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Senior Copywriter with European citizenship currently at JWT Brazil.

In the last 8 years I’ve been working in advertising trying to make brands
part of people's conversation. During this time I've worked at small shops
and cool agencies like DAVID, McCann Commonwealth and JWT Brazil.

Accounts handled include: Burger King, Coca-Cola, Sprite, Chevrolet, Listerine,
Amstel Beer, Faber-Castel, Powerade, Alcoholics Anonymous, Shell,
Easy Taxi, Bayer, and Jack Daniel’s. 

+55 11 989824483 | joaogandara88@gmail.com

 

/ AWARDS

 

2018

Cannes Lions 2018 | Shortlist | Media

One Show 2018 | Merit | Craft / Data-Driven Personalization

Young Lions 2018 | Shortlist

Creative LIAisons 2018 | Attendee

Wave Festival 2018 | Gold | Mobile
Wave Festival 2018 | Silver | Branded Content
Wave Festival 2018 | Silver | Direct
Wave Festival 2018 | Silver | Branded Content
Wave Festival 2018 | Silver | Radio & Audio
Wave Festival 2018 | Silver | Radio & Audio
Wave Festival 2018 | Bronze | Mobile
Wave Festival 2018 | Bronze | Print

Creative Club of Sao Paulo | Bronze | Branded Content
Creative Club of Sao Paulo | In Book | Direct

Gunn Media 100 | Ranked #29 

 

2017

Facebook Awards 2017 | Global Winners | Act | Anonymous Friend

Cannes Lions 2017 | Silver | Press | Professions
Cannes Lions 2017 | Bronze | Direct | Anonymous Friend

El Ojo de Iberoamérica 2017 | Gold | Mobile | Anonymous Friend
El Ojo de Iberoamérica 2017 | Silver | Interactive | Anonymous Friend
El Ojo de Iberoamérica 2017 | Bronze | Direct | Anonymous Friend

MMA Global Smarties 2017 | 1 Gold and 2 Silver

Lürzer's Archive | Published | Vol. 4/17

Creative Club of Sao Paulo | 1 Silver and 1 In Book

Wave Festival | Bronze | Branded Content | The Big King

 

2016

CCSP 2016 | Bronze | Branded Content | The Big King
CCSP 2016 | in Book | Direct | The Big King

Best Ads on TV 2017 | Best Interactive | Anonymous Friend

Best Ads on TV 2016 | Best Ambient | 12 Miles

Best Ads on TV 2015 | Best Outdoor | The Big King

 

/ ACHIEVEMENTS

+ Won the Coca-Cola teens platform pitch for 2019
(making it the agency's biggest account)

+ Helped win Coca-Cola global pitch for the new football platform around the world (the first global Coke pitch won by JWT Brazil)

+ Part of the team that won the Amstel beer account
(the first beer account in all JWT Brazil history) 

+ Helped Burger King break a brand record of sales with “The Big King” Campaign

+ Helped DAVID win the Bohemia Brewery account