Benjamin has worked at advertising agencies in both Canada and the U.S., where he has helped grow and lead some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Verizon, Nissan, Wendy’s, Dentyne, General Mills and Staples.
In Canada he helped TBWA\Chiat\Day became one of the most awarded agencies in Canada, ranking him 5th most awarded Creative Director by Strategy Magazine.
His work for Verizon and Ad Council won numerous awards at The One Show, SXSW Interactive Awards, Communication Arts, ADC Awards and the Effies. Thanks in part to this recognition, McCann was honored as Agency Of The Year at the Art Directors Club in 2013, and Ad Age’s Top 10 Agencies To Watch in 2014.
During that time, he co-wrote and directed his first film, The Greatest Action Movie Ever, part of an immersive social platform. The movie sold to Disney, premiered nationwide, and was a winner at the SXSW Interactive Awards.
Benjamin has been consistently recognized by every major award show, in practically every category: from social, digital and mobile, to print, film and branded entertainment.
He’s a graduate of Canada’s premier art school, OCAD University and has served as a judge at leading creative award shows such as Communication Arts, London International Advertising Awards, The New York Festivals, Canada’s Cannes Young Lion Awards, Applied Arts Awards Annual and the ADCC Awards.