Joey David Tiempo is the Founder and Chief Creative of Octopus&Whale, a Game and Experience Design Agency based in Manila.
She was formerly the Executive Creative Director of Nuworks Interactive Labs, the largest independent digital advertising agency in the Philippines, and before that, the Executive Creative Director for TBWA\Digital Arts Network.
Joey’s body of work has been recognised at Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show, Clio, AWARD Awards, LIA, New York Festivals, Spikes Asia, AdFest, AdStars, Digital Asia Festival, AMES, Webby Awards and others. She has been invited to serve as jury in the Cannes Lions, D&AD, ADC, New York Festivals, Spikes Asia, AdFest, AdStars and Next Creative Leaders.
She is also co-founder of the award-winning Manikako (My Doll), a non-profit organisation that teaches creativity and environmental responsibility to children. Her recruitment campaign for Manikako won the country’s first Webby award.
Her biggest achievement to date has been to launch a successful start-up during a global pandemic. The experience led her to author FUTUREDESIGN, the Octopus&Whale proprietary strategic tool that helps organizations navigate through constant change by understanding human behavior.
As Chief Creative for Octopus&Whale, Joey integrates gaming and marketing principles to create connected experiences and digital products for brands and businesses.