© 2019 by Brian Hill

Brian Hill  ///  Art + Design Direction              

7837 Meadowview Lane, Charlotte, NC 28270    |    p. 704.733.8331    |    circleight@gmail.com        

 

 

 

 

Position Sought   ///   Senior Graphic Designer/Art Director

 

Welcoming broader challenges with first-tier design group/agency or in-house team working for clients that value strategic, inspired design and communications. Desire to shift focus to larger endeavors and development of client relations while remaining involved in hands-on design/creative efforts as a means to mentor design team members.

 

EXPERIENCE                       

 

Axiom Creative/Freelance    Creative Director/Owner    Charlotte, NC    1996-Current

Founded Axiom in 1996 with a focus on strategic brand communications that connect brands to culture through an “anything but ordinary” filter. Led a creative team of five to provide direction, design and production for multiple channels of execution including logos, collateral systems, direct mail, advertising, pop, website and packaging. Sourced, directed, built and maintained relationships with vendors, writers, photographers and illustrators.

 

FULL-TIME AGENCIES        

Bolt Group   Senior Designer    Charlotte, NC    1995-96

Lyerly Agency    Senior Art Director    Charlotte, NC    1994-95

Steve Galit Associates    Designer    Charlotte, NC    1993-94

Weingart/Anderson    Designer    Chicago, IL    1991-93

Goldsholl Design + Film    Designer    Northfield, IL    1989-91

 

FREELANCE/CONTRACT     

3PM Creative/Plaid Pengiun    BOLT Group    Boone Oakley    Wray Ward    McCann     The Martin Agency

 

COMPANIES/BRANDS         

Compass Group    Wachovia    Duke Energy    Coca Cola    Bank Of America    

Paramount Parks    Charlotte Bobcats    Capital One    Volvo Cars    Piedmont Natural Gas    

Five Star Food Service    Canteen Vending    Rubbermaid    Eurest Dining    Freightliner Vans

 

CATEGORIES                          

Food Service/Products    B2B    Real Estate    Financial Service/Products    Automotive

Home/Building Products    Sports/Entertainment    Utilities    Consumer Products

 

EDUCATION                           

OHIO UNIVERSITY    BFA GraphicDesign    1989

Designer of the Year Award for Senior Design Show. Minor Photography

 

RECOGNITION  

Addy awards, Local to National    Mohawk Show    AIGA BOOM! Show    Communication Arts Design Annual     

Graphis     Hot Graphics USA    How International Design    How Self Promotion    Print Regional Design    

GDUSA “People to Watch”   GDUSA Awards    PRSA

 

SOFTWARE  

Adobe Creative Suite    

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Muse, Dreamweaver, Lightroom, Quark Express, Powerpoint

 

REFERENCES   Upon Request