• San Francisco, California, United States
  • Creative Director & Associate Partner, GS&P

Eric Kallman

Creative Director and Associate Partner, Goodby Silverstein & Partners


Eric is the new guy, having joined GS&P in March 2014. He is originally from the Bay Area, so it was a homecoming.

Over the past decade, Eric has consistently been one of the most awarded advertising creatives in the business. He helped create campaigns such as Old Spice’s “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” and Ragù’s “Long Day of Childhood” as well as celebrated work for Skittles, Coca-Cola, KAYAK.com, Little Caesars, Careerbuilder.com and many others.

Most recently, Eric was executive creative director and partner at Barton F. Graf 9000 in New York. Prior to leaving BFG 9000, he spent two and a half years leading and winning pitches for clients such as DISH, Little Caesars, Unilever, Finlandia, Disney and Supercell. He played a major role in growing the office from four to nearly fifty and helped the agency to be named as a top Agency to Watch in 2013 and a Standout Agency in 2014 by both Ad Age and Creativity.

Prior to his time at BFG 9000, Eric was at Wieden+Kennedy, Portland. He started his career at TBWAChiatDay, New York.

His list of awards is, well, ridiculous. In 2011 he topped the list as the most awarded copywriter and art director in the world.

At Cannes he’s won the Film Grand Prix, the Cyber Grand Prix and 19 Cannes Lions. He’s collected Best of Show honors at the One Show along with 24 One Show Pencils. Other recognition includes two D&AD Black Pencils, eight D&AD Yellow Pencils, the Art Directors Club’s Interactive Best of Show, the GRANDY, back-to-back AICP Best of Show awards and an Emmy. There’s more, but you get the picture.