(Rasmus to the right)

Design & Direction

Rasmus Wangelin is Global Head of Design at Spotify where he oversees the companys brand and marketing design-work globally. His ambition is to inspire & direct impactful and engaging design while giving designers a platform to create career defining-work.

His work has been recognized by numerous design awards and publications including the Cannes Lions, D&AD, Webbys, AIGA, The One Show, The FWA, Creative Review, Communication Arts, among others.
Prior to his role at Spotify, Rasmus worked as a Design Director / Group Lead at R/GA where he oversaw the design work for Nike-Brand while also contributing to other work-streams and clients such as Google, Youtube, Samsung and various new business initiatives.

Originally from Sweden, Rasmus graduated from Hyper-Island in 2007 and has since then worked with a multitude of clients and agencies across branding, art direction, web-design and animation.

Brand Design Advisor, Speaker & Juror

Over the later part of Rasmus career he’s worked with a number of selected clients to help advise on brand & design challenges. The challenges have been ranging from light touch advising to full scale rebrands in collaboration with the internal design teams or external design-studios.
Rasmus also spends his time speaking (conferences & podcasts) and teaching (design & branding). Some of his recent involvements have been; Podcast Interview (One More Question), Speaking at Digital Design Days Milano, Teaching at Columbia University & Juror for the One Show design category.

Client Experience
Nike, Spotify, Google, Youtube, Sony, National Geo, Target, Wallmart, Mastercard, Samsung + more.

Features & Publicity
Creative Review, Behance, Adage, Adweek, Billboard, Advanced Photoshop Magazine, COMPLEX, Hypebeast The Verge, FADER, Vouge, Fast Company, DigitalArts, Creativity Online, Pitchfork, Paper Magazine, NBC News, Elle + more.


Cannes Lions ︎ 4 Gold / 3 Silver / 12 Bronze / 17 Shortlist
One Show ︎ 9 Gold / 8 Silver / 4 Bronze / 16 Merit
D&AD ︎ 1 Graphite Pencil / 5 Wood Pencils / 4 Yellow Pencils
Art Directors Club ︎ 6 Gold / 5 Silver / 7 Bronze / 13 Shortlist
ADC Tomorrow Awards ︎ 1 Gold
Webbys ︎ 2 Winner / 6 People’s Voice / 8 Finalist
Clios ︎ 6 Gold / 7 Silver / 3 Bronze
The FWA ︎ 6 FOTD
Awwwards ︎ 6 SOTD
OBIE Awards ︎ 1 Platinum / 2 Gold / 1 Silver


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