All creative, no Creatives.

Here at Big Spaceship, we don't have a creative department—creativity is table stakes for everyone we hire. Everyone contributes, everyone has ideas and everyone has a voice.

Executive Team
Michael Lebowitz
Michael Lebowitz

Founder & CEO

Michael is Founder and CEO of Big Spaceship. Since launching the agency in 2000, he has defined the strategy and vision for Big Spaceship’s growth and culture as well as working closely with Big Spaceship’s clients.

Over the past decade, Michael has led Big Spaceship to attain countless awards of high distinction. This includes a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for the agency’s work with HBO Voyeur, Cannes Lions, Clios and One Show Interactive Pencils, as well as numerous Webby, FWA, Communication Arts, W3 and Pixel Awards. Michael was also named among the 2010 Creativity 50 and the 2008 OMMA Online All-Stars.

Michael is a member of Procter & Gamble’s Design Advisory Board and the Chairman of the IAB Agency Advisory Board. He is also a founder and was an inaugural board member of SoDA, the Society of Digital Agencies, and membership in the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences and AIGA’s Visionary Design Council. Speaking on creativity, innovation and the evolution of business, Michael participates in and leads seminars across the globe and has engaged audiences at AIGA, SXSW, Click:NY, Click:London, ad:tech and CaT: Creativity and Technology, to name a few. He frequently chairs and sits on juries for creative awards, including the ANDY Awards, Cannes Lions, Hive Awards, One Show Interactive Awards, Effie Awards, ADC Interactive Awards, Communication Arts Awards and more.

Rob Thorsen
Rob Thorsen

President

As President, Rob oversees the running of the agency, the development of client relationships and the disciplines of the agency that drive them. Equal parts agency leader, relationship builder and creative contributor, Rob brings 18 years of agency building expertise to Big Spaceship. His work includes launching Unilever’s AXE at BBH NY, joining Mother NY as its first strategist stateside, all the way to leading several flagship accounts at BBDO NY. Most recently, Rob was leading the largest portfolio of business at the Publicis Network’s MRY, made up of Digital and Social AOR relationships.

When not in the office, Rob is either chasing down his two children with his wife, Sarah, or chasing after the cyclists he so desperately tries to keep pace with. Also, he is from the Great State of New Jersey.

Cedric Devitt
Cedric Devitt

Chief Creative Officer

Cedric serves as the Chief Creative Officer at Big Spaceship, where he’s charged with growing and overseeing the creative output of the agency’s work across all clients in Brooklyn and Seoul.

Before joining Big Spaceship, Devitt served as Chief Creative Officer of MRY. During his tenure the agency was named OMMA Social Media Agency of the Year and Mashable Digital Innovator of the Year.

Prior to MRY he was recruited to help start LBi in the US in 2010 with the merger of Special Ops Media and Icon Nicholson. Over the next 4 years, the New York agency became the most awarded agency in the LBi Network.

Previous stints include almost a decade leading the creative vision at TribalDDB and Grey Worldwide.

Client experience includes AT&T, Adobe, Coca-Cola, Sony and Johnson & Johnson among others. His work has been recognized by the One Show, Clios, Webbys, Shorty’s, ANDYs, LIAA, Lovie Awards and the 2012 SXSW People’s Choice Award.

Outside of work, Devitt co-founded the US Air Guitar Championships and produced Air Guitar Nation, an award-winning feature documentary about the rise of the competitive air guitar.

Cedric was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. He has a BA in History from Trinity College Dublin, and currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.

