Creative Director

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Charday Dillier

charday.dillier@gmail.com | (744) 303-7363 | Seattle, WA

Summary


Experience


Creative Director at Wunderman Thompson, WAJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 10 creatives in developing successful ad campaigns for 3 major clients.
  • Ideated and executed an award-winning social media campaign that garnered over 1 million impressions.
  • Conceptualized and designed a company website that increased web traffic by 25%.
  • Researched, wrote, and edited copy for 5 direct mail pieces that resulted in a 20% increase in sales.
  • Managed budgets totaling $500k across all projects while maintaining profitability for the company.

Senior Creative Director at R/GA, WAJul 2020 - May 2022

  • Led a team of 20 creatives in developing concepts for integrated 360-degree campaigns that delivered an average ROI of 200%.
  • Conceptualized and executed award-winning ad campaigns that increased brand awareness by 25% and generated $10 million in sales within the first 6 months.
  • Successfully rebranded 2 major corporations, increasing their market share by 15% each.
  • Ideated and produced ground-breaking viral video content with over 100 million views collectively across all social media platforms.
  • Managed budgets totaling up to $5 million per annum, ensuring efficient use of resources while still delivering high quality work.

Associate Creative Director at McCann, WAAug 2015 - May 2020

  • Led a team of 4 designers in creating an annual report for a major corporation. The report was distributed to shareholders and featured in Businessweek magazine.
  • Worked with a team of 8 writers, editors, and designers to create a 200-page book on the history of the company. The book sold over 50,000 copies and won several awards.
  • Created an advertising campaign that generated $2 million in sales for the client within 3 months.
  • Successfully pitched creative ideas to clients that resulted in new business worth $5 million annually.
  • Managed a budget of $1 million for all design projects.
  • Hired and trained 5 new junior designers.

Education


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design at Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WASep 2011 - May 2015

How to use industry standard software to create digital artworks for a variety of purposes.

Skills


  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Motion graphics
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Graphic design
  • User experience
  • Branding

Shantise Brom

shantise.brom@gmail.com | (237) 367-0608 | 6303 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130

Summary


Experience


Creative Director at J. Walter Thompson Company, MOJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 10 designers in creating an award-winning ad campaign that generated $2 million in new business.
  • Conceptualized and designed a company website that increased web traffic by 25%.
  • Managed budgets totaling $1.5 million annually and consistently came in under budget.
  • Negotiated contracts with outside vendors, saving the company an average of 20% per year.
  • Hired and trained a team of 5 junior designers, helping to develop their skills and grow their careers.
  • Won 12 industry awards for creativity and design excellence.

Senior Creative Director at Grey Advertising, MOSep 2020 - May 2022

  • Led a team of 15 creatives in developing an integrated marketing campaign that generated a 10% increase in web traffic and resulted in $2 million in incremental revenue.
  • Successfully re-branded company, increasing visibility by 20%.
  • Created award-winning ad campaigns for clients such as Coca Cola, Pepsi, Ford Motors.
  • Increased client satisfaction ratings by 17%, leading to repeat business from 9 out of 10 clients.
  • Managed annual creative budget of $5 million while maintaining 97% on-time/on-budget delivery rate.
  • Grew social media following by 30% through development and execution of innovative content strategy.

Associate Creative Director at Young & Rubicam, MOSep 2015 - Aug 2020

  • Led a team of 4 in developing an integrated marketing campaign that generated $2.5 million in sales within the first month.
  • Ideated and created a new web platform design for a leading e-commerce company which increased website traffic by 30%.
  • Developed an award-winning social media campaign for XYZ corporation with reach of over 1 million people.
  • Created ad campaigns that resulted in 20% increase in brand awareness among target consumers.
  • Successfully completed projects under tight deadlines while maintaining high quality standards.

Education


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design at Washington University in St. LouisAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to use industry standard software for graphic design, how to design for both digital and print media, and how to think creatively to solve problems.

Skills


  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Graphic Design
  • Typography
  • Layout
  • Color Theory
  • Branding