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I have a diverse background in graphic, creative, product and premium design along with a history of on target project management.
I am confident I have that creative and management experience you are looking for. I look forward to speaking with you in more detail.
Art - Creative Director with long track record of embracing client goals and developing relevant, targeted and innovative design and marketing solutions. Accomplished manager, presenter skilled at finding solutions and managing internal and external creative teams, keeping work on strategy and on brand, creating business-winning design, specializing in premiums and sales promotion, experienced in printing and production time lines.
Areas of expertise include:
• Concept & Creative Development • Premium and Product Development • Package Design • Project Management
• Please view samples on coroflot.com under portfolios
AIREDAY DESIGN, Riverview, Florida • 03/2008-09/2009
My own graphic design and creative development service specializing in logo, brochure, print ad, package design, magazine layout & design, product and concept development.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL MARTIAL ARTISTS,
Clearwater, Florida • 04/2007-03/2008
Art Director/Graphic Designer (Contract Position)
Founded in 1995, NAPMA is a continuing education, marketing and networking association that supports martial arts schools and clubs worldwide.
Conceptualized, designed and laid out content for monthly magazine, including all cover stories, features, columns and sub-features.
THE MARKETING STORE, Lombard, Illinois • 08/1989-04/2006
Director of Creative Development, New Business
One of the world’s largest integrated marketing communications companies. Expertise in Promotional Marketing, Brand Design & Activation, Retail Activation, Design & Manufacturing of Consumer Products.
Dennis Marlaire resume continued…
Integral part in the creative development of all promotional & marketing campaigns for New Business Group which helped secure key McDonald's Happy Meal business and other national accounts. Consistently managed and executed simultaneous creative efforts using both staff and freelance talent. Traveled nationally & internationally presenting creative concepts and campaigns to existing and prospective clients. Influential in starting 3D modeling effort to enhance company’s competitive edge.
Clients: McDonald's, Frito-Lay, Gillette, Target, Kraft, Home Depot, Ohio Arts and Russell Stover.
FRANKEL AND COMPANY, Chicago, Illinois • 08/1985-08/1989
Senior Art Director
Frankel & Co. is one of the leading marketing services firms in the United States.
Managed multiple projects, client presentations, concept development and brainstorming sessions. responsible for the design of packaging, brochures, premiums, and point-of-purchase material to support McDonald's Happy Meal programs and other clients such as Citibank, Ford Trucks, Kraft, and First Nationwide Bank. Supervised pre-press development and press proofing of related promotional and marketing materials.
Computer: Adobe CS5.5, Form Z (3D Modeling)
Communication and Design
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, Illinois
Illustration and Graphic Design
Chicago Academy of Art, Chicago, Illinois
Illustration and Graphic Design
American Academy of Art, Chicago, Illinois
American Academy Of Art