Senior Art Director Creative in Chicago IL Resume Jared Hertzke

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JARED HERTZKE
senior art director
Round Lake Beach, IL 60073
Cell: 847-826-0242
Email: jared@hertzkefamily.com



Portfolio
http://www.viewpointportfolio.com
or
http://www.myviewpoint.carbonmade.com

Design Experience
Senior Art Director
AbelsonTaylor—Chicago, Illinois—February 1997 to September 2012

STRATEGIC BRANDING WITH IMPACT
I am a hands on, results oriented Art Director with over 20 years of agency experience, encompassing print, digital,
web, and all aspects of graphic design. I work with organizations to bring their branding to life, combining strategic
thinking with creative impact. If you are a company that shares this vision, let’s talk.

PROVEN LEADER
As a Senior Art Director my job was to assist the Associate Creative Director, and share the responsibility of leading
the team to create great work by directing and thinking critically about projects. Through my experience and vision, I
encouraged the team to innovate.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Led and collaborated with the team to produce inventive, thoughtful, and strategic work

• Led projects and oversaw planning, ideation, concept development, visual design, and provided direction to art
directors and illustrators, photographers, 3D artists, and retouchers

• Led and designed projects in all aspects of the client’s needs, focusing on innovation and quality. Print projects
included ads, print collateral, identity, and direct mail. Interactive work included website concepts with architecture
and UX, trade show exhibits, video, banners, and multimedia presentations

• Worked closely with the account team and listened to them articulate the client’s situation, goals, budgets, and
requirements in order to collaboratively establish a creative strategy for projects. I examined client objectives from
multiple angles and arrived at original, smart solutions that exceeded expectations

• Supported team members by understanding their strengths and weaknesses to help them develop professionally

• Cultivated an understanding of industry trends and shared insights with the team

Senior Art Director in charge of 3 drug launches, 4 relaunches, and several rebrandings. Experience working with
many Pharmaceuticals and Disease States including—Neupogen (CIN) - Actos (diabetes) -Aggrenox (stroke) -
Covera (hypertension) - Rituxan (non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma) - Evoclin (acne) - Olux-E (body dermatoses) - Aloxi
(CINV) - Dacogen (MDS) - Kuvan (PKU) - Vesicare (overactive bladder) - Niaspan (cholesterol) - Simcor
(cholesterol) - Incivek (hep C)
Art Director
Williams Labadie—Itasca, Illinois—April 1996 to February 1997
As an Art Director I was responsible for ideation, planning, and the execution of all visual designs including layout,
art direction, and photo art direction. Strategic creative solutions were developed to take print collateral, brand
identity, direct mail, interactive, and website design to the next level.


Graphic Designer
Marketing Solutions—Chicago, Illinois—February 1995 to April 1996
As a Graphic Designer I was responsible for conception, planning, and the execution of creative layout, and art
direction. With strategic project planning I developed print collateral, brand identity, direct mail, and websites.


Graphic Designer
Parsons Technology—Cedar Rapids, Iowa—April 1993 to January 1995
As an in-house Graphic Designer I was responsible for concept, design, layout, and art direction. This position
involved development of direct mail, promotional material, catalogs, manuals, and packaging.


Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Art Major, Graphic Design Emphasis—University of Northern Iowa, December 1992


Awards
2007 RxClub Award of Excellence - Olux-E Patient Brochure
2007 RxClub Award of Excellence - Evoclin Leave Behind
2007 RxClub Award of Excellence - Evoclin Flashcards & Holder
2007 RxClub Award of Excellence - Verdeso Launch Leave behind
2004 RxClub Award of Excellence - Aloxi Mixed Media Campaign
2004 RxClub Award of Excellence - Aloxi Booth Panels
2002 RxClub Award of Excellence - Takeda Image CD-ROM
2001 RxClub Gold Award - Cenestin Website
1998 RxClub Award of Excellence - ChemoInsight Brochure
1998 RxClub Award of Excellence - Neupogen–Mixed Media Campaign
1997 In Awe Silver Award - Endovascular Forum Website

1995 VAAnities Merit Award - Visual Arts Alliance of Iowa City
     Parsons Technology-Creative and Marketing Self Promotion

1994 ADDY - The Advertising Federation of Cedar Rapids
     Sales Promotion/Packaging for Ale X

1993 ADDY - The Advertising Federation of Cedar Rapids Advertising Arts
     Still Photography/ScoreCard Photographs


LINKEDIN
www.linkedin.com/in/jaredhertzke

Call me, lets talk about job opportunities-
Jared Hertzke
847-826-0242
jared@hertzkefamily.com

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Jared Hertzke is an art director with over 20 years of agency experience, encompassing print, digital, web, and all aspects of graphic design. Jared works with organizations to bring their branding to life, combining strategic thinking with creative impact. As a Senior Art Director Jared assists the Associate Creative Director, and shares the responsibility of leading the team to create great work by directing and thinking critically about projects