SAATCHI INTERACTIVE AD ERIK HAY TO TRIBAL DDB AUCKLAND
Tribal DDB New Zealand has appointed Erik Hay as senior interactive art director.
Hay has over four years' experience working with Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive, both in the Wellington and Auckland offices.
Currently ranked 52 on Campaign Brief's Top 100 Australasian Creatives list, Hay has won Gold at Axis and the Effie Awards and took the annual X-Awards prize in 2003. Globally, he has received a bronze at Young Guns and made the finalist list at Cannes several times.
Some of his higher profile projects include Toyota’s Prius microsite (Cannes Lion finalist), Westpac Junior (Effies Gold Winner), Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind’s Soundscape (Cannes Lion finalist), Griffins Cookiebear’s Club House and various microsites for Telecom’s Ferrit.
He graduated from Wanganui School of Design in 2002 with a Bachelor of Graphic Design with Honours, and quickly established himself on a wide range of award-winning projects for brands such as Telecom, Toyota, Westpac, Griffins, New Zealand Dairy Foods, adidas and Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide.
Tribal DDB NZ launched in November 2005 with Heidi Tacbian as managing director. Tribal DDB was named 2005 AdWeek Interactive Agency Network of the Year in New York; 2005 AdNews Interactive Agency of the Year, 2005 B&T Award Interactive Agency of the Year in Australia and Cannes Interactive Agency of the Year 2005.