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New York, NY
I have many years of large agency experience at J.Walter Thompson and Grey Worldwide along with retail experience from Macys Home Store.
I fully understand marketing strategies, advertising concept & design from
A to Z. This includes all aspects of print and broadcast, whether it's TV, outdoor, collateral, sell sheets, brochures, newsletters, direct mail, ROP, POP, POS, FSIs or magazines.
Bridal Registry & Fashion
Todd Jay Brunner
Upstate, NY and VT Area
Plattsburgh, NY 2008-present
Create compelling solutions for print, and electronic campaigns. Including collateral, branding, advertising, social marketing, online ads, websites, direct mail and outdoor signage. Following all design projects from conception to print to ensure the production of the highest quality. Combining motivation, energy and inspiration to bring to life unique outstanding award winning work. Clients: Agency Insurance, Ausable Chasm, Best Western, Clinton County Stop DWI, CVPH Medical Center, Ground Round, Jeffords Steel, Knight Automotive, Lake Champlain Pools, Titus Mountain, UFirst Credit, Valcour Imaging and YMCA.
New York City, 2007-2008
Associate Creative Director
Brainstorm with teams to execute a range of
concepts for each project. Ability to direct visual and verbal content into creative materials that raise client ROI. Organize multiple jobs and projects on a daily basis. Catalogs, e-blasts, POPs, ROPs, billboards, direct mail, corporate identity and photo retouching. Coordinate and direct photo shoots. Thorough knowledge of printing, pre-press set ups, proofing and quality control.
Macys Home Store
New York City, 2005-2007
Senior Art Director/Special Projects
Create, art direct, produce innovative on target layouts of weekly catalogs and print campaigns. Produced in-store signage, kiosks and brochures. Meeting deadlines that require insight/desire and initiative to take charge following from start to finish, all under unrealistic deadlines with style, flair and pride.
Kirshenbaum Bond and Partners, Dotglu
New York City, 2004-2005
Freelance Senior Art Director
Developed effective graphic concepts and layouts for print and broadcast campaigns, direct mail pieces, internet and various sales support materials. Clients: Beechnut, Citibank, Edward Jones, Netjets and Verizon.
Garden City, NY 2001-2003
Senior Art Director
Responsible for creating eye catching designs that communicate, and motivate. Designed marketing materials including custom publications, advertisements, direct mail and e-mail promotions, magazines, media kits and sell sheets. Handled materials from concept to design through production.
J Walter Thompson
New York City, 2000-01
Senior Art Director
Strong project management skills and the ability to direct and lead a creative team. Produce direct mail, in-store merchandising and print pieces. Innovative thinker with strong conceptual and creative skills.Contribute to design brainstorming and work sessions.
Clients: CBS Healthwatch, Merrill Lynch, Qwest, and White Castle.
New York City, 1996-2000
Developed highly creative solutions targeting advertising challenges for print and television
broadcast. Created strong flexible images used in a variety of creative projects, including presentations, brochures, advertisements, corporate identity and packaging. Integrated strong typographic, photographic, illustrative and graphic elements.
Grey clients: Autobytel, Bridgestone, Cordant Technology, Cover Girl, Denavir medication, Dairy Queen, Global Star, Gold Toe, Hasbro, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, Prestone,
Red Lobster, Remington, Sprint and Technics.
School of Visual Arts
New York City, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts, June 1996
BFA, Advertising/Graphic Design.
Tompkins Community College, Cortland, NY
Associate in Applied Science June 1992
AAS, Design/Computer Graphics.
Mac Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Bridge, Cyber Duck, and Suitcase Fusion.
Deep understanding of fundamental visual design: typography, iconography, composition,
color, and layout. Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize, while working as part of a faced paced team and independently.
School of Visual Arts
One Show Finalist