Super proud of The Kitchen for winning Best Cinematography and Best Editing for their 48 hr film project: "I prefer Abby".
In 1996, Amy began her career as a pioneer in The Martin Agency’s interactive department, Martin Interactive, helping design Coca-Cola’s first website. During the next 7 years, she created websites, CD-ROMs, online advertising campaigns, micro-sites, e-mail programs and more for other clients including Marriott, Seiko, Pulsar, Gerber, Saab, Finlandia Vodka, TV Land, Charles Schwab, Careerbuilder and others. She then transitioned into the agency’s general creative department where she began to work within traditional mediums as well.
As a Vice President, Associate Creative Director at The Martin Agency, Amy created many award-winning, integrated campaigns. Her accounts included Hanes, Barely There, Moen, Newseum, Walmart, Sunglass Hut and others. Over the years, Amy’s work has been recognized by The One Show, NY Art Directors Club, Communication Arts, Echoes, Caples, Obie Awards, Kelly Awards, Graphis, Omma Awards, WIN Awards, IAB Mixx awards, and more. Her favorite award has been her Martin Agency Cobblestone “creative excellence” award that she received from Mike Hughes in 2009.
Today, Amy owns her own creative services company, Amy Elkin Creative. She enjoys helping brands of all sizes and helping creative people, companies, and brands grow. Amy is also an adjunct professor at the VCU Brandcenter.
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Amy enjoys spending her free time with her husband, two children, and their French Bulldogs. She’s a graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Communication Arts and Design and enjoys painting on large canvases in her free time.