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Creative Director, Bright Bright Great
I'm a design thinker. Good design is not only about making something aesthetically pleasing, it's about solving a problem.
Bright Bright Great is a full-service strategic creative interactive agency located in the Avondale neighborhood of Chicago, IL looking to rock your creative world. BBG strives for creative success through good design, usability, functionality and based on data-driven results.
From interactive, video and photography, interface design, applications & mobile web to copywriting, information architecture, user experience design and identity work, we got you covered.
Now that we’ve piqued your interest, check out our work.
Spring 2012 Courses Taught:
Sketching For Interactive
A class dedicated to rapid ideation, creating engaging wireframes and generally anything around pulling ideas from students heads and getting them to paper.
Interaction Design - Web
A class focused on cultivating start-up like mentality to develop concepts for web, mobile web and applications.
Interaction Design Web is being taught through creative tasks and lectures from various Chicago Interaction Designers.
Class structure based exclusively on the OWL Design Collective, a creative collective started by Derek Moore (Simplfy Advance), Eric Boyer (We Are Mammoth) and myself in Fall 2011, with an implicit goal of "Make awesome things."
The Chicago Design Museum hosts limited engagement exhibitions, focusing on design excellence adapting curated collections of design for right environment.
The formality of a traditional museum is still found within the high standards of the curated work. However, because the Chicago Design Museum changes location annually, we are free to experiment with new exhibitions and systems.
Bright Bright Great collaborated with One Design Company on a variety of creative projects handling AD/CD, as One Design Company focused on development.
Collaborations included application interfaces, websites, marketing materials and digital strategy planning. Launched interactive experiences for commercial agencies, law firms, toy stores and for a diverse range of clientele.
A sample of collaborative work can be seen on http://www.brightbrightgreat.com/projects/
Creative Director, oversee Creative Services team consisting of graphic designers, web-developers, SEO/SEM manager, project manager and copywriters.
Brand manager and creative lead for all internal brands including Norvax, ProspectZone, Annuiquote, Leadbot, ASAP Quotes, Norvax University & GoHealth VMO.
Inc. 500’s #10 Fastest Growing technology company in America 2007 & 2008
Developing 4G internet 8 years before the world first got a glimpse.
Internal brand identity manager and interactive designer. Developed all internal company websites, newsletters, email communications and corporate materials.
Interface design and development of demonstration portals for high-proﬁle telecom clients such as Time Warner Cable, Comcast, and Cablevision Mexico.
R. KELLY: A CRITICAL APPRECIATION is a performative lecture based upon ongoing scholarly research into the dense conceptual output of one of Chicago’s most misunderstood artist. The lecture attempts to shed a more thoughtful light on Kelly and to engender a richer understanding of his complicated, and often contradictory, oeuvre.
Master's Thesis - Design Education and Awareness in Elementary Education