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Art Directors Club Names Digital and Design Jury Chairs for ADC 96th Annual Awards, 1 year, 5 months ago

Chloe Gottlieb to chair Digital jury & Modern Dog Design’s Robynne Raye to chair Design jury

Art Directors Club Names Digital and Design Jury Chairs for ADC 96th Annual Awards

The Art Directors Club today announced the Digital and Design jury chairs for the ADC 96th Annual Awards.

Chloe Gottlieb, EVP, executive creative director, North America, R/GA will serve as Digital Jury Chair.  Based in New York, Gottlieb is a strategic creative leader skilled in creating connected experiences for global clients and their customers, and guides hundreds of multidisciplinary teams toward the creation of breakthrough products, services, and communications for global brands such as Nike and Samsung.

The Design Jury will be chaired by Robynne Raye, co-founder of internationally acclaimed design and illustration studio Modern Dog Design Co., Seattle, WA.  Since co-founding the design firm in 1987, Raye has worked with a range of brands on packaging, identity and poster design.  Her posters have been exhibited internationally and can be found in the collections major libraries and museums worldwide.  Along with lecturing extensively and leading workshops on design and design issues, Raye is also co-author of "Modern Dog, 20 Years of Poster Art" and "Inside the World of Board Graphics: Skate, Surf, Snow", author of "1000 Dog Portraits” and teaches design at Cornish College of the Arts and Seattle Central Creative Academy. 

The ADC 96th Annual Awards intensifies its long-standing commitment to honouring work that exemplifies the very best in craft, design and innovation.  This year’s juries will include top designers, creatives and directors from around the world, and its enhanced awards format features upgraded Advertising, Design, Digital, Integrated and Motion categories.

Entries should be submitted at, with an early bird deadline of December 23, 2016 and final deadline for all categories on January 31, 2017.  Advertising and Motion category jury chairs and all full juries will be announced shortly, with judging taking place in March 2017.  

The winners will be celebrated at the ADC 96th Annual Awards Gala on May 8, 2017 as part of The One Club for Creativity’s Creative Week in New York.  The preeminent festival showcasing the intersection of advertising, innovation and creative thinking, Creative Week (May 8-12, 2017) also includes The One Show over two epic nights, the dynamic Young Ones Festival and inspiring sessions with some of the biggest names in the industry at the Creative Summit.

“For nearly a century, the ADC Annual Awards has held craft, design and innovation in commercial creativity to its highest standard,” said Philippe Meunier, ADC president and creative chief/co-founder, Sid Lee.  “Our challenge each year is to select highly talented and experienced jury chairs who truly understand the extraordinary honour of being awarded an ADC Cube, and we’re honoured to have Chloe Gottlieb and Robynne Raye serve in that esteemed role this year.”

ADC Annual Awards juries focus on craft, design and innovation, while The One Show juries focus on creativity of ideas and quality of execution.