Young Guns 19 Jury
Executive Creative Director
YG6 | International at Uber Creative
Leveraging a diverse background in the visual arts, engineering, writing, and filmmaking, Jerome Austria has firmly established himself as a pioneer in brand and creative innovation. He is currently the Executive Creative Director – International at Uber. He previously served as ECD at Deutsch LA and Wieden+Kennedy NY working on some of the world’s most recognizable brands such as Coca-Cola, Nike, Volkswagen, and ESPN. Jerome has collected over fifty international awards from some of the most prestigious competitions and has also been named one of fifty winners of the coveted ADC Young Guns 6 award, honoring the world’s next generation of extraordinary creative talent in visual media and design. He has also been featured in a fashion editorial as one of Forbes Magazine’s Mad Men of 2012 and made Business Insider’s 25 Most Creative People in Advertising.
In 2016, Jerome leapt over to the brand side, helping Airbnb launch Trips and then working with Uber to help architect a brand turnaround on a global scale. He is currently living the idyllic canal life in not-so-sunny Amsterdam.