Image of Guilherme Jahara*

Guilherme Jahara*
Chief Creative Officer

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL // Guilherme Jahara has been Chief Creative Officer (CCO) at - a Brazilian agency - since January 2014. He started his career in 1993 as an Art Director in Rio de Janeiro. In 2000, Jahara went to São Paulo and worked at F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, AlmapBBDO, Publicis Brazil, DM9DDB and Leo Burnett Tailor Made. Among his career, he had created numberless successful campaigns and projects for Volkswagen, Fiat, Subaru, AB-InBev, Samsung, Unilever, Motorola, Nestlé, Itaú, Jeep, and other brands.

In 2013, he appeared on the list of Advertising Age’s ten top Art Directors in the world. At the same year, Jahara also had won the award of Best Creative Director in the Brazilian Advertising Association (ABP). On the following year, he was one of the ten most awarded Creative Directors in the world according to Advertising Age's ranking.

During his career, he has been part of numerous juries, such as Cannes Lions, Clio, D&AD, Ad Stars, Wave Festival, FIAP, El OJO de Iberoamerica, El Sol and others, and being Jury President in some of them.

Be it as a Creative Director or an Art Director, Jahara’s résumée stands out with awards in many festivals, such as 36 Cannes Lions with several GoldLions among them; Gold Pencils at the One Show and the D&AD’s Yellow Pencil; Golds at the Clio, LIA Awards and Andy Awards; Grand Prix in the NY Festivals; and Effie Awards.

In December 2016, he was appointed as the best creative professional in the Brazilian market by Caboré Award, the most prestigious recognition of advertising in Brazil.

At Wave Festival 2017, Guilherme has won the Grand Prix of Branded Content category.

Father of two, Guilherme loves his work but also loves playing basketball, Scuba diving, arts, travel and, above all, his family.

*Executive Juror