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Awards: Filipina creatives Merlee Jayme, Angie Tijam-Tohid, and Joey David Tiempo make it to the D&AD jury

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – D&AD has announced the jury members that will preside over the judging of the organisation’s 2022 Awards program, including leading creative thinkers from the APAC region. Three women for the Philippines join this prestigious jury.

Merlee Jayme, CCO & Chairmom, Dentsu International Asia/JaymeSyfu, is named the Jury President for Radio & Audio. She is known for her work that push Insights and innovation. She has won major awards that include a Cannes Lion Grand Prix for Mobile, Gold and Silver Lions for outdoor, Grand CLIO, LIAA, The One Show and D&AD pencils.


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Meanwhile, Angie Tijam-Tohid, Creative Director & Head of Content of Ace Saatchi & Saatchi joins the jury of Digital Design, Entertainment. In her two decades in the industry, she has served as a juror for some of the world’s most prestigious creative awards shows and competitions.

Joey David Tiempo, Founder & Chief Creative of Octopus & Whale is also a juror for the category Digital Design, Gaming.

Following the success of past virtual editions, D&AD will continue its digital-first approach to the 2022 awards to guarantee the safety of its members, jury, and participants. D&AD’s distinguished jurors will once again assemble virtually to review the work, holding each piece to the same high standards that the awards are renowned for. The only exceptions are the Book Design, Graphic Design, Magazine & Newspaper Design, Packaging Design, and Product Design categories, where in-person judging is essential.

Donal Keenan, Awards Director at D&AD, commented: “Now in its 60th year, the D&AD Awards have grown to incorporate more than 40 categories judged by a cohort of nearly 400 of the world’s leading creative minds. Each year, our Judges ensure that the awards maintain the highest possible standard for judging, making it one of the ultimate creative accolades. Their expertise and insight will be invaluable when determining this year’s winners and which innovative, creative work will stand the test of time and inspire a global community of creative thinkers.”

The full list of confirmed Jury Presidents and Judges from APAC can be viewed here. Entries for the awards will be closing on Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2022. For further information about the categories and how to enter visit the D&AD website here

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