Jens Karlsson is Executive Creative Director and co-founder of Your Majesty. He has led the creative department on award-winning projects for clients such as Nature Valley, Cheetos, The New York Times, Nestle, Gilt, Nikon and UrbanDaddy, among others. As a result of his work, Jens has been invited to give lectures and has hosted workshops on advertising and design throughout the world. He is also a multifaceted photographer/videographer with extensive experience in fashion, architecture, nature, portraiture and has been on the Getty Images Pro roster since 2001.
Before starting Your Majesty, Jens served as Design Director at Big Spaceship where he was responsible for award-winning projects for Billboard, HBO Voyeur, MoMa, Nike Air and Underworld to name a few. Originally from Sweden, he studied Information & Advertising before continuing to the digital media school Hyper Island. Having founded an Interactive agency at the age of 17, and Your Majesty at age 27, he has dedicated his career to creating cutting edge creative work for forward thinking brands all over the world.
His work has been honored in several awards shows including Communication Arts, Creativity, FWA, Communicator, Webby Awards, Davey Awards, Flash Forward, Cannes Lions, Pixel Awards, HOW, D&AD, The New York Festivals and he is the youngest person to be elected into the Media Post Online All Stars roster. He has also served on several international awards juries.
cannes cyber lion
SXSW Web Awards
STEP best of web design
Expose Excellence award in visual arts
Photoshop Hall of Fame
3D festival award - best still
Art Directors club NYC