N. Dearborn Apt. 2105 Chicago IL 60610
312.893.4015 | email
level creative thinker, with art direction background.
Creative skills in advertising and promotion, film and
sound production, interactive and information design.
Process-driven, excellent teacher and mentor, with solid
business and verbal skills. Experienced in all facets
of communication, from writing and project management,
to art direction and production. Team player accustomed
to multiple projects with multiple deadlines.
acquired by Wirestone in January, 2001. As primary client
contact at Motorola, responsible for increasing revenue
in Chicago office 200% in 2001. Managed creative development
for Global Marketing group at Motorola, moving all b2b communication
from a PowerPoint based process to a database-driven content
management system. Worked with Motorola team on brand
and product positioning from a global perspective.
for redesign of jimbeam.com. Work included new information
architecture, oversight of development and creative process.
New site based on Microsoft architecture, with sophisticated
tracking and user information features.
with business development team on new client acquisition.
Responsible for developing proposals, budgets and creative
presentations, as well as presenting initial thinking to clients.
with senior level management to redefine direction of company,
including acquisition prospects, process and project management,
resulting in a company-wide reorganization. Managed creative
talent in multiple offices, to form an efficient virtual
network of creative and development resources for Motorola.
work for clients:
Chicago, Chicago, IL
and creative director at interactive startup and print-oriented
design boutique. Responsible for forward planning, creative
management and redesign of creative processes. First two years
at DCG shifted emphasis on interactive work from 30% to 70%
responsibilities encompass content and user-interface design
for consumer and b2b web sites and corporate intranets.
Our print work included business to business advertising,
corporate communications, displays and training materials.
Web and interactive work includes consumer sites for Jim Beam
brands, The National Association of Realtors, Motorola and
intranet development for ATKearney.
work for clients:
Roy, Bloomfield Hills, MI
to Interactive Creative Group in 1996, to help grow interactive
initiatives for Chrysler Corporation Responsible for developing
Web sites for Chrysler
Financial and Chrysler
International. Ongoing responsibilities included Web site
design and direction of multimedia developers. Directed team
that produced interactive kiosk in four languages for Chrysler
Europe 1997 Geneva Auto Show. Edited and produced several
video segments and original music for kiosk display. Head
of team that produced 67 sites for Chrysler International
in multiple languages, working with inside and outside resources
to provide localized content and globalization of sites for
in process development for ISO9000 certification process--an
agency-wide initiative that resulted in Ross Roy becoming
fully ISO certified.
for business to business advertising campaigns for
Chrysler Fleet and Chrysler Financial; day-to-day Mopar creative
work, before moving into Interactive Creative Group. Member
of internal task force looking at ways to store and retrieve
electronic image files and data as part of agency-wide project.
Creative Directors Council Best of Show--Website
awarded to Chrysler Financial Web site 1997
Festival Bronze Medal--awarded
Chrysler Financial Web site 1998 http://www.chryslerfinancial.com
Roy, Bloomfield Hills, MI
television and print advertising, sales promotion and
collateral for gamut of agency accounts and new business presentations.
Responsible for projects ranging in scope from the complete
design of Mopar collateral material and dealer advertising,
to TelTouch direct direct mail (Chrysler inbound and outbound
dealer support system) and a communications package for the
Learning Revolution, a Customer One Training initiative. Produced
retail television spots for Kmart Pharmacy and Health
& Beauty departments, radio station WOMC, A&W restaurants,
guru to to twenty-five
art directors. Designed and implemented Macintosh creative
computer lab. Fluent in most major Macintosh and Windows applications--Adobe
Photoshop, Quark XPress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere,
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel. Responsible for network
administration of creative computers, day-to-day troubleshooting.
Coordinated ongoing training for creative department.
directed and produced video presentations for Kmart, Detroit
Better Education Alliance, Detroit Producers Association.
Spirit of Service Award 1992, for contributions to
advancement of creative computing.
POPAI Indian and Creativity 21 Awards for
innovative Beefeater motion display, 1991; Caddy Merit
for A&W broadcast campaign.
Films, Rochester Hill, MI
independent film production company to develop independent
films, commercials, and music videos. Produced music video
for Chicago group Shoes in 1990; short films ZUG, Rambo Rabbit;
other projects. Presently involved in multimedia development
on Macintosh platform, using Premiere, Final Cut, DV video
hardware and MIDI gear.
grant by the American
Film Institute and National Endowment for the Arts, for production
of Mr. Terbillion's Ambition, a children's film, 1988.
awards include CINE Eagle; Gold Plaque, Chicago
Film Festival; Best of Show, Michigan Festival; Best
Cinematography: Huy, Belgium and Barcelona, Spain; as
well as exhibitions in Hong Kong, Watrelos (France), Seattle,
Denver, Dallas and other major world film festivals.
creative development of promotional and collateral material
for national accounts. Responsible for client contact, budget
development and art director training in my creative group.
Traveled extensively on location for the International Harvester
(Navistar) Heavy Duty Truck Division. Involved in successful
new product launches for McDonald's and International Harvester.
and art directed ADDY award winning Happy Meals.
A. Robinson, Inc., Chicago, IL
point-of-sale and collateral materials for blue-chip
clients at this marketing services agency. Developed marketing
tools and displays for on-premise and off-premise usage.
of Fine Arts,
University of Wisconsin
PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION 1991-1995
|Served on the Board of Directors
of the Detroit Producers Association as Secretary and and Advertising
Liaison 1991-1993, and Publications Chairperson 1993-1995. Responsible
for editing, designing and producing the Seventh Edition of
the Michigan Production Guide, a nationally distributed industry
guidebook to Michigan film and video resources. Developed two
databases in Filemaker Pro to track ad sales and listings in
conjunction with the Guide.
Certification in Photoshop 6.0
Brainbench transcript ID 370348
for my online Portfolio