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Andy Westbrock - Art Director
An art director who also makes it his job to be a writer, designer, photographer, illustrator, snowboarder, kayaker, hiker, biker, runner, jumper and bass player.
Constantly striving toward being a good all-around Ad Person in the form of an Art Director who likes to write a headline or two and isn't afraid of any medium.
// Career Stuff:
Wexley School for Girls – Seattle, WA
Sr. Art Director / March 2011 – Present
Jumping head first into Ford, Nike, Seattle Sounders FC, Taco Del Mar and a ton of new biz.
Freelance Art Director – Seattle, WA
January 2010 – March 2011
Worked with: Hey, Frank Unlimited & Publicis West
Worked on: Chevrolet, Holland America Line, Sahale Snacks & T-Mobile
TM Advertising / Sedgwick Rd – Seattle, WA
Art Director / July 2007 – January 2010
Worked on tons of fun stuff: ArtsFund, AT&T, GroupHealth, Nationwide
Insurance, Nintendo, Redhook Ale and the Seattle Storm. I also had a hand in the daily operations of a small ad agency (as much as an Art Director can).
Saatchi & Saatch LA – Los Angeles, CA
Art Director – Freelance / September 2006 – March 2007
Lived, breathed and filled the walls with work for the launch of the new,
full-size Toyota Tundra, plus any other Toyota goodies that came my way.
Preston Kelly – Minneapolis, MN
Jr. Art Director – Intern / January 2006 – May 2006
Stuff I sunk my teeth into: Stren Fishing Lines, Taco John’s,
Johnsonville Brats and the Minnesota Zoo.
Brainco: The Minneapolis School of Advertising – Minneapolis, MN
Art Direction Program – 2005
Brown College – Minneapolis, MN
Visual Communications / Graphic Design – 2003
// Computer Stuff:
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML/CSS and iTunes.
// Other Stuff:
“The Show”, SCC Studios – St. Paul, MN
September 1999 – October 2001
Co-Host, Writer and Set Director for 102 episodes of a weekly
talk/sketch comedy television show.
// Accolades & Awards:
2010: EFFIE Award, Silver; ADDY Awards, Gold/Silver
2009: ADDY Awards, Gold/Silver
2008: EFFIE Award, Gold
2006: The Show (Minneapolis), Gold
2005: The Show (Minneapolis), Bronze
Brainco: The Minneapolis School of Advertising