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TIMOTHY STAPLETON

P.O. Box 648 • Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889 • 404-944-2354 • Timothy_Stapleton@yahoo.com • Portfolio: www.TimothyStapleton.com


I’ve played a major role in creating many remarkable brands. Their success is the result of being surrounded by amazing teams of individuals and getting the most out of their unique talents. It is impossible to make it in this industry without a very high level of collaboration.

EXPERIENCE

Scale MarketingChicago, IL & Whitehouse Station, NJ

Executive Creative DirectorFebruary 2018 – Present

Currently building out the creative capabilities of the agency. Overseeing all creative, production and external marketing of the agency.

Webb Auto Group, Walter E Smithe, ABC Plumbing, America's Bath, SpotHero, Derick Dermatology, American Eagle, CreditUnion1, ClosetWorks, Insure On The Spot, ezCater, CatSpot, EON, Harbor Bay

SigmaUpper Saddle River, NJ

Executive Creative Director July 2007 – February 2018

Updated the creative department by adding creative strategy and a dedicated account planning approach to all creative projects. Created the last two brand platforms and web sites for the agency and restructured new business. Agency was named Small Agency of The Year by Ad Age and one of the top fifty agencies by state by Adweek. Also won five new business pitches in a row. Sigma is now widely recognized as the top agency in the region and is gaining recognition on a national basis.

Famous Footwear, Panasonic, Hunter Douglas, Ciao Bella, BRUT, Pert Plus, Rita’s Italian Ice, Wyndham Worldwide, Huntington Learning Centers, Woolrich, De’Longhi

AtllasAtlanta, GA & Whitehouse Station, NJ

Chief Creative Officer/Founder June 2006 – July 2007

Founded and ran a successful small agency in Atlanta. Responsible for everything from creative and new business to media planning and buying.

North American Airlines, Larry Williams Commodities Trading, The Globe Restaurant, Luna Flooring, United Nations (Voices Against Poverty)

Fletcher MartinAtlanta, GA

Chief Creative Officer July 2001 – June 2006

Responsible for the creative product of the agency. Led the creative, strategy, and production departments as well as all new business pitches for entire agency. Authored GCC and UF initiatives, which were the most successful campaigns in the history of their respective categories.

Arbys, University of Florida, Carvel, Suntory, Piccadilly Cafeterias, Precept Golf, E-Z-Go Golf Cars, Cellular South, Georgia Cancer Coalition, Robinson College of Business, InCharge Debt Solutions, BioGuard, Salvation Army (Hurricane Katrina Relief)

The Richards GroupDallas, TX

Copywriter February 1997 – July 2001

Created and produced award-winning campaigns for large national brands across all media platforms. Created brand campaigns that launched Tavelocity and Nature’s Sweet Tomatoes. Worked as creative lead on several accounts.

PrimeCo, Greyhound, Travelocity, Chick Fil-A, Home Depot, Compass Bank, Taco Cabana, AMF, Nature’s Sweet Tomatoes, American Heart & Stroke Association, Community Coffee, Nikon Eyes

Publicis/BloomDallas, TX

Associate Creative Director July 1990 – February 1997

Created and produced several award-winning campaigns for large national brands across all media channels. Managed several teams and was creative lead on several brands. Did majority of BMW pitch work that won the account for the agency.

Nestle, BMW, Krystal Restaurants, TGI Friday’s, LaQuinta, Incredible Universe, The Arthritis Foundation, Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, Stouffer’s

EDUCATION

University of Texas at Austin

The Leonard Ruben Creative Sequence
Four Semesters of advertising layout design
Copywriting and production
Robertson Scholarship
Michigan Competitive Scholarship
Golden Gloves of America Scholarship
Manistee Boxing Club Scholarship
University of Texas Advertising Club
Student Chapter BP/AA (Charter Member)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
University of Texas Fencing Club

AWARDS

Clios, One Show, TOPS, Killer Content Awards, National ADDY Awards, Bronze Anvil (PR), International Radio & Film Festival, Creativity, Archive Magazine, Mercury Awards (PR), International Newspaper Competition, Show South, Effie Awards, Board of Directors - Museum of Design Atlanta, Board of Directors - Grady Hospital Visitors Committee, Board of Directors - Women’s Works Publishing, Show South Chairman, Vice Chairman 2004 Mayor’s Masked Ball, Marketing Director for United Nations Resolution 149 Voices Against Poverty