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Neil Raphan
neil raphan

freelance art director

Neil Raphan
neil raphan
neil raphan


Creative Director, Art Director,

Brand Consultant, Educator. Creative & Production partnership.


School of Visual Arts: Adjunct Professor, Integrated Advertising.



Saatchi & Saatchi 
Senior Vice President, Creative Director.
Brands: Cheerios, Tide, Iams, Progresso, Yoplait, Go-Gurt, Pillsbury, Chase Bank, Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks, Novartis, Old Spice. 

School of Visual Arts, NYC

Adjunct Professor, Instructor: Integrated Advertising. BFA curriculum and summer pre-college advertising workshops. 



Art Director/Art Supervisor
Brands: Volkswagen, Porsche+Audi, IBM, Bermuda Dept. of Tourism, Seagrams.

School of Visual Arts, NYC
BFA with Honors, Advertising & Design


One Show, Art Director's Club, Clios, Effies, Ad Club of NY, Mobius, Adweek Media Plan of the Year.

Featured work:
Archive, Adweek, Ad Age, Creativity.





A track record of creatively solving difficult advertising and marketing problems.

Using a diverse set of creative marketing skills and disciplines I’ve helped launch new brands

to $140 million dollars in sales, revitalized old brands, and won new business pitches. 

The key for me is collaboration, understanding the client's business, focusing on the

brand and consumer insights, and finding the best creative way to motivate the target and make a sale.

It’s an approach that has worked over and over and I never stop until I nail it.

The work ranges from Fortune 500 companies to companies with just 5 people.

Awards: One Show, Art Director's Club, Clios, Effies, Ad Club of NY, Mobius, Adweek Media Plan of the Year.
Published: Archive, Adweek, Ad Age, Creativity.

Clients/Brands: General Mills:  Cheerios, Progresso Soup, Yoplait, Go-Gurt, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker Fruit Snacks. 

Procter & Gamble: Tide, Iams Pet Food, Old Spice, Folgers. Chase Bank, Volkswagen.

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