Larry Donabedian

4/16 - Present

Freelancing for a variety of agencies.

3/13 - 4/16

Leo Burnett Detroit; VP Creative Director
Co-CD on GMC National overseeing TV, social and print. Typically managed four internal teams and various freelance teams. Involved in strategic development and client contact. Also worked as co-CD on Chevy Silverado.

9/01 - 3/13

Doner, Southfield, MI; VP Creative Director
Hired as co-CD on PNC Bank. Worked on Mazda National TV/print/brochure. Co-CD on Chrysler and Dodge retail TV/print. Worked on Chrysler’s Jeep and Fiat brands as well as other accounts/pitches including Amazon Kindle and Pennzoil.

5/98 - 9/01

BBDO Detroit; VP Associate Creative Director
Created national TV/print for Dodge and Ram.

3/84 - 5/98

Young & Rubicam Detroit; VP Senior Art Director
Created national TV/print for Lincoln, Mercury and Ford of Germany; brochures for Lincoln. Worked on a variety of other accounts/pitches including Jell-O and Goodyear.

6/83 - 3/84

D’Arcy-McManus & Masius, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Art Director
Created national TV/print for Pontiac.

BFA

Wayne State University, Detroit

Awards

Clio Award - Merit; Print Magazine - Design Excellence; Creativity Magazine - featured; Gannet Outdoor - 2nd Place; Art Directors Club - Merit; Caddy Awards - 1 Gold, 8 Silvers, 17 Merits; D Show - Gold/Best of Show

Accounts

  • Amazon Kindle
  • Black Magic
  • Bush’s Beans
  • Chevy Silverado
  • ChoiceHotels.com
  • Chrysler
  • Circuit City
  • CIT Financial
  • Cranium Games
  • Del Taco
  • Detroit Grand Prix
  • Dodge
  • Fiat
  • Ford Parts & Service
  • General Tire
  • GMC
  • Goodyear
  • Jeep
  • Jell-O
  • KFC
  • Lincoln
  • Lionel Trains
  • Mazda
  • Mercury
  • Merkur (Ford of Germany)
  • Michigan National Bank
  • Minute Maid
  • PNC Bank
  • PacSun
  • Pennzoil
  • Pontiac
  • ProtectMyID.com
  • Quaker State
  • Quiznos
  • Ram Trucks
  • Sirius Satellite Radio
  • Terminix

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