Craig Forbes

Interactive Art Director

Lancaster, PA, USA
A designer focused on helping teams create stellar digital experiences.I have a decade of design and development experience in various industries including, education, marketing and advertising, government, and publishing. My work has been recognized for excellence by organizations such AIGA and The City Regional Magazine Association and has received multiple awards through Folio and GD magazine. I spend my days living inside Creative Suite and Sketch and designing and developing concepts from simple wireframes into elegant live websites.

Work Experience

Pennsylvania College Of Art & Design

Graphic Design Faculty

Taught undergraduate students the basics of designing for the web in the Graphic Design Program. Topics included grid based design, web typography and multimedia production.
July 2017 - Present Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Lupeer Digital

Creative Director

Led the production of creative assets for local, national and international clients. Collaborated with stakeholders, subordinate and freelance designers to ensure the best results for our clients.
September 2016 - June 2018 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Baltimore Magazine

Senior Designer

Designed and developed editorial content in various mediums including print, web and video. Guided subordinate designers through design and development process. Secured design nominations and awards from Folio magazine and multiple City Regional Magazine Association Awards.
June 2014 - September 2016 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Maryland Department Of Commerce

Chief Web Designer

Provided direction, content organization and brand management for the agency’s web presence. Designed and developed responsive websites and led the agency to their rst GD Magazine American In-House Design Award.
January 2012 - February 2014 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Education

University Of Baltimore

Master of Fine Arts in Integrated Design (2019)

Present Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Awards

Excellence Online & Multiplatform Storytelling

2016

Ozzie/Eddie for The Fault in His Stars (Online)

2015

Skills

CSS3, HTML5, Hype, Sketch, Web Design, WordPress,