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Gabriel Usadel
Global Executive Design Director

CHICAGO, USA // Gabe leads Ogilvy Chicago's design group, Ogilvy485, in the development of branded design-systems for clients such as Coca-Cola, UPS, Dove, IBM, BP, Motorola, Samsung, Tyson Foods, Unilever, Kimberly Clark, SC Johnson and the City of Chicago. His work has been recognized by industry award shows and publications, including: Cannes, the Effies, the London International, D&AD, Clios, One Show, Chicago Creative Club, Communication Arts, Graphis and the Best-of Ogilvy.

Prior to joining Ogilvy & Mather, he designed for several Chicago area agencies including Petertil Design Partners, Golin, Ross/Brown and the Leap Partnership. Gabe graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Art degree in Graphic Design from the University of illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1995 (in 2010, he received the very first Distinguished Alumni award from the College of Fine and Applied Arts). He has been with Ogilvy Chicago since 2002.