Josefina Casellas, Executive Creative Director SS LATAM, R/GA

Josefina Casellas leads R/GA’s creative work for the Spanish-speaking market in Latin America. Responsible for overseeing a team of more than 70 professionals from different disciplines, such as Technology, Visual Design, UX and Production, she also supervises the creative collaboration and craft for global clients like Nike, Google, Samsung, Slack, ESPN, Ally, among others.

With more than 18 years of experience, Josefina joined R/GA in 2018 as Creative Director to later assume as Group Creative Director. Throughout her career she has been part of many different types of projects, which allowed her to adopt a holistic vision on how to approach brands as operating systems.

As Graphic Designer, she began her career at Ogilvy, working for clients such as Santander Río and Motorola. She was also part of La Comunidad and later joined BBDO, where she was named Creative Director, created from scratch the digital department and worked for brands such as Nike, Pepsico, Aerolíneas Argentina, and more.

Josefina has been President of Jury both at regional and local award shows as El Ojo de Iberoamérica, Diente, +Digital, Desachate (Uruguay), IAB Uruguay, Tatakúa (Paraguay) and jury at Lisbon International Advertising Festival and at the next editions of Gerety Awards and ADC. She also has been part of the team responsible for Patagonia Brewery and Nike campaigns recognized at Clio, Effie, ANDY, WEBBY, and more.