Brett Wickens

Vice President

Brett Wickens is a Canadian-British Creative Director and Partner at the international design studio Mucho, San Francisco.

Prior to Mucho, Brett was one of the original partners of Ammunition, which was awarded the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in 2016.

Brett began his career with British designer Peter Saville as a partner in his London studio (PSA), where they designed renowned work for clients as diverse as Yohji Yamamoto, New Order, Peter Gabriel and the French Ministry of Culture. When PSA joined Pentagram, he became an Associate Partner in it’s London office.

In 1994 he moved to Los Angeles to become VP Creative Director at Frankfurt Balkind Partners, where he directed new media initiatives and created campaigns for most of the major Hollywood studios, and he also designed the logotype for HBOs The Sopranos.

In 1999, Brett became the Global Creative Director of Sapient before joining MetaDesign as VP Creative Director in 2002, where he creative directed interaction and branding projects for clients including Adobe, Coca-Cola, Four Seasons Hotels, McAfee, Symantec, San Francisco Ballet, SanDisk, Shangri-La Hotels, Sony, Viacom, J&J, 23&Me and FICO.

He has been a guest speaker on NPR, contributing editor of EYE magazine, teacher at the California Institute of the Arts and the Academy of Art University, and speaker at many symposia, including the RGD Design Thinkers Conference, Toronto, Creative Review Click Conference, San Francisco, 2015 Brand New conference in New York and 2017 Festival de Antigua, Guatemala. He has judged numerous design competitions in the USA and Europe.

Brett was also an individual nominee for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, and his work is included in the permanent collection of Design at the V&A Museum, London.