Andrea Ring
Andrea Ring

Chief Strategy Officer

As Chief Strategy Officer, Andrea Ring is responsible for leading Big Spaceship’s burgeoning strategy discipline and sharpening the overall strategic vision and approach for the agency. Previously, Andrea was the SVP of Planning/Experience Planning at R/GA, where over the course of her 9 ½ year tenure she built up a team of 40 planners and helped brands such as Nike, Google, and Samsung figure out how to rethink their businesses and develop meaningful relationships with the right consumers. Before joining R/GA, she worked as a brand planner with J. Walter Thompson, Bigchalk.com, and Digital Pulp Advertising. And in a prior life, Ring was president and co-founder of KUSH yoga mats, a successful TV writer, and a research associate for the New York City Mayor’s Office. Over the course of her career, Andrea has been awarded numerous strategy and creative awards, and has spoken passionately about the future opportunities for brands in the connected age. She believes that every project, regardless of its form, should start with a crisp and inspiring human insight.

Rick Disick
Rick Disick

CFO

Rick Disick is a CPA with over 25 years of experience. He has worked in the public accounting world as well as in senior financial positions at privately held companies. He has provided a variety of financial consulting services across many industries and from pre-revenue to Fortune 50. In his spare time, he enjoys tailgating, whitewater rafting, scuba diving and has now added rappelling to the list.

Arthur Fullerton
Arthur Fullerton

Chief Technology Officer

Fullerton arrives at Big Spaceship from Lowe Profero, where he has served as head of technology, Americas since April of 2015, following nine months as partner and senior vice president, technology at New York digital agency Rumble Fox. Prior to Rumble Fox he spent over two and a half years as vice president, technology and production at New York social media agency Attention. That followed nearly two years at CP+B Canada as director of technology, and stints in the same position at FUSE Marketing Group and zig Ideas before that.

Mary Lou Bunn
Mary Lou Bunn

SVP, Marketing

Bunn arrives at the agency from New York-based agency Lloyd&Co., where she has spent the past year as head of business strategy. Prior to Lloyd&Co. she spent two years as director, business development for Brooklyn digital agency Huge. That followed a year as director, business development and marketing at ESI Design and three as director, communications at New York architecture firm Richard Meier & Partners before that.

Victor Pineiro
Victor Pineiro

SVP, Social Media

Victor came to social media through his work in documentaries. He wrote, produced and marketed the award-winning film Second Skin – opening night movie of SXSW ’08, distributed internationally in ’09. He followed it up with the documentary that launched Motherboard, Vice’s tech channel.

While at Big Spaceship, Victor was lead copywriter and strategist for Skittles during its first three years on Facebook & Twitter, growing its fanbase to over 25M with one of the highest engagement rates on the platform. His clients have since included Google, Crayola, Wrigley, Lucasfilm, Sonos and Chobani. He was listed in Business Insider’s 30 Most Creative People In Social Media and has written articles for Fast Company, Ad Age, Mashable, Psychology Today, BoingBoing and Vice.

Tim Ferris
Tim Ferris

VP, Analytics

As Vice President of Analytics, Ferris leads a discipline that is tasked with solving problems, generating insights, making decisions, and identifying opportunities all fueled through the use of data. With a dozen years of experience, he is an analytics veteran who has partnered with clients to attack a diverse range of problems, including full website redesigns, digital advertising, CRM lead nurturing, and local market strategy. When he’s not digging up the latest data, Ferris can be found chipping away at a Microsoft Excel challenge. He is passionate about spreadsheets and competed in national Excel competitions in the early 2000s. Previous agencies include R/GA, Arnold Worldwide, and Digitas, where he worked on clients such as Samsung, Nike, Carnival Cruise Lines, Progressive, and General Motors among others.

Duncan Snowden
Duncan Snowden

VP, Strategy

As VP of Strategy at Big Spaceship, Duncan hunts the internet and culture for insights and trends that fuel awesome behavior-changing digital ideas and is responsible for advancing the strategy discipline overall at the agency. Over the last three years, he has defined social best practice for Samsung Mobile global, shaping the efforts to be both more strategic (laddering to business goals) and creative (award winning), and helped to guide strategy for several other clients and new business projects. A seasoned advertising professional with over a decade of experience in branding and communications strategy, Duncan previously served as Partner, Communications Planning Director at Mediacom leading the strategy on the Volkswagen of America business. Prior to that he held the title of Associate Director at Mediacom’s London office working on strategic media planning for some of the UK’s most well known brands including Volkswagen, Greene King Beers, Thomson Holidays, Metropolitan Police and Sony PlayStation, among others.

