September 20th, 2016
Episode 3359 of 4346 episodes
This week's guest judge is Doerte Spengler-Ahrens, chief creative officer at Jung von Matt/Elbe in Hamburg, Germany.Doerte studied visual communications and started her career as an art director then switched to copywriting.After working for several agencies, she started as a copywriter at Jung von Matt in 1995 where she became a CD after only three years.In 2000, she founded her own company MARIA.In 2001 she came back to Jung von Matt and established the agency Jung von Matt/Spree in Berlin as CCO with two partners.Afterwards she founded the first international branch of Jung von Matt: Jung von Matt/9.Eight years later she founded Jung von Matt/Fleet with clients like Zalando, Sixt, Mercedes-Benz and DER SPIEGEL.In November 2013 she has taken on the direction of Jung von Matt/Elbe with partners and additional clients such as NIVEA, OBI, Techniker Krankenkasse, EIS.de, Otto, MAN, Netto, 1&1, Depot, Jim Beam and many more.Doerte is one of the most awarded German creatives.She is presidium member of the Art Director's Club (ADC), board member of the ADC Festival and Congress Hamburg, and was a judge for the most important international and national award juries within the communication sector (Cannes 2x, Clio 2x, Eurobest - jury president, LIAA 6x including jury president, The New York Festival, ADC New York, One Show, D&AD 2x, ADC Europe 5x, ADC Germany every year, etc. etc.)She loves her work, her husband, and her son Bela. She also loves to travel and to meet people - if possible, everything at the same time.