“As technology evolves, an engaging story transcends.”
John Murphy is a C-level executive who has dramatically shaped businesses and profoundly affected how award-winning stories get told.
Currently, he is the Principal and Creative Director of Simpatico Creative Productions. John has spent the last year building this efficiently nimble agency to respond to a changing business world.
Taking years of expertise in branding some of entertainment’s most desirable and successful properties, John applies that cultivated Hollywood storytelling to digital strategies and products and services of all types.
Recent work includes: Ghostbusters International Roadshow/Sony Pictures, Camerata Romeu, Their World On A String/Independent Music Documentary, Two Broke Girls/WB Ideation, Wheel Of Fortune and Jeopardy!/Sony Corporate Reel, Raw Space For Rent/Creative Consultation.
From 1995-2014, John was the Creative Director at DG Entertainment. There he developed award-winning campaigns and marketing strategies for a vast array of networks and syndicated shows including 30 Rock, The Office, Rescue Me, Damages, Nip/ Tuck, Seinfeld, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Family Guy, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! and numerous film trailers and DVDs.
The ads he has written, produced and directed number in the thousands. They are seen on screens of all shapes and sizes and platforms that range from traditional broadcast television to digital media to cutting-edge video games.
Under Mr. Murphy’s direction, DG Entertainment set a new standard for integrative television promotion. His creative team revolutionized some of the industry’s most successful franchises, creating innovative messaging for both traditional and digital media platforms.
As a steward to the vibrant and successful re-launch of DG Entertainment, John forged relationships externally and internally to reimagine a multi-faceted entertainment company in an extremely competitive and rapidly changing business environment.
He has closely collaborated with the industry’s most influential executives, directors, editors, writers and designers.
Mr. Murphy also expanded and focused the company’s business base to serve corporate and retail clients such as HSN, Smart And Final and Broadway.com.
Additionally, he has produced numerous live events and independent films.
Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 1993, Mr. Murphy was the Vice-President of The Northeast Company in Boston, an advertising agency and public relations firm specializing in political message-making and corporate branding.
Cumulatively Mr. Murphy’s professional background includes successes in publishing, radio, television, film, music and digital media.
Widely recognized as a joy with whom to work, John is an avid sports enthusiast and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.