Mark Dietrich Phillips

Creative Director | Freelance Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
I'm a multidisciplinary graphic and web designer, who works with a variety of clients on many diverse projects. I work to create innovative solutions that inspire, and foster memorable relationships between brands and their clients. With a focus on branding and UI / Web, I strive to create usable and polished products through passionate and deliberate design.

Work Experience


Creative Director | Designer | Founder

Conceptualize, design, and produce high-end work for both small and large businesses, entrepreneurs, and non-profit organizations. Projects include web design, video, print design such as brochures, posters, signage, and event invitations, book cover design, prop design, logo design/branding/identity. Other work includes video editing, eLearning, apparel, social media art, and search engine optimization.
June 1996 - Present California, United States

Graffiti Shield

Integrated Marketing Specialist

Creating effective marketing strategies that increase awareness of Graffiti Shield’s vandal and graffiti-proof products and services within the Commercial, Transit, and Dealer Network industries. My daily responsibilities include managing social media calendars, designing websites, digital and video graphics, filming and producing videos, writing press releases and news articles for print and online, developing videos for sales, clients, and training needs, coordinating trade shows, developing marketing materials for new and existing products, and managing e-blasts.
March 2023 - Present


Digital and Content Marketing Specialist

Responsible for executing effective marketing strategies, social media calendars, designing websites, digital graphics, videos for software direction, social media and elearning management platforms, assisting with campaign development, analyzing the effectiveness of each campaign and developing lead generation programs for NextAce. I play an integral role in building and engaging the company’s customer base, and creating effective strategies that will support NextAce’s vision of transforming the Title industry through automation and innovation. Tools used on a regular basis include Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro X, Apple Motion, Camtasia, Adobe Captivate, PowerPoint, Word, Wordpress Website Builder, Acrobat.
April 2018 - January 2023 California, United States

True Colors Intl.

Freelance Designer

Hired on for creating branding strategies, dynamic videos for all digital platforms, social media art, email design, presentation decks, printed book covers, and trade show art. True Colors creates opportunities for self-discovery for people, teams, leaders, and organizations. True Colors helps employees be more effective teammates, collaborators, leaders, thinkers, and innovators.
June 2019 - Present California, United States

Richard Nixon Library And Birthplace Docent Guild

Technical Associate | Web Master and Designer - Non-Profit Volunteer

Web master for Nixon Library Docent Guild website. Also responsible for creatives (digital art, posters, social media, videos, etc.) promoting the Docent Guild, an integral part of the proud heritage associated with the Nixon Presidential Library and the legacy and achievements of Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States if America.
November 2019 - Present California, United States

Non Profit Organization

Internet Resources Coordinator (Web Coordinator)

Public Relations member maintaining the Southern California Regional Website and World Website meeting databases. Reporting correspondence at the monthly Orange County Public Relations Subcommittee meeting, attending all Regional PR Web committee meetings. Other duties include reviewing and keeping record of any subcommittee supplied material posted on the website. Issuing and maintaining email ID's and the webmail functions under the Orange County Area domain.
April 2014 - Present California, United States

Integrated Media Producer

Managed the delivery of creative content to enable campaign fulfillment for digital, search, social, print, and direct marketing campaigns, working with the numerous creative teams and strategic partners to maximize engagement and creativity. As a producer I "owned" the quality of creative work produced as well as the timeliness of delivery, working with advertisers, sales teams, designers, and vendors. My role was vital in aligning and matching advertiser expectations with publishing timelines and digital interaction.
April 2016 - March 2018 California, United States

GMI Integrated Facility Solutions

Email Marketing Campaign Manager | Freelance

Creating email marketing campaigns to promote products and services ensuring the marketing messages are conveyed clearly and delivered properly to prospects. Build messages and send in the proper form and template while ensuring all messages are mobile friendly. Including graphics, incentives and detailed descriptions. Track and analyze direct and interactive marketing campaigns.
October 2016 - June 2017 California, United States

Web Designer

Lead web designer at I handled all tasks related to new web design products – website layout, graphic design, and advertising support – for California, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada.
October 2014 - April 2016 California, United States

AT&T Advertising Solutions

Senior Graphic Designer

Designed, created, and prepared artwork used in pre-press (spot/process color separation), multimedia, and online sites using Photoshop, Illustrator, and server-based workflows across 22 states for large and small projects, ensuring compliance with company standards and regulations. Oversaw, managed, and coordinated responsibilities for the development of graphic design projects from conceptualization to finish, employing innovativeness and creativity while at the same time meeting a 3-5 day turn around.
October 2009 - April 2013 California, United States


New Horizons Computer Learning Center

ACE Certification | Web Development

ACE Certification | Web Development
January 2013 - October 2014 Anaheim, California, United States

Platt College

Associate of Arts, Graphic Design, Valedictorian Graduate/Speaker

January 1997 - June 1999 Newport Beach, California, United States


Acrobat, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, APPLE MOTION, Camtasia, Final Cut Pro, Keynote , Microsoft Powerpoint, WordPress,