riya Shivakumar joined J Walter Thompson in 2011 as the Creative Head of Chennai Office and moved up to Executive Creative Director South in 2013 and is now National Creative Director at WT India leading three offices – Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.
Priya won her first Silver Lion in 2007 followed by several heavy metals at all the prestigious national and international shows, ranking her among Asia’s hottest creatives. At JWT, Priya has led from the front with work that has won numerous Creative awards at the coveted Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show and Spikes Asia among others. Her passion to build brands for the long haul has won over many clients and led to numerous success stories in the marketplace, besides winning over consumers and international juries.
Priya is passionate about telling untold and memorable stories with life as her muse. What she stands for at work and beyond, is what makes her stand out as proudly feminine and purposefully feminist.
Her work cuts across categories like Fashion, Beauty, Luxury, Travel, Education, Jewellery, Technology on brands like Johnnie Walker, Britannia, Red Cross, Pepsi, Black & White, Black Dog, Lifestyle, Louis Philippe, Reynolds, TI Cycles, GRT Jewellery, Smirnoff, Kingfisher, The Hindu and The Times of India among several others.