NEW YORK, USA // Michael Aimette is an Executive Creative Director at BBDO NY, as well as a writer and feature film director. His career began at BBDO NY, where as a copywriter he got the chance to create award-winning ads for Snickers, Visa, FedEx, M&Ms, Charles Schwab. He would like to point out he worked on many other, non-award-winning ads too. In 2009, he wrote and directed an independent feature film titled TURNING GREEN starring Oscar winner Timothy Hutton, and Alessandro Nivola and Colm Meaney. The film received theatrical distribution in 2010 and was most recently featured on Showtime and all streaming services.
In 2009, he returned to advertising when he assumed the post of ECD at atmosphereBBDO. After a year working on citi, Target, Snickers, FedEx and the NFL, he jumped back to BBDO as EVP, Executive Creative Director. Today, he's overseeing all U.S. and global creative work for GE, Visa and Kind snacks, and in the recent past for LVMH’s Belvedere vodka and American Family Insurance. He has won numerous awards at Cannes, One Show, D&AD, Webbys, Clios among others and was Emmy-nominated for his GE television spot "Childlike Imagination."
Michael will be survived by his beautiful wife, Jessica, and his two lovely children, Juliet and William.