About Me:
Highly creative / multi talented Graphic artist with extensive experience creating content for video use, web use, multimedia, marketing & print design. Interactive; collaborative; solid team player; fine tuned communication skills in person & paper. Years of building & maintaining client / vendor relationships. Passionate about art, design, & the process of creating innovative content scalable for any sized campaign & across all platforms available.
San Francisco born and San Diego bred, I honed my craft by growing up in a culture of skateboarding and graffiti. Having a love for street art and cartoons, it seems to comes natural to draw crazy characters that showcase the elements that have influenced me all my life.
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  • MyGirlsonFilmStudios – Full Rebrand
    This hefty project including a full website build including design, 3o Second Commercial for all purpose use, Ad Layouts for magazine print, Social Media Static, Video and HTML Banners as well as Full Stationary Suite Email Newsletter Templates and Misc. P.O.P design build elements.
  • Gareth Emery – Art Direction / Key Art Design / videoThis was the first time I worked with Gareth. For his Drive Tour He needed a landing page created with animation, artwork for marketing pieces and a video. It went nice and smooth which paved the way for many projects to come working together.
  • PROVOC MAKEUP – YouTube How To branding Videos

    Start of the branding process for the company and from this I can see the growth get bigger in the industry every day. A beauty product shoot that featuring a waterproof makeup and Long Lash Eyelashes. Featuring a 2 am swimming pool shot in Texas weather which is very interesting.
  • ASTRAEA – Still Dancing Music Video

    Astraea is an up and coming singer / songwriter based out of Los Angeles. I was lead in the production and art direction for her “Still Dancing” single release. It was a great project and it is so fun to watch Astraea continue to nail the charts with her hauntingly beautiful vocals and steadfast four on the floor beats.
Work History

STUDIO ASSISTANT
Tristan Eaton - Los Angeles, CA 2019 to Present
Assist in the day-to-day needs Including creation of fine art paintings.

CONTENT CREATOR
curtisdavid.com - Los Angeles, CA January 2001 to Present
Production, Custom Mural & Fine Art Commission work. Having covered a broad spectrum of media for the last decade I am confident in my ability to provide a high-end product with 100% customer satisfaction. As an artist I am always looking for something new that will help me grow and I embrace any opportunity that will showcase my talents in doing so.

ART DIRECTOR
Mishka - Los Angeles, CA 2017 to 2019
Created all artwork for Mishka brand. Designed current logo, created Brand packaging, managed social media artwork, prepare brand initiatives and followed through to deployment. Managed customer service relationships and more.
ART DIRECTOR
MMD - Los Angeles, CA 2015 to 2019
Created & managed all creative assets. Oversaw deployment of resources. Responsible for print, social media, POP, and marketing assets. Creative branding for in-line store products. Worked with CEO & CFO to ensure excellent brand strategies and initiative success.

ART DIRECTOR/GRAPHIC DESIGNER
West Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA 2015 to 2017
Created artwork for billboards, print and other misc forms of media such as social, radio and TV.Worked directly with the studio director to come up with specific initiatives that could produce payload for marketing department.

VIDEO PRODUCTION MANAGER
Hand and Nail Harmony - Los Angeles, CA 2012 to 2015
Managed Video & Mixed Media Dept. Responsible for creating responsive video content for social media placement, managed strict deadlines, high priority content & all final products in each area of the process from start to finish.

ASST. ART DIRECTOR
Dragon Alliance - San Diego, CA 2009 to 2012
Assisted in Art Production process for video & motion graphics, ad and media builds, illustration & custom design, Flash & Web build including Live Stream and online video advertisements.

Education

College - The Art Institute of California - San Diego / Media art & Animation / Bachelor of Arts
High School - Mt Carmel High School / Diploma

Hello

In case you need something for your records, here’s a nice cover note leading into my other showcase elements.

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Experience

Over a decade of learning a broad spectrum of digital and non digital media and confident in my ability to provide a high end product.

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Projects

Without including all that I have been working on, I made a PDF including some samples of what I can do.

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