43 minutes | Oct 29th 2020

069: Will Chau, Whole Foods Market's Director of Creative and Branding

Will Chau is the Director of Creative and Branding at Whole Foods Market, where he oversees all aspects of marketing communications and design. Previously, he was a Creative Director at GSD&M, and he has created award-winning work for clients such as BMW, Southwest Airlines, Kia Motors and Kohler. His work has been featured in Cannes, One Show, CA Advertising, Graphis, and The London International Automotive Awards.

Heather and Will talk about the excitement that can come from The Great Pause happening now, breaking the portfolio mold, building an in-house creative team and how in-house agencies use outside agencies. They also discuss the in-house agency structure and model, the Whole Foods working culture, evaluating creative partners, live-streaming and remote shooting, the types of marketing that creatives are sending and the importance of mentoring.  

In an industry where the rules are always changing, it’s helpful to hear from those on the front lines. Heather Elder is the visionary behind NotesFromARepsJournal.com; visit HeatherElder.com for industry updates, stunning photography and video, and the artists behind the work.

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