A B O U T
Martins’ (he/him) work blurs the lines between advertising and content creation. He’s comfortable working with different mediums, whether it’s creating traditional ads or branded entertainment series. When creating campaigns, he looks for three main “ingredients”: big ideas, relevant talent, and the right platform.
As a passionate creative leader, Martins is always striving to produce innovative and compelling work. His collaborative leadership style, ables him to oversee multiple accounts, work with account and strategy departments to meet clients' business goals, and lead creative teams toward excellence.
When he's not making ads, Martins is trying to improve his discomfiting surfing skills, traveling to countries he hasn't been to before, catching up on the freshest anime series, or baking desserts for his colleagues.
Martins is currently an executive creative director at the agency Mustache.
R E S U M E
B I O G R A P H Y
Martins began his career as a graphic designer in Riga, Latvia. After five years designing, his love for conceptual design led him to advertising, and he enrolled in Miami Ad School San Francisco.
Straight out of advertising school, he landed a job at Droga5 (NY) in 2014, where he created award-winning work for Newcastle Beer, Motorola, and Jockey.
In 2016 Martins joined BBDO NY, where he received awards for his work on Foot Locker, Sandy Hook Promise, and other campaigns. In his first year as a creative director at BBDO NY, he created two award-winning campaigns for Foot Locker.
In 2021 Martins returned to Droga5 as a creative director on brands like Meta (previously Facebook), Chase and Essential Water.
In 2022, Martins was approached with an opportunity to take on the role of Executive Creative Director at the creative agency Mustache. There, he built an entire creative department, hiring top A-list advertising creatives. Some of the brands he and his team are currently working with include Google, Grammarly and Netflix, Martins is also helping on the new season for the TV series "Most Expensivest."