Team One Expands Creative Leadership

Jason Stinsmuehlen joins agency as Group Creative Director

Jun 08, 2010, 07:00 ET from Team One

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Returning to Los Angeles after seven years in Boston, Jason Stinsmuehlen has joined Team One as group creative director, reporting to Chris Graves, chief creative officer.

"Jason brings a strong dose of leadership and collaboration to the team," said Graves.  "His talent, passion and smarts will play a critical role in continuing to build the agency's creative prowess moving forward."

Most recently, Stinsmuehlen was group creative director at Mullen/Wenham, Boston, where he guided an impressive list of successful brands, including Orbitz, Stanley Tools, Nextel and the win of the business.

Prior to Mullen, Stinsmuehlen was at TBWA/Chiat/Day, Los Angeles.  There he worked on Nissan, Infiniti, Kinko's, Energizer and Adidas — including the launches of the Nissan Xterra, Altima and Infiniti Q45, which are among the most successful campaigns in the automaker's history.

Mr. Stinsmuehlen began his career at BBDO West; followed by stints at Ammirati & Puris and Ogilvy & Mather, both in New York. His work has received numerous awards, among them the Grand Effie, Cannes Lions, Communications Arts, One Show, Adcritic, Print Critic and the Kelly Awards.

About Team One

Team One is a full-service communications company, including comprehensive brand consultancy, strategic planning, media planning and buying, relationship (direct) marketing, event marketing/promotions, interactive/digital services, web development, public relations, design and collateral. As experts in launching new ideas into the world, Team One's focus is creating long-term success for their clients.  Headquartered in El Segundo (Los Angeles), California, and a division of Saatchi & Saatchi, the agency has been Lexus' agency of record since the brand's inception more than 20 years ago.

The agency has regional offices in New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Washington, D.C. Current and past clients include: Lexus, the Lexus Dealer Association, The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriot, Bombardier Flexjet, American Express, Northern Trust, Whole Foods, Belkin and Partnership for a Drug Free America.