate
Cannes Shortlist    Radio, Tomtom - Girlfriend
Cannes Shortlist    Cyber (Craft), Heineken - Fans of the world
Internationalist Gold    Heineken - #ShareTheSofa

2012

Effies Finalist    Transformational Digital Business Platforms
ADMA Bronze    Mobile, RAAF - A Typical Day
ADMA Bronze    Integrated Campaign, RAAF - A Typical Day
AWARD Finalist    Social media, RAAF - A Typical Day
AWARD Finalist    Mobile application, Australian Navy - Sink'EM
IAB Finalist    Rich Media and Digital Video, RAAF - Air Force Aviation

2011

Young Guns Bronze    Animation Or Motion Graphics, RAAF - Air Force Aviation
One Show Merit    Branded Entertainment, Just Car Insurance - Canvas2Kickass
Effie Silver    Small Budget, RAAF - Source Code
Webby Nomination    Email Marketing - Terri Scheer
NY Festivals Finalist    Online Advertising, Just Car Insurance - Canvas2Kickass
Y&R Idea of the year    Best Integrated Idea, Cadbury Idea - It’s no Picnic
Y&R Idea of the year    Best Digital Idea, RAAF - Source code
Caxtons    Rich Media (In Page & Expanding Ads), RAAF - Source Code
AWARD Bronze    Community service & charity, individual, RAAF - Source Code
AWARD Bronze    Integrated Solutions, Just Car Insurance - Canvas2Kickass
AWARD Bronze    Integrated Solutions, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
AWARD Bronze    Digital Direct Response, Just Car Insurance - Canvas2Kickass
AWARD Bronze    Digital Direct Response, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
AWARD Bronze    Online Promotion, Just Car Insurance - Canvas2Kickass
AWARD Bronze    Online Promotion, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
ADMA Silver    Government & Education, RAAF - Source Code
ADMA Silver    Insurance, Just Car Insurance - Canvas2Kickass
ADMA Silver    Online Broadcast, Just Car Insurance - Canvas2Kickass
ADMA Bronze    Direct Response Advertising, RAAF - Source Code
IAB Finalist    Direct Response & Lead Generation, Cadbury - It’s no Picnic
IAB Finalist    Brand Destination Site, Just Car Insurance - Canvas2Kickass

2010

CANNES Gold    Direct, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
CANNES Silver    Best Digital campaign, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
Young Guns Bronze    Digital Innovation, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
ADMA Silver    Broadcast, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
ADMA Bronze    Media, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
ADMA Bronze    Effectiveness, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
ADMA Bronze    Best Integrated Campaign, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
MADC Silver    Best Direct Response Ad, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
MADC Silver    Best Online Advertisment, RAAF - Source code
MADC Bronze    Best website, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
MADC Bronze    Digital Innovation, RAAF - Source code
MADC Bronze    Best online Advertisment, Terri Scheer
MADC Finalist    Digital innovation, Cadbury Picnic - It’s no Picnic
MADC Finalist    Interactive craft, RAAF - Source code
MADC Finalist    Best Non-Traditional Media , RAAF - Source code