Organized and motivated creative collaborator, trend tracker and digital innovator. I am an Art Director with 5+ years experience creating and managing integrated campaigns combining digital, outdoor, print, video, direct mail and social media.
Tweet me @michellemarie
:: WORKING ::
July 2012 – Present
Leading the way in the social, digital and word-of-mouth space! Clients: Nissan, Cricket Wireless, VMWare, Subway, Solo Cup, DuPont, Frito Lay, Comet, Unilever, Storck, P.F. Changs, Philips.
Freelance Art Director
Razorfish, SolutionSet, HYConnect, New Control, Abelson Taylor, Edelman Digital, Zócalo Group.
Jan 2011 – July 2012
Clients: JCPenney, Office Depot, La-Z-Boy, Indiana University Health, Arlington Park, Museum of Science and Industry, Southwest Airlines, Visa, SCJohnson, DMI, Cricket Wireless, Dell, Nissan, Solo Cup, DuPont.
Euro RSCG, Chicago, IL
June 07 – Dec 10
Clients: Kraft Foods, Sears, Kmart, EFFEN Vodka, Sprint, Cabot.
Over my 3 1/2 years at Euro RSCG, I took the lead on large and small accounts. I became the go-to girl for new and big ideas, a digital thinker with traditional experience who could deliver in a moment’s notice.
Creative Director/Projection Designer
Mortar Theatre Company, Chicago, IL
Oct 09 – Present
As a founding member of this Chicago non-profit theatre company, I get ample opportunities to experiment with design on and off stage. From projection and scenic design to promotional materials. I’m my very own media buyer/copywriter/social media manager.
Freelance Art Director/Designer
2004 – Present
Clients: Pigment Design, Baum Gallery of Fine Art, Arkansas Public Policy Panel, Fine Arts Action Figures, Arkansas Citizens First Congress, SolutionSet.
SQUARE360, New York, NY
May – Aug 06
:: LEARNING ::
University of Central Arkansas
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
Thesis: “A Brief History of Typography”
One Young World Ambassador
For my social media savvy, I was one of less than 60 US delegates selected to attend the inaugural global youth leadership summit.
London, UK, Feb. 2010
:: DOING ::
Highly skilled in Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, QuarkXpress, iMovie, PowerPoint, Keynote. Intermediate After Effects. Handy for a voiceover.
Strong knowledge of web standards and able communicator with development teams.
Expert at Twittering, stalking you on the Facebook.
:: AWARDING ::
Featured Speaker, Distinguished Graduates Celebration (Fall 2010, UCA College of Fine Arts & Communications)
1st place Euro’s Got Talent (highly embarrassing agency contest)