Radio Mercury Awards Final Round Judge

Danny Alvarez

Executive Creative Director, Messianu/Edelman/Lerma (MEL)

Danny Alvarez is an award-winning Art Director who attended the Art Institute of Miami, where he studied Graphic Design and Advertising. A Miami native, he spent the beginning of his professional career working at some of the top agencies in the world, including Wieden+Kennedy, TBWA\Chiat\Day, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, DAVID The Agency, and GUT.

Danny has been fortunate enough to win over 35 global awards for leading brands, including Budweiser, Burger King, Popeyes, and Kraft Heinz. Notably, his Burger King Bullying Jr. campaign is now part of the MoMA's permanent film collection, gathering over three billion impressions in a matter of days and creating the most social conversation ever for the Burger King brand.

When he is not focusing on advertising, Danny spends time creating fine art pieces and has exhibited his work at several international shows, most notably the prestigious Art Basel Fair in Miami Beach, FL.