Social Media

65%

Print design

50%

Photography

75%

Illustration

70%

Digital / Web Design

85%

Front-End Dev (HTML/CSS)

75%
  • Raleigh, NC
  • general@andrettibrown.com
  • find me online: @andrettibrown

About me

THINK & DESIGN FOR TOMORROW


I’m a graphic designer with experience designing engaging and user-friendly interfaces (UI) and experiences (UX) along with other marketing graphics for large brands on a desktop, mobile and traditional media's. Although my experience crosses many industries, my passion lives where human interaction meets design and the creative idea.


Experience

Senior Design Manager, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce 2018 - present
Create, convey, market and promote the Raleigh Chamber's brand on many different media outlets. I work to ensure all that attend events and interact with the chamber have a constant brand experience that is creative, enjoyable and professional.

Art Director, 93 Octane; 2017 – 2018
I developed logos, concept designs for print collateral, advertising (print, digital and social media), and a variety of mixed media communications. Along with following and setting in place website, digital marketing, and email best practices for the agency and their clients. While providing support on technical matters to agency staff and clients alike.

Digital Designer, SAS; 2015 – 2017
Designing flexible, re-usable web page elements and templates that follow corporate standards and styles. Designs must be responsive for mobile devices, compliant with accessibility standards and usable by all employees. Other duties include creating graphic elements, assets and visual treatments for the site, creating a style guide, and working with content producers to use WordPress to create attractive and user-friendly pages.

Senior Graphic Designer, Sokal Media Group; 2013 – 2015
I created concept designs for print and social media ads, direct mail, email marketing, mobile banners, websites and storyboards for a variety of clients. Along with working on a team to complete large projects to meet deadlines and deliverables. I assisted in teaching junior designers and sales staff in making decisions that would benefit the client's growth in the public's eye and their ROI.

Lead/Management Graphic Designer, Trident Marketing; 2012 – 2013
As the lead graphic designer, I was responsible for managing the graphics development and implementation of lead generation elements and websites for Trident Marketing, both online and offline. While designing print ads, landing pages, emails, branded creative, and logos for different verticals in the company.

Art Director/interim Creative Director, 3 Birds Marketing LLC; 2010 – 2013
Graphic Designer/Webmaster, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce; 2009 – 2010
Interactive Designer, Koroberi, Inc; 2007 - 2008
Interactive Production Artist, BCF (Barker, Campbell, Farley & Mansfield); 2006 - 2007
Interactive Art Director, Coyne Beahm Shouse; 2005 - 2005
Lead Print/Multimedia Designer, DNDS.com; 1999 – 2005

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University B.F.A. (VCU)
Executive Education, Entrepreneurial Thinking (VCU Brandcenter)
Wake Tech (Continuing Education)

Awards & Notable Achievements

2017 Logo Redesign and rebrand of Dominion Energy Center in Richmond, VA
2017 Event Photographer for TFcon (America's largest fan-run Transformers convention)
2015 American Graphic Design Award ~ Art Direction & Development (3)
2014 American Graphic Design Award ~ Art Direction (3)
2013 AAF Division III 1st Place ~ Art Direction
2013 AAF Mosaic Award
2013 AAF-RDU Silver Addy Award Winner ~ Art Direction, Web Designer
2012 AAF-RDU Silver Addy Award Winner ~ Web Designer
2011 Pixel Awards People's Champ in the 6th annual
2011 Web Designer Magazine “Industry Portfolio” Feature (Issue #187)
Dec 12, 2010, Css Design Awards Website of the Day
2008 & 2009 B2B Runner-Up
2007 Interactive Gold Award

What I've done

Design samples I have worked on as a freelancer and employee with different agencies.

Tricycle Gardens

Website Design - (*93 Octane)
tricycleurbanag.org

New York Comic Con

Photography

Riverside Mattress Company

Web Designer
riversidemattressinc.com

Lead generation landing page

Website Design - (*Sokal Media Group)

Black History Month 2017

Instagram Personal Project

2 Brown Boys Talking Toys

Graphical Logo

TF Con DC 2017

Event Photographer

What I can do

Sometimes wearing a lot of hats
means you have to make one that fits you.

Digital & Print Design

  • Created brand identity systems and innovative visual solutions
  • Illustration, photography and mobile design
  • Direct mail and advertising print design
  • Large scale intranet and community websites
  • Pitch and presentation design
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite with a proven design ability, typographic skills, acute attention to detail and OS X knowledge

Marketing & Management

  • Website performance data and analytics
  • Client and vendor interfacing
  • Social Media performance data and analytics
  • Admin for CMS websites including updating content, plugins, backups and core components
  • Developed brand materials across all marketing channels, micro-sites, social media, banners and emails

Web Development

  • Responsive, mobile and email design
  • UX/UI design
  • Prototyping and accessibility considerations
  • Technical requirements and wireframes
  • HTML/CSS
  • Cross-browser development, website testing, debugging and quality assurance
  • Basic knowledge of Javascript and jQuery

Brands I have worked on

RJReynolds
CapitalONE
Hickory Hardware
Hanes
Asbury Automotive Group
Tricycle Urban AG
Crown Automotive
Lockheed Martin

Unisys
Philip Morris USA
MEDARVA Healthcare
Acuity Management Solutions
Viewcy
SAS
Riverside Mattress Company
Ambiente Modern Furniture

Owens & Minor
Inova Health System
United States Postal Services
Outdoor Dreams Va
Goodwill of Central & Coastal Virginia
John Deere
ExxonMobil

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