Cara DiNorcia
Cara DiNorcia

VP, Integrated Production

Cara DiNorcia joined Big Spaceship as the VP of Integrated Production in 2016. Prior to Big Spaceship, she was Director of Huge Studio.

Laura Breines
Laura Breines

VP, Director of Client Services

As Vice President, Director of Client Services at Big Spaceship, Breines is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of business at the agency, as well as the growth and development of the client services discipline​. Prior to joining Big Spaceship, she worked at Huge for over four and a half years and held the titles of VP, Marketing and Group Engagement Director. During her tenure there she was responsible for marketing Huge across the US, focusing on brand communications, thought leadership, CRM, and overseeing​ the American Express business​; providing strategic direction and guidance across the three+ year, preferred agency partner relationship. Over the course of her career, Breines also served as an Account Director at AKQA, where she owned the client relationship for Volkswagen​ and oversaw digital initiatives for ​UBISOFT​ and DoubleClick.

Heather Harrigan
Heather Harrigan

VP, User Experience


Crew
Alyssa Palermo
Alyssa Palermo

Strategy

Amanda Krueger
Amanda Krueger

Production

Amelia Henke
Amelia Henke

Analytics

Austin Powe
Austin Powe

Strategy

Blake Desormeaux
Blake Desormeaux

Strategy

Bradford Gilmore
Bradford Gilmore

Design

Brandon Greenbaum
Brandon Greenbaum

Copywriting

Brandt Hamilton
Brandt Hamilton

Copywriting

Brittney Kernan
Brittney Kernan

Technology

Charlie Weisman
Charlie Weisman

Client Engagement

Christian Duffy
Christian Duffy

Design

Dave Chau
Dave Chau

Design

Derek Zimmerman
Derek Zimmerman

Analytics

Emily Glaser
Emily Glaser

Account

Erik Holsten
Erik Holsten

Account

Foxy
Foxy

Dog

Jennifer Kung
Jennifer Kung

Strategy

Jessyca Gonzalez
Jessyca Gonzalez

Account

Joe Prota
Joe Prota

Account

Johan Anderson
Johan Anderson

Film

Jonathan Irizarry
Jonathan Irizarry

Strategy

Jonathan Riedell
Jonathan Riedell

Design

Jordan Makow
Jordan Makow

Production

Josh Martone
Josh Martone

Analytics

Julia Patrick
Julia Patrick

Design

Justin Juul
Justin Juul

Strategy

Kacy Emmett
Kacy Emmett

Copywriting

Kat Sekar
Kat Sekar

Analytics

Kate Silva
Kate Silva

Analytics

Kinal Shah
Kinal Shah

Account

Kiri Coles
Kiri Coles

Experience Design

Kristin Kriisa
Kristin Kriisa

Copywriting

Lauren Wannermeyer
Lauren Wannermeyer

Strategy

Lindsay Brady
Lindsay Brady

Production

Lindsay Molsen
Lindsay Molsen

Production

Lorna Ruane
Lorna Ruane

Analytics

Margaret Coleman
Margaret Coleman

Account

Matt O’Dowd
Matt O’Dowd

Copywriting

Michael Gil
Michael Gil

Copywriting

Naomi Baria
Naomi Baria

Strategy

Nhat-Khanh Truong
Nhat-Khanh Truong

Account

Nick Dandakis
Nick Dandakis

Technology

Nick Hess
Nick Hess

Technology

Noah Deutsch
Noah Deutsch

Experience Design

Olga Bermudez
Olga Bermudez

Account

RC Chen
RC Chen

Design

Rob Truglia
Rob Truglia

Production

Ryan Buksar
Ryan Buksar

Production

Sarah Masel
Sarah Masel

Analytics

Wei Chang
Wei Chang

Analytics

Wes Jones
Wes Jones

Production

Will Chang
Will Chang

Copywriting