Young Ones Student Awards

The Young Ones competition is one of the most acclaimed advertising, interactive and design student competitions. It has a tradition of excellence dating back to 1986.

2019 Young Ones Brief Jury

David Snellenberg

Founder/ Executive Creative Director



David Snellenberg is creative director and founder of Dawn, a creative agency that connects social awareness to commercial success. Dawn creates some of the Netherlands’ most talked-about work for sustainable and socially responsible brands such as Eneco and Triodos Bank. David is also the ambassador and advisor for the International What Design Can Do festival and is the chair of ADCN. In 2018, David was announced as most influential in the marketing advertising business as he was placed number 1 in de Adformatie100 by his peers.

David studied at the Academy for Visual Arts, with a postdoctoral study in art direction (ADCN/D&AD). He then started his career at FHV/BBDO, where he stayed for 12 years from junior creative through to managing creative director and partner. In the meantime David gained loads of experience at AMV/BBDO in London, BBDO NY and Tiempo BBDO in Barcelona.




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