Young Guns 19 Winners

A diverse group of 32 talented creatives in 14 countries and regions have been named winners in the prestigious Young Guns 19 competition, celebrating creative professionals age 30 or younger.

A program of The One Club for Creativity, the world's foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design, Young Guns is the industry’s only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today’s vanguard of young creatives.

This year’s entries were received from 38 countries, and judged by a diverse jury of 88 top creatives, nearly half of whom are past YG winners.

Winners will be celebrated at Sony Hall in New York City on Wednesday, November 17th.

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Raphaël Ajuelos

Creative Sound Designer

Hometown: Paris, France
Current City: New York + Los Angeles

Based in Los Angeles and New York, Raphael Ajuelos is a Paris-born Creative Sound Designer and Composer whose work aims to elevate storytelling through textured, immersive and vibrant sound.

Raphael first began his career at NBC's Saturday Night Live as a mixer, and now works primarily in advertising and music. He has designed sound for a multitude of world-renowned brands and artists, such as Vogue, Cartier, YSL, Google, Facebook, Nike, Zara, Nissan, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Kacey Musgraves, J Balvin, Jorja Smith and more. Regardless of the medium, Raphael's artistic expertise allows him to create meticulous and bespoke work that pushes the boundaries of traditional Sound Design in order to uniquely enhance the impact of the narratives being told.

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"I Love NY" Vogue Agency: Raphael Ajuelos Client: Vogue Category: YG19 Year: 2021
Cadillac x RZA Agency: Raphael Ajuelos Client: Cadillac Category: YG19 Year: 2021
Calvin Klein "Deal With It" Campaign Agency: Raphael Ajuelos Client: Calvin Klein Category: YG19 Year: 2021
Megan Thee Stallion x New York Times Agency: Raphael Ajuelos Client: New York Times Category: YG19 Year: 2021
Remy Martin & 6lack Agency: Raphael Ajuelos Client: Remy Martin Category: YG19 Year: 2021
Audi "No Finish Line” Agency: Raphael Ajuelos Client: Audi Category: YG19 Year: 2021




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