GREETINGS, STRANGER

I'm August Östberg, Swedish Art Director based in in San Francisco. Where I work at ideas and innovation company AKQA. When the weekend hits, you’ll find me either in a loud karaoke bar, or at home playing the most artsy fartsy indie games on the market.



CONTACT@AUGUSTOSTBERG.COM

EXPERIENCE

AKQA SAN FRANCISCO

ART DIRECTOR  /  OCT 2016 - PRESENT

AKQA is an innovation and ideas company. I’m currently working from in the San Francisco office.

AKQA PARIS

ART DIRECTOR  /  2015 - 2016

In the AKQAs Paris office I spent a year working with Eurostar, Google, Chanel & Nike.

AKQA NEW YORK

ART DIRECTOR  /  2014 - 2015

My first at AKQA was spent in the New York office where I got the chance to work with clients such as Nike, Starbucks & Verizon.

CP+B GOTHENBURG

ART DIRECTOR INTERN  /  2014

CP+B is an full service agency where their mission is to create the most written about, talked about, and dramatically effective work in the world.

THE FAN CLUB MALMÖ

FILMMAKER  /  2013

The Malmö agency landscape might be small. By that have never stopped The Fan Club from winning everything from Clios to Lions. Together with them I made several films, primarily for the ferry operator Stena Line.

AWARDS

2016  /  CANNES LIONS - CYBER SHORTLIST / STEAL THE SHOW

2016  /  LOVIE AWARDS - BRONZE / LA VIE ON BOARD

2014  /  CANNES FUTURE LIONS / GOOGLE GESTURE

2014  /  THE ONE SHOW SCHOLARSHIP

2014  /  CREAM WINNER

2014  /  YES AWARDS / GOOGLE GESTURE

EDUCATION

2013-2014  /  BERGHS / INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION

2011-2012  /  MALMÖ UNIVERSITY / DESIGN

2011-2012  /  STUDIEFRÄMJANDET / CROQUIS

2007-2010  /  SPYKEN GYMNASIUM / ART