Bradenton, United States
Last online: 1 month ago
Available to hire

www.whizbangpow.com

A passionate creative leader, designer, storyteller, mentor and award-winner, I have extensive creative strategy, art direction, concept development, graphic design and production experience across multiple marketing channels and I’m currently looking for my next creative challenge.

EXPERIENCE
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Endeavor - IMG Academy
Bradenton, FL
June 2017 - Present
• Oversee and manage all aspects of the creative department within the marketing division of IMG Academy, including brand voice and standards, team building and studio management, traffic coordination, budget allocation, and partner agency management, including branding and campaign collaborations with partner agencies Droga5 and 160over90

Senior Art Director
Endeavor - 160over90 (formerly IMG LIVE)
Atlanta, GA
May 2015 - June 2017
• Creative lead from pitch to completion on experiential and event activations, winning and executing projects for brands including Major League Soccer, National Car Rental, Kia Motors, Alcatel and DirecTV

Senior Art Director
Perennial DCM
Toronto, ON
August 2013 - May 2015
• Managed and mentored a team of designers and copywriters on retail communications projects for top national brands including Second Cup Coffee, Mercedes-Benz and RBC Royal Bank

Art Director
Mosaic (formerly LAUNCH! Brand Marketing)
Toronto, ON
December 2007 - August 2013
• Creative lead on multiple award-winning experiential campaigns for national brands including Carlsberg/Kronenbourg,
Olympus, SC Johnson, and Pepsi QTG

Graphic Designer
Blueprint Agencies
Paris, ON
April 2005 - December 2007
• Lead designer, working directly with clients, printers and developers to produce print and web assets for a variety of local, national and international brands

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Standard Rate:
$500 per day ($62.5 per hour)

Industry Experience:
Computers & Electronics, Consumer Goods, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Non-Profit Organization, Media & Entertainment, Real Estate & Construction, Travel & Hospitality, Telecommunications, Software & Internet, Retail, Professional Services

Gear & Software Experience:
Adobe Illustrator ( Expert )
Adobe Photoshop ( Expert )
Adobe InDesign ( Expert )
Adobe Acrobat Pro ( Expert )
Adobe After Effects ( Beginner )
Procreate ( Expert )
Affinity Designer ( Beginner )
Affinity Designer For IPad ( Beginner )
Affinity Photo ( Beginner )
Affinity Photo For IPad ( Beginner )
Autodesk SketchBook ( Intermediate )
Sketch ( Beginner )

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