Cory Van Note

Art Director

Goodyear, AZ, USA
I am a seasoned brand & digital designer with a passion for what I do. We live in a world where device and aesthetics are enhancing every facet of our lives, a very exciting time to be a designer. While I balance a creative family & personal projects, I am excited with each new opportunity, seeking new full-time & freelance work.

Work Experience

Petsmart

Art Director, Digital Design

Working with other art directors on overall brand, I lead a small design team in concepts and managing the design of the website, ad tiles, mobile apps and more.
February 2012 - Present Arizona, United States

Hunger Interactive

Vice President

Helped lead a team of game and graphic designers experimenting with some of the latest web and console technologies to build small apps and games.
February 2011 - February 2012 Tempe, Arizona, United States

EdOptions

Creative Manager/Flash Programmer

Led a small team of talented artists/programmers in building courses for the web including the template for content, images, videos, and interactive activities.
October 2008 - February 2012 Tempe, Arizona, United States

Education

University Of Advancing Technology

Bachelors of Arts

Achieved a Bachelors of Arts in game design while diversifying with web, graphic and flash design.
August 2005 - May 2008 Tempe, Arizona, United States

Awards

Phoenix Design Week

2011 PHXDW Poster Finalist

2011

OMMA

Website Excellence - PetSmart National Geographic educational microsite in collaboration with iCrossing

2014

Skills

Brand Identity, Colorist, CSS3, HTML5, Illustrator, Jquery, Modern Web Practices, Photoshop, PHP, WordPress,

Colorist Training

Eiseman is a color specialist who has been called "America’s color guru." She heads the Eiseman Center for Color Information and Training and is also executive director of the Pantone Color Institute and edits the Ezine on the Pantone website. I flew out to Seattle to train with her in her workshop where I learned history, patterns, moods & selection of color.