GENERIC OVERVIEW WRITTEN IN THIRD PERSON : Jeff Holmes has been a designer since 1994 when he designed the web page for his High School in exchange for free internet. He became the Senior Designer at Universal Studios in Hollywood, CA. in 1999 and managed and designed UniversalStudios.com until the NBC merger in 2003. Relocating to Utah in 2003, Jeff has designed, managed, and directed the design for literally hundreds of companies, locally and nationwide. His award winning work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, National Geographic, and many other print and online publications. His design work recently appeared on the Capture show on the CW network, where he worked with the technical team to design and develop a realtime mapping and player UI that appeared live on the air with each episode. MORE INFO WRITTEN IN FIRST PERSON: I have been designing for 20 years now with the web as my primary focus, and am well versed with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and the entire Creative Cloud suite of Adobe products. I am familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and can edit code. I also have many years experience with film, broadcast television, video for the web, and motion animation using Flash, AfterEffects and Premiere. I also have extensive print design and press check experience, being overly obsessive with color and typography for clients. I am a Photographer/Videographer and have many years experience with set lighting, green screens, retouching and compositing photography and video. My job right now consists of directing an experienced team of designers in everything from corporate branding and identity for Fortune 500 Companies, to full scale video production, to print and web design. Basically we make things look awesome for our clients in every industry in every format, digital or print. Period.

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Work History

  • VP of Creative

    • Stryde
    • Lehi, UT
    • Jan 2014 - Present (3 years 7 months)

    Fit combines the benefits of a full-service digital agency with the specialized expertise of a niche boutique firm focused on each individual aspect of inbound marketing.

    Clients include:

    Fit Marketing - www.FitMarketing.com - All Design and Photography
    Temple Square - www.TempleSquare.com - All Design and some Photography
    Sonifi - www.SonifiHealth.com - Creative Director
    AcuKnee - www.AcuKnee.com - Creative Director
    iTOK - www.youtube.com/ItokNet - Producer, Director and Talent
    KFM Brands - www.kfmbrands.com - Design
    Walker Tape Company - www.walkertapeco.com - Design and Photography

  • Creative Director

    • Jeff Holmes Design
    • Salt Lake City, UT
    • Jun 2008 - Present (9 years 2 months)

    Starting in 2008 I began working as a full-time freelance designer to support a variety of clients. Work was done either remotely or on site based on client needs.

    Clients Include:
    2011 - 2013 - www.iFreedomDirect.com - All Design
    2011 - 2013 - www.DirectVALoans.com - All Design
    2012 - 2013 - www.ProXPN.com - All Design
    2011 - 2013 - www.ThanksgivingPoint.org - All Design
    2008 - 2011 - www.Flixn.com - All Design

  • Creative Director

    • iFreedom Direct
    • Salt Lake City, UT
    • Nov 2011 - Sep 2013 (1 year 10 months)

    iFreedom Direct is a Mortgage Services company specializing in the VA Market.

    In charge of design and branding, as well as all print marketing materials, photography, filming and animation for video and all social media assets. I completely redesigned all the corporate websites from the ground up, and created a new style guide and corporate branding package. I worked closely with Developers and Copywriters to ensure design needs were met across all departments, as well as managing direct reports and contractors to ensure brand consistency.

    ALSO DESIGNED www.directvaloans.com

  • Creative Director

    • Flixn Inc.
    • Jun 2008 - Nov 2011 (3 years 5 months)

    Flixn provides software and web video applications as well as full service web design and branding.

    Designed User Interfaces for Software used by Cisco, Ancestry.com and the Mayo Clinic. I designed and implemented the Flixn.com website as well as websites for Thanksgiving Point in Utah, ProXPN.com and numerous other clients.

    ALSO DESIGNED www.thankgivingpoint.com www.proxpn.com

  • Web Design Manager

    • Stampin' Up!
    • Salt Lake City, UT
    • Aug 2007 - Jun 2008 (10 months)

    Stampin' Up! creates rubber stamps and accessories for handmade cards scrapbooking and home decor.

    New lead for the in-house Web Design team. Managed the redesign of the customer web site. Managed the roll out of the company web presence into three new European markets. Wireframed and designed over 100 mockups for the E-commerce site IT to implement the backend CMS system.

  • Manager of Web Design

    • Ingenix
    • Salt Lake City, UT
    • Nov 2003 - Jun 2008 (4 years 7 months)

    Owned by UnitedHealth Group, Ingenix provides information technology to the health care industry.

    Hired to design and manage Ingenix.com. Created all interactive media for 200+ tradeshows a year, as well as hundreds of printed and online ad campaigns for Ingenix and its partner companies. Design for the annual Ingenix Conference, including signage, printed booth collateral, PowerPoint demos, instructional videos, and the attendee website.

  • Senior Designer

    Universal Studios is a major motion picture studio and theme park in Los Angeles.

    Hired as a the designer for the corporate intranet site, Pathways, I soon became responsible for the design and monthly updates for UniversalStudios.com. In charge of a year long planning and design process with Corporate Communications to redesign the website with a backend system to allow internal departments to upload their own assets.

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