Paul Apostolou

Privatier

Hamburg, Germany

Work Experience

Elephant Seven GmbH

Creative Director, Concept Director, Co-Founder.

Mercedes-Benz, McLaren, Smart, Audi, Peugeot, Seat, Renault, Nissan, BMW Bank, OLB Bank, BfG Bank, Deutsche Bank24, McKinsey & Company, Allianz, Deutscher Ring, Swarovski, Montblanc, Universum Box Promotion, Radio RSH, Hamburg1, Levis, Hohes C, Coca-Cola, Karstadt, My World, Dräger, Lilly Pharma, Dannemann, Telekon, Post, Garnier, Schwarzkopf, P&S.
February 1996 - December 2014 Hamburg, Germany

Springer & Jacoby 3. Werbeagentur GmbH

Creative Director.

Mercedes-Benz, Ecco, Pullmol, Hörzu.
January 1995 - January 1996 Germany

Springer & Jacoby 1. Werbeagentur GmbH

Senior Copywriter.

Technics, Panasonic, McKinsey, Unicef.
October 1993 - December 1994 Hamburg, Germany

Springer & Jacoby 6. Werbeagentur GmbH

Copywriter.

Mercedes-Benz, Miele.
January 1990 - September 1993 Germany

Marsch & Partner Werbeagentur GmbH

Junior Copywriter.

Alfa Laval, Coloplast, Conveen, Comfeel, Schwartau, Volvo.
October 1986 - December 1999 Hamburg, Germany

Education

University Of Georgia

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

June 1983 - September 1986 Athens, Georgia, United States

Landsdown College

3 A-Levels.

September 1981 - December 1982 London, United Kingdom

Duff Miller College

5 O-Levels

September 1980 - July 1981 London, United Kingdom

Milestone School Of English

Cambridge First Certificate

January 1980 - June 1980 London, United Kingdom

Languages

German (Native),
English (Fluent),

Awards

Art Directors Club - Germany

Silver - Mercedes-Benz campaign (PZ)

1991

Art Directors Club - Germany

Bronze - Mercedes-Benz campaign (TZ)

1991

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz sondersujets

1991

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz folder "365 Days"

1991

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz ad "365 Days"

1991

Art Directors Club - Germany

Silver - Mercedes-Benz campaign (PZ)

1992

Art Directors Club - Germany

Gold - Mercedes-Benz campaign (PZ)

1993

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz HR campaign (PZ)

1993

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz campaign "S-Class"

1993

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz ad "IAA"

1994

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz poster "C-Class"

1994

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz campaign (PZ)

1994

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz launch campaign "C-Class"

1994

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz Ad "ADC"

1994

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz TV "Vielfahrer"

1994

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Elephant Seven promotion CD-ROM

1997

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Flucht website

1998

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Elephant Seven website

1998

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Springer & Jacoby website

1998

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Springer & Jacoby intranet

2000

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Elephant Seven website

2000

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Universum Box Promotion website

2000

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz banner ad "Telematik"

2000

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - P&S Olympics website

2001

Art Directors Club - Germany

Bronze - Audi website "24 Hours of Le Mans"

2004

Art Directors Club - Germany

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz banner ad "Plopp"

2004

Art Directors Club - Germany

Bronze - Audi website "25 Years Audi Quattro"

2006

Art Directors Club - New York

Merit Winner - Telekom Banner "Catch me if you can"

2003

Art Directors Club - Europe

Nomination - Audi Webspecial "The 24 Hours of Le Mans"

2004

Cannes Cyber Lions

Shortlist - Glöckle Microsite

1998

Cannes Cyber Lions

Shortlist - P&S website

2000

Cannes Cyber Lions

Shortlist - Universum Box Promotion website

2000

Cannes Cyber Lions

Shortlist - Peugeot 206 website

2000

Cannes Cyber Lions

Shortlist - Telekom banner ad "Catch me if you can"

2003

Cannes Cyber Lions

Shortlist - Allianz banner ad "Braille"

2003

Cannes Cyber Lions

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz banner ad "Starter"

2003

Clio Awards

Shortlist - Elephant Seven website

2000

Clio Awards

Shortlist - Universum Box Promotion website

2000

Clio Awards

Shortlist - Allianz banner ad "The Race"

2003

Cresta Award

Finalist - Audi "25 Years Quattro" website

2005

Dante Awards

Finalist - Peugeot 206 website

2001

Dante Awards

Finalist - Universum Box Promotion website

2001

Deutscher Designpreis

Finalist - Audi website "The 24 Hours of Le Mans"

