Raye, Gottlieb named ADC 96th Annual Awards Design & Digital Chairs


NEW YORK, December 1, 2016 — The Art Directors Club, one of the world’s first non-profit organizations to champion commercial creativity and part of The One Club for Creativity, today announced the Digital and Design jury chairs for the ADC 96th Annual Awards.

chloegottliebChloe Gottlieb, EVP, executive creative director, North America, R/GA will serve as Digital Jury Chair. Based in New York, Gottlieb is a strategic creative leader skilled in creating connected experiences for global clients and their customers, and guides hundreds of multidisciplinary teams toward the creation of breakthrough products, services, and communications for global brands such as Nike and Samsung.

robynnerayeThe Design Jury will be chaired by Robynne Raye, cofounder of internationally acclaimed design and illustration studio Modern Dog Design Co., Seattle, WA. Since co-founding the design firm in 1987, Raye has worked with a range of brands on packaging, identity and poster design. Her posters have been exhibited internationally and can be found in the collections major libraries and museums worldwide. Along with lecturing extensively and leading workshops on design and design issues, Raye is also co-author of “Modern Dog, 20 Years of Poster Art” and “Inside the World of Board Graphics: Skate, Surf, Snow”, author of “1000 Dog Portraits” and teaches design at Cornish College of the Arts and Seattle Central Creative Academy.

The ADC 96th Annual Awards intensifies its long-standing commitment to honoring work that exemplifies the very best in craft, design and innovation. This year’s juries will include top designers, creatives and directors from around the world, and its enhanced awards format features upgraded Advertising, Design, Digital, Integrated and Motion categories.

Entries should be submitted here, with an early bird deadline of December 23, 2016 and final deadline for all categories on January 31, 2017. Advertising and Motion category jury chairs and all full juries will be announced shortly, with judging taking place in March 2017.

The winners will be celebrated at the ADC 96th Annual Awards Gala on May 8, 2017 as part of The One Club for Creativity’s Creative Week in New York. The preeminent festival showcasing the intersection of advertising, innovation and creative thinking, Creative Week (May 8-12, 2017) includes The One Show over two epic nights, the dynamic Young Ones Festival and inspiring sessions with some of the biggest names in the industry at the Creative Summit.

“For nearly a century, the ADC Annual Awards has held craft, design and innovation in commercial creativity to its highest standard,” said Philippe Meunier, ADC president and creative chief/co-founder, Sid Lee. “Our challenge each year is to select highly talented and experienced jury chairs who truly understand the extraordinary honor of being awarded an ADC Cube, and we’re honored to have Chloe Gottlieb and Robynne Raye serve in that esteemed role this year.”

ADC Annual Awards juries focus on craft, design and innovation, while The One Show juries focus on creativity of ideas and quality of execution.


The One Club for Creativity, producer of the prestigious One Show, ADC Annual Awards and Creative Week, is the world’s foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design. The ADC Annual Awards honors the best work across all disciplines, including Advertising, Interactive, Design and Motion. Creative Week takes place in New York City every May and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.