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Shardae Mendes
Creative Director
TBWA\Chiat\Day NY

NEW YORK, USA // Shardae is a conceptual designer with the heart of an athlete. Growing up playing basketball, field hockey and lacrosse has not only shaped her to be highly competitive, but it’s made her a true leader and a team player. This has carried over to her professional life as a creative.

Shardae joined TBWA Health Collective having 12+ years of experience under her belt. She began her career at Grey NY, touching a wide variety of brands from Pringles, E*Trade and Hasbro to Playtex, Advil and Botox in addition to several others. She developed her design and conceptual skills first working in a more traditional capacity with tv, broadcast and print. And over the years has since expanded that into digital, social, activation and web. In addition to Grey, Shardae has gained experience working for Havas, Publics, IPG Media brands and VaynerMedia where she’s had the opportunity to digitally grow brands like COTY, Diageo, Purina and Blistex. Shardae has also collected a few awards along the way, one of which being named finalist in the Global Healthcare Ad Awards.

Prior to starting her career in advertising, Shardae received her BA majoring in Studio Art & Communication Design from Skidmore College. She currently resides in Summit, NJ with her husband, two daughters and miniature shih-tzu named Lady George.