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Awards and Honors
  • December 20, 2015: GSD&M honored by the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar for being a contemporary company which has made significant contributions in creating and enhancing Austin’s cultural identity
  • November 20, 2015: Roy Spence announced as one of the 2016 American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Fame “Magnificent Seven” Inductees
  • November 3, 2015: U.S. Air Force Performance Lab mobile tour picks up Silver honor for Best Use of RFID Technology at Event Marketer’s EventTech Awards
  • November 1, 2015: GSD&M honored by the Austin Ad Fed with the inaugural GSD&M Innovator Award
  • October 29, 2015: GSD&M awarded 12 MarCom Awards honors – 4 Gold, 4 Platinum and 4 Honorable Mentions for various Hampton, Home2, Homewood Suites and Hilton Garden Inn digital, social, radio and print creative efforts
  • September 16, 2015: Agency’s ATX175 logo and SXSW party poster honored in the 2015 Print Regional Design Annual
  • August 31, 2015: Agency’s ATX175 logo design featured in Communication Arts Design Annual
  • August 31, 2015: The Avoid Humans web app wins an Adweek Project Isaac Award for mobile invention in the Digital category; winners to be featured in the Sept. 21 issue
  • June 25, 2015: GSD&M shortlisted in the Cannes Film category for Avocados From Mexico Super Bowl TV spot
  • June 14, 2015: GSD&M wins 1 Gold and 8 Silver National American Advertising awards for work with the U.S. Air Force, Pacifico, RadioShack and brand work
  • June 8, 2015: The PGA TOUR “Doughnuts” TV spot honored with a Bronze CLIO Sports Award in the Film Category
  • June 4, 2015: GSD&M wins WAG Silver Effie Award for Walgreens Get a shot. Give a shot. work.
  • May 23, 2015: GSD&M picks up a Wood Pencil D&AD award for the Avocados from Mexico Super Bowl work “First Draft Ever”
  • May 23, 2015: GSD&M honored with a bronze New York Festivals trophy for RadioShack Goodbye 80s campaign; Goodbye 80s spot named a finalist.
  • May 10, 2015: Art Director Matt Garcia was named a One Club One to Watch at the 2015 One Show
  • April 21, 2015: GSD&M awarded AT&T’s 2014 Supplier Diversity Crystal Award for outstanding performance in diversity utilization
  • April 15, 2015: GSD&M and Southwest Airlines’ “Weddings 2.0” spot was voted a favorite for the week by The Drum‘s U.S. readers
  • April 15, 2015: GSD&M was selected as a Nominee for The 19th Annual Webby Awards for RadioShack “Goodbye ’80s” work
  • April 15, 2015: GSD&M was selected as an Official Honoree in The 19th Annual Webby Awards for U.S. Air Force “American Airmen Barrier Breakers”
  • April 13, 2015: GSD&M honored with two One Show Merit Awards for “Avoid Humans”
  • March 30, 2015: GSD&M took home 18 ADDYs at the district level, including Best in Show for our RadioShack “The Phone Call” 30-second Super Bowl spot.
  • February 19, 2015: GSD&M won 43 ADDYs at the 2015 Austin American Advertising Awards, including Best in Show for our RadioShack “Goodbye 80s” campaign
  • January 12, 2015: “The Phone Call” spot for RadioShack named #12 spot of 2014 on BrainJuicer’s FeelMore50 list
  • December 3, 2014: Max Rutherford named Advocate of the Year by the Southwest Minority Development Council
  • November 18, 2014: Jennifer Warren named to American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement
  • November 4, 2014: GSD&M named a finalist in the London International Awards show for “The Phone Call” TV spot for RadioShack
  • September 21, 2014: Max Rutherford named a finalist for the ADCOLOR Change Agent Award
  • August 25, 2014: GSD&M named to the CLIO Awards Shortlist for “The Phone Call” TV spot for RadioShack
  • August 22, 2014: GSD&M named one of 10 “Top Coolest Companies to Work For in Austin” by OC Tanner
