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Brendan Moran

New York, NY, USA
917-885-4131
Work Experience
Montvale, NJ, USA
Sep 2010Present
Creative Director (art)
At Mercedes-Benz’s internal agency, I lead a team of art directors and designers in the creation
of integrated campaigns for Sprinter Commercial Vans, Genuine Mercedes-Benz Parts & Service as well as The Mercedes-Benz Classic Center.

Responsibilities: Working with the sr. copywriter, in the development of multiple concepts for assigned accounts. Management of multiple projects from pitch through production, including print advertising, direct mail, and digital marketing deliverables.
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Jun 2009Nov 2009
Design Director
At Automobile Magazine, I led the art/photo departments in the monthly execution of this award-winning high-profile automotive publication.
Paramus, NJ, USA
Jul 2006Apr 2009
Group Art Director
Within the Performance Automotive Group, I managed the art departments of seven consumer publications with a combined circulation of over one million. I was also integral in corporate branding strategies and identity awareness initiatives. .

Responsibilities: Modernized of the design and art direction of seven unique automotive publications. Recruited, supervised and mentored art department personnel, that included a staff of six art directors. Directed photography and design across all titles. Created and managed art department budgets. Deployed serval titiles utilizing new digital publishing technologies.
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2004Aug 2004
Assoc. Art Director (Cargo Magazine)
Art directed and designed assigned sections of Cargo Magazine.
NY, USA
Oct 2002Aug 2004
Primedia
Art Director
While working in the Primedia creative services department, I worked with publishers and editors to design and redesign several titles. My design work there earned several national awards, including two Gold Ozzies.
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2000Mar 2001
Education
West Hartford, CT, USA
Aug 1995May 1999
B.F.A. Visual Communication Design & Photography
Double Major in Visual Communication Design & Photography
Skills
 
Ad Design, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe After Effects CS5, Adobe CS5 Suite, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, Adobe Edge, Adobe Flash CS5, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign CS5, Adobe Muse, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Advertising & Marketing, Advertising Design, Apple Final Cut Studio, Art Buying, Art Direction, Commercial Photography, Concept Development, Creative Direction, Creative Director, Digital Photography, Editorial, Graphic Design, Photo Editing, Photo Manipulation, Publication Design, Publishing, Video Production
Awards
2013
Gold ( Print Advertising)
2013
Gold (Branded Content)
2013
Platinum (Advertising/Outdoor)
2013
Platinum (Video Production)
2012
Gold (Integrated Campaign)
2012
Silver (Integrated Campaign)
2012
Silver (Advertising B2C)
2005
Silver (Feature Design)
2004
Gold Ozzie
2003
Gold Ozzie