about us

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Ben Huser
Phone: 646-853-6417
Email: bwhuser@gmail.com


WORK EXPERIENCE
X-Bite Founder 10/2016-current

(Freelance) TAXI 04/2016-10/2016: CD
Accounts include: Gevalia, LG, Maxwell House

Hill Holliday 10/11-2014, ACD Vice President
Accounts include: Cadillac, Dunkin’ Donuts, Bank of America, LG, Oxfam International

Zimmerman Advertising 08/10-09/11, ACD 
Accounts include: HHGREGG, Atlantis, Nissan

Grey Advertising 02/08-08/11, Copywriter
Accounts include: Captain Morgan, E*TRADE, World baseball classic, Hawaiian Tropic, Hugo Boss, Dairy Queen, AdCouncil, Breathe Right, Hasboro, 3M, Febreze, Robitussin 

AWARDS/RECOGNITION
Rival IQ- Pepto-Bismol 5 Symptom Traveler listed in top five most branded YouTube videos of all time.
New Business Wins- E*TRADE, Reliant Energy, World Baseball Classic, LG, Bank of America, Cadillac
Superbowl- 3 Superbowl spots in the 2010 game
One Show- Cinema Advertising Campaign Bronze E*TRADE baby
One Show- Finalist Captain Morgan Text Message
Shortlisted at Cannes- E*TRADE Girlfriend (milkaholic) & First Class Techonolgy
London International Awards- Gold Best Humor Campaign 2008 Baby E*TRADE , Silver Best Individual Humor Spot for Baby E*TRADE Mobile

EDUCATION
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Bachelor of Arts, English, Psychology

RELATED INTERESTS
Writing scripts/skits
Creating Business Ideas/Apps
Golfing like a maniac
Dogs


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Garret Dafferner
Phone: 646-288-0276
Email: Garret.Dafferner@gmail.com


WORK EXPERIENCE

(Freelance) 05/2017-Current
Freelance designer for Carnal BK, 
Flatiron installation 2, solo exhibition show,
art residency with ApArt, Sao Paulo Brazil.

(Freelance) 10/2016-5/2017
Freelance, Flatiron installation 1,
X-Bite production run, Art commission in Cambodia

(Freelance) TAXI 04/2016-10/2016: CD
Accounts include: Gevalia, LG, Maxwell House

(Freelance) 360i 08/2015-03/16: ACD
Accounts include: Vikings, Coffee Mate

(Freelance) Hill Holiday 06/2015-07/2015: ACD
Accounts include: Great Wolf Lodge, Capella

(Freelance) 360i 05/2015-06/2015: ACD
Accounts include: Rent.com, VIA

(Freelance) McCann 03/2015-05/2015: ACD/Senior AD
Accounts include: Oppenheimer, Cigna

Publicis 06/12-01/15: ACD/Senior AD
Accounts include: Pepto Bismol, Vicks, Honda, Kinder

KBS+ 08/11-06/12: Senior AD
Accounts include: BMW Global, BMW North America, Vanguard, Ad Council

Grey Advertising 02/08-08/11: Junior/Senior AD
Accounts include: Captain Morgan, E*TRADE, World baseball classic, Hawaiian Tropic, Hugo Boss, Hasboro, 3M, Febreze, Robitussin

PRESS
This is Colossal
SoBadSoGood
Bored Panda
Ego Alter Ego
Ufunk
The Dancing Rest
Art By Nature Magazine

AWARDS/RECOGNITION
2 Gold Effie's - Febreze Breathe Happy campaign
One Show Merit Pencil - Febreze Breathe Happy campaign
Bronze Lion - Febreze Breathe Happy campaign
Clio- Silver Clio for Pepto-Bismol Peptocopter campaign.
Rival IQ- Pepto-Bismol 5 Symptom Traveler listed in top five most branded YouTube videos of all time.
AdAge- Cover design winner for AdAge’s Cannes Festival Competition
Superbowl- 3 Superbowl spots in the 2010 game
One Show- Cinema Advertising Campaign Bronze E*TRADE baby
One Show- Finalist Captain Morgan Text Message
Shortlisted at Cannes- E*TRADE Girlfriend (milkaholic) & First Class Techonolgy
London International Awards- Gold Best Humor Campaign 2008 Baby E*TRADE Silver Best Individual Humor Spot for Baby E*TRADE Mobile

NEW BUSINESS WINS
Cadillac
E*TRADE
Reliant Energy
World Baseball Classic

EDUCATION
SUNY Albany, Albany, New York
Bachelor of Arts, 
Major: Communications
Minor: Business & Art.

SVA Continuing Education Classes
Gourmet Typography with Ed Benguiat
Writing Pictures and Drawing Words with Matt Madden
Intro to Metal Working

PROGRAMS/MEDIUMS
Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Premier Pro, After Effects
Cinema 4D, Zbrush
Clay, Mixed Media, Assemblage

RELATED INTERESTS
Mixed Media Sculpture
Writing scripts/books
Making cartoons
Creating/launching products
Creating/launching apps

VOLUNTEER WORK
Jatun Sacha, September 2012
Environmental work