He's behind award-winning projects such as Boost Mobile’s “Boost Your Voice” (Integrated Grand Prix, Promo Grand Prix and Titanium winner at Cannes Lions 2017); UNICEF’s “UNfairy Tales” (Grand Prix for Good at Cannes Lions 2016); Expedia’s “Dream Adventures”; Hellmann's “Recipe Receipt”; Airbnb's “#Birdbnb,” “Solving #SochiProblems,” and “Views” (Airbnb's first global campaign); and Coca-Cola’s “Happiness Refill” and “Crossroads” (Coca-Cola’s largest-ever Latin American push). Rafael has won over 250 international awards including Grand Prix, Golds and Pencils at Cannes Lions, D&AD, the One Show, the Clios, London International Awards and the Effies. He also served as jury in most of those festivals: Cannes Lions (Glass Lions), D&AD (Creativity for Good), The One Show (Integrated/Experiential), Clios (Brand Design), London International Awards (Branded Entertainment), The Effies, Dubai Lynx, New York Festivals + Others).
An idea-led creative by nature, Rafael helped to turn 180LA into the most awarded shop in all of TBWA’s Network Worldwide for two years in a row (2016/2017). He was recognized as one of Ad Age’s "40 under 40" in 2017, and ranked #13 in Business Insider’s "30 Most Creative People in Advertising" in 2016. When he’s not day dreaming, he’s playing with his dog Bucho and his son Luc.
After starting ARGONAUT from scratch in 2012, the agency gained industry attention when it launched its first work on the Super Bowl for VW. In less than three years, the agency grew to over 80 employees and $20 million in revenue, bringing in clients like AT&T, Fitbit, MetLife, Google, Hershey’s, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Gruppo Campari and Fiat Chrysler. With Jordan at the helm, ARGONAUT was named one of the "Best Places to Work" by Ad Age in 2014 and 2015, and one of their "Agencies to Watch" in 2016.
Before starting his own shops, Jordan helped build the integrated marketing team at CKS for Apple upon Steve Jobs’ return in 1997, which went on to become their in-house agency. He also started one of the first Internet marketing practices while at CKS in 1994. When he’s not creating companies, Jordan can be found on the ballfields taking pictures of his son’s high school football and baseball teams.