Franklin Lockwood

Associate Creative Director

New York, NY, USA
To produce work that pushes it’s objectives creating envy in the digital community and winning awards. Create team collaboration that allows for brilliant ideas to start from the smallest reasoning and theory. To hunt down new thinking and methods and apply them to my everyday tasks.

Work Experience

Gyro Worldwide

Associate Creative Director

I currently work as the digital lead at the gyro New York office. I head up all User Experiences and lead digital design with my creative team. From leading website immersion workshops to creating the user experiences to creating digital designs, if something digital happens in gyro New York. I had a hand in it.
July 2010 - New York, New York, United States

Self Employed

Digital Consultant

I worked with several small NY agencies and brands to help create online strategies and execute online materials. I created anything from full websites with CMS solutions to Twitter page backgrounds all of which tied in to current marketing efforts or new brand relaunches that I worked with clients to develop the best strategy for the brands needs.
November 2009 - July 2010 New York, New York, United States

Mr. Youth

Designer/Front End Developer

I worked primarily on digital projects but also created print materials for college campus events hosted by brands. I was lead designer on many microsites and worked on several projects with video teams to create viral videos for campaign promotions. I worked with several copywriters in a team effort to win new business for the agency.
September 2007 - November 2009 New York, New York, United States


Westwood College

Bachelors in Visual Communication

While attending Westwood College I also was part of the OC Ad Club and helped coordinate several events to showcase student and professional work. I graduated on the Dean's and Directors list with an average GPA of 3.7.
August 2003 - May 2006 Anaheim, California, United States

Westwood College

Associates in Graphic Design

I double majored to achieve an Associates in Graphic Design while obtaining my Bachelors in Visual Communication.
August 2003 - January 2005 Anaheim, California, United States

Upright Citizens Brigade

Imrpov 301

I trained at the UCB theater in New York for three levels. Learning improv is a great way to train yourself to think quickly and concept new ideas.
June 2008 - August 2009 New York, New York, United States


Webby Awards

Webby Honoree - Website Food and Beverage Category



1st Place - Best site for under 250K



Adobe CS5 Premium, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, AJAX/Jquery, CMS Solutions, Community Management, CSS, CushyCMS, Drupal, Entourage, Facebook Analytics, Familiar With PHP, FBML, Flickr API, Google Adsense, Google Analytics, Google Docs, Html/xhtml, JavaScript, Joomla, Keynote , MacMail, MS Excel, Ms Powerpoint, MS Word, OmniGraffle, Open Graph Protocol, Outlook, Paper Prototyping, Quark Xpress, Twitter API, VMWare, WordPress, YouTube AP,

Relevant Qualifications

• Experience in developing and winning both B2B and B2C digital briefs.

• Client facing: experience delivering of platforms, strategies and executions.

• Highly motivated and excellent motivator when working in team environments.

• Thoughtful and decisive decision maker to accommodate challenging deadlines.

• Experience in delivering user workshops, paper prototyping and technical education for validations of final project proposals.

• Direct action with the utilization of interaction design, social media, and SEO methods for the creation, implementation, and management of web properties.

• Experience in integrating digital strategies with offline platforms.