J. L.

★ Executive Creative Director ★ Startup Advisor ★ SEO Strategist ★ Brand Manager ★

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Experience: 13 Years
Location: Seattle, WA

Overview

✔ Founder of 4 Companies by age 29

✔ Ranked Top 1% Globally for both Corporate Brand Identity & Advertising [Elance]

✔ Worked with over 100 International Corporations, Ad Agencies, & Startup Companies

✔ Global Experience across 12 Countries

"★★★★★"
5-Star Client Rating
Exclusive UpWork TopRated™ Ranking

I’ve spent the last decade creating Startups, directing in Ad Agencies to International Corporations, and helping businesses find the monetary success they were looking for via unique Branding and Marketing solutions.

By working with me, you will receive real-world perspective and success driven feedback. In contrast to others who might sell you on what you want to hear— I promise to sell you on what you need to hear. I know the road you are on. I have been there and succeeded. I am available now to share my perspective with those that need it most— You.

Contact: ● [you must be logged in to see this email address][you must be logged in to see this link] ● 757-870-0897

Specialties:
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Entrepreneur ♦ Brand Identity Expert ♦ Visual Marketing Expert ♦ Revenue Stream Development ♦ Search Engine Optimization Management ♦ Client Relationship Management ♦ Social Media Management ♦ Strategic Revenue Planning ♦ Business Process Advisement ♦ Internal Creative Team Management ♦ Seasoned Branding Consultant ♦ Sales Negotiation ♦ Business & Startup Coaching ♦ Current Business Analysis ♦ Marketing Strategies ♦ SEO Marketing Plans ♦ Successful Team Management

Experience

J. L. [.Com] Consulting & Creative Direction
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Creative Director, Brand Manager, Startup Advisor
• Advise Startup companies on brand development and launch strategies.
• Work with International Companies to Small Local Businesses.
• Lead project teams as a contracted Creative Director.
• Create business plans and design/refine revenue generation strategies.
• Creative Direct projects ranging from UI/UX development to traditional advertising.
• Manage 15-20 client accounts successfully at any given time, while expanding.
• Given Equity stake based on successful advisement & direction for several Startups.

No Days Off, LLC
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Co-Founder, Executive Project Manager, Chief Financial Officer
• Co-Founder of this Start-Up think-tank that creates dynamic niche brands.
• Responsible for building concepts, testing markets, and hiring contractors.
• Create brand identity concepts and guidelines for each project.
• Develop web pages and sales funnel concepts for product implementation.
Nobody Cares Go Harder [.Com]
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Co-Founder, Executive Creative Director, Chief Financial Officer
• Co-Founder of this Lifestyle Apparel Brand promoting a dedicated state of mind.
• Establish brand’s identity, create product designs, and direct PR teams.
• Develop online store front, manage all social networks and online contests.
• Direct all photoshoots and manage community relations through co-marketing.
• Manage cross-functional channels and production vendor accounts & reports.
• Maintain all financial accounts, including budgets and quarterly projections.
Ripe Media
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Founder, Creative Director, Account Executive
• Founder of this new-age media company that houses myself and contractors.
• Manage and direct all client projects, accounts, and invoicing.
• Responsible for all internal or contractor hires, and managing creative teams.
• Clients includes large businesses, startups, and personal brands.
• Scope of work includes; logos, identity, web design, photography, film, ad campaigns.
Westmoreland [Homes] Corporation
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• Managed $5M+ budgets, and negotiated all Sales Contracts.
• Developed all web projects, promotions, and home-expo materials.
• Designed all internal sales materials, from business cards to welcome packets.
• Directed sales teams, developed pitches, and coordinated contract details.
• Conceptualized new home designs and developed home interior aesthetics.
• Primary creator of new architectural concepts, including Net-Zero home designs.
Collins, Waters, and Bridgman
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Art Director, Photography Director
• Created ad campaigns across multiple platforms and developed web sites.
• Designed brochures, business cards, and other collateral materials.
• Conceptualized and produced new brand identities and guidelines for clients.
• Shot and directed all photography for in-house photoshoots.
Lumber Liquidators
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Graphic Designer, Photography Director
• Designed ad materials ranging from newspaper placements to 80-page catalogs.
• Directed and staged environments for product photoshoots.
• Created sales material that displayed in storefronts across the United States.
Discovery [Network] Communications
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Graphic Designer
• Exclusive graphic designer for branding and advertising the Planet Green Channel.
• Created marketing materials, internal designs, and TV-commercial storyboards.
• Conceptualized ad campaigns and evolved the media of the nationwide network.
• Developed team concepts for Animal Planet, HGTV, and The Science Channel.

Education / Qualifications

Savannah College of Art and Design
BFA
Graphic Design Major, Advertising Design Minor

Skills

AdvertisingArt DirectionBrand ConsultingBrand ManagementBusiness AnalysisBusiness CoachingeCommerce Consulting
Internet MarketingMarketing strategyMLS ConsultingSalesSales PromotionSEO Keyword ResearchShopify
Startup ConsultingTrademark ConsultingUser interface designUser Experience ConsultingUI/UX DesignBrandingEcommerce Design
Creative Direction

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