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Location:
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
January 04, 2018

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Derek Kirkman

Creative Director/Art Director

Phone: 813-***-****

Website: derekkirkman.com

email: ac3wsa@r.postjobfree.com

As a Creative Director/Art Director my career has taken me to all four corners of the country where I have created award winning national branding campaigns for multiple clients from chicken wings to motor oil. I’m looking to partner with a like-minded company and develop ideas that disrupt their category and help solve their business problems.

FREELANCE CD/AD

May 2017 - Present

Working with advertising agencies and companies to provide brand strategy, creative direction and creative assets for clients looking to obtain new clients and/or grow their current ones.

JWT – ATLANTA – ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR/AD

APRIL 2013 – May 2017

Lead creative teams in creating visual design, video and digital content for Pennzoil, Quaker State, Jiffy Lube, and US Marines accounts.

22squared – TAMPA – SENIOR ART DIRECTOR

JANUARY 2008 – APRIL 2013

Created TV, digital and social campaigns for Buffalo Wild Wings. Launched their facebook page and created social content to grow their fans to more than 12million. Developed memorable campaigns for Publix Supermarkets and Lincoln Financial.

WONGDOODY – SEATTLE – SENIOR ART DIRECTOR

January 2006 – DECEMBER 2007

Lead creative on the agency’s cornerstone account, Alaska Airlines. Also, developed creative for Virginia Mason Hospital and Sonosite healthcare accounts.

SEDGWICK RD – SEATTLE – SENIOR ART DIRECTOR

2004 – 2006

Developed national advertising campaigns for Washington Mutual Bank, the 5th largest bank in the country at the time.

MMB – BOSTON – SENIOR ART DIRECTOR

2001 – 2003

Developed communication programs for clients including Jiffy Lube, Dunkin Donuts, Atari and Thomasville Furniture.

FREELANCE – SAN FRANCISCO – SENIOR ART DIRECTOR

1999 – 2001

Various agencies.

MCCANN ERICKSON – SEATTLE – ART DIRECTOR

1995 – 2001

Created national campaigns for Powerade, a Coca-Cola product, as well as campaigns for the Washington State lottery, and Washington Mutual Bank.

Skills: Creative Directing creative teams, vendors, photographers, and directors to produce effective advertising and content communication campaigns that produce results for clients.

PROGRAMS: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word

Typography, Graphic Design, Video Production, Editorial, Photography

EDUCATION

PORTFOLIO CENTER – ATLANTA 1992-1994

MAJORED IN ART DIRECTION

Receiving a bachelor’s degree in Advertising specializing in Art Direction. PC was the premier program for Advertising at the time and I spent 2 years there receiving a degree in Art Direction.

HARDING UNIVERSITY 1989-1991

BA ADVERTISING

Majored in advertising with exposure in all aspects of the business; creative, marketing and production.

UNC Wilmington

1988-1989

MAJOR: ARCHITECTURE

Found out Architecture wasn’t nearly as creative as I thought it would be. And much more difficult.



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