ACD Art Director


Hello, thanks for stalking my website. My name is Jonatha (real ones call me Jonny) and I’m an award-winning Associate Creative Director, I've now spent over a decade in the wild world of advertising, currently cooking up ideas for VML on The Coca-Cola Company. I've been lucky to have work honored at Cannes, LIA, El Ojo Iberoamerica, New York Festival, Communication Arts Design, and FIAP. With my biggest accomplishment having my Mom say “oh that’s cool” once.

With a resume longer than a CVS receipt, I've waltzed through agencies like DDB, Publicis Sapient, BBDO, Leo Burnett, and of course, VML (I’m almost at the full alphabet, folks! Woo hoo!). When I’m not busy brainstorming brilliance (obviously), you can find me devouring pizza like it’s my job, kicking soccer balls like they owe me money, dominating 70 year olds in pickleball, and binge-watching series like it’s an Olympic sport.

If you’re looking for someone with a passion for creativity with a side of silly gif’s please feel free to contact me.


VMLY&R l Dallas TX. 2021 - Present
Associate Creative Director

DDB Chicago IL. 2019 - 2021
Associate Creative Director

Publicis Sapient Chicago IL. 2017 - 2019
Associate Creative Director

Energy BBDO Chicago IL. 2016 - 2017

Art Director

Lapiz / Leo Burnett Chicago IL. 2015 - 2016

Art Director

Lapiz / Leo Burnett Chicago IL. 2013 - 2015

Junior Art Director

FSU Chicago Alumni Board
2020 Board / Lead Designer

Young Shits Awards Show
2018 Judge

32nd Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival
2016 Poster Judge


The Night Ministry – Selfless Pins
2019 New York Festival Bronze
2019 Communication Arts Design
2019 Fast Company Innovation By Design

Mexico Tourism Board – Snow Graffiti
2015 Gold Ush Idea Awards
2015 Bronze El Sol
2015 Cannes Media Shortlist
2015 Bronze Cannes Design
2015 1 Silver, 2 Bronze El Ojo De Iberoamerica
2 Bronze Kinsale Sharks

Purina - Little Bites
2015 Bronze Addy
2015 Bronze Fiap
2015 Bronze Wave
2015 New York Festival Finalist
2015 Radio Mercury Finalist

Gain - Shirt Hunt
2014 Kinsale Sharks Bronze
2014 El Sol Festival Finalist
2014 Ush Idea Awards Finalist

International Andy Award
2014 Gold Integrated Digital

Cannes Future Lions
2013 Shortlist Finalist

Addy Awards
2010 1 Gold
2010 4 Silver