Creative Director - Founder
Art Director - Graphic Designer - Animator
Hired by CCO / Founder of Smoke & Mirrors; Sean Broughton in order to help SM NY to open a Design Department supporting the multimillion dollar revenue flow & enhance the services of Smoke & Mirrors NYC
- Art Direct, Design Exceptional Style Frames, Animate for Smoke & Mirrors clients
- Lead the team of Designers, Animators and work with 3D / VFX Artists
- Re-formulate faster workflows for mid to high budget projects.
- Help management team with talent acquisition.
- Set high visual standards with exceptional creative insight.
- Build stronger client relationships, help bring on going business.
- Work with sales management to support annual sales by working on aggressive pitches.
- Mentor Junior talent.
Creative / Art Director - Graphic Designer - Animator
Perceptional Production NYC
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The Odd Machine
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4mm Games, LLC
Done & Dusted
For more details please visit my Linked-in profile. http://www.linkedin.com/in/caganyuksel/
Partner / VJ
Cagan Yuksel: (Former Partner of United Vision LLC)
Cagan Yuksel is United Vision duo’s second half, Club World Award winner VJ (Video Jokey), former “Super Club” Crobar resident for 3 years who served as a visual artist for world known DJs and designed numerous installations to interact with the audience.
Cagan Yuksel then became the resident VJ of Pacha NYC in 2007, after taking home the disco globe (Club World Award) for his work at Crobar.
CWA nominated Cagan Yuksel and Chris Biggins for their design and installation work on Pacha's brand new permanent state of the art video system and yet again for the 4th nomination of best VJ's of the world in 2009.
UV also worked with many corporate clients for designing high end live event media.
Senior Graphic Designer - Animator
Graphic Designer - Animator
Master of Fine Arts - Computer Art Motion Graphics
Master of Arts - Graphic Design - New Media
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design
International Academy of Visual Arts Award of Excellence Recognition for Judging 19th Annual Communicator Awards
Gold Award Recognition for Judging 8th Annual Davey Awards
Best In Show Award Recognition for Judging 6th Annual W3 Awards
Advertising Finalist - HBO GO Promo
'11 PROMAX SILVER AWARD - RAPHAEL SAADIQ MUSIC VIDEO - Design
'11 TELLY AWARDS SILVER AWARD & BRONZE AWARD - SSP NUTRITION, Art Direction
Silver and Bronze Award - HBO GO Promo
'10 TELLY AWARDS SILVER AWARD & BRONZE AWARD RUSSELL BRAND IN NYC, Art Direction
'10 TELLY AWARDS SILVER AWARD & BRONZE AWARD NY TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL TRAILER, Art Direction
'08 DAVEY AWARDS GOLD & SILVER AWARD Australia Post Show Package, TRT Art Direction and Design
'07 TELLY AWARDS BRONZE AWARD SCION Urban Racer Promo, Art Direction and Design
'07 TELLY AWARDS BRONZE AWARD BAD BOY BILL Behind the Decks LIVE, Chicago Chaos Visual, Art Direction and Design
'07 DAVEY AWARDS SILVER AWARD BAD BOY BILL Behind the Decks LIVE, Chicago Chaos Visual, Art Direction and Design
'07 WINNER BEST RESIDENT VJ, CROBAR NYC
'06 PROMAX -BDA (North America) GOLD AWARD VH1 CLASSICS, ID’s Henry Rollins, Art Direction and Design
'06 GOLD AWARD VH1 CLASSICS, ID’s BB King, Art Direction and Design
'06 GOLD AWARD CBS, Sports Out of House, Fantasy Football Topical Campaign, Art Direction and Design
Awards Judging - Mentor Programs
Promax BDA - Sports Media Marketting Awards
IAVA (International Academy of Visual Arts) - Communicator Awards Judging
IAVA (International Academy of Visual Arts) - Davey Awards Judging
IAVA (International Academy of Visual Arts) - W3 Awards Judging
Art Directors Club NJ - ADC Annual Awards Judging
AIGA - Mentor Program
Savannah College of Art & Design - International Students Office - Mentor Program
Bloomfield College - Portfolio Review
NJIT - Guest Lecturer
Art Directors Club NY / NJ Chapter
International Academy of Visual Arts - IAVA