GSD&M Idea City Welcomes Jefferson Burruss

GSD&M Idea City announced this week the hire of Jefferson Burruss as Executive Producer in the agency’s Integrated Production department. Burruss is charged with leading the digital production team and further expanding the agency’s expertise in the digital arena.

“The advantage of having all creative and media resources under one roof is the ability of our teams to quickly adapt and embrace industry trends like emerging media,” said Duff Stewart, President and CEO of GSD&M Idea City. “We’re honored to have Jefferson onboard working so closely with all of our teams to ensure flawless execution of client work.”

“Jefferson is a true leader in the digital realm,” said Karen Jacobs, VP, Director of Production at GSD&M Idea City. “He will play an important role partnering with all producers and creatives as we integrate all types of production.”

Burruss arrives in Texas from DDB/Los Angeles where he held the title of director of digital and online and led strategic development of digital initiatives for the agency as well as the Stand Up to Cancer account. Prior to that, he held account director positions at DDB/Los Angeles and Tribal DDB Worldwide/Los Angeles on client accounts including Activision, (PRODUCT) RED, Ameriquest Mortgage Company and eHarmony.

Burruss brings more than 10 years of expertise to the position and is a 2009 Effie Awards and 2001 Cannes Silver Lion award recipient. He holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond.

About GSD&M Idea City
GSD&M Idea City is a leading marketing communications and advertising company that has helped grow some of the world’s most successful brands. For more information, go to GSD&M Idea City is part of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMC).

Primary Contact:
Melanie Mahaffey
GSD&M Idea City
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