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Design Social Media

Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
January 18, 2018

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Pat Austin

Pat Austin

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Visual storytelling with image, movement and interaction. Communicating complex ideas visually, simply.


Principal / Freelance Creative Pat Austin Creative, Bridgewater, NJ – 2012-Present

• Design and execution of web, interactive kiosk, video, brand identity, apps, digital and print projects

• 360 creative consulting for various advertising, marketing and event initiatives

• Technical advisor for studio clients seeking to expand or improve creative capacity and quality

• On/off-site production for video, web and visual design projects

Senior Designer / Lead Creative Climate Central, Princeton, NJ – 2014-2017

• Design and execution of visual design for programs focusing on climate science

• Development of methods for large-scale broadcast, web and social media content production

• Training and goal-setting with junior creatives, app/web producers and multimedia talent

• Liaison to science and data experts to ensure message accuracy, clarity, and user simplicity

Senior Designer and Interactive Director CD Meyer & Point2Explore, Fairfield, NJ – 1995-2012

• Design and creation of interactive media design, web, VR tours, exhibit apps

• Creative collaboration and brainstorming with clients, solution recommendation

• Project and creative coordination with writers, artists, developers, in-house and outside contractor talent

• Management of offsite creative talent and offshore developer/coding resources

Multimedia Instructor Raritan Valley Community College – CS Department, Branchburg, NJ – 2013-2015

• Instruction of design principles, accountability and best practices to aspiring designers and developers

• Advisor to Computer Science staff seeking to understand and develop design-relevant course offerings

• Development of course curriculum focusing on industry-dominant design apps and proven tech


Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

BA Visual and Commercial Arts

Notable Clientele

ADP, Adventure Aquarium, AT&T, Becton Dickinson, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Comcast, Diversified Digital Media Group, Ethicon, FirstEnergy/JCP&L, GlaxoSmithKline, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Janssen Biotech (Ortho Biotech), Johnson & Johnson, McCann Torre Lazur, Mercedes-Benz, Merck, NASA, NJSEA (MetLife Stadium, Meadowlands Arena & Racetrack), NOAA, Novartis, Pfizer (Pharmacia), Prudential Financial, Quest Diagnostics, Realogy, Roche, Sanofi, TD Bank, Tyco Telecommunications, Unilever Bestfoods

Skills & Tech

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Audition, Lightroom, XD, Acrobat

Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel / Google Docs, Sheets, Slides

Various design, wire-framing, scheduling and collaborative apps and utilities


Available upon request

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