"As Executive Creative Director, Ben Williams leads the creative team at R/GA Portland, consisting of creative directors, visual & experience designers and copywriters.
Currently leading teams across the Nike account at R/GA's Portland and New York offices, Ben oversees the group's creative output to build a culture of innovative concept development, design and execution. During his time at R/GA, he has played a vital role for a number of key Nike projects, leading the creative efforts for Nike+ Running, Nike Innovation, Nike Partnerships, Nike Member Services, and Nike+ FuelBand.
With over 19 years of experience, Ben has worked as a creative lead at AKQA and Publicis in New York, spent time at agencies both large and small in his native Australia, and founded his own highly regarded studio. During that time, he's collaborated with brands from Citibank, Smirnoff, Sprite and Calvin Klein, to Ford, Toyota, Subaru, Kraft, Yellow Pages, Quiksilver and Sneaker Freaker Magazine. Ben’s work has been recognized at Cannes, The Clios, The One Show and The Webbys, and has appeared in a number of global publications."
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