Isaac is currently a Group Executive Creative Director at R/GA in New York.
Before joining R/GA, he attended Columbia University and then worked at TBWA\Chiat\Day, Droga5, Goodby Silverstein & Partners and The&Partnership (formerly CHI & Partners).
For various awards he has won, Creativity twice ranked him the second most-awarded writer globally. And yes, coming in second twice kinda bugs him.
Cannes Titanium Lion
Cannes Gold Lions
D&AD Black Pencil
One Show Gold Pencils
The Webby Awards
June 2016 – Present
Served as Group ECD on one of R/GA NY's 5 groups
Did award-winning work for R/GA's largest global account- Verizon.
Helped win new business pitches for LEGO, Mailchimp, Coty, Carnival, Marvel, Plated.
November 2011 – June 2016
As an equity partner, helped create the agency positioning, creative philosophy, new business strategy and briefing template
Built and ran creative department
Interviewed and vetted key new hires across departments, ensuring cultural fit
Led new business wins including Wall Street Journal, DIAGIO's Bulleit Bourbon, Hotel Indigo, Find My Past, and TELUS- Canada's second largest telecom
Helped grow the agency from 5 employees to over 150 across North America
Spent 6 months (on and off) in Toronto helping to launch The&Partnership's first TELUS campaigns
Produced the first national and international campaigns for The&Partnership (formerly CHI & Partners, NY) in the office's nearly 10-year history
June 2010 – October 2011
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
Associate Create Director
Ran Cheetos account, repositioning brand and producing integrated “Break” campaign
Ran piece of Chevrolet, including launch of Chevrolet Cruze, and Chevy Trucks Super Bowl spot
Made campaigns for Sonic and Golden State Warriors
February 2008 – June 2010
Helped win Activision and made multiple campaigns, including award-winning Guitar Hero campaign
Made award-winning “Great Schlep” campaign
Worked on campaigns for Net10 and UNICEF
July 2003 – February 2008
Helped win Sprint and made “Power Up” launch spot and subsequent campaign
For Masterfoods, made the award-winning Combos “Man Mom” campaign (including Super Bowl spot) and award-winning Snickers “Feast” campaign
Made campaigns for A&E, Absolut, McDonalds, Starburst
2001 – June 2003
1996 – 2000
Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science