John DE VRIES
After a career at BBDO, John became the creative lead at the independent creative agency XXS Amsterdam early 2016. There he leads a diverse team and is responsible for the agency’s creative output across a portfolio of international and local clients.
Prior he flexed his creative muscles at leading agencies such as J. Walter Thompson, Doom & Dickson, DDB&Co and BBDO, where he took the position of Creative Director.
His work has been recognised multiple times at high profile award shows – both national and international – such as Gold in Cannes Lions, Eurobest, Webby Awards, Effie, CLIO and Dutch Art Directors Club (ADCN).
John’s accomplishments demonstrate his pursuit of making innovative and impactful work in all matter of media.
Alongside his job at XXS Amsterdam, he also acts as a mentor at the prestigious advertising course at the University for the Creative Arts in the UK