I’m a New York City based Art Director, currently at Mustache.


From being a recreational scuba diver to winning a Google Hackathon, Candice Drakeford’s talents and ambitions are limitless. Her career starts at the Martin Agency as an art director intern. Shortly after, she joined Droga5 and later moved on to Anomaly, New York. Currently she can be found at Mustache, New York.

In 2018 Candice was named a Top 50 Under 30 Creative Leader of Tomorrow by The Drum. She’s been featured as a juror for the 2019 Adobe Design Awards, served as a MAIP Mentor, and been invited as a speaker at New York City College of Technology’s “Meet the Pros” series. Candice is an Art Director whose charisma can be felt through not only her work, but the industry itself.

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The Martin Agency
Creative Intern

Junior Art Director

Art Director

Senior Art Director

Select Awards

Gold TV and Cinema
Young Guns International

Silver TV Campaign
Atlanta Addys

Best In Show
Creative Circus Student Show

Gold (2X)
Creative Circus Student Show


The Drum: 50 Under 30 Creative Leaders of Tomorrow

LBB Online: New Talent Feature

Adobe Design Achievement Awards Judge

The Drum: Beyond the Brief