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Art Director

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Posted:
October 05, 2018

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John McRandle

Los Angeles, CA ***** 917-***-**** ac7ak5@r.postjobfree.com

www.johnmcrandle.com (password: JMCportfolio)

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Art Director and Illustrator with over 20 years experience designing and producing websites, iPads, animations, and videos for national brands. As a Group Art Supervisor, managed teams of Art Directors on both Consumer and Healthcare Professional digital and print properties, taking projects from concept to completion. Highly motivated and accustomed to delivering projects in deadline-driven environments.

Experience

GROUP ART SUPERVISOR, GREYHEALTH GROUP; NEW YORK, NY 1/2013-4/2018.

Client-facing art lead for Pfizer projects, supervising Art Directors and overseeing Consumer and Healthcare Professional brands.

•Managed team in the redesign and launch of the CHANTIX Consumer website, which streamlined the customer experience and boosted their interaction with the site.

•Led team in the design of the updated CHANTIX Healthcare Professional iPad app. This full redesign provided focused information and delivered a more dynamic experience for the brand representatives.

•Conceptualized the first branded ad campaign for Cyanokit, which helped spread awareness of the product in the medical community.

SENIOR ART DIRECTOR, GREYHEALTH GROUP; NEW YORK, NY 5/2006-1/2013.

Art direction on interactive projects for Pfizer, Janssen, and Colgate.

•Supervised Junior Art Directors on project and pitch work.

•Led the design of Xofigo iPad, which boosted sales rep’s ability to quickly explain the product.

DESIGNER, COFFEY COMMUNICATIONS; WALLA WALLA, WA 4/2003-12/2004

Lead Designer on interactive projects.

•Responsible for creating interactive pieces for NetReturns, a suite of online tools designed to help users seeking information.

•Designed websites and properties for regional and national healthcare providers.

SENIOR DESIGNER, SALTMINE LLC; SEATTLE, WA 6/1996-1/2001

Design, illustration, and animation for clients such as Microsoft, Adobe, and Amazon.

•Created all characters and illustrations and led a team of designers, writers, and animators in creating Toysite, an interactive Flash site that allowed collectors to find information on toys and promotional pieces created by Nintendo and others.

•Designed branding and website for Atom Films, an early aggregator of independent films and animations.

ART DIRECTOR & ILLUSTRATOR, FREELANCE; 1995-PRESENT

Design, illustration, animation, and audio for a variety of clients.

•Created illustrations for Greyhealth Group Mental Health A to Z project, which will help high school students discuss mental health issues.

•Led the design of an internal website for British Petroleum that gave employees information about the company.

Education

New York University; New York, NY

Course in character design and development for animation

School of Visual Concepts; Seattle, WA

Graphic Design major

Jim Coffin Animation Program; Seattle, WA

Course covering animation from storyboarding to final production

Western Washington University; Bellingham, WA

Art History major

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite Illustration Animation Audio Production



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