Adu’s creative journey has been a rewarding road of creative exploration. Since earning his Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design with a minor in Marketing from Alabama A&M University and Master of Arts in Advertising from Savannah College of Art & Design, Adu’s diverse career has impacted notable brands, organizations and public figures.
Adu, as he is affectionately known by to his peers, is the Associate Creative Director of Digital and Social Media at Carol H. Williams Advertising. Prior to leading the digital and social media executions for clients like General Motors at Carol H. Williams Advertising, his work has impacted brands such as The Coca-Cola Company, NBA, Pizza Hut, PepsiCo, Dallas Cowboys, JCPenney, Spotify and several Fortune 500 companies.
Throughout Adu’s career, he has been recognized as a creative leader by local and national outlets such as BET, CNN, D Magazine, Dallas Weekly, Soul Train, Revolt TV, Blavity, ABC News 8, Central Track, CW 33, the Dallas Observer, Ebony, Rolling Out and the Huffington Post. In addition to all of his creative endeavors, Adu dedicates a lot of his time mentoring and staying involved in organizations that make a difference in the community. Adu is an active member of the American Advertising Federation, POP Austin International Art Show, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and The Marcus Graham Project where he served as a lecture facilitator.
Adu is a creative chameleon with an ability to navigate between art and brand communications with confidence, conviction and brilliance. A visual artist, videographer, director, teacher, social media maven and mentor, Adu is a 21st century renaissance man. He credits his career versatility to hard work and a calling to change the world. “Through my artistry, I aspire to challenge myself to think outside the box and I hope to inspire everyone around the world to push the boundaries of their creativity,” Adu said.