Young Guns

Young Guns recognizes the vanguard of creative professionals 30 years of age and under. Founded in 1996, the portfolio-based competition has grown to become one of the most coveted awards for young creatives around the globe. For many designers, art directors, illustrators, copywriters, photographers, filmmakers, animators and other creatives, being named a Young Guns winner is a sure sign of a skyrocketing career, as well as a source of validation for all of the stressful days and sleepless nights that have come with early successes.

Young Guns is more than just an award; it's an exclusive community of rebels and prodigies, unsung heroes and rising stars, all who network, mentor and collaborate together. Over the years, our roster has grown to include some exceptional talent, among them Stefan Sagmeister (YG1), Rei Inamoto (YG4), James Victore (YG1), Jessica Walsh (YG8), Alli Truch (YG2), Natasha Jen (YG3), Pablo Medina (YG3), Jon Contino (YG9), Scott Stowell (YG3), Lindsay Ballant (YG7), Alex Trochut (YG6), Dark Igloo (YG10), Anna Bond (YG12), Zipeng Zhu (YG13), The Daniels (YG14) and Cait Oppermann (YG15).

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Tal Midyan

Art Director, Designer

Tal Midyan is a New York based Art Director & Designer with experience across a wide range of visual communication disciplines. Currently working as a Senior Art Director at Spotify.

Since graduating from the School of Visual Arts in 2013 with a BFA in Graphic Design and Advertising he’s worked at R/GA, Google Creative Lab and Spotify. He’s worked on brand campaigns, films, websites and other digital products for global brands like Nike and Google, as well as directly with music artists such as Pharrell, SZA, 21 Savage and Travis Scott.

Tal has a particular passion for the intersection of popular music culture with design and technology. His work has been recognized by major award shows such as Cannes Lions, the Art Director’s Club, The One Show and the Webbys.

RapCaviar Pantheon Agency: Tal Midyan Client: RapCaviar Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Thanks, 2016. It's Been Weird. Agency: Tal Midyan Client: Spotify Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Cardi B: Music School Agency: Tal Midyan Client: Cardi B Category: YG16 Year: 2018
PharrellWilliams.com Agency: Tal Midyan Client: Pharrell Williams Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Nike Basketball - Unexpected Moves Agency: Tal Midyan Client: Nike Category: YG16 Year: 2018
NoLikesYet.com Agency: Tal Midyan Client: No Client Category: YG16 Year: 2018

 

 

 

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