2006

Deutscher Designpreis

Finalist - Swarowski website "Kristallwelten"

2009

Deutscher Multimedia Award

Nomination - Swarowski website "Kristallwelten"

2005

DMMA OnlineStar

Shortlist - Swarowski website "Kristallwelten"

2008

Eurobest European Advertising Festival

Shortlist - Audi website "25 Years Quattro"

2005

Eurobest European Advertising Festival

Shortlist - Swarowski website "Kristallwelten"

2008

Golden Award Montreux

Gold - Allianz banner ad "The Race"

2003

Golden Award Montreux

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz banner ad "Mouse"

2003

Golden Award Montreux

Gold - smart online campaign "Used Cars"

2004

Golden Award Montreux

Shortlist - Audi website "The 24 Hours of Le Mans"

2004

Golden Award Montreux

Shortlist - Mercedes-Benz online campaign "Used Cars"

2005

Horizont TV Movie Award

Bronze-Award - Paradies Optik website

1998

Horizont TV Movie Award

Shortlist - Elephant Seven website

2000

Jahrbuch Der Werbung

Winner - Allianz gofuture TV commercial "WG"

2003

Jahrbuch Der Werbung

Winner - Allianz gofuture cinema commercial "WG"

2003

Jahrbuch Der Werbung

Winner - Allianz gofuture print ad "Goal"

2003

Jahrbuch Der Werbung

Winner - Allianz gofuture print ad "Kiss"

2003

Jahrbuch Der Werbung

Winner - Allianz gofuture website

2003

IF Communication Design Award

Finalist - Audi website "25 Years Quattro"

2005

IF Communication Design Award

Finalist - Swarowski website "Kristallwelten"

2008

London International Advertising Awards

Finalist - McKinsey & Co. Deutschland website

1998

London International Advertising Awards

Finalist - Springer & Jacoby website

1998

London International Advertising Awards

Finalist - Elephant Seven website

1998

London International Advertising Awards

Finalist - BANK 24 website

1998

London International Advertising Awards

Finalist - Banner ad "Catch", Deutsche Telekom

2003

London International Advertising Awards

Finalist - Montblanc StarWalker website

2003

London International Advertising Awards

Finalist - Car-Insurance banner ad, Allianz

2003

London International Advertising Awards

Finalist - Audi "25 Years Quattro" website

2005

The Midas Awards

Silver Award - Allianz gofuture campaign

2003

The Midas Awards

Finalist - Allianz "UPR" banner ad

2004

New York Festivals

Finalist - Mercedes-Benz C-Class website

2000

New York Festivals

Finalist - P&S website

2000

New York Festivals

Finalist - Mercedes-Benz banner ad "DynAPS"

2000

New York Festivals

Finalist - A-Klasse website

2000

New York Festivals

Silver World Medal - Banner ad "Scratch", Allianz

2003

New York Festivals

Finalist - Audi website "The 24 Hours of Le Mans"

2003

New York Festivals

Bronze World Medal - Audi "25 Years Quattro" website

2005

One Show

Silber Pencil - Levi's Fit Files, Levi's CD-ROM

2000

One Show

Silver Pencil - Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Marktleitfaden CD-ROM

2001

One Show

Merit Winner - Mercedes-Benz C-Class website

2001

One Show

Merit Winner - Mercedes-Benz SLK website

2001

One Show

Merit Winner - Mercedes-Benz DTM 2000 website

2001

One Show

Merit Winner - Audi "25 Years Quattro" website

2005

Red Dot Designawards

Red dot Award - Audi "25 Years Quattro" website

2005

Web Page Awards

Creative Achievement - Art Directors Club website

1999

Web Page Awards

Creative Achievement - Mercedes-Benz C-Class website

2001

Web Page Awards

Creative Achievement - Mercedes-Benz DTM 2000 website

2001

Web Page Awards

Creative Achievement - P&S website

2001

Web Page Awards

Creative Achievement - Peugeot 206 website

2001

Web Page Awards

Creative Achievement - Coca-Cola sommer promotion website

2001

Skills

Apache2, CMS (Drupal), Concept, Copywriting, Creative Direction, Debian, Dovecot, GIMP, Office, OwnCloud, Photoshop, Pixelmator, Postfix, Ubuntu, Windows/OSX/Linux,

Art Directors Club Deutschland

Member from 1997 until 2021.