Nick ZBOROWKI

Dir. Prod Services | THE MARKETING STORE

Nick is currently the Director of Production Services at the Marketing Store where he oversees the production of all retail print, digital and motion elements. He has worked with many clients including McDonald’s, Comcast, Coca-Cola and Pharmavite. Nick is a graduate of American Academy of Art and has been in the creative industry for over 15 years.

questionnaire

1.)     What was your very first job? 

            I worked as a graphic designer, web designer and editor at a small in-house design studio for a party-based home décor company.

 

2.)     Please describe, in your own words, what your job is and what work it entails. 

            I manage the production team at The Marketing Store which is part of the integrated team at We Are Unlimited. My team and I produce all of the national retail work for McDonald’s. We help create and capture content for use in print, digital and motion in-store materials.

 

 

3.)     How did you discover that the creative world was right for you? Was there a time in your life that you credit to this discovery? What was there train of events that brought you to where you are today? 

            I was always interested in the arts, but I think it was sometime around freshman year in high school that I really started to gravitate to design. I was really getting into music and loved looking through liner notes on albums and the different ways they were designed. I never had a chance to work on liner notes, but I think that’s what swayed me to this career.

 

 

4.)     In your constantly growing and expanding industry, how do you find inspiration to keep your work fresh, innovative and relevant? 

            I feel that you have to break away from your comfort zone. Go do something that you normally wouldn’t do, read something that you wouldn’t normally read, eat something that you wouldn’t normally eat. These types of things help spark creativity for me.

 

 

5.)     If you had to pick one piece of work or project that you are most proud of, more for the creative work and innovation it required, rather than its recognition or industry “success,” what would it be? 

I worked on a program that was testing a new product for McDonald’s. We helped create a whole new experience that was more interactive that what the typical McDonald’s customer was used to. This program included video, digital, print and restaurant design to complete the experience. It was months of work long hours but the final store was amazing.

 

jury

Creative Director, Brand Strategy | ANTHEM, INC.
Photo Director | CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
Creative Director | ZENO GROUP
Global Art Director | WILSON SPORTING GOODS
Senior Brand Manager | JIM BEAM
Group Creative Director | SCOUT MARKETING
SR Photo Stylist, Photo Art DIR | ULTRA BEAUTY
Group Strategic Planning Dir | WE ARE UNLIMITED
Associate Creative Director | WALTON ISAACSON
Executive Creative Director | GOLIN
Exec Prod, Creative Services | McDONALD'S
Mktg Com. Sp. | BOSCH AUTO. AFTERMARKET
VP, Director of Integrated Production | Y&R
Digital Creative Director | WALGREENS
Head of Content, US | HAVAS WORLDWIDE
Creative Director | MEKANISM
Brand Marketing Director | MORTON SALT, INC.
Ex Dir, Integrated Production | OGILVY & MATHER
Director of Masterbrand | RXBAR
Senior Producer | VML
Executive Creative Director | GEOMETRY GLOBAL
Assoc Creative Director | KOHLER CO.
Senior Design Manager | MILLERCOORS
Photo Studio Producer | ULTA BEAUTY
Director of Creative Services | AON
EVP, Executive Creative Director | OLSON ENGAGE
Art Buyer & Print Producer | BEAM SUNTORY
Executive Producer | OGILVY & MATHER
Associate Creative Director | LEO BURNETT
Creative Technologist | FALLON
Creative Director | R/GA
Art Buyer | THE MARKETING STORE
Growth Director | GTB (FOR FORD)
SVP, Group Creative Director | DDB
Creative Director | THE MARS AGENCY
SVP, Dir of Production Operations | FCB Chicago
Group Creative Director | MCGARRYBOWEN
Sr Global Marketing Manager | BEAM SUNTORY
Director of Creative Services | TRUE VALUE CO.
Creative Strategist | PINTEREST
VP, Executive Producer | ENERGY BBDO/CHICAGO
Associate Creative Director | ABELSON TAYLOR
Art Director | BADER RUTTER
Executive Creative Director | McGARRYBOWEN
Executive Producer | PERISCOPE
Art Director | CRATE AND BARREL
SVP, Executive Producer | LEO BURNETT
Assoc Creative Director | WALTON ISAACSON
Casting Director and Sr Producer | SCHAWK!
Chief Creative Officer | BURRELL COMM.
Group Creative Director | O'KEEFE REINHARD & PAUL
Partner, ECD | VSA PARTNERS
Senior Art Producer | SYNEOS HEALTH
SVP Exec. Producer, Experiential CD | LEO BURNETT
Dir. Prod Services | THE MARKETING STORE
Masterbrand Art Dir | WILSON SPORTS
©2016 LE BOOK All Rights Reserved