JONATHAN CREATIVE

EDUCATION

Undergrad

Howard University | Corcoran College of Art + Design 1996 – 2001

Architecture | BFA Graphic Design

High School

Alabama School of Fine Arts | Minor 1990 – 1996

Visual Arts Program | Ballet

Brand Architect

Highly results driven, collaborative, energetic, creative Communications and Marketing leader with 15+ years of experience in developing, implementing, and managing tactical, strategic and analytical go-to-market initiatives, campaigns, programs, products and projects to assist clients, employers and business entities increase brand awareness, develop and maintain stakeholder and target demographic relationships, and drive revenue opportunities for growth and sustainability within corporations, tourism industry, sports entities, fashion housed, educational institutes, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, state and national advocacy, legislative and consumer–based business sectors by utilizing industry best practices, channels and platforms.

Creative Direction

• 15+ years Digital & Social Media

• Branding Marketing

• Communications

• Project Management

• Change Management

• Cross-Functioning Team Collaborations

• Corporate Communications

• Fundraising & Development

• Event & Conference Planning

• Partnership, Stakeholder

   & Coalition Building

UX/UI Ninja

With over 10 years of web and mobile UX/UI experience I am able to create worlds of wonder that far exceed the expectations of clients in need of compelling and impactful design that commands the attention of their targets. I am a master conceptualizer and catchphrase aficionado. My purpose is to please and I don't take for granted that eyes are watching and ears are listening to see what brands will make the next big move.

P.S.

I am a certified black belt which means I do qualify for this self-appointed silent "Ninja" title. (Anyone that has worked with me will agree I am the "Master of Peace" mixed with a helping of "Zen-wise Serenity")

Curriculum Vitae

Sun Broadcast Group, Inc. | Shazam for Radio

Employment Period:
July 2015 – July 2018

Position:
Art Director | Senior Graphic Designer

Roles and Responsibilities:
Responsible for developing, managing and implementing the digital department’s strategic integrated internal and external user experiences for radio and web based audiences. Responsible for meeting with Executive leadership to discuss plans, evaluate the vision and measure metrics to meet goals and expectations on a weekly basis. Following up with project managers to analyze success and areas of improvement based on data driven from digital campaign results.

Voilá Holdings, Inc. |
LYF Brands

Employment Period:
March 2013 – June 2015

Position:
Vice President of Brand

Roles and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the development and success of Voilá’s creative team. Using my extensive experience in visual arts, design communications and business development. I directed a team of art directors, designers, and web developers to structure information and concepts for direct communication through multiple media channels such as web, mobile, print, television, and other emerging forms of global media.

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