D&AD Awards names 47 industry professionals from Asia on the 2024 jury

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D&AD Awards names 47 industry professionals from Asia on the 2024 jury

Today D&AD has revealed the D&AD Awards 2024 jury. The 62nd annual awards programme will take place at the new location of County Hall and Southbank Centre on the London Southbank from 18-22 May, 2024. Panels for over 40 categories will be made up of 350+ leading creative experts from over 50 countries across the globe, including 47 industry professionals from Asia.


This year, 67 professionals from Asia Pacific will travel to London to participate in the judging process. These are made up of 16 from Australia, 11 from Japan, 10 from India, 8 from China, 6 from Singapore, 4 from South Korea, 4 from New Zealand, 3 from Philippines, 2 from Indonesia, 2 from Thailand and 1 from Taiwan.

See the jury members via country below;

Tiger Pan, Founder & Chief Designer, SHENZHEN TIGERPAN DESIGN CO. – Packaging Design Jury President
Wendy Chan, Executive Creative Director, Health, APAC, Edelman – Health & Wellbeing
Akae Wang, Head of Creative, Banana Balloon – Digital Design
Zhao Qing, AGI Member / Nanjing Hanqingtang Design Founder, Nanjing Hanqingtang Design – Book Design
Liu Zhao, Founder & Creative Director, Another Design – Branding
Lam Ieong Kun, Co-Founder, Indego Design – Illustration
Xiaojuan Zhang, Creative Director & Associate Professor, Xiaojuan Zhang Studio – Type Design & Lettering
Zhao Liu, Associate Professor, Central Academy of Fine Arts – Type Design & Lettering (Round One Judge)

Deepshikha Dharmaraj, Chief Executive Officer, BCW India Group – PR Jury President
Shailesh Vasudeo Khandeparkar, Executive Creative Director, FCB ULKA – Art Direction
Ashok Karkala, Group Creative Director, Ogilvy Mumbai – Casting
Sonal Chhajerh, Group Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnett – Direct
Koushik Sarkar, Founder Director, Kitchen.Video – Direction
Kainaz Karmakar, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy India – Experiential
Roshnee Desai, Founder and Creative Director, LOCAL – Luxury
Raj Kamble, Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Famous Innovations – Press & Outdoor
Sulekha Rajkumar, Type Designer & Lettering Artist, Sulekha Rajkumar – Type Design & Lettering
Nilima Eriyat, Executive Producer, Studio Eeksaurus Productions Pvt. Ltd. – Sound Design & Use of Music (Round One Judge)

Woon Hoh, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy Jakarta – Press & Outdoor
Andi Rahmat, Design Principle, Nusae – Typography

Qanta Shimizu, Technical Director, BASSDRUM – Digital Design Jury President
Yoshihiro Yagi, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Tokyo – Art Direction
Tatsuya Ariyama, Editorial Designer, Ariyama Design Store – Book Design
Masaya Asai, Chief Creative Officer, Droga5 – Creative Transformation
Kyoko Yonezawa, Head of Innovation, TBWA\Hakuhodo – Digital & Social
Alice Ishiguro Tosey, Independent Creative, Alice Tosey – Graphic Design
Doug Schiff, Chief Creative Officer, VML Ogilvy Japan – Integrated
Satoshi Machiguchi, Graphic Designer, Book Designer & Publisher, MATCH and Company Co., Ltd. – Magazine & Newspaper Design
Ko Iwagami, Head of Casting, Amazon Studios Japan – Casting (Round One Judge)
Tamon Fujimi, Music Director, WISTERIASOUND – Sound Design & Use of Music (Round One Judge)
Mariko Takagi, Typographer, Mariko Takagi – Typography (Round One Judge)

The Philippines
David Guerrero, Creative Chair, BBDO Guerrero – Film
Joey David Tiempo, Founder & CEO, Octopus&Whale – Gaming & Virtual Worlds
Rolyn Lomocso, Senior Industrial Design Specialist, Design Center of the Philippines – Product Design

Theseus Chan, Founder & Owner, WORK Pte Ltd – Book Design Jury President
Chris Lee, Founder, Asylum – Spatial Design Jury President
Khoo Siew May, Illustrator, Art Director and Animator, Jamm – Animation
Yah-Leng Yu, Creative Director, Foreign Policy Design Group – Branding
Jacqui Lim, CEO Havas Media Group (Singapore) & Chief Growth Officer SEA & NA, Havas Media Group Singapore – Media
Cody Amos, Creative Director and Partner, Heckler – Visual Effects

South Korea
Joohee Lee, Global Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide – Digital & Social
Gyu Kim, Global Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide – Editing
Jung A Kim, Vice President/CCO, INNOCEAN – Integrated
Julie Jihyun Kang, CEO & Managing Partner, Serviceplan Korea – PR

Ken-tsai Lee, Founder & Designer, Ken-tsai Lee Design Lab – Typography Jury President

Jureeporn (Judee) Thaidumrong, Founder & Creative Chairperson, GREYnJ UNITED – Entertainment Jury President
Felix Ng, Creative Director, Anonymous – Magazine & Newspaper Design

These jury members have been carefully selected to come together for live judging of the past year’s best work across the global design and advertising industries. They will award creative excellence with the belief that creativity is a major driver in commercial, economic, social and cultural success and will recognise work that inspires established talent and encourages the next generation.

Following four days of live judging, the D&AD Awards Ceremony will be held as the culminating event of the D&AD Festival at the Southbank Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall Building. The Festival will gather these 350+ global creative leaders and feature 80+ speakers, two main stages, the Masterclass stage, activations, Jury insights, networking, parties and a first view of some of the shortlisted work on display.

Winners are awarded with an iconic Pencil, the world’s most coveted design award. Last year, entrants from APAC won 87 Pencils: 25 to Australia, 6 to New Zealand, 3 to Korea, 4 to Taiwan, 2 to Thailand, 17 to China, 3 to Hong Kong, 2 to Macau, 8 to India, 11 to Japan and 3 to Singapore.

Leading industry experts joining the 2024 juries from APAC include Tea Uglow, Impact Jury; Tiger Pan, Packaging Design Jury; Yoshihiro Yagi, Art Direction Jury; Kyoko Yonezawa, Digital & Social Jury; Jacqui Lim, Media Jury; Deepshikha Dharmaraj, PR Jury; Leisa Wall, Commerce Jury; Jureeporn Thaidumrong, Entertainment Jury; Joey David Tiempo, Gaming & Virtual Worlds Jury; David Guerrero, Film Jury; Woon Hoh, Press & Outdoor Jury; Ken-tsai Lee, Typography Jury; and Sonal Chhajerh, Direct Jury.

The full list of 300+ international judges for 2024 can be found here.

Says Donal Keenan, awards director at D&AD: “Judging the D&AD Awards is not only a massive honour but a huge responsibility to uphold the integrity, rigour and standards that D&AD is renowned for. Entries to these awards actively support D&AD’s mission as an educational charity by funding learning programmes that bridge the gap between education and industry. This is made possible by these top calibre professionals from around the world offering their time, wisdom and expertise.”

D&AD Awards 2024 is now open for entry. Key dates below, and for full details on categories, judging criteria, pricing and deadlines, please visit the D&AD website.