Akiko Mitsui
Akiko Mitsui
Copywriter / Creative Director
ADK Creative One
After her career as a middle-school teacher, Mitsui entered the advertising business, being part of Kose Cosmetics and McCann, then ADK Creative One, working with various clients. She has won numerous domestic and international awards, notably ADFEST Grand-Prix, NYADC, and London International Awards, besides serving as a juror for many creative awards and festivals in Japan. While she finds great pleasure in working as a part-time lecturer at Tohoku University of Art & Design, her consistent hope and passion are that her advertising work could give viewers a hint of laughter, light, and courage. Mitsui loves and pours her heart into creating advertising and communications every day, as this is what she had envisioned back when she was a young student herself.