MAX B. FRIEDMAN

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WHO?

I'm Max, a ginger Jew from New Jersey. Five years ago, I walked into school wanting to make things and draw stuff, and maybe change the world.

 

A full ride scholarship, six national awards, and three published books later, I walked out of my collegiate experience ready to take on whatever life threw at me next. I had to be careful though, because I was never very good at baseball, and a hard throw would most likely hit me  in the face. 

 

I'm currently an Art Director at Droga5 New York, working on campaigns for Johnsonville, Quilted Northern, and Tencent Games among others.

 

Recognition:   

D&AD Wood Pencil (Sausage Dome)

Thinking Creatively Keynote Speaker, 2017

Clio Gold (Blizzard Entertainment)

Clio Silver (Blizzard Entertainment)

Cannes Bronze Lion (Film Craft: Rule Yourself)

ADCNY Portfolio Night All-Star, 2015

ADCNJ Best of the Best Award, 2015

ADCNJ Illustrator of the Year, 2015

Kean University Undergraduate Researcher of the Year, 2015

Kean University Outstanding Human Rights Activist Award, 2015

ADCNJ Design Artistry Award, 2014

AI-AP International Motion Arts Award, 2014

Kean University Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship, 2011–2015