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					                                                                 Peter Pillsbury
                                                            Laguna Beach, CA 92651
                                               Cell: 949-212-9857 | Email:

                                  INTERACTIVE ART DIRECTOR/DEVELOPER
                  Creative Services | Web Development | Video Production | Motion Graphics | 3D Animation | Graphic Design

                                                             EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Creative Media Director / Interactive Art Director / Manager, developer, designer and leader able to deliver powerful and
actionable media concepts that produce explosive brand visibility and unprecedented profitability. Outstanding design skills
with the ability to gain executive sponsorship, build internal brand awareness at all levels, and create cross-functional project
teams that deliver exceptional results.
Results driven executive accustomed to working in fast paced, time sensitive managerial positions with a demonstrated
ability to multi-task and meet stringent deadlines. Delivered outstanding results in design principle and developed close
collaboration with customers.
Champion at video production with extensive experience in the online advertising industry and a track record of media
initiatives successfully implemented. Expert in knowledge of multimedia tools and awareness of media trends. Global
awareness of best practices.
Expert in client relationship management, traditional and emerging media channels, brand visibility.
                                                             CORE COMPETENCIES
             Project Management                                                               Art Direction & Graphic Design
             Online Video Advertising                                                         Online Media Advertising
             New Product Development                                                          Video Production
             Video Editing & Motion Graphics                                                  3D Animation

                                                 RECENT EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
Innovate Media Group, Orange County, CA                                                                                                            2006-2009
Innovate has been a leading producer of web video content as well as a technology provider for online video serving. We worked with small, medium and Fortune 500
advertisers/marketers. We were responsible for increasing conversions by as much as 150%.
Creative Media / Art Director, Manager, VP of Operations, Multimedia Developer
Recruited and charged with creating distinctive brand awareness and online video advertisements. As Director of all forms of
Media my scope of responsibilities included working individually and with a team of people building synergies between
customers and our products, while providing a decisive course of action to raise Innovates standard of excellence, ensuring
consistent delivery of custom designed products.
            Provided strong Design leadership and hands-on participation steering the initiative to bring a greater awareness of
             the organization’s creative process and the various marketing tools available:
                 o   Designed and delivered high social impact IAB video banner ads, increasing conversions of advertised
                     viewers. Built hundreds of online videos, banner ads, lead forms, landing pages and email blasts. Apart from
                     video created product illustrations, flyers, catalogs, one sheets, posters, package designs and print campaigns.
                 o   Devised, developed and implemented online flash video content delivery applications, allowing users to
                     purchase and send online videos and graphically enhanced video greetings.
                 o   Provided leadership in implementing the UI for local and online content management systems.
            Championed on-going collaborations with New Product development and determining the Strategic development of
             new creative and unique ways of delivering online videos and advertisements.
            Contributed creative brainstorm facilitation on every new and existing project. Customer “Value Added” concept creation.
            Encouraged customers such as: Accuquote, ad:tech, Alteer, Brad Affinity Tech, Canon, Capitol, Choc, ditech, eHarmony,
             Experian, freecreditreport, HP, LegalZoom, MadMen, Napster, Nosco, Nutrisystem, Real Player, Rhapsody, Service Magic,
             Tandberg,, USSearch, USA Today and vWise to use more of the available tools, by creating multiple pre-
             produced online video advertisements for testing and quality.
Martin Brinkerhoff & Associates, Irvine, CA                                                                                                         2004-2006
From large-scale extravaganzas to business meetings/road shows, to film, video, HD and print media. To create an informative experience that captures the
imagination, creates enthusiasm and produces dramatic results.
3D Animator & Multimedia Designer Developer
Hired and given full autonomy for imagining and creating pre-production corporate event set designs and storyboards.
Held accountable for management and creation of HD Motion Graphics using 3D Studio Max, After Effects, Final Cut Pro
& Combustion for multiple source video presentations. Creative concept design for custom 3D animated themes for use in
real-time HD Power Point presentations as well as graphic design.
         Demonstrated a strong creative role and capacity to support the editing teams in their video production plans across
          various software applications by offering supporting graphics and animation. Clients including: Honda, Acura,
          Mitzubishi, Kia, Mary Kay, Kodak, Warner Bros, Yamaha, Universal, Microsoft, Disney, Sony & Toshiba.

         Recommended and successfully persuaded video production team to implement the use of 3D power point software
          that included all production channels. This was the first time ever that the company had looked at a new way of
          delivering to corporations using a new format. This new technique gave viewers an enhanced elevated experience.
         Spearheaded several creative pitches to clients and created 3D set designs and props. This was extremely useful in
          providing a complete pre choreographed outline of the how shows were to be managed. The pitch process from the
          ‘’diagnostic step’’ to the production, with the basics, principles, the timing and the key supportive elements.

Media Island Post, Burbank, CA                                                                                                                      2000-2003
Provided creative and technical media services to the media and entertainment industries. A leader in high-end standards conversion, DVD authoring and HD
services. With independence, flexibility, foresight and dedication gave clients access to any format, any standard, and any time, using the latest technology.
Creative Art Director / Art Manager / Print Designer / Video Editor
Senior level position responsible for managing video edits and three direct reports, one assistant and two video editors.
Managed production team as well as delivered hands on video editing, web design, development and administration. Reported
to CEO on All aspects of Internet, video production, online marketing, 3D animation, motion graphics, editing, compositing
& print advertising.

         Supervised the direction and management of creative teams including directors, artists, designers & writers. While
          maintaining a multitasked schedule in order to meet deadlines. Clients included: Disney, WB, MGM & Universal.

         Provided hands on high definition video editing and motion graphic work as well as designed and authored interactive
          feature length DVD’s with motion menu screens. Created 2D and 3D Animations as well as logo treatments.

Jadi, Ad Agency, Laguna Beach, CO – Line Producer on location for national TV spots.
Rank Report, Survey Agency, Boulder, CO - Art Manager managing six graphic design artists.
MTV, The Osborne’s, Los Angeles, CA - Videographer shooting on and off location.
Single Fin Productions, Producer, Los Angeles, CA - DVD Designer and Authorer

Skillset: Expert knowledge in PC & MAC: After Effects CS4, PhotoShop CS3, Illustrator CS3, InDesign CS3, Flash CS3, Dreamweaver CS4,
MySql, Rackspace, Plesk, Cloud, HTML, PHP, CSS, XML, ASP.NET, Visio, 3DStudio Max, Final Cut Pro HD, Combustion, DVD Studio
Pro, Office Effects, Word, Excel, PPT, Acrobat Pro, WordPress 2.8, Facebook, Twitter.

BA, Bachelor in Computer Animation / Multimedia, Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, CO
-Received Portfolio Par Excellence Award and was on the Quarterly Deans List throughout tenure.
AA, Associates in Communication, 2 years College, Orange County, CA
Fluent in English and conversational in Spanish
Nationality: English. US Resident / White / Male

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