  • August 1, 2014: GSD&M’s Super Bowl campaign for RadioShack selected for the Communication Arts 2014 Advertising Annual
  • July 10, 2014: GSD&M’s “Humancare” campaign for Seton Healthcare Family was selected for Communication Arts‘ online “Exhibit
  • June 18, 2014: GSD&M won 4 Cannes Cyber Lions (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze) for work on U.S. Air Force “The Collaboratory” and Radio Shack “Goodbye 80s”
  • June 17, 2014: GSD&M made 10 short lists at the Cannes Lions for Avoid Humans, U.S. Air Force “The Collaboratory,” and Radioshack “Goodbye 80s”
  • June 17, 2014: “StartFreshBuyNew.com” named runner-up for best website in the Real Estate Category for the 18th Annual Webby Awards
  • June 6, 2014: Avoid Humans chosen as FWA Mobile of the Day
  • June 5, 2014: GSD&M takes home a gold North American Effie Award in the Healthcare – Rx – Consumer/DTC category for Walgreens “Corner of Happy and Healthy”
  • May 31, 2014: GSD&M honored with four gold and two silver National ADDYs for work on Barbasol, Jarritos and the U.S. Air Force
  • May 12, 2014: GSD&M honored by AICP in the category of Agency Art Direction for work on RadioShack “The Phone Call”
  • April 24, 2014: GSD&M takes home an ANDY Award in the TV category for RadioShack “The Phone Call”
  • April 9, 2014: GSD&M and RadioShack take home the Bronze A-List Hollywood Award for “Best Use of Celebrity in Branded Content” for “The Phone Call”
  • April 8, 2014: RadioShack “The Phone Call,” “80’s Integrated Case Study” and Jarritos “Double Straw” selected as OneShow Finalists
  • April 8, 2014: U.S. Air Force “Collaboratory” and Jarritos “Glass Blowers” selected as Official Honorees in the 18th Annual Webby Awards
  • April 6, 2014: U.S. “Collaboratory” Mobile selected as FWA Mobile of the Day
  • March 27, 2014: GSD&M honored with 8 Gold, 2 Silver awards at the District ADDY Awards Show
  • March 6, 2014: RadioShack “The Phone Call” selected as a finalist in the 2014 International ANDY Awards in the Television: Retail category
  • March 6, 2014: Walgreens “At the Corner of Happy and Healthy” selected as a finalist in the 2014 Health Effies in the category of Healthcare – Rx – Consumer/DTC
  • February 25, 2014: U.S. Air Force Collaboratory and RadioShack “The Phone Call” shortlisted for ANDY Awards in Interactive and TV categories
  • February 16, 2014: GSD&M honored with 9 Gold, 4 Silver and 4 Bronze awards at the Austin ADDY Awards Show
  • February 3, 2014: RadioShack Super Bowl work places 5th on USA Today’s Ad Meter
  • January 15, 2014: Walgreens named a Best-Perceived Brand of 2013 by AdWeek
  • January 5, 2014: Barbasol “Baseball” spot named one of TRU TV’s “Funniest Commercials of 2013”
  • October 28, 2013: Jarritos “Double Straw” chosen for 2013 Communication Arts Annual
  • October 23, 2013: Marci Rogers honored with Unsung Hero Award at the 2013 Austin Ad Fed Big Wigs Awards
  • October 10, 2013: U.S. Air Force Collaboratory Site chosen for FWA Public Shortlist
  • September 25, 2013: GSD&M wins AAF Mosaic Award in the Multiethnic Supplier Partner category
  • September 24, 2013: GSD&M picks up a bronze IAB MIXX award in the Location-Based Advertising category for the “Jarritos SoCal Mobile Campaign” effort
  • September 17, 2013: GSD&M named the top shop in Texas by AdWeek
  • September 6, 2013: U.S. Air Force Collaboratory Site chosen as Communication Arts’ Webpick of the Week
  • August 28, 2013: GSD&M’s U.S. Air Force Supercar Mobile Site chosen as FWA’s Mobile (Site) of the Day
  • August 13, 2013: U.S. Air Force Collaboratory site chosen as Design Licks ‘Site of the Day’
  • August 7, 2013: GSD&M and Jarritos named a IAB MIXX finalist in the Location-Based Advertising category for the “Jarritos SoCal Mobile Campaign” effort
  • July 4, 2013: GSD&M’s U.S. Air Force Supercar Mobile Site chosen as Design Licks’ Site of the Day.
