Raul Arantes is a award-winning creative director, photographer and visual artist. He works with advertising agencies and design studios, lifestyle brands and people to craft exceptional work that communicates both visually and strategically. Currently based in São Paulo London Shanghai Hong Kong Singapore working as Creative Director for TBWA.



Work Experience

Currently

TBWA Singapore
Creative Director

Previously
Diagonal Studio (Hong Kong)
Creative Director, Owner

Freelance Senior Creative

W+K Shanghai
Freelance Creative

Stink Films
Photographer

Angústia Photo
Photographer, Member

Publicis Hong Kong
Associate Creative Director

Ogilvy Hong Kong
Associate Creative Director

W+K São Paulo
Senior Creative

Professional Sabbatical (London)

AlmapBBDO
Creative Art Director

Lean Mean Fighting Machine
Creative Art Director

J. Walter Thompson London
Creative Art Director

Agency Republic
Art Director/Designer

DDB Brazil
Creative Art Director

Zenza Digital
Art Director/Designer
Selected Projects
Standard Chartered: Shipbreaking
Standard Chartered: Wildlife
Nike: I Got Next (下个我上)
Chernobyl (Чорнобиль)
Volkswagen: Space Cross

Current projects
Windblown.in
Monosic
rrra.ws

Brands and partners I have worked with
Nike Football, Nike Basketball, Volkswagen, Apple, Nestlé, Philips, Diageo, Standard Chartered, Singapore Airlines, Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz, BBC, Playstation, O2, Pimms, HP, Adidas, Quickbooks, Nescafé, Onkyo, Kit Kat, Trident, Kraft, Nestlé, Cadbury, Kimberly-Clark, Debenhams, Coty (Rimmel), Wilkinson Sword, Shell, Nokia, HSBC, BlackRock, Garnier, AXA, Nescafé, Cartier, Melco Crown Entertainment, Amex, TIM (Telecom Italia Mobile), Del Valle, Coca-Cola, Visa, GE, Havaianas, PepsiCo, Bradesco Seguros, O Boticário, Strongbow, Emirates, O2, Knorr, COI NHS, Mercedes-Benz, BBC, Adidas, Honda, Hering, Philips, C&A, Ambev, Terra Networks, Brastemp, Telefónica, TAM Airlines, Philips, Neutrogena, Henkel Loctite, Itaú, Itaú Insurance, Disney Brasil, Disney Channel, Hewlett-Packard, AnalogFolk, Steelcase, Unit9, Nexus Studio, Stink Films, Angústia Photo, Geometry Global, Oddity Studio and Manulife, Wieden+Kennedy.

Languages
English (Fluent)
Portuguese (Native)


Awards
2019 Gong Awards: Standard Chartered "Ships" – Gold
2019 Gong Awards: Standard Chartered "Wildlife" – Silver
2019 Gong Awards: Standard Chartered "Wildlife" – Silver
2019 Gong Awards: Standard Chartered "Ships" – Bronze
2019 Gong Awards: Standard Chartered "Old Age" – Bronze
2019 Gong Awards: TBWA: Agency of the Year – Winner
2019 Gong Awards: TBWA: Digital Agency of the Year – Winner
2019 Clio Awards: Standard Chartered "Old Age" – Shortlist
2015 Wave Festival: Heineken "Open SP" – Bronze
2015 Wave Festival: Heineken "Open SP" – Bronze
2013 El Ojo de Iberoamérica: Nike "Black and White" – Shortlist
2013 New York Festivals: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Shortlist
2013 New York Festivals: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Shortlist
2013 New York Festivals: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Shortlist
2013 One Show Interactive: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Merit
2013 FIAP: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Gold
2013 Wave Festival: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Gold
2013 Webby Awards: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Winner
2013 Webby Awards: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Nominee
2012 YoungGuns International: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Bronze
2012 El Ojo de Iberoamérica: AlmapBBDO Agency of the Year – Winner
2012 El Ojo de Iberoamérica: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Gold
2012 Tomorrow Awards: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Shortlist
2012 London International Awards: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Bronze
2012 London International Awards: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Bronze
2012 São Paulo Creative Club: Volkswagen "Legends" – Bronze
2012 São Paulo Creative Club: Volkswagen "Legends" – Bronze
2012 Cannes Lions: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Bronze
2012 Cannes Lions: Volkswagen "The Original Click" – Shortlist
2011 Cannes Lions: AlmapBBDO Agency of the Year – Winner
2007 Cannes Lions: Terra Networks "Kid's World" – Bronze
2007 MMonline/MSN: Terra Networks "Kid's World" – Bronze
2006 FIAP: Tok&Stok "Bedroom" – Bronze
2006 FIAP: Tok&Stok "Living Room" – Merit
2006 São Paulo Creative Club: Philips "Hold" – Shortlist
2005 Cannes Lions: DM9DDB Agency of the Year – Winner
2005 MMonline/MSN: Professional of the Year – Winner
2005 Cannes Lions: Itau Insurance Games – Shortlist
2005 Cannes Lions: Telefónica "Elvis" – Shortlist
2005 Cannes Lions: Philips "Hold" – Shortlist
2005 One Show Interactive: Telefónica "Pocket Books" – Shortlist
2005 One Show Interactive: TAM Express "Testimonial" – Shortlist
2005 Clio Awards: Telefónica "Pocket Books" – Shortlist
2005 Clio Awards: TAM Express "Testimonial" – Shortlist
2005 El Ojo de Iberoamérica: Telefónica "Pocket Books" – Shortlist
2005 El Ojo de Iberoamérica: Philips "Hold" – Shortlist
2004 Cannes Lions: TAM Express "Testimonial" – Silver
2004 Cannes Lions: Telefónica "Pocket Books" – Bronze
2004 Cannes Lions: Itau Insurance "Lost - Plug" – Bronze
2004 São Paulo Creative Club: TAM Airlines "Screensaver" – Silver
2004 São Paulo Creative Club: Philips "Home Entertainment" – Merit
2004 New York Festivals: Telefónica "Pocket Books" – Silver
2004 London International Awards: TAM Express "Testimonial" – Shortlist
2004 London International Awards: Telefónica "Pocket Books" – Shortlist
2004 London International Awards: Itaú Insurance "Lost - Plug" – Shortlist
2004 London International Awards: Honda "Civic" – Shortlist
2004 El Ojo de Iberoamérica: TAM Express "Testimonial" – Shortlist
2004 Clio Awards: Philips "Home Entertainment" – Shortlist
2004 Flashforward: Philips "Home Entertainment" – Finalist