Samuel Textor
Zurich / Switzerland
Born 1977

From 2014
Founder / Creative Director Freundliche Grüsse

Jury Member at EDI - Schweizer Filmpreis - 2017
Jury Member at Lions Festival "Eurobest 2015"
Trainer at Campaign Bootcamp Switzerland
Speaker at ZHAW

2011 - 2014
Creative Director at Equipe / Serranetga

2010 -
Independent Copywriter
u.a. Jung von Matt/Limmat, Draft FCB Lowe, Scholz & Friends

2005 - 2010
Copywriter for Y&R Group Switzerland:
Wunderman, Futurecom interactive.

2007
BSW/ADC Creative school, Zuerich

1999-2006
University of Zuerich. Master Diploma in Media Studies, Sociology and Film studies.

Languages
German (mother tongue); English, fluent (Cambridge proficiency exam); French, fluent; Spanish, basics


National Awards:

ADC Switzerland
Gold 2011 (Sculptumes)
Silver 2017 (Mit Links gegen Rechts)
Silver 2015 Creative Media (Escort Men)
Silver 2015 Promotion (Escort Men)
Bronze 2017 (Mit Links gegen Rechts)
Bronze 2017 (Sonova Hörerinnerungen)
Bronze 2016 (EvB - Free Gold)
Bronze 2014 (Doyouhavetheballs)
Bronze 2011 (Sculptumes),
Bronze 2011 (No News)


SDV Award
Gold 2016 (Branchenpreis NGO- EvB, Free Gold)
Gold 2014 (Kuoni - Reise deinen Traum)
Gold 2010 (No comment)
Bronze 2016 (EvB Free Gold)
Bronze 2010 (The worth of a franc)

Best of Swiss Web
Gold 2014 (Mobiliar Versicherungen)
2 x Silver 2017 (Return to sender - Public Eye)
Silver 2017 (Brack - Expedition Brack)
Silver 2016 (Brack - Pack den Brack)
Silver 2014 (Kuoni - Reise deinen Traum)
Bronze 2017 (Public Eye - Return to sender)
Bronze 2017 (SP - Mit Links gegen Rechts)
Bronze 2016 (EvB - Free Gold)
Bronze 2014 (Samsung - Social)
Bronze 2011 (Fertig Kiosk)
Bronze 2009 (Mouse Attack)

Edi Filmpreis:
Gold 2016 (Sonova - Hörerinnerungen)
3 x Nomination 2016 (ELVIA, 2 x Brack.ch)

Swiss Poster Award:
Nomination (No News)

International Awards:

Epica
Gold 2011 (Sculptumes)
Silver 2017 (Sonova - Hörerinnerungen)
Silver 2011(Sculptumes)
Silver 2011(Sculptumes)

Clio
11 x Gold 2011 - Healthcare (Sculptumes)
8 x Silver 2011 - Healthcare (Sculptumes)

John Caples
Gold 2011 (No comment)
Silver 2011 (The worth of a franc)
Bronze 2011 (The worth of a franc)

The Cup
Best of Press 2011 (Sculptumes)
Best of P&S 2011 (Sculptumes)

Eurobest
Silver 2015 (Begleitmänner)
Bronze 2009 (No comment)


Cannes Lions
Bronze Lion 2017 (Public Eye - Return to Sender)
Nomination 2015 (Begleitmänner)
2 x Nomination 2010 (No comment)

ADC Europe
Nomination 2016 (EVB - Free Gold)
Nomination 2011 (Sculptumes)

Webby Awards
Nominee 2010 (No comment)
Official Honoree 2009 (Mouse Attack)

One Show
Merit 2010 (No comment)

Lester Wunderman
Pro Bono Marketing Award 2011 (No comment)
Silver Medal 2009 (Mouse Attack)

Lürzers Archive
Cover Feature 2011 (Sculptumes)