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A B O U T

Martins’ (he/him) work blurs the lines between advertising and content creating. His campaigns integrate three main ingredients—big ideas, cultural relevancy, and the appropriate platform.


As a passionate creative, Martins is always striving to produce innovative and compelling work. He is a collaborative leader able 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 working on his surfing skills, trying to grow veggies in his patio, meditating, watching anime, or baking desserts.
 
Martins is currently an executive creative director at Mustache, where he leads the creative department and social departments.  

R E S U M E 

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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, but shortly after (2022) was offered to join Mustache as an executive creative director, where he's currently at. 

R E C O G N I T I O N

Martins has been recognized in the advertising industry by several awards and publications AdAge AdWeek.

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ADDY Awards 3 Total

2 Sandy Hook Promise, EVAN

Art Directors Club 3 Total

5 Sandy Hook Promise, EVAN

Ad Age Creativity 1 Total

1 Sandy Hook Promise, EVAN

AICP Awards 4 Total

4 Sandy Hook Promise, EVAN

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