The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For over 40 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has had a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.


2011 One Show Entertainment Judges

Joe Zee

Creative Director

Elle Magazine

New York

Since February 2007 when he was appointed to creative director at Elle, he has since brought his exceptional creativity, style and editorial expertise to the magazine. The move to Elle followed Joe's many successful years as fashion director at W, and contributing fashion editor at Details and House & Garden. He was also editor-in-chief of both the men's and women's editions of Vitals.

Joe is the talent behind the TV and print advertising campaigns for a variety of prominent clients such as Lancome, Banana Republic, Elie Tahari, Celine, Oscar de la Renta, DKNY, Perry Ellis, Kenneth Cole, Escada, Anne Klein, H&M, Jones New York, Estée Lauder, M.A.C. Cosmetics, Chanel, Coty and Tiffany & Co. He has also styled the most memorable celebrity advertising campaigns for the Gap including the "(PRODUCT) RED" campaign featuring Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Garner, Chris Rock, Don Cheadle and Dakota Fanning; The unforgettable pairing of Madonna and Missy Elliot in cord jeans, the 35th anniversary campaign with Sarah Jessica Parker, and the "Favorite Fit" jeans campaign with Alanis Morissette, Liz Phair, Keith Urban, John Legend, Joss Stone, Brandon Boyd of Incubus and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child.

Styling TV commercials has allowed Joe the opportunity to collaborate with well known directors such as Mario Testino (Lancome), Jake Nava (Heat by Beyonce), Jean-Paul Goude (Covet by Sarah Jessica Parker), Michael Thompson (Lovely by Sarah Jessica Parker, a winner of the 2006 FiFi Award for Best National Advertising Campaign-Television), Paul Hunter (Gap) and Francis Lawrence (Gap).

Joe is regularly sought after by celebrity clients resulting in an impressive list of actresses, actors and musicians among them Justin Timberlake, Sarah Jessica Parker, Fergie, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Rhianna, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Reese Witherspoon, Megan Fox, Drew Barrymore, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lindsay Lohan, Scarlett Johansson, Kiera Knightley, Cameron Diaz, Uma Thurman, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Cruise and Jude Law.

Joe Zee is based in New York.




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