Brendan Moran

Creative Director

New York, NY, USA

Work Experience


Creative Director

June 2015 - Present New York, New York, United States


Creative Director

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.
September 2010 - May 2015 New Jersey, United States


Design Director

At Automobile Magazine, I led the art/photo departments in the monthly execution of this award-winning high-profile automotive publication.
June 2009 - November 2009 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Source Interlink

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.
July 2006 - April 2009 Paramus, New Jersey, United States

Conde Nast

Assoc. Art Director (Cargo Magazine)

Art directed and designed assigned sections of Cargo Magazine.
January 2004 - August 2004 New York, New York, United States


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.
October 2002 - August 2004 New York, United States

Maxium Magazine


January 2000 - March 2001 New York, New York, United States


University Of Hartford

B.F.A. Visual Communication Design & Photography

Double Major in Visual Communication Design & Photography
August 1995 - May 1999 West Hartford, Connecticut, United States


The Communicator Awards

Gold ( Print Advertising)


The Communicator Awards

Gold (Branded Content)


Hermes Creative Awards

Platinum (Advertising/Outdoor)


Ava Awards

Platinum (Video Production)


Davey Awards

Gold (Integrated Campaign)


Davey Awards

Silver (Integrated Campaign)



Silver (Advertising B2C)



Silver (Feature Design)



Gold Ozzie



Gold Ozzie



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