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Andreas Kadenbach

Creative Director
Portland, Oregon



Hi! I am a creative director with 10+ years’ experience managing creative projects that bring great ideas to life for brands such as T-Mobile, Mercedes-Benz, VISA and McDonald’s. I am passionate about running, technology, challenging the status quo, nurturing the creative process and enabling teamwork.

Work Experience

Jung von Matt/Donau

Creative Director

May 2019 - Current

Creative direction and conception for various clients such as T-Mobile (Campaigns/TVC/Editorial, B2B/Social Media), Waterdrop (TVC, Online), Austrian Federal Government (Campaign), OE3 Radio, Falter Newspaper and many more.


Software QA Lead

Dec 2018 - Apr 2019

Enabling a team of engineers to develop a state-of-the-art digital experience providing quality assurance on an airbnb migration project using bug-tracking software like Jira and Bughopper, team-management via Slack, Google Docs and Trello, automation via Charles Proxy, selenium and python.

  • Project Management
  • Software Development
  • Quality Assurance


Artificial Intelligence Language Tester

Aug 2018 - Nov 2018

Worked on a project that trained an AI personal assistant for a well-known smartphone company.

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Testing

Jung von Matt/Donau

Senior Copywriter

Jan 2013 - Oct 2016

Headwriter for Mercedes-Benz, T-Mobile as well as agency self-promotion. Led a team of junior copywriters and art directors through all stages of the creative process, managed workload allocation, team management and deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced work-environment, headed brand relaunch and 20+ omni-channel campaigns, presented campaigns and KPI to marketing and management regularly. Translated marketing strategies into deliverables for digital and classic.

  • Creative Direction
  • Project Management
  • International Brand Marketing
  • Team management


Senior Copywriter

Feb 2011 - Dec 2012

Conceptualized campaigns, TVCs, digital brand experiences, managed a junior team for clients such as McDonald’s, T-Mobile, Henkel, Ottakringer Beer, McDonald’s (Local Store Management, Print and OOH campaigns), Henkel (Localization for CEE markets of international TV commercial) & Ottakringer Beer (Out of Home and Print ads, Headline Campaigns).

  • Copywriting
  • Brand Marketing

Acme Ads

Founder & Copywriter

Mar 2009 - Jan 2011

Founded a Vienna-based agency that specialized in local business marketing.

  • Brand Management
  • Budgeting
  • Presentation



Jan 2008 - Feb 2009

Copywriter for Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge, Visa and Mars.

  • Copywriting
  • Ideation


University of Applied Sciences St.Pölten, Austria

Masters Media Management

Feb 2005 - Feb 2009

Thesis on knowledge management in advertising agencies, writer for the university newspaper.

Military Service

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005

Squadron leader in a Jäger infantry regiment.


IoT Footwear

Feb 2019 - Current

This project has the goal to identify possibilities of using modern 9DoF Imo (9 Degrees of freedom Inertial Measurement Unit) in combination with force sensitive sensors to create new forms of interaction with footwear.

AI Birdfeeder Identification

Oct 2018 - Current

Project focuses on training a CNN (Convolutional Neural Network) to identify bird species that visit my birdfeeder in NW Portland.


Apr 2017 - Nov 2017

Built a polargraph based on arduino components and stepper motors that uses processing sketches to print vectorized images.


  • German (Native)
  • English (Proficient)
  • Mandarin (Elementary)
  • Spanish (Beginner)
  • French (Beginner)
  • Brand Writing
  • Marketing
  • Copywriting
  • Creative Direction
  • Programming (python, tensorflow, processing, Arduino)
  • Jira
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Agile Software Development