Ismaila “Ish” Traoré


Ismaila “Ish” Traoré is a senior creative at Wieden+Kennedy. A visionary who has worked with revolutionary brands, artists, and influencers while shifting culture globally to drive awareness and impact brand perception with various audiences & new consumer market segments. He’s the co-founder of Coral Studios, a multidimensional collective and creative agency. Through his work, he has curated impactful partnerships and campaigns for Umbro, Nike, P&G, Kanye West’s documentary jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy, and more. His work has been seen and worn by change-makers and innovators, such as LeBron James and Odell Beckham. Featured in Vogue, Muse by Clio, The Hollywood Reporter, Complex, Hypebeast, etc.

Within the past year, he’s worked on notable campaigns for Google, Nike, Delta, and more. In partnership with Jay Z’s Roc Nation company & W+K, Traoré created a media course to teach students about the world of advertising & the opportunities within it.

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