David Barnum

Chief Creative Officer

David Barnum

Chief Creative Officer

David inspires and directs development of Wasabi Rabbit’s creative product. Having recently merged his firm, Barnum Design, with Wasabi Rabbit he brings a hard-earned, 30-year reputation as a world-class creative director known for stunning brand experiences that drive clients’ business success.

Over the course of his career, he has worked in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, supplements, home furnishings, travel, automotive, financial services, energy and athletic equipment.

David began his career as production artist while attending college. He went on to serve as an art director and creative lead for pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients at Barnum Communications, his father’s firm. In addition to his creative duties at BC, he spearheaded creation of a digital production subsidiary. In recognition of his contributions, he was elected to Barnum Group’s board of directors. After relocating to Miami, he worked for numerous agencies both on staff and as an independent design and technology consultant.

David established Barnum Design in 1998 and drove its evolution from a creative services studio into a brand strategy and web development firm focused on accelerating inspiration into enterprise.

In 2013, Barnum merged his firm with Wasabi Rabbit to create a new breed of agency designed to combine knowledge and imagination to create positive change for forward thinking businesses.