Erik Schutzman

Art Director

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Work Experience

Possible

Art Director

I am the Art Director for Microsoft Windows Phone, Xbox, and Norton Symantec. I have managed the visual and creative direction of a team dedicated to the P&G Corporate Scale business. We created cross-media consumer programs, driving engagement with a catalog of P&G brands. I often assumed the role of Creative Director leading conceptual work, meeting with partner agencies, and presenting to clients. Directing and inspiring a team towards success is part of my job and a source of joy and motivation for me on a daily basis.
April 2010 - Present Ohio, United States

IMPAQT

Art Director

I managed the creative services for the entire company including conceptualization and production of all print, video, and digital elements. Directed integrated business-to-business marketing initiatives through multiple media, including search marketing. I gained a deep understanding of search and how it can best be used to help brands reach new and current customers. Responsible for the management and evolution of the IMPAQT brand identity. Responsible for the management of marketing team associates, free-lancers and vendors.
March 2007 - April 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Mullen

Art Director

Art and creative direction for local and national clients including: brand identity, ad campaigns, new business pitches, video productions, direct mail and digital.
December 2004 - March 2007 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

PMI

Art Director

The creative lead in the multimedia department of PMI. Art and creative direction of projects including: brand identity, ad campaigns, new business pitches, video productions, direct mail and interactive.
May 2003 - December 2004 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Mullen

Art Director

Clients: Pennsylvania Travel & Tourism, Community Technical Assistance Center, EPA, Highmark Blue Cross
Blue Shield, Mellon Financial Corporation, Neuralware, Schwann’s Consumer Brands, Schwebel’s Bread,
Unisys, Wine Market Council, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Wilson Golf, and The
Wood Promotion Network.
April 2000 - May 2003 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Carnegie Science Center

Designer

Responsible for the evolution of the CSC brand identity, collateral design and website. Coordinated and
managed all vendor services.
April 1997 - April 2000 Pennsylvania, United States

The Renaissance Group

Associate Designer

Logo design, corporate identity, package design, point-of-sales, free-standing insert design, print ads,
illustration, coupon design.
January 1994 - March 2007 Pennsylvania, United States

Education

Duquesne University

Masters of Science in Multimedia Technology

August 2000 - August 2002 Pennsylvania, United States

Edinboro University

BFA in Applied Media Arts, Communication Graphics

September 1989 - December 1993 Pennsylvania, United States

Awards

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold

2010

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Silver

2002

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold

2000

AIGA - The Professional Association For Design

One Show

2002

Omni Internet Awards

Silver

2001

Graphic Design USA

Award

2002

Skills

After Effects, Cleaner, Dreamweaver, DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro, Flash, HTML, Illustrator, Indesign, JavaScript, Organic Search Optimization, Photoshop, QuarlXPress, Toast, WordPress,