David Moon Ki Lee
 

As the Chief Creative Officer of Squarespace, David leads the company’s award-winning creative team, whose work encapsulates all brand creative, web design and product design efforts for the company. His personal mission is to build great products and a great brand, while telling compelling stories at the intersection of product, design and marketing.

Since joining Squarespace in 2013, David has masterminded four 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 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 and AKQA, and as an Art Director at Sid Lee. His work has been recognized by almost every industry award, including the Cannes Lions, ADC, Clios, One Show, D&AD, Webby Awards and SXSW Interactive.

David has recently been named as one of the Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company in 2017. He currently serves as an Executive Member of The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences and is on the advisory board at D&AD. He is a frequent judge and gives talks for the ADC, One Show, D&AD, AICP, Webby Awards, SXSW and Fast Company. He graduated from RISD with a BFA in graphic design. A native of Quebec, Canada, David now resides in Tribeca with his wife and daughter.

 

RECENT TALKS + ARTICLES

• Fast Company - Most Creative People in Business 2017
• Fast Company Creative- Marketing through a Product Design lens
Fast Company Design - How Squarespace users inspire new product ideas
Surface Magazine - The Design Mastermind at Squarespace
Webby Awards Judges Interview - David Lee, CCO of Squarespace
• Newscred Insight - Interview with David Lee, CCO at Squarespace
Adage - Small Businesses With a Mission
Creativity - Malkovich plays Lynch in online event hosted by Squarespace
• Adweek - How Squarespace Sites Are Giving Back to Communities
Marketing Land - A "Real Talk" about Super Bowl ads with Squarespace CCO
Brand Channel - 5 Questions about the Big Game with Squarespace's David Lee
Giant Thinkers podcast - Interview with David Lee, Squarespace CCO

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
 

• Emmys - Outstanding Commercial 2017 - Calling JohnMalkovich.com
• Cannes 2017 - 4 Silvers, 1 bronze, 10 Shortlists - John's Journey's
• Clios 2017 - 3 Silvers, 1 bronze, 4 Shortlists - John's Journey's
• Webby's 2017 - Webby Winner - Web Services + Applications
• Webby's 2017 - People's Voice Winner - Web Services + Applications
• Webby's 2017 - People's Voice Winner - Make Your Next Move
• Webby's 2016 - Webby Award - Squarespace
• Mashies 2016 - Best use of livestreaming - Real Talk
• Digiday 2016 - Best use of Real-Time Video - Real Talk
• Cannes 2016 - Shortlist, Real Talk
• Cannes 2015 - Silver Lion, Jeff's Sleeping Tapes
• D&AD 2015 - Graphite Pencil, Jeff's Sleeping Tapes
• One Show 2015 - Silver Pencil, Jeff's Sleeping Tapes
• Webby's 2015 - 3 Webby Awards, Squarespace
• Webby's 2014 - 4 Webby Awards, Squarespace
• One Show 2014 - Gold + merit for Squarespace Logo
• ADC 2014 - Silver, Squarespace
• Commarts 2014 - Interactive Annual,  Squarespace
• Business Insider - 2013 Best Designers in Technology
• Webby's 2013 - People's Choice Award, Squarespace
• Internationalist Magazine 2012 - Agency Innovator
• SXSW 2012 - Best Educational Resource, Projeqt
• One Show 2011 - Silver + 2 Merits, Projeqt
• Webby's 2011 - 2 Honorees, Projeqt
• Cannes 2011 - 2 Shortlists, Projeqt
• D&AD 2011 - 2 Finalists - Projeqt
• ADC Young Guns 5
• One Show 2009 - Gold, Music Almighty
• One Show 2009 - Merit, Somebody Else's Phone
• Webby's 2009 - Honoree, Music Almighty
• Webby's 2009 - Nominee, Somebody Else's Phone
• Eurobest 2008 - Merit, Music Almighty
• One Show 2008 - Merit, The Addicts
• One Show 2008 - Merit, Cravendale
• D&AD 2008 - Merit, The Addicts
• NY Festivals 2007 - Gold, Lebron IV
• Cannes 2007 - Merit, Lebron IV
• One Show 2007 - Merit, Lebron IV
• ADC 2007 - Merit, Lebron IV
• Cannes 2007 - Merit, Flight Sim X
• One Show 2007 - Merit, Flight Sim X
• Cannes 2006 - Merit, PGR3
• One Show 2006 - Silver, PGR3
• One Show 2006 - Merit, PGR3
• Clio 2006 - Merit, PGR3
• Cannes 2005 - Gold, Guru Cycling
• One Show 2005 - Gold, Guru Cycling
• Cannes 2004 - Bronze, Solo

 

 

 

 Fast Company Creative- Marketing through a Product Design lens