Global creative company BUCK has opened an office in Amsterdam. This is the third shop around the world and the first in the European continent. It adds to BUCK’s offices already open at Los Angeles, New York, and Sydney.
Established in LA (USA) in 2004, BUCK’s collaborative talent-driven model puts creative culture at the core of its business.
This creative company has built a reputation for outstanding craftsmanship and innovation through collaboration with a wide range of clients across the cultural and technology spheres, including Apple, Instagram, IBM, Nike, Airbnb, Paypal, and Pepsi.
BUCK’s trophy case includes an Emmy, several gold Cannes Lions, Clios, pencils, cubes, and over 150 other awards from the most prestigious competitions in the world.
This company’s “secret sauce” is simple: a deep commitment to finding and nurturing the best creative talent around the globe.
“Our drive to find the best global talent and creative opportunities has grown beyond our three offices,” explains Ryan Honey. “With many of our current artists already based in Europe, it made a lot of sense for us to open up a studio there and give them a home base.”
BUCK operates as a single creative entity that can address local markets and cultural nuances while tapping into a diverse staff of 300 creative makers, thinkers, dreamers and doers.
“BUCK’s success comes from not only working with the best talent in the world, but some of the nicest people as well,” says Jan Jensen, Chief Talent Officer. “Our Amsterdam office is no different, exploring new creative opportunities while remaining true to our core culture and what makes BUCK so special.”
Vincent Lammers, to lead the Amsterdam studio
Executive Creative Director Vincent Lammers (previously Creative Director and Partner at Amsterdam-based Ambassadors) heads up BUCK’s new Dutch operation.
“I’ve had a bit of a crush on BUCK since my art school days and their relentless pursuit of creative excellence and collaborative, ego-free way of working has been an inspiration ever since.” says Lammers “I couldn’t be more proud to be a part of bringing this to Amsterdam and create a home for all the incredible talent out here in Europe. It’s a bit of a dream job.”
Executive Producer Chance Woodward and Creative Director Richard Gray join Lammers forming the leading team at BUCK Amsterdam.
Chance Woodward, previously working at MediaMonks, Leo Burnett, and Crispin Porter + Bogusky. Woodward’s deep experience in integrated production.
Richard Gray was brought back to Europe from the Los Angeles office to lead the creative team together with Lammers.
He brings a wealth of experience having previously worked on award winning projects like Apple’s Share your Gifts and Tinder’s The Invention of Together.
Image over the headline.- Executive Creative Director Vincent Lammers (head of Buck Amsterdam). Detail of an image by Marie Wanders.
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