DesignWorks NY Principal and Creative Director, Kelley Briggs, was a judge on January 31, 2015, for the Albany Advertising Club’s Annual ADDY Awards Competition. The ADDY Awards honor excellence in advertising and cultivate the highest creative standards in the industry.
The ADDY competition begins at the local level with the 210 AAF member clubs nationwide; winners from there proceed to 14 regional competitions, and then the final selections move on to the national finals; Briggs’ accomplished expertise was requested to judge the local competition. Winners of this competition proceed to a regional competition, and then on to the national AADY Awards.
The four other distinguished judges for this ADDY competition included Niki Jones of The Niki Jones Agency; Vinney Tecchio a freelance Art Director and Business Strategist based in New York; Justin Rentzel, Senior Art Director at Tattoo Projects in Charlotte, North Carolina; and Sean Carnegie of Austin Texas’ Lewis Carnegie.