- Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
- LOS ANGELES
Wild Card, a creative advertising and entertainment marketing agency, has hired Evan DeHaven as its executive creative director.
In his new role, DeHaven will oversee the overall creative function and vision for 3AM, the company’s innovation group. In addition, he will be responsible for continuing to grow the business, establish the tone and pace of the company, and build a team environment that delivers on their mission of shaping the future of entertainment marketing. He will partner with current ECD Chris Eyerman and report directly to Wild Card’s CEO, Alison Temple.
“As we strive to be as innovative as possible in how we tell stories for films, TV, games and brands, Evan’s diverse experience is critical,” said Temple. “We will look to Evan in his new role to help us continue to deliver experiences our clients and their audiences are seeking.”
Prior to landing at Wild Card, DeHaven managed internal production for 72andSunny as a CD in Hecho En 72. In his two years there he worked with brands including Google, Activision, Murad, Instagram, Coors, Starbucks, Infiniti, Adidas, Syfy, YouTube, the city of L.A., and Carls Jr.
Before that DeHaven was the global brand director at Nike overseeing marketing across categories and territories world-wide for Nike’s customization efforts and NIKEiD. Prior to Nike, he spent time working at agencies including Genex, 65 Media, DNA Studios, Chiat\Day, JWT, Ogilvy, W+K, Schematic, and CPB.
He brings more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment and advertising industries to Wild Card.