MOCEAN Welcomes Elaine Cantwell as First ECD, Design
On the heels of several successful projects for brands such as FX, Netflix, WebMD, and the Tokyo Olympics for NBC Sports, three-time 'Entertainment Agency of the Year' award-winner MOCEAN (www.moceanla.com) today announced the hiring of Elaine Cantwell as its first executive creative director, design.
Having lent her talents to world-class brands including AT&T, Hallmark Channel, Sony and Showtime, Elaine brings over 20 years of visual storytelling experience, including creative management and conceptualizing and implementing creative strategies through branding and marketing. Heralding from Cork, Ireland–Cantwell’s background as a graphic designer has seen her partner with brands including NBC Universal, Smithsonian, Target, SC Johnson and Procter & Gamble. At MOCEAN, she will act as a strategic partner to provide the agency’s entertainment clients a new level of creative expertise for their promotional campaigns.
“Elaine is a creative visionary who has deep experience in defining brands visually,” said Greg Harrison, MOCEAN’s chief creative officer, agency. “We’re psyched to have her on board, not just because of her talents and her great personality, but also because she brings another capability to MOCEAN that lets us bring a whole new level of creative chops and sophistication to our campaigns.”
Added Elaine: “MOCEAN came on my radar initially because of their creative excellence and extensive legacy but upon getting to know them I quickly realized that this is a team of people who care about the work they do and each other, directly translating in to better solutions and a more satisfying creative experience for client and team alike. That connectivity and collaboration is what ultimately drew me to MOCEAN – a place where good people do great work.”