  • June 17, 2013: GSD&M and Jarritos shortlist in the Cannes Lions Promo & Activation and OOH categories for Jarritos Double Straw
  • June 15, 2013: GSD&M and Pacifico named an Obie finalist in the Food & Beverage category for the Mudcave outdoor mural
  • May 22, 2013: GSD&M honored with a Bronze North American Effie for our John Deere Gator vs. Evolution campaign
  • May 22, 2013: GSD&M and L.L.Bean pick up Silver OBIE award for 2012 holiday OOH work
  • May 2013: GSD&M and U.S. Air Force to be honored with a One Show Interactive Merit Award for the Airman Challenge website
  • April 2013: GSD&M and U.S. Air Force selected as a Webby Honoree in the Branded Content and Game categories for Airman Challenge interactive website
  • April 2013: GSD&M and U.S. Air Force added to CLIO Awards Shortlist for Airman Challenge interactive website
  • October 24, 2012: Jay Russell honored with Biggest Wig of All and Kim Faulkner awarded with Best Digital Programmer at the 2012 Austin Ad Fed Big Wigs Awards
  • October 17, 2012: GSD&M picks up silver W3 award for U.S. Air Force Academy site
  • August 6, 2012: GSD&M honored in Communication Arts’ Advertising & Design issue for Jarritos and Caesars poster series
  • June 5, 2012: GSD&M picks up a National Silver ADDY award for the Jarritos’ Wooden Bottle Opener Poster series
  • May 3, 2012: GSD&M honored with a Obie Best in Show out of home and gold award for the L.L.Bean Grand Opening work
  • May 1, 2012: GSD&M named a Webby honoree for our GSDM.com site, U.S. Air Force Life in the Air Force site, and Jarritos.com site
  • March 26, 2012: GSD&M honored with eight regional ADDYs: six gold for our Jarritos “We’re Not From Here” campaign and U.S. Air Force “Make It Fly” app and two bronze awards for Ace Hardware “Big Speech” spot and the U.S. Department of Energy “Oven” spot
  • March 10, 2012: GSD&M named a 2012 Effie North America finalist for the Ace Hardware “I Will Go to Ace” work.
  • March 1, 2012: GSD&M and the U.S. Air Force honored in Communication Arts Interactive Annual for the Life in the Air Force feature on AF.com
  • February 12, 2012: GSD&M named a 2012 One Show Interactive finalist for the Life in the Air Force feature on AF.com
  • February 10, 2012: GSD&M honored with Best in Show, 10 Gold, 10 Silver and 4 Bronze awards at the Austin ADDY Awards Show
  • August 27, 2011: GSD&M Celebrates its 40th Anniversary
  • July 25, 2011: Austin Business Journals lists GSD&M Top Advertising and Marketing Firm in Austin
  • June 7, 2011: GSD&M and Southwest Airlines win gold Effie for Bags Fly Free campaign
  • June 4, 2011: GSD&M picks up 7 National ADDY Awards: 1 Gold, 6 Silver
  • May 17, 2011: GSD&M honored with an EX Gold Award in the Best Mobile Tourcategory for its U.S. Air Force Command Center Alpha experiential campaign
  • May 4, 2011: For the 5th year in a row, Ace Hardware has received the “Highest Customer Satisfaction among Home Improvement Retailers” award from J.D. Power & Associates
  • April 12, 2011: GSD&M’s U.S. Air Force It Factor (government category) and Command Center Alpha (augmented reality) campaigns have both been selected as Official Honorees in the 2011 Webby Awards
  • March 31, 2011: GSD&M Picks Up 12 Regional ADDY Awards; 1 Gold, 10 Silvers and 1 Bronze
  • March 29, 2011: FWA Favorite Website Awards names GSDM.com Website of the Day for April 20, 2011
  • March 28, 2011: GSD&M and MasterCard named finalists for MediaPost’s 2011 Digital Out-of-Home Awards
  • March 15, 2011: GSD&M and U.S. Air Force named finalists for Event Marketer’s Ex Awards in the Best Mobile Marketing Program category for Command Center Alpha
  • February 12, 2011: GSD&M awarded 20 local ADDY Awards
  • February 7, 2011: GSD&M honored with JFAM Media Strategy Award in the Credit Card and Payment Systems Category for MasterCard media strategy work
  • October 20, 2010: GSD&M’s Air Force team takes home Gold for the Experiential Design Awards “Best Mobile Marketing Vehicle” for their Command Center Alpha campaign
  • October 2010: Kohler “Platform” and BMW Safety work featured in Graphis 2010 Photography Annual
  • June 15, 2010: GSD&M picks up 12 national ADDY awards
  • June 14, 2010: Senior Art Director Tim Delger selected as a finalist for Advertising Age’s Global Cover Contest
  • June 14, 2010: NCL’s Epic out of home efforts featured in Advertising Age’s Art of Outdoor feature
  • June 14, 2010: BMW & GSD&M win MediaWeek’sMedia Plan of the Year in the $1-10 million print category
  • June 10, 2010: Kohler wins The Color Awards The Best Advertising Shot in the history of Humankind award
  • May 18, 2010: GSD&M picks up two Kelly Awards for the BMW Expression of Joy and Diesel creative
  • May 4, 2010: GSD&M and the Air Force win top honors at EX Awards in the Best Use of Technology category for Project Supercar
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