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Kevin Grady

SVP, Executive Creative Director

FCB Chicago

CHICAGO, USA // Kevin Grady is SVP, Executive Creative Director at FCB Chicago and has nearly 25 years of experience as an award-winning designer and creative director.

Previously, Kevin was Global Executive Creative Director at Siegel+Gale in NY, a previously was a design director at IDEO. He was hired by Alex Bogusky to lead design at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, where he also served as a creative director on the GAP account. He held a similar role at Mullen where he helped win a number of accounts, including Grey Goose, Fage and Benjamin Moore.  A television concept he created for Truth, the anti-tobacco initiative, was nominated for two Emmys.

Recently, Kevin worked with the FDA to design new Nutrition Facts Label and was invited to the White House by Michelle Obama for the unveiling.

Kevin founded, designed and edited two award-winning independent art and pop culture publications, Lemon and Gum, and interacted with a number of amazing personalities in the process, including David Bowie, Daft Punk, Jeff Koons and more. Lemon won a D&AD award.

In his spare time, Kevin makes dark, electronic dance music under the moniker Black Plastic. His first full-length album was released this year on Cleopatra Records.