EXPERIENCE

 

FREELANCE ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR 

PUBLICIS BURRELL • CHICAGO, IL 2019 

• Developed, 360º advertising campaigns for Walmart 

Coke and Comcast Xfinity 

 

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR 

FRANKLIN ENERGY • CHICAGO, IL • PRESENT

• Managed creative strategy and visual conceptualization for ComEd, Nicor Gas, 

   North Shore Gas & People’s Energy 

 

PHOTO STYLIST 

RR DONNELLY • OAKBROOK, IL • 2019

• Styled outdoor furniture shoots for Ace Harware client 

 

FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR  

FLUENT360 • CHICAGO, IL • 2019

• Developed and produced innovative and thought provoking experiential assets, and lead social  

   media content for the Nissan BET Experience 

BRAND EXPERIENCE: Nissan

 

FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR  

Ten35 • CHICAGO, IL • 2018

• Developed key business and strategic objectives and support from Creative standpoint

  experiential materials and social media content for the African Pride Beauty & Hair Brand

BRAND EXPERIENCE: African Pride™

 

ART DIRECTOR/CREATIVE DIRECTOR/PHOTO STYLIST

LUMISOURCE • CHICAGO, IL • 2018

• Lead and coordinate the eCommerce base and elevated photography.

• Provided on-set art direction on styling, composition, lighting, and propping

• Collaborated with photographers, stylists to achieve business and creative goals of shoots

• Provided innovative conception of photography styling and set backgrounds and surfaces.

 

SOCIAL CONTENT CREATOR + DIGITAL DESIGN 

INKED DIGITAL • CHICAGO, IL • 2016 - 2017

• Responsible for concepting and executing for 360 Social Media campaigns, from collaborative  

   ideation to design development that moved the Kim Kimble brand ahead. 

BRAND EXPERIENCE: Kim Kimble Beauty™

 

SENIOR ART DIRECTOR 

LIME GREEN MOROCH • CHICAGO, IL 2015 - 2016

• Concepted & executed photo shoots for cross channel for Organic Root Stimulator Shealicious™  

   brand initiatives,

BRAND EXPERIENCE: Effen Vodka, KIA, and Organic Root Stimulator 

 

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR 

THE MARKETING STORE • CHICAGO, IL  • 2012 - 2015

• Responsible for designing and evolving the McDonald’s experiential activation, as well  

   as created visual and social media assets to support the overall experience

 

FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR 

LEO BURNETT • CHICAGO, IL • 2014 - 2015

• Developed and lead direct mail campaigns for the Altria/Marlboro brand

 

FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR 

HAVAS • CHICAGO, IL 2012 

• Developed creative direct mail marketing campaigns for Citibank, 

   and Citi/AAdvantage 

• Designed and developed in-store campaigns for Claire’s Accessories U.S. 

 

FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR 

WALGREENS • DEERFIELD, IL 2011 

• Developed creative strategic branding materials for internal brands while   

   working closely with the Brand Managers

 

SENIOR ART DIRECTOR 

PUBLICIS BURRELL • CHICAGO, IL  2001 - 2007

• Developed, 360º advertising campaigns from conception to post production,

  directing and managed multiple photoshoots & broadcast productions

BRAND EXPERIENCE: Toyota, McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble 

(Tide, Crest, Tampax, Olay, & Always), AllState, Verizon, Coffee-Mate, Zimmer,

Reese’s Puff Cereal, Comcast Xfinity

Budgets averaging $500K

 

 

 

  

EDUCATION

 

Portfolio Center

Art Direction 

Atlanta, Ga

 

Howard University

B.A. Fine arts Arts 

Washington, DC

SKILLS

Strategic-thinker

Collaborative

Highly organized

Self-starter

Interpersonal skils

Adobe Creative Suite Expert

Visual Storyteller

Client facing comfort

Comfortable with presenting   

 Master Photo Styling

Photoshoot management

Broadcast Direction

Teamwork

ART DIRECTOR • CREATIVE

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