Joe has directed more than 200 commercials for top brands. His list of clients includes McDonald’s, Barq’s Rootbeer, ESPN, Northwest Airlines, Nyquil, Verizon, and Kellogg’s. He has crafted entertaining and memorable spots that have won numerous awards including Clios, Addys, and Effies. His work resides in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and has been cited by industry publications such as Communication Arts, Boards, Shoot’s Best Work, and Adweek’s Best. His work has been short-listed at the venerable Cannes festival and he was featured in Shoot Magazine's “Directors to Watch.” Schaak has also worked with numerous celebrities including Donald Trump, Aaron Rodgers, Apolo Ohno, Shaquille O’Neal, Deion Sanders, and Britney Spears to name a few.
Joe is dedicated to the development and production of entertaining content: commercials, television shows, webisodes, films, or mobile delivery. “It’s a really exciting and amazing time in the industry. The landscape is constantly evolving and technology opens door after door of opportunities. Experiences can be targeted and delivered in very strategic ways. Once viewers tune in, I make every moment count.”