2017 One Show Branded Entertainment Jury
Associate Partner / Creative Director
Venables Bell & Partners
Looking to combine his digital experience with traditional agency work, Lee joined Venables Bell & Partners in 2010 as a Creative Director. Since then, Lee has been instrumental in leading some of the most innovative and talked-about work VB&P has created, most notably for REI's #OptOutside movement, Google "City Gym," Google Fiber's "Nick's First Pitch," and eBay's "When it's on your mind. It's on eBay." He currently leads the agency's Miller/Coors business, Phillips 66 and Sheraton and Westin brands. Recently, Lee was promoted to Associate Partner and now leads the agency’s Branded Entertainment practice as well as directing films through Lumberyard, the agency’s in-house content production unit.
Prior to VB&P, Lee worked at Mekanism and Rabbit Content, creative directing and directing digital campaigns for Nike, Microsoft (ZUNE), Sprint, PG&E, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Comcast, MTV and others. He also founded Arnold Entertainment, a branded entertainment arm of the agency where he worked for 5-years and helped to create the award-winning truth(r) anti-smoking campaign that at its time drove down smoking by 29% and was the most awarded PSA campaign ever.
Over the years his work has been recognized by: The One Show, Cannes, D&AD, The Andy Awards, ADC, Clios, AICP, and the London International Advertising Awards.