Please welcome our new Junior Copywriter, Atain Ibia. He likes pastries more than most people, is spearheading a J Dilla tribute concert, and wants to travel the world – take photographs – and write poetry. If you haven’t met the latest cool addition to the Saatchi NY team, stop by and say hello to Atain!
WHAT DO YOU DO AT SAATCHI & SAATCHI?
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?
Cashier and Server at la Madeleine. I ate all of their pastries.
WHAT LED YOU ON THE PATH YOU’RE ON TODAY?
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE AD (ALL TIME OR CURRENTLY)?
Canal+ “The Bear” by BETC Paris.
IF YOU NEVER HAD TO WORK AGAIN, WHAT WOULD YOU WANT TO DO?
Travel the world, take photographs, and write poetry.
FAVORITE PLACE YOU’VE BEEN TO?
New York City.
WHAT’S YOUR MOST PRIZED POSSESSION?
DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE YOUTUBE VIDEO?
Every Dave Chappelle video.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE LUNCHTIME SPOT NEAR THE OFFICE?
Anywhere with pastries.
WHAT’S YOUR GO TO KARAOKE SONG? (COME ON, WE KNOW YOU HAVE ONE).
“Too Hot” by Kool & the Gang.
WHAT’S THE BEST MEAL YOU’VE EVER HAD?
My mother’s cooking.
IF YOU COULD BE THE WORLD RECORD HOLDER OF ANYTHING, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Most lives saved.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE CREATIVE PURSUIT?
To learn how to play the drums.
WHAT’S THE LAST GREAT EVENT YOU WENT TO?
A tribute concert for J Dilla.
WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
“It will be okay.”