David Moon Ki Lee is the Chief Creative Officer of Squarespace, leading their award-winning creative team whose work encapsulates all brand creative, visual + product design and creative production efforts for the company. You can view his most recent work here.
David has recently been named as one of the Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company and has been nominated as one of the Best Designers in Technology by Business Insider. His experience has led him to work at the unique intersection of product, design and storytelling.
You can listen to him ramble about creative leadership on this podcast. You can also live vicariously through his shoes and learn about some of his life+work hacks over here. If you would like to learn of some of his inspirations, here’s a quick creative portrait that takes 2 min to read.
Since joining Squarespace in 2013, David has masterminded five Super Bowl campaigns and won an Emmy Award for most Outstanding Commercial of 2017. He has also led the successful launches of Squarespace Logo and Squarespace 7.
Prior to Squarespace, David served as the Worldwide Digital Executive Creative Director of TBWA Worldwide and led the creation and launch of the Digital Arts Network. Earlier in his career, he worked as a Creative Director at Wieden+Kennedy London and AKQA San Francisco, and started his career as a Designer and Art Director at Sid Lee in Montréal.
He currently serves as an Executive Member of the IADAS and is on the advisory board at D&AD. He has won and served as a judge for almost every industry award, including the Cannes Lions, D&AD, ADC, One Show, Clios, AICP, Webby Awards, SXSW Interactive and Fast Company.
David graduated from RISD with a BFA in Graphic Design. A native of Quebec, Canada, he now resides in Tribeca with his wife and daughter. He sometimes likes to take photos which you can find at his neglected photo gallery.
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