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Charles "Blake" McWhirter
Interactive Art Director | Creative Director
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Motivated Art Director / Creative Director, well versed in broadcast, print, and interactive design.
Maintaining constant vigilance towards trends, fashion, music, art, and technology.
A creative agenda infused with technology, defining processes that inform, nurture,
and promote creativity.
Specialties: Design Management and Methods, Innovation, Art Direction, Design Education, Creative Consulting, Brand Strategy, Exploration and Trending, Concept Presentation, Interactive Production Design, User Interface Design, Style Guides and Toolkits for Software Development, Design Patterns and Workflow, Design Principles Documentation, Behavioral Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Interactive Production Design, Transmedia Strategy, Design, and Creative Direction.
The King's Speech Second Screen UI
Music Genre Motion Study
Flat Color Tablet Entertainment UI
Interactive Creative Direction
Transmedia Content Creation
Social Media Styling
Currently at Technicolor (Interactive Art Direction)
Consulting and Art Direction for interactive projects.
Focused on entertainment and media consumption.
UI Design Language and Documentation for desktop, tablet, and mobile development.
Trend and Style consultation for interactive media.
Multi-platform software design and content creation.
Interactive design volunteer for The Valley Film Festival.
Interactive Design Consultant at Technicolor.
UI/UX for Web, Desktop, Television, Mobile, and Tablets.
Brand Strategy and Style Guides for multiple product UI.
Visual Design and Creative Direction for User Interface.
Design Principles and documentation for multiple projects.
Trend and Style research for interactive projects.
Design and Development lead for Disney Consumer Products Immersive Brand Strategy applications.
Creative lead for multidisciplinary team achieving completion of projects on time and within budget.
Art Direction for Rich Media, Microsites, and Social Network Projects.
Television series and season premiere Rich Media Advertising.
Award winning theatrical web design, and mobile interface design.
Television series / special event websites, online activities, and viral marketing campaigns.
Directed new media product branding, design, and development, focused on high-level concept.
Interactive websites, micro-sites, and content distribution for entertainment and media properties.
HQ post production and video finishing.
Title treatments and motion graphics for television promotions.
Brand Strategy and high fidelity presentations for client revues.
Executed detailed Visual Language, and Concept Creation for media and entertainment venues.
Art Director for WGNO 26 Brand Environment and Identity Package.
Motion Graphics and Show Titling.
Set Design, Lighting and Preproduction for local community affairs, sports, and entertainment programming.