Bruno is an award-winning creative director with an art direction background working in advertising agencies since 2003.
A native of Brazil, he started his career in Rio de Janeiro and today divides his time between Chicago and New York, having also spent time in agencies in Kansas City, Missouri and Dallas, Texas. Along the way, Bruno spent eight years at Leo Burnett, leading projects in the multicultural as well as English-speaking markets, creating and winning awards throughout the Kellogg’s portfolio (Frosted Flakes, Special K, Nutrigrain, Cheez-It, and one very high-profile campaign for Kellogg’s sponsorship of the London Olympics that was played during the opening ceremony), the Mexico Board of Tourism, Coca-Cola, Allstate, and GM.
Ever since going freelance four years ago, Bruno has helped with full campaigns, activations and new business pitches at advertising agencies such as EnergyBBDO, DDB, mcgarrybowen, Edelman and Havas, working on clients such as McDonald’s, Nissan, Ziploc, Bud Light, Oscar Mayer, Cracker Barrel, Folger’s Coffee, Brita and Corona.
On his spare time, Bruno also writes and performs comedy as a member of The Paper Machete, a satirical live magazine presented weekly at the Green Mill in Uptown Chicago. His humor pieces have been published in The Chicago Reader and performed at The Second City's Donny Skybox Theater.