Hi, I'm Steve

Steve Zwillinger

Creative Director

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I’m determined to make you look good, and I have the experience to prove it.  


Former Creative Director at Union Bank and MUFG.

Former Creative Group Manager at Wells Fargo, Wachovia, and World Savings Bank.


Now contracting to companies directly.


I successfully conceive, implement, produce and lead teams to deliver creative projects of any size, including fully integrated, multi-component print and digital campaigns, overall content strategy, design and execution.


Always making sure projects are strategically on-target, on-brand, and pulling the best possible ROI.  


Consider me as your go-to resource for strategy, branding and any creative need.  


Let's create something smart, together.

Work Experience

July 2020 - Present
Creative Director/Senior Art Director - Contract
Wells Fargo, San Francisco

Senior Art Director partnered with a writer to work on all things Credit and Home Lending. Day-to-day responsibilities include producing creative for integrated, digital and email campaigns and ATM screens.
Jan 2019 - July 2020
Creative Director/Senior Art Director - Contract
Visa, Foster City and San Francisco

Creative Director contract position for Visa University developing day-to-day creative marketing needs, integrated campaigns, posters, digital, interactive PDFs. Before that, a Visa Senior Art Director contract position working for Corporate Communications on all their design and creative needs. Social media, content creation and video.
2016 - 2018
Creative Director
ZWILLY, San Francisco

Creative consultant for advertising agencies, marketing consultants, and companies needing creative, strategic or brand development.
Internal Agency Head/Creative Director

MUFG/Union Bank, San Francisco, CA

Personally launched new in-house ”start-up”advertising agency (branding it “BUZZ!”) at MUFG/Union Bank. Conceived and directed branding and creative for both MUFG, the parent company, and Union Bank.

2013 - 2016
Creative Group Manager

Wells Fargo, Oakland, CA

Managed a team of 6 creatives. Day-to-day creative supervision, development, and strategy on multiple lines of business; Diverse Segments, Regional Advertising and Small Business.

2008 - 2013