Jim Elliott is Global Chief Creative Officer of Arnold Worldwide. He joined the agency in March of 2015 and drives the creative product for Hershey’s, Progressive Insurance, CenturyLink, Carnival, Jack Daniels, Angie’s List, and more. In his short time with the agency, Jim has already helped the agency amass numerous awards at major international shows including D&AD, Cannes, One Show, NY Festivals, Webbys, AICP, the Effies.
Prior to joining Arnold, Jim served as Chief Creative Officer of Y&R New York, where he worked on leading national and global clients, including: Land Rover, Dell, Campbell Soup Company and Virgin Atlantic. During his tenure, he helped the agency amass numerous and varied globally recognized awards, including: Cannes Lions, CLIOs, D&AD, ANDYs, One Show, Radio-Mercury, London International, New York Festivals, The Web Marketing Association, ADC and AICP.
Prior to taking the creative reins at Y&R New York, Jim was Group Creative Director/Writer at Goodby Silverstein & Partners SF, where he helped create iconic work for Hyundai, Haagen-Dazs, Denny’s, Comcast, HP, Yahoo!, Netflix, and Sonic Drive-In. His work on the “Help the Honey Bees” campaign for Haagen-Dazs helped win nearly every top honor in the industry, including The One Club’s first-ever Green Pencil award, as well as earning a nomination for Ad Age’s “Top Ad Campaigns of the 21st Century.” His work for Hyundai is credited with helping to turn the struggling car manufacturer into one of the most successful auto companies in America, during one of the worst economic downturns on record.
Jim is the proud father of three boys (two human, one K-9) and the proud husband to one wife (human).