︎Up To No Good

My name is Marcus 👋🏻, and I'm an art director from Singapore 🇸🇬, currently making Mischief in New York, New York 🍎.

I’m a huge fan of long-play records, bad-but-kinda-good reality shows, Lego and art prints. Here’s a list of other Stuff I’m Into.






Let’s Get Physical 🕺🏻

+1 (718) 316 8968 (United States)
marcuslimso@gmail.com

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︎︎︎ Download my Resume ︎︎︎




Field Experience 🗄

Art Director
︎︎︎ Mischief; Jun 2022 – Present

Junior Art Director
︎︎︎ Mischief; Aug 2021 – Jun 2022

Freelance Art Director
︎︎︎ BBDO Asia; 2020

Creative Intern (Art Direction)
︎︎︎ BBDO Singapore; 2019
︎︎︎ Goodfellas; 2018, 2014

Singapore Armed Forces
︎︎︎HQ 9DIV/INF; 2016 – 2018

Creative Intern (Copy)
︎︎︎ Grey Digital; 2015




My Dojos 🎓

BFA Advertising (Honors)
︎︎︎School of Visual Arts; 2018 – 2021
︎SVA Junior Portfolio 5.0/5.0
︎Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship (2018 – 2021)
︎Henry Wolf Scholarship (2019, 2020)
︎2018/FA - Term Honors
︎2019/SP - High Term Honors
︎2019/FA - Term Honors
︎2020/SP - High Term Honors
︎2020/FA - High Term Honors
︎School of Visual Arts Rhodes Family Award
︎GPA: 3.95

Diploma in Visual Communication & Media Design
(Associate Degree)
︎︎︎Singapore Polytechnic; 2012 – 2015




My “Profesh” Stash 🏆

Young Shits
︎︎︎ 1 Professional Shit; 2022

The One Show
︎︎︎ 1 Shortlist; 2022

The Webby Awards
︎︎︎ 1 Webby Winner, 1 Honoree; 2022




My Student Stash 🥇

D&AD New Blood
︎︎︎ 1 Wood Pencil; 2021

The One Show Young Ones
︎︎︎ 1 Gold; 2021
︎︎︎ 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, 1 Merit; 2020

ADC Young Ones
︎︎︎ 1 Bronze Cube; 2022
︎︎︎ 1 Silver Cube; 2021
︎︎︎ 1 Bronze Cube; 2020

New York Festivals
︎︎︎ 3 Bronzes, 1 Finalist, 2 Shortlists; 2021
︎︎︎ 1 Bronze, 2 Finalists, 1 Shortlist; 2020

Graphis New Talent
︎︎︎ 2 Silvers, 4 Honorable Mentions; 2022
︎︎︎ 1 Platinum, 2 Golds, 1 Silver, 1 Honorable Mention; 2020
︎︎︎ 1 Silver; 2019

Young Shits
︎︎︎ 1 Shortlisted Shit; 2019

Crowbar Awards
︎︎︎ 1 Silver, 4 Bronzes, 1 Finalist; 2019
︎︎︎ 1 Gold; 2014

Spikes Asia
︎︎︎ Young Creative Academy; 2014




Extra, Extra! 🗞

AdAge #1 Agency A-List 2022
SVA and BYU Lead Winners in Young Ones Student Awards 2020
GDUSA Students to Watch 2021
Graphis New Talent Annual 2020
Singapore Polytechnic Wins the 24 Hour Advertising Challenge
© MarcusLimSO 2022