Whether cooking in the kitchen or designing in the studio, Michael loves to express himself creatively. As a senior art director at AW, he puts his creativity to work for clients—expressing their stories visually.
Any bucket list items?
Hmmm, there are so many! I’d like to go skydiving. I want to visit the Pyramids of Egypt, Pompeii, Scotland, and Machu Picchu.
If you had to switch AW teams for one week, which department would you work in?
I think I would work with the digital team.
What’s your favorite part of being a senior art director?
My favorite part of being an artist and a graphic designer is being able to use my creativity to express a client’s vision to the world.
What makes a great brand?
A great brand has a solid set of values, a well-defined mission, and a vision for the future.
Any hidden talents?
I love to cook, and I’m pretty good at it, too.
Rename Austin Williams with two other “A W” words.
What inspires you?
Technology, movie posters, social media, music, my family, and pretty much anything that’s colorful and has an edgy feel.
What real or fictional person would you go on a road trip with?
With my wife, of course, but if I had the opportunity, I would love to take one more trip with my dad.