Rafael Gil

Y&R Brazil / Creative Director

Specialist in art direction, illustration, digital art and typography.

In 2005, I started my career as a creative art director in Belo Horizonte, my home town. Today, 12 years later, I’m proud to have worked in great places like Y&R (current), Almapbbdo and Africa Agency.


I have worked on different projects for brands like: Vivo (telefônica company), Itaú ( the largest Latin American bank), Embraer (the third largest aircraft manufacturer in the world), P&G, Ab/Inbev, ESPN, Heinz, O Boticário, Havaianas, GOL Airlines, Volkswagen.

Awards / Distinctions

Cannes Lions, One Show, Lia, Art Directors Club, NY Festival, Fiap El Ojo, Effie, Wave, Lusos, CCSP.

Brazilian Art Director with more publications in Lürzer's Archive of overall First Place in the World Ranking (Art Director - 3 / 5 / 10 years)

I have contributed to Almapbbdo being named Agency of the Year in Cannes Lions 2016