Edi started his career in Hamburg, Germany where he worked at Grabarz&Partner Hamburg on accounts like Volkswagen, Stern, and IGFM. After winning several awards including Cannes Lions, Clios, NY Festivals, ADC NY and ADC Germany, Edi took a creative sabbatical at the Miami Ad School Europe. There he had the opportunity to work at Saatchi&Saatchi Stockholm, DDB Stockholm, CP+B Boulder, and Y&R NYC.During that time, Edi won Young Gun Student of the Year for his work on Kinder Surprise, a D&AD inBook for Deutsche Bank and a Global Best Digital Award for McDonald’s Burger Roulette.
He was then recruited by Doner Detroit to help create work for brands like Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat, and KBB. During his first year, he created award-winning work for KBB.com, helping the brand introduce a whole new website and drastically grow their click-thru rate.
After Doner Edi made the move to CP+B in Boulder, Colorado. There he helped relaunch an iconic American brand — Fruit of the Loom. As a lead creative on the brand, he helped produce work that was recognized by the NY Times, creativity online Editor’s pick, TIME and many more news outlets. He also worked on brands like Domino’s, Microsoft and Jell-O.
Two years later Edi decided to pack up his bags once again, but this time to take an around the world backpacking trip to work on his photography skills and re-energize. This trip lead Edi back to Germany where he worked for 2 years as a freelance Creative Director for agencies like Heimat, Jung von Matt, DCMN, DOKYO and Plantage on brands like Heineken, Coca-Cola, Netflix, Mini, Hyundai, Volkswagen and many more.
Edi is Swiss/Mexican and is currently working at RPA, Los Angeles where he works on Honda, UNICEF, Farmers Insurance and Apartments.com. He is also Co-Founder of Viva con Agua California, a non-profit organization dedicated to bring water to the world using the power of joy.
His work has won several awards and was recognized by the numerous news outlets. He speaks Spanish, English, German, Swiss German, Portuguese, and sarcasm – fluently.