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SKILLS & SERVICES:

Creative Direction
Art Direction
Illustration & Animation
Campaign Ideation
Social Content Development
Logo Design
Brand Identity & Refresh Development
Graphic & Visual Design
Video Ideation & Direction
Creative Consulting

CLIENTS I'VE WORKED WITH:

Volkswagen
Netflix
Bench.co
Snapchat
McDonald's
Pepsi
Canadian Tourism
Canadian Milk

I'm a Creative Director, Art Director, Designer, and Illustrator based in Vancouver, BC. I've worked with brands like Netflix, Volkswagen, Snapchat, Pepsi, Canadian Milk, Canadian Tourism and Bench Accounting. I'm also the co-founder of Coast Protein a sustainable cricket protein bar company in Vancouver.

Have a project you'd like to talk about?
Say hello:
john@larigakis.com
604.999.5452
 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION


Notable Awards

6 Cannes Lions Awards
6 D&AD Pencils
Top 10 most awarded Art Directors of 2018 - D&AD
Marketing Magazine's Top 30 Under 30

Full Awards List

2018
Cannes Lions - Gold Lion - PR - McDonalds "The Flip"
Cannes Lions - Bronze Lion - PR - McDonalds "The Flip"
Cannes Lions - Silver Lion - Outdoor - McDonalds "The Flip"
Cannes Lions - Bronze Lion - Outdoor - McDonalds "The Flip"
Cannes Lions - Bronze Lion - Design - McDonalds "The Flip"
Cannes Lions - Bronze - Brand Experience - McDonalds "The Flip"
D&AD Yellow Pencil - Campaign Branding & Identity
D&AD Yellow Pencil - Brand Experience & Environments
D&AD Yellow Pencil - Branding / Logos
D&AD Wood Pencil - Graphic Design / Point of Sale
D&AD Wood Pencil - Media / Use of PR
D&AD Graphite Pencil - Media / Use of Retail
One Show Finalist - Branded Entertainment
Luerzer's Archive - Fuggles & Warlock Illustrations
Marketing Awards Finalist

2017
Cannes Lions Shortlist - Film
Cannes Lions Shortlist - Film
Cannes Lions Shortlist - Film
Marketing Awards - Gold - Branded Content
Marketing Awards - Gold - Online Film Series
Communication Arts Award
Applied Arts Awards - Cinema Film - Any Length
Applied Arts Awards - Online Series
Applied Arts Awards - Animation Craft x3
Applied Arts Awards - Branded Content

2016
Cannes Lions Shortlist - Film - Link
Cannes Lions Shortlist - Entertainment
Cannes Lions Shortlist - Media
Marketing Awards - Gold - Branded Content
Marketing Awards - Gold - Online Film
Art Directors Club of Canada - Gold - Branded content
Marketing Awards - Bronze - Out of Home
Marketing Awards - Bronze - Television over 0:30
Bernbach Award

2015
London International Awards - Gold - Online Series - Snack Time
Marketing Magazine's Top 30 Under 30 - Link
Cannes Lions - Film Shortlist - VW Prom Night - Link
Communication Arts - Snack Time
Marketing Awards - Gold & Silver - Snack Time
Canadian Marketing Association - Gold - Snack Time
Advertising & Design Club of Canada - TV single, Silver - VW Prom Night
New York Festivals - Film Finalist - Snack Time
Media Innovation Awards - Gold - Branded Content - Snack Time
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - Snack Time
Lurzer's Archive - VW Prom Night

2014
Canadian Marketing Association - Gold
Marketing Awards - Silver - Film
National Advertising Awards - Gold
Applied Arts - 3 Film Awards
Cassies Effectiveness Award - Bronze

2013
Communication Arts - Digital Advertising Award
Bessies - 2 Film Finalists
Lotus Awards - 4 Lotus Awards
Marketing Awards - 2 Gold, 2 Silver
Canadian Marketing Association - 4 Gold awards
Applied Arts Interactive - 6 Awards
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - 3 Awards

2012
Cannes Lions - 3 Finalists - Film Craft, Outdoor, Media
Communication Arts - Print Campaign
Applied Arts Advertising Annual - 10 Awards
Marketing Awards - Bronze - Integrated Campaign
Clio Awards - Film Shortlist
Lotus Awards - 5 Lotus Awards
Bessies - TV Single Finalist

2011
Young Guns International Award - Bronze
Digital Marketing Awards - Gold - Offline Digital
Marketing Awards - Silver - Out of Home Campaign
Atomic Awards - Bronze - Print Engagement
Lotus Awards - Out of Home Single / Lotus Merits - Design, POP, Billboard Campaign
Applied Arts Advertising Awards - Billboard Campaign, Billboard Single, Craft Award
Applied Arts Interactive Awards - Interactive Single
Atomic Awards - Bronze Print Engagement
Luerzer's Archive - Billboard Campaign

2010
Coupe International Design & Image Annual - Advertising
Applied Arts Student Awards - Advertising, Design, Online Animation
Applied Arts - Young Blood Feature
GDC Salazar Awards Winner - Best Branding

2009
Applied Arts Student Award - Advertising
Capilano University Portfolio Award
Graphic Designers of Canada National Scholarship Award