A Creative Design Leader
with Professional Integrity.

Seattle, WA | 206-271-2060 | cwarhol@comcast.net

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CHRIS WARHOL
CHRIS WARHOLCreative Design Manager, Art Director, Associate Creative Director and Digital Marketing Manager
An award-winning leader with proven sales growth results for $10 million to $2 billion international companies.
Art Direction 100%
Wire Framing & Layout Concepts 100%
Graphic Design 98%
Adobe InDesign 98%
Adobe Photoshop 97%
Adobe Illustrator 97%
Microsoft Office 96%
Wordpress 96%

CHRIS WARHOL

Cell 206-271-2060 | 12008 7th Ave. NW, Seattle, WA | Email cwarhol@comcast.net

LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/chriswarhol | Online portfolio http://www.chriswarhol.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

A Senior Art Director / Associate Creative Director / Digital Designer / Marketing Manager (B2B and B2C) with Branding, Creative, Production and Marketing experience in multi-media for international brands and companies. A collaborative partner that builds relationships internally with team associates and outside vendors. Has a comprehensive background in creative design, ecommerce, web and collateral development, calendar forecasting, budgeting, merchandising, trade shows, photography, producing videos, bidding and purchasing, maintaining digital media content library, private labels, advertising campaigns, project management and event marketing.

HIGHLIGHTS, DIGITAL & CREATIVE SKILLS

  • Software & Tools – Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, WordPress, MS Office, Photo & Video Production.
  • Creative & Design ­– Graphic design, visual design, interaction design, user experience design, web design, print design.
  • Digital Marketing ­– Content management, E-commerce, Email marketing, Social media management, photography, videos.
  • Strategic ­– Art & creative direction, multi-media campaigns, marketing/product/project management, merchandising displays.

EXPERIENCE

Marketing Manager – Digital Design, Creative & Art Direction

Daniel Smith – B2B & B2C

2016 – Present, Seattle, WA

  • Ecommerce for Amazon – Review reports, develop banner ads and provide exciting digital content to improve sales volumes.
  • Digital Marketing – Develop and implement visual brand design and marketing strategy for a manufacturer of fine artist paints helping to elevate it to the #1 in North America and #2 internationally through 1,000 dealer stores worldwide.
  • Branded Multi-Media Campaigns – Hands-on creative leader for developing and launching engaging multi-media campaigns to promote new products leading to the acquisition of 150 new customers and 35% sales growth.
  • Creative Ideation with Tech – Collaborate with IT, developers and programming on launching a new direct to consumer e-commerce website, a catalog-style branded website and a B2B product order entry and customer resources website.
  • Project Management – Outline the marketing creative brand strategy, the quarterly project calendar tactics plan, an in-house creative department staff, hire outside vendors and work closely with executive and key stakeholders.

Marketing Director – Digital Design, Creative & Art Direction

Clearwater Spas  –  B2B & B2C

2006 – 2016, Woodinville, WA

  • Brand Marketing – Lead all multi-media brand creative direction for a $25 million company with 120+ dealers in 12 countries.
  • Ecommerce – Developed e-commerce brands with Costco, Wayfair, Amazon, and Home Depot adding $8 million in additional sales revenue.
  • Direct Ecommerce Sales – Designed and developed an e-commerce website with direct product delivery to 48 states.
  • Successful Audience Engagement – Tripled company’s mobile/website and retail store traffic through lead generation campaigns, amazing user experience, SEO, re-targeting ads, social media and CRM programs such as Hubspot.
  • Collaborative Leadership – Lead all visual design, photography, videography, web sites, social media and content.
  • People & Project Management – Excellent management skills with contractors, vendors, outside ad agency, videographers, photographers, hiring models, acting talent, location shoots and post production. 

Art & Creative Director 

Image Advertising & CJW Marketing – Full Service Digital Agency B2B & B2C

1999 – 2006, Seattle, WA

  • Brand Management – Led the creative direction and ecommerce projects for clients with sales from $5 million to $250+ million. Clients: QFC, Fred Meyer, Kroger, Car Toys, Schuck’s Auto Parts, Best Western Hotel and McClendon’s Hardware.
  • Strategic Concepts – Presented creative concepts and signed new business that doubled company growth year over year.
  • Multi-Media Campaigns – Drove 35% sales increases for an 80-store retailer with multi-media digital, print and POS displays.
  • Branding Design – Designed and re-branded the weekly print circular for a 1,300-store retailer leading to 20% sales increases.

STRENGTHS & SOFTWARE SKILLS

  • Digital Marketing Management, E-Commerce Consumer Packaged Goods, Creative Brand Direction, Visual Design, Art Direction, Graphic Design, Wire Framing, Web Design, Print, Branding, Photography, Video Production, Packaging
  • Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge, Acrobat Pro, MS Excel, Sketch, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Pages, Numbers, WordPress, MailChimp, Constant Contact, Familiar with HTML, Hubspot, all Social Media.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Graphic Design, Washington State University

Extended Studies in Communications: Broadcast Production & Advertising, Washington State University

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Experience Delivering Creative Marketing
Results For Clients Worldwide.