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Rafael Rizuto
Executive Creative Director

LOS ANGELES, USA // Rafael Rizuto is a Brazilian creative with 17 years of experience in multiple disciplines. He's behind projects such as UNICEF UNfairy Tales (won Grand Prix for Good at Cannes Lions 2016); Boost Mobile’s Boost Your Voice, Hellmann's Recipe Receipt; AirBnB's #Birdbnb and Views (Airbnb's first global campaign); Coke Happiness Refill and Crossroads (Coke's largest-ever Latin American push).

In 2017, a little under two years of joining 180LA, the agency was named AdAge’s A-List Standout and Creativity Innovator. Recently, Rafael was selected among the AdAge’s 40 under 40 list in 2017 and was ranked #13 in Business Insider's 30 most creative people in advertising in 2016.

For its UNICEF work, 180LA was among 51 U.S. companies to be recognized by the White House – and the only advertising agency – for answering President Obama’s “Call to Action,” asking American companies to make measurable commitments to ameliorate the refugee crisis.

Over the course of his international career are stints at Ogilvy & Mather Dubai, Leo Burnett Dubai, Ogilvy & Mather Brazil, Pereira & O'Dell San Francisco, and 180LA where he's currently an Executive Creative Director.

He has won 200+ international awards including Golds and pencils at, Clios, DA&D, One Show, London awards, Effies + others.