Ian Toombs started his career in New York City in 2001 doing graphic, motion, and interactive design at Pentagram, Interbrand and Wolff Olins. He joined Anomaly as an Art Director in 2006, and left in 2014 as Executive Creative Director and Head of Design of the New York office.
During his tenure he created multi-platform communications for Converse, Diesel, Budweiser, Captain Morgan, Google, Renaissance Hotels, Jawbone, P&G, The New Museum and The One Show. He assisted the growth of Anomaly's creative department from five to over fifty creatives and designers, winning new business, awards and ultimately doubling the company in size.
In 2017 he joined Wieden+Kennedy as Executive Creative Director of the Shanghai office where he currently oversees Nike, IKEA, Airbnb, BMW, Converse, Clinique, Corona, Hoegaarden, and Delta.
His work has been awarded in all major shows including 2 gold pencils and a Grand Prix in Cannes for Diesel in 2011.
Ian enjoys travel, food, photography, art, design, running, cycling, trekking, snowboarding and occasionally breaking the fourth wall to make new friends like you.