The Jura Jury


Lisl Macdonald

Lisl has 30 years of experience in marketing and communications. She has been a senior client, planner, and consultant in several industries in Europe and across Asia. Brands include BT, Amadeus, OMD and DST, and projects vary from strategic marketing, new product development, market research, campaign development and measurement, and customer loyalty.

I’m in full training mode again for judging the Nods. Prep includes: cardio for heart string-tugging stories; ab strengthening for the belly laughs; hydration for tears of sadness and joy; caffeine tolerance testing for all the late nights being wowed by creative talent. Really looking forward to seeing the entries so please get going!


The Nods are judged by an impressive range of international judges with experience of judging the most prestigious creative awards from across the world, together with a few local legends.

Our international judges include:

Our international judges have also helped judge the following awards across the world:




iF Design Award (Germany)

Brazilian Graphic Design Association National Award

Graphex 2008 – Canada National Design Award

National Institute for Design Training Award (Chile)

Chiledisegno 2007 (Chile)

Max Feffer Graphic Design Award -(Brazil)

Brazilian Creative Club

The Universal Logo for Human Rights (Germany)

Luxe Pack Brasil and Innova Pack Award (Brazil)

Campana de Oro (Golden Bell)-Uruguay

Ojo de Iberoamérica – Argentina

Festival Caribe (President of Jury) – Panamá

Montreux Festival – Switzerland

Wave Festival – Río de Janeiro/Brasil

Fiap – Buenos Aires

Effie Awards (Uruguay)